NEWS & ADVICE
March 20, 2018
WGC-Dell Match Play Preview: DJ Checks All the Boxes
Greg Vara breaks down this week's WGC event in Austin as Dustin Johnson checks off all the boxes to defend his title.
March 14, 2018
Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tiger Roars Back
Greg Vara breaks down this week's Arnold Palmer as the Tiger Woods comeback tour continues at Bay Hill, where his track record is second to none.
March 7, 2018
Weekly Preview: Hello, Henrik
Greg Vara breaks down this week's Valspar Championship as Henrik Stenson is making his season debut at an event where he's found success.
February 27, 2018
WGC-Mexico Championship Preview: No Doubting Thomas
Greg Vara analyzes this week's WGC event as the PGA Tour heads to Mexico City where Justin Thomas will look to quiet his doubters.
February 20, 2018
The Honda Classic Preview: Fowler Likes Florida
Greg Vara previews this week's tour stop in Florida as defending champ Rickie Fowler looks to continue his strong play at PGA National.
February 13, 2018
Genesis Open Preview: DJ Aims to Defend Title
Greg Vara takes a swing at this week's Genesis Open where defending champ Dustin Johnson is no fluke at Riviera. But should we expect him to repeat?
February 6, 2018
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Preview: DJ Ready to Roll Pebble
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop at Pebble Beach where Dustin Johnson has dominated with two wins in his last four starts.
January 30, 2018
Phoenix Open Preview: Matsuyama Shoots for Three-Peat
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop at TPC Scottsdale where Hideki Matsuyama goes for a three-peat. But is it better to fade him and go contrarian?
January 23, 2018
Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Rahm Ready to Roll
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop at Torrey Pines as defending champ Jon Rahm is in good form and appears to be winning the battle with himself this season.
January 16, 2018
CareerBuilder Championship Preview: He Haas It
Greg Vara analyzes this week's stop on the PGA Tour and goes off the beaten path just a bit with Bill Haas, who has a good track record at La Quinta.
January 9, 2018
Sony Open Preview: Thomas Aims for Hawaiian Repeat
Greg Vara breaks down the Sony Open as reigning champ Justin Thomas is back to defend his crown in Honolulu. Can he run away from the field again?
January 2, 2018
Weekly Preview: The 2018 Season Tees Off
Greg Vara breaks down the Tournament of Champions as the PGA Tour kicks off in 2018. Does anyone have a better track record in Maui than Jordan Spieth?
November 7, 2017
OHL Classic Preview: Perez Won't Surprise This Time
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop in Mexico where Pat Perez won't shock anyone if he wins this year after his surprising victory last year.
November 1, 2017
Weekly Preview: Lucky Las Vegas
Greg Vara previews this week's tour stop in Las Vegas as former Shriners champ Webb Simpson is one of the bigger names in this watered-down field.
October 24, 2017
WGC-HSBC Champions Preview: Matsuyama's the Man in China
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop in China where Hideki Matsuyama is looking for a repeat of last year's demolition of the field.
October 17, 2017
The CJ Cup Preview: Ride While He's Hot
Greg Vara isn't necessarily picking Pat Perez to win this week in South Korea, but after last week's victory he wouldn't put it past him either.
October 11, 2017
CIMB Classic Preview: Thomas Looks for Three-peat
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour even in Kuala Lumpur as defending champ Justin Thomas looks to prove he can handle the pressure that comes with his huge season last year.
October 3, 2017
Safeway Open Preview: 2017-18 Tees Off
Greg Vara previews the PGA Tour's season-opener in Napa as Kevin Na looks to continue his strong track record at Silverado.
September 20, 2017
Tour Championship Preview: Now or Never for Spieth
Greg Vara breaks down the season finale Tour Championship as it's now or never for Jordan Spieth, who is winless in the playoffs.
September 13, 2017
BMW Championship Preview: Jordan Rules
Greg Vara previews the next leg in the FedEx playoffs as Jordan Spieth looks to break through after consecutive runner-up finishes.
August 30, 2017
Dell Technologies Championship Preview: Spieth-DJ Round 2
Greg Vara previews the second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs as Jordan Spieth looks to bounce back from last week's dramatic loss to Dustin Johnson.
August 22, 2017
The Northern Trust Preview: The Playoffs Begin
Greg Vara breaks down the first leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs as Jordan Spieth looks to get off to a strong start at Glen Oaks.
August 15, 2017
Wyndham Championship Preview: Moore for the Course
Greg Vara handicaps this week's PGA Tour stop in North Carolina as Ryan Moore looks for another win from a favorable course.
August 8, 2017
PGA Championship Preview: Jordan Rules
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Championship as Jordan Spieth looks to make it back-to-back majors after taking the Open Championship a few weeks ago.
August 1, 2017
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Preview: DJ for Two
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop at Firestone where defending champ Dustin Johnson will look to back up his win from last year.
July 25, 2017
Canadian Open Preview: The Tour Heads North
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event up north as the circuit heads to Canada where Dustin Johnson is the favorite in a weak field.
July 18, 2017
The Open Championship Preview: England's Rose
Greg Vara breaks down the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale where Justin Rose will look to continue his strong play, and bring home a major.
July 10, 2017
The John Deere Classic Preview: Harman Has the Edge
Greg Vara previews this weekend's John Deere Classic in Illinois, highlighting Brian Harman -- who won this tournament in 2014 -- as the odds-on favorite.
July 4, 2017
The Greenbrier Classic Preview: Lee Tops the List
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop as the circuit heads back to White Sulphur Springs, where Danny Lee won in 2015.
