Shriners Hospital Preview: Do You Trust Koepka?
Shriners Hospital Preview: Do You Trust Koepka?

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

The PGA Tour heads to Las Vegas this week as even more big names come out of hibernation to take part in the fall season. Most notably, Brooks Koepka will tee it up for the first time since his "Player of the Year" snub last month. Will Koepka stick to his usual routine and play when he wants to play, or will he come out with a "scorched Earth" policy and destroy everything in sight? 

I'm leaning toward the latter, but I do not expect Koepka to take his revenge until 2020. After all, this is still the fall season and try as they might, it's still hard to get up for this time of year for many players. We have a lot of course history in play this week as the TPC Summerlin has been the home course since 1992. Many golfers in the field have played a couple events already this fall as well, which means we have recent history to use, so this should be easy, right? 

This week: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open – TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas  

Last Year: Bryson DeChambeau shot a final-round 66 on his way to a one-shot victory over Patrick Cantlay.  

FAVORITES

Brooks Koepka (10-1)

If he's in the field, he's the favorite. That's how it's going to be for a while, unless he shows a complete lack of interest in the non-majors again this season. Fittingly, Koepka's track record here is all or nothing. He's missed two

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