The RSM Classic Preview: Champ Hopes to Prove His Name
The RSM Classic Preview: Champ Hopes to Prove His Name

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

Six weeks in the books, with one to go, and then a real break. The PGA Tour will take its "not quite to the quarter-pole" break after this week's RSM Classic, and I for one can't wait. It's not that I don't like watching golf, but every sport needs a break, a real break, otherwise, there's no build up, there's just golf, week after week. I'd actually prefer a longer break myself, and that's what we should get between this season and the next. As for this week, there are a couple courses in play, but the Sea Island course has been used for a while, so we have plenty of course history to fall back on.

This week:
The RSM Classic - Sea Island Resort, Seaside Course, Sea Island, Ga.

Last Year:
Austin Cook shot a final-round 67 on his way to a four-stroke victory over J.J. Spaun.

FAVORTIES

Webb Simpson (9-1)

Simpson is the clear favorite this week and it's not even close. Simpson is not only the only player with single-digit odds this week, he's the only one with odds less than 20-1. His status as heavy favorite is a little strange considering he hasn't played well here since 2014, and his form is just OK, with a T15 in his only start this fall.

Cameron Champ (20-1)

The secret's out of Champ – he's pretty good. Perhaps if you draft in January and your league mates don't pay attention to the fall season, you can get

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Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the FSWA Golf Writer of the Year in 2005 and 2013. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
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