Weekly Preview: Butterfield Bermuda Championship

Weekly Preview: Butterfield Bermuda Championship

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

Butterfield Bermuda Championship

Port Royal Country Club
Southampton, Bermuda

The PGA Tour heads to Bermuda for the Butterfield Bermuda Championship.

I should clarify that statement a bit – the PGA Tour maybe heading to Bermuda, but almost every recognizable name is not. I don't want to spend the next 1,000 words complaining about the field, so I'll just say this – it is about as bad as it gets.

This is exactly why we need fantasy golf. Without it, there would be no reason to watch this event unless you were related to one of the golfers, but I said I would stop talking about how bad this field was, so I'm done. It's hard, okay? Matt Fitzpatrick is the favorite, and there are names among the top 10 on the odds chart I've scantly heard of. Chad Ramey?

Okay, let's move on and look at the bright side. Maybe this event could be a fun way to learn more about some of the lesser-known golfers. Maybe it's time to get familiar with Hayden Buckley and Taylor Pendrith. I suppose, this week's winner gets an invite to Augusta. That's exciting, right?

Luckily we do have course history on our side, as this will be the third consecutive year this event is played on this course. That's fun, right?

LAST YEAR

Brian Gay shot a final-round 64 on his way to a playoff victory over Wyndham Clark.

FAVORITES

Matt Fitzpatrick (14-1)

I always knew one day Fitzpatrick would

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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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