The Zozo Championship Preview: Can Thomas Go Back-to-Back?
The Zozo Championship Preview: Can Thomas Go Back-to-Back?

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

The PGA Tour heads to Japan this week as the Asian swing continues. As was the case last week, this week's field contains plenty of big names and we should again be treated to some high-level play. Justin Thomas picked up his first win of the new season last week and  is again in the field this week. We also get a look at all four "Skins Game" participants this week, which makes sense since all four were already in Japan. 

The field is loaded, that's the good news. The bad news is there's no course history in play this week. That, coupled with the time of year, makes taking any big names a bit risky this week. But if last week is any indication, there will be some big names in play come Sunday. Yep, it's not exactly optimal.        

This Week: The Zozo Championship – Accordia Narashino Country Club, Chiba, Japan  

Last Year: This is the first year for this event.  

FAVORITES

Justin Thomas (7-1)

No surprise that JT is atop the board this week as he won last week as the favorite. The problem of course, is that how often do you see someone go back-to-back on the PGA Tour? Well, since you asked, it happens about once per season, and JT actually pulled off the feat a few years ago. Last week's result shouldn't have any bearing on this week's outcome other than how Thomas is playing, though, and he's playing

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