June 28, 2017
Quicken Loans National Preview: Fowler Looks to Capitalize
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as the circuit heads to TPC Potomac, where it has not played for more than 10 years. Does that give Rickie Fowler a leg up?
June 21, 2017
Travelers Championship Preview: No Doubting Thomas
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop at TPC River Highlands where Justin Thomas tied for third last year.
June 13, 2017
U.S. Open Preview: Major Challenge for Sergio
Greg Vara handicaps the PGA Tour's second major of the season after Sergio Garcia took the Masters a couple months back. Can he do it again?
June 7, 2017
Weekly Preview: Keyed in on Koepka
The Tour has one more stop before the U.S. Open, and Greg Vara sees a lot to like in Brooks Koepka this week in Memphis.
May 31, 2017
Memorial Tournament Preview: Keep an Eye on Kuch
Matt Kuchar has played well of late and has consistently finished high on the leaderboard at Muirfield, making him a golfer to watch this week.
May 24, 2017
Dean and DeLuca Preview: Course History vs. Recent Form
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop at Colonial where Jordan Spieth will test the recent form vs. course history dilemma.
May 16, 2017
AT&T Byron Nelson Preview: Rust Gone, Sergio Ready
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop in Texas where Sergio Garcia, who knocked off the rust last week, is the defending champion.
May 10, 2017
The Players Championship Preview: Sergio Looks to Stay on Top
Greg Vara breaks down this week's event, The Players, as Masters champ Sergio Garcia has a fantastic track record at TPC Sawgrass.
May 2, 2017
Wells Fargo Championship Preview: DJ's Back
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as Dustin Johnson returns after his fall at the Masters a few weeks ago.
April 26, 2017
Zurich Classic Preview: Who's Up for Team Golf?
Greg Vara previews this week's unique Zurich Classic where golfers will be paired and compete as a team. Can Jason Day and Rickie Fowler conquer the field?
April 18, 2017
Texas Open Preview: Hoffman Ready to Defend Title
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop at San Antonio where defending champ Charley Hoffman has thrived like no other at the current venue.
April 11, 2017
RBC Heritage Preview: Kuchar Looks to Ace Harbour Town
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop at Hilton Head as Matt Kuchar is coming off a strong performance at the Masters.
April 4, 2017
Masters Tournament Preview: Rory's Ready for Augusta
Greg Vara picks the year's first major as the PGA Tour heads to Augusta where Rory McIlroy will look to get over the hump after top finishes the last three years.
March 28, 2017
Houston Open Preview: Phil-ing It
Greg Vara checks out this week's PGA Tour event where Phil Mickelson, who is rounding into form with the Masters ahead, usually plays well.
March 21, 2017
WGC Match Play Preview: Day Time
Greg Vara breaks down this week's match-play event where the only thing going against Jay Day seems to be his recent play.
March 14, 2017
Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: Stenson Still Strong
Greg Vara checks out this week's PGA Tour event where Henrik Stenson once again looks like the man to beat as his track record at Bay Hill is top notch.
March 7, 2017
Valspar Championship Preview: Weak Field Helps Stenson
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event at Innisbrook where Henrik Stenson looks to be safely atop a watered-down field.
February 28, 2017
WGC-Mexico Championship Preview: Few Playing as Well as DJ
Greg Vara follows the PGA Tour to Mexico City where Dustin Johnson's recent top form makes him a favorite in the WGC event.
February 21, 2017
The Honda Classic Preview: Great Scott
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as Adam Scott tries to defend his title at the Honda Classic at PGA National.
February 14, 2017
Genesis Open Preview: Bubba's Back for More
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop as Bubba Watson looks to again capitalize on Riviera where he always seems to play well.
February 7, 2017
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Preview: Phil is Lurking
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop at Pebble Beach where Phil Mickelson has as good a track record as anyone in the field.
January 31, 2017
Weekly Preview: Rahm Goes for Two
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour event at TPC Scottsdale as Jon Rahm looks to build off last week's win after a T5 in his last trip to Arizona.
January 24, 2017
Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Tiger Woods Y'All
Greg Vara welcomes Tiger Woods back to the PGA Tour as the circuit finds itself on Tiger's home turf of Torrey Pines. Whether to gamble on him this week is another matter.
January 17, 2017
CareerBuilder Challenge Preview: Haas to be the Favorite
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour stop as Bill Haas enters with one of the best track records at La Quinta of anyone in the field.
January 10, 2017
Sony Open Preview: Jimmy Waialae Walker
Greg Vara gives the inside view of the Sony Open as Jimmy Walker is one of the few in the field this week with a stellar track record at Waialae.
January 3, 2017
SBS Tournament of Champions Preview: 2017 Tees Off
Greg Vara previews Tournament Champions as the 2017 PGA Tour kicks off in Hawaii with Patrick Reed looking to improve his runner-up finish from last year.
November 16, 2016
The RSM Classic Preview: Kisner Swings for Repeat
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour stop as defending champion Kevin Kisner looks to back up his title with another victory.
November 9, 2016
Weekly Preview: Bradley's Perfect Storm
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as Keegan Bradley enters coming off top-10s in his two most recent starts.
November 1, 2016
Shriners Open Preview: Na Is a Vegas Ace
Greg Vara analyzes this week's PGA Tour stop as Kevin Na enters the sweet spot of what is annually his most competitive time of the season.
October 26, 2016
WGC-HSBC Champions: Rory Looks to Keep Rolling
Last year's FedExCup champion, Rory McIlroy, will look to keep the momentum going at an event he has had a lot of success at in the past.
October 18, 2016
Weekly Preview: CIMB Classic Preview
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as Ryan Moore hopes to make it three wins in the last four years in Kuala Lumpur.
October 11, 2016
Safeway Open Preview: The 2016-2017 Season Tees Off
Greg Vara analyzes the PGA Tour season opener as defending champ Emiliano Grillo looks to back up last year's victory.
September 21, 2016
TOUR Championship Preview: That's a Good Berger
Daniel Berger will need some help to walk away with the FedExCup, but he is playing well and has a little more on the line this week with a Ryder Cup spot in the balance.
September 7, 2016
Weekly Preview: Rory Looks to Keep Rolling
Rory McIlroy will look to capitalize on last week's strong finish in the third leg of the PGA playoffs.
August 31, 2016
The Deutsche Bank Championship Preview: Hank the Tank
Henrik Stenson did not play in last week's event, but he makes for a fine pick this week as long as he is able to get back on the course.
August 23, 2016
The Barclays Preview: The Beginning of the End
Greg Vara breaks down targets and fades for the The Barclays as the top players on Tour embark on the playoff journey.
August 16, 2016
Wyndham Championship Preview: In Need of a Good Reed
Patrick Reed is the favorite to win this week, but does he make Greg Vara's list of players to target?
August 10, 2016
John Deere Classic Preview: Zach Stands Tall
Len Hochberg breaks down the John Deere Classic where Zach Johnson stands tall among a waterd-down field as the overwhelming favorite.
August 2, 2016
Travelers Championship Preview: Bubba Goes for Back-to-Back
Bubba Watson has had a lot of success at TPC River Highlands, and he will be looking to claim The Travelers Championship title this week for the second year in a row.
July 26, 2016
PGA Championship Preview: Day Looking For Repeat
With numerous first-time major winners arising in past weeks, we can look to this years PGA Championship to house a perfect opportunity for another first-time winner to be victorious.
July 20, 2016
RBC Canadian Open Preview: Furyk Looking to Find It
Jim Furyk has lacked consistency this season, but he has not at the RBC Canadian Open over the last several years.
July 13, 2016
Open Championship Preview: DJ is Rolling
Greg Vara breaks down the the third major of the PGA Tour season as Dustin Johnson enters Royal Troon on a winning roll.
June 28, 2016
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Opportunity for Furyk
Greg Vara breaks down what to expect this week as the top players in the world head to Firestone, where a healthy Jim Furyk attempts to steal the spotlight.
June 21, 2016
Quicken Loans National Preview: Fowler Looks to Rebound
Greg Vara examines potential fantasy options, including Rickie Fowler, for this week's Quicken Loans National in a somewhat weak field.
June 14, 2016
U.S. Open Preview: Oakmont Presents Challenge for World's Best
Greg Vara breaks down what to expect this week at Oakmont, where Jason Day looks to capture first career U.S. Open victory.
June 8, 2016
St. Jude Classic Preview: Matter of Time for DJ
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as Dustin Johnson, who's having quite a year, looks for his first victory.
June 1, 2016
The Memorial Tournament Preview: Spieth's Back on Top
Greg Vara breaks down the Memorial where Jordan Spieth will look to make it two wins in a row after winning last week.
May 25, 2016
Dean & Deluca Invitational Preview: Zach Ready to Attack
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event at Colonial where Zach Johnson is the play of the week as win will bring him one step closer to the Olympics.
May 18, 2016
AT&T Byron Nelson Preview: Hoffman Looks to Bounce Back
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event as Charley Hoffman brings a strong track record into TPC Four Seasons after missing last week's cut.
May 11, 2016
Weekly Preview: The Players Championship Preview
Greg Vara is somewhat concerned about Rickie Fowler's failure to close last Sunday, but not enough to avoid picking him this week.
May 4, 2016
Wells Fargo Championship Preview: Mr. Automatic
Greg Vara analyzes this week's PGA Tour event at Quail Hollow where defending champion Rory McIlroy is as automatic as it gets.
April 26, 2016
Zurich Classic Preview: Rose is Back for More
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event where defending champion Justin Rose hopes to repeat at TPC of Louisiana.
April 20, 2016
Texas Open Preview: Lone Star Suits Hoffman
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event at TPC San Antonio where Charley Hoffman will look to continue his strong play.
April 12, 2016
RBC Heritage Preview: Kuchar Plans Hilton Head Revival
Greg Vara breaks down the RBC as Matt Kuchar hopes to revive his game with a return to Harbour Town where he won two years ago.
April 5, 2016
Masters Preview: Jordan Rules
Greg Vara breaks down the contenders at this week's Masters where Jordan Spieth hopes to continue his outstanding, albeit brief, track record.
March 30, 2016
Weekly Preview: Phil's at Home in Houston
Greg Vara breaks down the Houston Open where Phil Mickelson might be in the best spot all season to grab a PGA Tour victory.
March 22, 2016
WGC-Dell Match Play Preview: Tough Field to Pick
Greg Vara runs down the considerations for this week's match-play event, which is even trickier because it's at a new venue. Can Paul Casey continue his recent run at match play?
March 16, 2016
Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: The Sensible Pick
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour event at Bay Hill where Henrik Stenson almost makes too much sense to pick for fantasy teams.
March 8, 2016
Valspar Championship Preview: A Sneaky Spieth
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event at Innisbrook where the struggling Jordan Spieth has something going for him this week -- a solid track record.
March 1, 2016
WGC-Cadillac Championship Preview: It's Bubba's Time
Greg Vara previews this week event on the PGA Tour where Bubba Watson is a good bet to conquer Doral's Blue Monster.
February 24, 2016
Honda Classic Preview: Luke's no Fluke at PGA National
Greg Vara analyzes this week's PGA Tour event at PGA National in Florida where Luke Donald has a solid chance to have a huge week.
February 17, 2016
Northern Trust Open Preview: Going Back to the DJ Well
Dustin Johnson disappointed last week, but Greg Vara is back on the bandwagon this week at Riviera, where DJ has finished in the top 5 in three of his last five starts.
February 9, 2016
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Preview: DJ's the Best of the Bunch
Greg Vara breaks down Pebble Beach where Dustin Johnson could stand out above all of the firepower in the field.
February 2, 2016
Phoenix Open Preview: Which Way Watson?
The question for Greg Vara this week at the Phoenix Open is whether to burn a Bubba Watson start or save him for later in the year. What's the right call?
January 26, 2016
Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Snedeker's Found his Footing
Greg Vara previews this week's PGA Tour event at Torrey Pines where Brandt Snedeker will look to recapture the form that helped him win it in 2012.
January 20, 2016
Greg Vara looks to the defending champ, Bill Haas, to be again be atop the leaderboard this weekend at the CareerBuilder Challenge.
January 12, 2016
Sony Open Preview: Thomas Keeps it Rolling
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event in Hawaii where Justin Thomas will look to keep building on last year's rookie success.
January 6, 2016
Tournament of Champions Preview: 2016 Tees Off
Greg Vara previews the first PGA Tour event of the 2016 calendar as Jordan Spieth looks to pick up where he left off in 2015 as game's best player.
November 18, 2015
RSM Classic Preview: Fall Finale
Greg Vara previews the fall finale as Chris Kirk returns to Seaside looking for a little of the magic he's had there the last couple years.
November 11, 2015
OHL CLassic Preview: First-Time Winners Tour
Greg Vara breaks down this week's event where Chris Stroud will look to continue the Tour's run of first-time winners during the fall season.
November 4, 2015
WGC-HSBC Champions Preview: Use 'Em While You Can
Greg Vara's strategy for this week's event hinges on golfers most wouldn't save for big events later in the season, like Martin Kaymer.
October 27, 2015
CIMB Classic Preview: Another No-Name Winner? Na
Greg Vara analyzes this week's PGA Tour event in Malaysia where the streaky Kevin Na enters on a roll.
October 21, 2015
Shriners Open Preview: Walker's Way
Greg Vara breaks down the second stop on the fall schedule, which Jimmy Walker is sure to again use to his benefit.
October 14, 2015
Frys.com Open Preview: The PGA Tour is Back
Greg Vara analyzes the PGA Tour season opener where Brooks Koepka will look to kick off another strong fall schedule.
September 22, 2015
Tour Championship Preview: Day is in Rare Air
Greg Vara breaks down the season finale as Jason Day looks to continue his off-the-charts play in the Tour Championship.
September 16, 2015
BMW Championship Preview: Can Spieth Bounce Back?
Greg Vara breaks down the third leg of the FedEx Cup with Jordan Spieth looking to get back on track after consecutive missed cuts.
September 3, 2015
Deutsche Bank Championship Preview: No Reason to Doubt
Greg Vara looks at this week's FedEx Cup event, which Jason Day enters playing at a level second to none over the last month.
August 24, 2015
The Barclays Preview: Day Time in Playoffs?
Greg Vara looks to the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs, and the only question for Jason Day is motivation.
August 19, 2015
Wyndham Championship Preview: Trustworthy Snedeker
Greg Vara analyzes this week's PGA Tour stop where Brandt Snedeker looks like a safe pick after a great final hole at Whistling Straights.
August 12, 2015
PGA Championship Preview: Under Pressure
Greg Vara will be watching how Dustin Johnson responds to the pressure this week at Whistling Straights in the PGA Championship.
August 5, 2015
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Zach is Back for More
Greg Vara sizes up the WGC-Bridgestone at Firestone where Zach Johnson will look to keep the momentum going from his major win.
July 29, 2015
Quicken Loans National Preview: Weak Field Favors Rose
Greg Vara can't rely on course history this week, but he can rely on event history as Justin Rose has won this tournament twice.
July 22, 2015
Canadian Open Preview: Kuchar Shoots for Momentum
Greg Vara breaks down the this week's Canadian Open at Glen Abbey where Matt Kuchar finished runner-up in 2013.
July 14, 2015
The Open Championship Preview: Spieth Hopes Third Time's the Charm
Greg Vara breaks down the Open Championship where Jordan Spieth will face many challenges as he goes for his third consecutive major.
July 8, 2015
John Deere Classic Preview: Perfect Track for Zach
Greg Vara breaks down this week's PGA Tour event at Deere Run where Zach Johnson has dominated since 2008.
June 30, 2015
The Greenbrier Classic Preview: Casey Looks to Bounce Back
Greg Vara is betting that Paul Casey's disappointment last week losing in a playoff will make him more motivated this week at the Greenbrier.
June 24, 2015
Travelers Championship Preview: Can Bubba Bounce Back?
Greg Vara figures if Bubba Watson is going to return to his early season groove, it's going to be at TPC River Highlands where he has a solid track record.
June 17, 2015
U.S. Open Preview: Finally for Phil?
Greg Vara is going with his gut this week and taking Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on the links-style Chambers Bay track.
June 10, 2015
St. Jude Classic Preview: Big Names Missing
Dustin Johnson is one of a few big names playing this weekend, and RotoWire's Greg Vara thinks he's got a good shot at TPC Southwind.
June 3, 2015
Memorial Tournament Preview: Rose Blooms at Muirfield
Greg Vara likes the hot hand at Muirfield, and that's Justin Rose, who's earned four top-10s since 2008, including a win.
May 26, 2015
Byron Nelson Preview: Still the Man to Beat
Greg Vara looks into his crystal ball and sees Jordan Spieth as the man to beat this week even though he's never had a top finish at the Byron Nelson.
May 19, 2015
Crowne Plaza Invitational Preview: Now it's Spieth's Turn
Greg Vara says it's Jordan Spieth's turn to stake his claim for ''best player on the planet'' after Rory McIlroy's win last week.
May 13, 2015
Wells Fargo Championship Preview: McIlroy's Home Away from Home
Greg Vara is betting that Rory McIlroy's history at Quail Hollow will bode well for this week's Wells Fargo, which he won in 2010.
May 5, 2015
Weekly Preview: The Players Championship
Sergio Garcia hasn't missed a cut at TPC Sawgrass in over a decade and RotoWire's Greg Vara thinks he's the safest survivor pick this week.
April 28, 2015
Weekly Preview: WGC-Cadillac Match Play Preview
Greg Vara is bullish on defending champ Jason Day, who always plays well in this format, even though the venue has changed this year.
April 21, 2015
Zurich Classic Preview: Slim Pickin's
Handicapping this week's field wasn't easy for Greg Vara because of the lack of top talent at the Zurich Classic, but Justin Rose is as good as it gets.
April 14, 2015
Weekly Preview: RBC Heritage Preview
Greg Vara previews Harbour Town where no one has more value than Luke Donald in one-and-done formats this week.
April 7, 2015
Masters Preview: Rory Swings for Grand Slam
Greg Vara sizes up the first major of the year and finds it hard to look beyond Rory McIlroy, who only needs a win at Augusta for the career grand slam.
March 31, 2015
Houston Open Preview: Is Phil Back?
Greg Vara is optimistic that Phil Mickelson is rounding into form, which comes at a perfect time considering his track record at the Houston Open.
March 25, 2015
Texas Open Preview: Finally for Furyk?
Greg Vara says the thin field this week at the Texas Open might be the best opportunity for Jim Furyk to break his winless streak.
March 17, 2015
Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: Here Comes Henrik
Greg Vara likes the way Henrik Stenson is playing and the way he's fared at the Arnold Palmer in recent years. Find out who else he likes.
March 10, 2015
Valspar Championship Preview: Luke Not a Fluke at Innisbrook
Greg Vara looks to Luke Donald this week, who has been lights out at this event since 2010.
March 3, 2015
WGC-Cadillac Preview: Can Quiet Kuchar Strike Again?
Greg Vara likes the fact that we haven't heard much from Matt Kuchar lately because that's usually when he strikes.
February 24, 2015
The Honda Classic Preview: Will Rose Finally Bloom?
Greg Vara likes Justin Rose, who has played consistently well at the Honda Classic but has never won. Can Rose finally get to the top this week?
February 17, 2015
Northern Trust Open Preview: To Bubba or Not to Bubba
Greg Vara likes defending champion Bubba Watson this week, but only if you weren't already planning to use him later this year at the Masters.
February 10, 2015
Pebble Beach Preview: Is DJ Back?
Greg Vara likes what he saw from Dustin Johnson last week, despite a missed cut, but does that mean he's picking him this week at Pebble Beach?
February 3, 2015
Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Haas is in a Groove
The Farmers' field is always tough, but RotoWire's Greg Vara isn't worried about Bill Haas navigating Torrey Pines.
January 27, 2015
Phoenix Open Preview: Bubba Shines in the Desert
Bubba Watson rarely lacks for motivation at the Phoenix Open where he has a strong track record in recent years.
January 20, 2015
Humana Challenge Preview : Reed Looks to Back it Up
Patrick Reed is the defending champ, which is usually a negative, but he's capable of flipping the switch at anytime.
January 14, 2015
Sony Open Preview: Heeere's Jimmy!
Jimmy Walker might be peaking again, and now is the time to strike, even though he's the defending champ at the Sony.
January 7, 2015
Tournament of Champions Preview: Tee Time 2015
Matt Kuchar plays well at the Kapalua course, but he's failed to nail down the win the last four years at the Tournament of Champions.
November 12, 2014
Mayakoba Classic Preview: Put Some English On It
Defending Champ Harris English is one of the few players in this week's thin field who could challenge for a win.
November 5, 2014
WGC-HSBC Champions Preview: Teeing off in Shanghai
Sergio Garcia is playing well, and that trend should continue this week in China.
October 29, 2014
CIMB Classic Preview: Tour Heads to Asia
The field this week should produce a winner with a bigger name than we've seen thus far in the fall season, and that could make Sergio Garcia a winner.
October 21, 2014
McGladrey Classic Preview: The Cream Always Rises
Matt Kuchar has played well at this event, and he's one of the better players in the field this week.
October 15, 2014
Shriners Open Preview: What Happens in Vegas ...
Ryan Moore won at this track in 2011, and his history in Las Vegas makes him the favorite this week.
October 8, 2014
Frys.com Open Preview: The 2014-15 Season Tees Off
Ready or not, it's PGA Tour time, and Jimmy Walker is looking to get another big jump on the competition.
September 9, 2014
Tour Championship Preview: It All Comes Down to This
With the Tour Championship on the line as well as the FedEx Cup title, can Rory McIlroy find that extra gear and pull out a win this week at East Lake?
September 3, 2014
BMW Championship Preview: Scott's Ready to Make his Move
Adam Scott hasn't been a factor the last two weeks, but he looks like he is about to make himself a factor in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
August 27, 2014
Deutsche Bank Classic Preview: FedEx Playoffs Round 2
Jason Day is trying to salvage what has been a lost season because of injuries, and he this might be his best chance yet.
August 20, 2014
The Barclays Preview: The Playoffs Begin
Adam Scott is the defending champ and has played well at this venue, making him the favorite in the first event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.
August 13, 2014
Weekly Preview: Taking Advantage of the Weak
Tim Clark has taken advantage of weak fields this year -- guess what the field is like this week at the Wyndham Championship.
August 5, 2014
PGA Championship Preview: Rory vs. Sergio
Rory McIlroy is the easy favorite this week, but is now the time Sergio Garcia finally breaks through for his first major?
July 29, 2014
WGC-Bridgestone Preview: Can Rory Keep Rolling?
With the PGA Championship around the corner, Rory McIlroy looks to build on his three top-10s in five appearances at Firestone.
July 22, 2014
This might be the perfect place for Jim Furyk to get back into the winner's circle, as he seems to have an affinity for golfing north of the border.
July 15, 2014
British Open Preview: Great Scott?
After knocking on the door the last few seasons, this could be the year Adam Scott breaks through at the Open Championship.
July 8, 2014
John Deere Classic Preview: What Could Go Wrong?
Jordan Spieth is the defending champ and near the top of his game as he enters the John Deere this week. What could go wrong?
July 1, 2014
Greenbrier Classic Preview: Walker Looks to Regain Form
Just a few short months ago, Jimmy Walker was the hottest player on the planet. Can he return to that form this week at the Greenbrier.
June 24, 2014
Quicken Loans National Preview: His Day is Coming
Jason Day plays well at Congressional and likely will find himself in contention come Sunday.
June 17, 2014
Bubba Watson is coming off his worst performance of the season, but that might be a good thing for this week.
June 10, 2014
U.S. Open Preview: All Eyes on Phil
Phil Mickelson's season is riding on this week's U.S. Open, but will he close on Sunday with the pressure builds?
June 4, 2014
St. Jude Classic Preview: Now he's Mr. Consistent
Dustin Johnson hasn't been the most consistent golfer this season, but his consistency at this event is hard to pass up.
May 28, 2014
The Memorial Preview: Is Kuchar a Cautionary Tale?
The stars are aligned for Matt Kuchar this week at the Memorial, but is that a good thing?
May 20, 2014
Crowne Plaza Invitational Preview: A Match Made in Heaven
Zach Johnson loves Colonial, and it loves him. He's an easy pick on a short course that rewards ball-striking.
May 13, 2014
Byron Nelson Championship Preview: Texas Two-Step
Keegan Bradley hasn't always lived up to expectations, but he's played well at the the Byron Nelson.
May 7, 2014
The Players Championship Preview: The Fifth Major
Matt Kuchar has been the best player on the planet the last couple months and is returning to the site of his biggest victory -- at The Players.
April 30, 2014
Wells Fargo Championship Preview: Fowler Looks to Cash In
Rickie Fowler is coming off a missed cut, but he should get back on track this week at an event he won in 2012.
April 22, 2014
Zurich Classic Preview: Ready for Take-Off?
Is Rickie Fowler really starting to figure it out? If so, this could be the week he takes off.
April 15, 2014
Lack of experience might have caught up to Jordan Spieth at the Masters, but the 20-year-old should bounce back this week at Harbour Town.
April 8, 2014
Masters Preview: A Dangerous Combination
Adam Scott's win last year was no fluke, and he returns this year with the confidence of a major champion. That's a dangerous combination.
April 1, 2014
Houston Open Preview: Masters Prep Class
Henrik Stenson has played well at this event, including nearly winning last year, as the Tour warms up for Augusta.
March 25, 2014
Texas Open Preview: Bring it on Holmes
A top-10 at the Arnold Palmer last week has J.B. Holmes ready to make a move this week at the Texas Open.
March 19, 2014
Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: Rose is About Bloom
Justin Rose is getting closer to finding his game and heads into the Arnold Palmer looking for a win.
March 12, 2014
Weekly Preview: Valspar Championship Preview
Jim Furyk won at Innisbrook in 2010 uryk won here in 2010 and has finished in the top 15 in his three tries since. Could this be the week that he gets back to the winner's circle?
March 4, 2014
WGC-Cadillac Championship Preview: Bright Day Ahead
Jason Day is ready to take his game to the next level, and a win this week would put him in some elite company as a two-time WGC winner.
February 25, 2014
The Honda Classic Preview: Graeme's on his Game
Graeme McDowell showed some signs last week that his game is coming around, and if that's the case, he'll be tough to beat this week.
February 18, 2014
WGC Match Play Preview: Kuchar's Ready to Repeat
Matt Kuchar has a strong track record at th e WGC-Accenture Match Play, including winning last year's event.
February 12, 2014
Northern Trust Open: Four of a Kind
Jimmy Walker already has three wins on the PGA Tour this season and heads to Riviera this week where he has played well.
February 5, 2014
Weekly Preview: Pebble Beach Pro-Am Preview
The Pebble Beach Pro-Am is right in Dustin Johnson's wheelhouse, an event he's won twice.
January 28, 2014
Phoenix Open Preview: Stanley's Desert Oasis
Kyle Stanley's peak came two years ago when he won this event, but his valleys have been many since that win.
January 22, 2014
Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Tiger's Tourney
The PGA Tour season doesn't really start until the schedule hits Torrey Pines where Tiger Woods dominates.
January 15, 2014
Humana Challenge Preview: He Haas It
Bill Haas is perhaps the most underrated player on the PGA Tour and brings a strong track record into this week's event.
January 7, 2014
Sony Open Preview: Ready to Break Through
Tim Clark strolls into the Sony Open this week having never finished outside the top 25 in his four appearances in Honolulu.
January 1, 2014
Tournament of Champions Preview: 2014 Tees Off
Matt Kuchar has yet to win this event, but he's been in the hunt the last three times, as the PGA Tour begins the 2014 portion of its schedule this week.
November 12, 2013
OHL Classic at Mayakoba Preview: Fall Season Finale
Tim Clark is coming off a T2 last week and will be one of the highest-rated players in the field this week at the OHL Classic.
November 6, 2013
The McGladrey Classic Preview: Can Kuchar Take Advantage?
Matt Kuchar has earned Top-25s in his only two starts at the McGladrey Classic could take advantage of a weak field this time around.
October 29, 2013
WGC-HSBC Champions Preview: Go East, Young Man
Rory McIlroy is going to find his game at some point and this looks like a good place to start this week in China.
October 22, 2013
CIMB Classic Preview: The Tour does Kuala Lumpur
Phil Mickelson might be the top golfer in this week's event, and he has the advantage of being a world traveler as the PGA Tour heads to Malaysia.
October 15, 2013
Shriners Open Preview: Leading the Field
Zach Johnson should be a factor all week as he's probably the top player in the field for this week's Shriners event.
October 8, 2013
Frys.com Open Preview: Ready or Not, It's Tee Time
The 2013-14 PGA Tour season tees off this week, and with most of the bigger names absent, Bill Horschel pops up to the top of the list.
September 17, 2013
Tour Championship Preview: Time for Tiger to Strike
The time is now for Tiger Woods as he enters the Tour Championship looking for the FedEx Cup title.
September 10, 2013
Weekly Preview: BMW Championship Preview
No one is hotter on the PGA Tour than Henrik Stenson, who is aiming for the FedEx Cup title as the tour enters the BWM Championship this week.
August 28, 2013
Deutsche Bank Preview: Great Scott
Adam Scott won the first round of the FedEx Cup playoffs and heads to the Deutsche Bank Championship with a good shot at winning the second.
August 20, 2013
The Barclays Preview: Furyk Eyes the FedEx Cup
Closing issues aside, Jim Furyk is on a roll and enters The Barclays looking for a FedEx Cup victory.
August 13, 2013
Wyndham Championship Preview: Brandt's Bouncing Back
Brandt Snedeker is quickly becoming Tiger-esque when it comes to non-major, non-WGC events, and he looks like a good bet this week to bounce back from his recent struggles.
August 6, 2013
PGA Championship Preview: For Tiger, it's Majors or Bust
Tiger Woods has one more major to get back into the winner's circle. Despite his five victories this season, it's all about majors for Tiger.
July 30, 2013
WGC - Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Time for Tiger Again
Tiger Woods is good on nearly every course, but he's ridiculous at Firestone where he has seven victories heading into this week's Bridgestone Invitational.
July 23, 2013
RBC Canadian Open Preview: Golfing the Great White North
Brandt Snedeker appears to be near top form entering this week, and if that's the case, he'll be tough to beat.
July 16, 2013
The Open Championship Preview: Scott's Back for Redemption
Adam Scott returns to the British Open looking to make up for last year's gory finish that cost him a major.
July 9, 2013
John Deere Classic Preview: Zach's Back for More
Zach Johnson broke through with a win here last year, but is being the defending champ a plus or a minus this week?
July 2, 2013
The Greenbrier Classic Preview: Tuning Up for the Open
Phil Mickelson's gaze toward the British Open in two weeks time might make him an expendable pick this week.
June 25, 2013
AT&T National Preview: Can Scott be Topped?
Adam Scott is on a roll this year, and after a top-10 at this event last season, he might be the most sure thing in the field this week.
June 18, 2013
Travelers Championship Preview: Bubba Time
If Bubba Watson has finally tired of the mediocrity he's shown since his Masters win, this week offers him an opportunity to get back on track.
June 11, 2013
U.S. Open Preview: Phil's Feeling It
Phil Mickelson is no stranger to U.S. Open layouts, and he's in good shape entering this week, but can he capture another major?
June 4, 2013
St. Jude Classic Preview: A Winning Brandt of Golf
Brandt Snedeker hasn't faded since his early season success, but a watered-down field this week might be a recipe for his revival.
May 28, 2013
Memorial Tournament Preview: Trailing Tiger
Tiger Woods owns the Memorial as a five-time winner, but can anyone (Rory McIlroy?) catch him this week?
May 21, 2013
Crowne Plaza Preview: Z Man at Colonial
If Zach Johnson is to turn his season around, it likely will be this week at Colonial where he has dominated recently.
May 14, 2013
Weekly Preview: Byron Nelson Championship
Jordan Spieth has played this event twice - both times as a teenager - and returns home as a pro looking for his first win.
May 7, 2013
The Players Preview: The Fifth Major
A previous winner at the Players, Adam Scott now has bigger victories to his name, but he'd love another Fifth Major.
April 30, 2013
Weekly Preview: Wells Fargo Championship Preview
Rickie Fowler survived a three-way playoff to win last year at the Wells Fargo and returns this year hoping for some better golf than he's played lately.
April 23, 2013
Zurich Classic Preview: Rolling into New Orleans
Bill Horschel continued his run last week with yet another top-10 finish. Can he do it again this week at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans?
April 16, 2013
RBC Heritage Preview: Brandt's Back in Pursuit
Brandt Snedeker may not quite be ready for the major stage, but as he proved earlier this season, he can tear apart the field at a regular tour stop.
April 9, 2013
Weekly Preview: The Masters Preview
It's been a few years since Tiger Woods traveled to Augusta on top of his game. Everything is aligned this week for another major victory.
April 2, 2013
Weekly Preview: Texas Open Preview
Henrik Stenson has never played the Texas Open, but that probably won't matter if he plays anything like he did last week.
March 26, 2013
Weekly Preview: Houston Open Preview
After Tiger Woods' victory last week, a strong finish this week by Rory McIlroy would set up an epic battle at The Masters.
March 19, 2013
Arnold Palmer Preview: Clearly the Favorite
Everything is aligned for Tiger Woods this week, even perhaps the return of the mystique.
March 12, 2013
Tampa Bay Championship Preview: A Man Possessed
Adam Scott was a man possessed last week, and if he carries that form into this week's event, he could steamroll the competition.
March 5, 2013
WGC-Cadillac Preview: Passing Up the Big Boys
Tiger, Phil and Rory each give reasonable pause to fantasy owners this week, making the likes of Matt Kuchar a solid gamble.
February 26, 2013
The Honda Classic Preview: Tiger vs. Rory, Round 2
After finishing second at The Honda last year, Tiger Woods looks to claim the top spot from Rory McIlroy this time around.
February 19, 2013
Match Play Championship Preview: Collision Course Awaits
A Rory-Tiger matchup would be epic, but the unexpected usually happens at Match Play.
February 12, 2013
Northern Trust Open Preview: Riviera to the Rescue
J.B. Holmes is not off to a great start this year, but Riviera is just the place to kickstart his season.
February 5, 2013
Weekly Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Preview
Big Mo is on Phil Mickelson's side as he heads into one of his favorite haunts at Pebble Beach.
January 29, 2013
Phoenix Open Preview: Where's the Mickleson Magic?
Phil Mickelson is not playing well these days, but is a decent run in Phoenix enough to select him this week?
January 22, 2013
Farmers Insurance Open: Tiger Time at Torrey
All eyes will be on Tiger Woods this week as he makes his Tour debut at one of his favorite courses in Torrey Pines. But how much should you invest?
January 15, 2013
Humana Challenge Preview: Big Mo is on Clark's Side
Tim Clark brings momentum from last week into this week's Humana Challenge, an event at which he's fared well recently.
January 9, 2013
Sony Open Preview: D.J. Plays Superstar Music
Coming off a season-opening victory and as a good bet this week, Dustin Johnson could be on the verge of stardom.
January 2, 2013
Tournament of Champions Preview: Aloha to the 2013 PGA Season
The 2013 PGA season tees off in Hawaii where Matt Kuchar has fared well in recent years.
September 17, 2012
Tour Championship Preview: FedEx Cup Showdown
Coming off consecutive victories, Rory McIlroy is the man to beat for the FedEx Cup title this week.
September 4, 2012
BMW Championship Preview: The FedEx Cup Field Narrows
Rory McIlroy is the best player on the planet and looks to take another step this week toward a FedEx Cup title.
August 28, 2012
Deutsche Bank Preview: FedEx Cup Playoff No. 2
Dustin Johnson looks like he's about to peak very soon after scorching a final-round 68 last week. He'll get that chance this week in the second event of the FedEx Cup playoffs.
August 21, 2012
The Barclays Preview: FedEx Cup Playoffs Begin
The FedEx Cup playoffs begin this week at The Barclays, giving Tiger Woods the perfect format to prove he's still the man.
August 14, 2012
Wyndham Championship Preview: Wind at his Back
David Toms has fared pretty well at this event in recent years, and he's one of the favorites this week as well.
August 7, 2012
PGA Championship Preview: Now is the Time
Luke Donald will get a major at some point, and this looks like as good an opportunity as any.
July 31, 2012
WGC-Bridgestone Preview: Tiger's Time
Tiger Woods has won three events this year. If he's anywhere near his best this week, he could win his fourth tournament of 2012.
July 24, 2012
Canadian Open Preview: Golf Up North
Jim Furyk loves the Canadian Open no matter the course it plays.
July 17, 2012
British Open Preview: Weathering the Storm
Sergio Garcia held his own the last time the British Open visited Royal Lytham. Can he traverse the adverse conditions this time around?
July 10, 2012
John Deere Classic Preview: Dethroning the Champ
After finishing second last year, Kyle Stanley is back at the John Deere for another crack at dethroning three-time defending champion Steve Stricker.
July 3, 2012
The Greenbrier Classic Preview: Tiger Fine Tunes
After winning his third event of the season, Tiger Woods is in this week's field to fine tune his game for the British Open. Does that make him a good pick this week?
June 26, 2012
AT&T National Preview: Back to Congressional
Few are happier about the AT&T's return to Congressional than Jim Furyk, who did not take well to the venue change the last couple years.
June 19, 2012
Travelers Championship Preview: Watson, We Need You
Has Bubba Watson grown complacent? This is the week for him to show us his resolve.
June 12, 2012
U.S. Open Preview: Tiger's Time, Finally?
Tiger Woods was in a similar spot entering the Masters, and we know how that turned out. Will the U.S. Open be different?
June 5, 2012
St. Jude Classic Preview: At the Top of His Game
Zach Johnson's best finish at the St. Jude is a T5. Considering his current form another top 5 could be in the cards.
May 29, 2012
Memorial Tournament Preview: No. 1, But for How Long?
Luke Donald knows his way around the Memorial, and he's coming off a big win last week that vaulted him back to No. 1 in the world.
May 22, 2012
Crowne Plaza Invitational Preview: Zach Back on the Attack
Zach Johnson's short and precise ball-striking is custom made for Colonial.
May 15, 2012
Byron Nelson Preview: Back-to-Back?
Matt Kuchar is coming off a huge victory at The Players. Find out if he's a good bet to win again this week at the Byron Nelson.
May 8, 2012
TPC Sawgrass is a perfect spot for J.B. