This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.
The PGA Tour heads to San Diego this week, and if you've been waiting for some major star power, you're in luck. You might have heard Tiger Woods is making his season debut this week, but that's just the beginning. We have Rory, Phil, Justin Rose, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Xander ... ah you get it.
This weekend marks yet another unofficial start to the season, it's the first event with a ton of big names, and it's also the first CBS event of the year. It's kind of a big deal. It's also a week where we can rely heavily on track record as Torrey Pines seems like a course you either take to, or you don't. There are plenty of quality options this week based solely on track record.
This Week: Farmers Insurance Open – Torrey Pines, La Jolla, Calif.
Rory McIlroy (6-1)
McIlroy is one of a handful of players on the PGA Tour who seemingly can flip the switch when properly motivated (recent majors not withstanding), and with the return of Tiger this week, you can bet that McIlroy will want to steal the spotlight. His most recent PGA Tour start, in November, resulted in a win and while we can't assume his form is great, we know that he's in a spot where he could