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We’re in a stretch of three tough fields to parse through in a row, with another weak field at the Barbasol Championship, the true sixth major.
However, Bryson DeChambeau defends, and we have Francesco Molinari, and we have horses-for-courses like Ryan Moore, Steve Stricker and Zach Johnson. So let’s go!
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2018 Barbasol Championship rankings: Top 10 picks
1. Brian Gay — Gay has some of the best experience in this field, his short game is great, and he’s been on a good run of late. Roll with him.
2. Joel Dahmen — Dahmen’s been money since calling out Sung Kang and/or wearing a Fisher’s Island bucket hat. Take your pick.
3. Chris Kirk — Kirk has very quietly been playing strong top-20 golf week-to-week since the start of June. He could dominate here.
4. Billy Horschel — Playing OK of late, and he seems to prefer tougher competition. But, maybe he sorts out a new challenge.
5. Sam Ryder — I’m high on Ryder in the long haul, and he’s almost locked up his PGA Tour status for next season. T-2 at the Deere.
6. Tyler Duncan — Duncan’s playing well and, most importantly for someone in his position, consistently. He’s made nine cuts in a row.
7. JJ Henry — I feel compelled to have a veteran on this list because so many young guys struggle to win. Henry’s made three of his last four cuts, and his poor putting shouldn’t be as big of a deal this week.
8. Wesley Bryan — He went through a really rough patch in the spring, but he’d made five cuts in a row until last week.
9. Scott Brown — Rampanting inconsistent. He notches a good finish, then throws in clunkers. It’s maddening. But this field is weak, just like the Deere, where he was T-12 last week.
10. Andres Romero — He plays anywhere from 1-3 events well per year, and somehow he wins or finishes top 10-ish in them. Did that last week at the Deere.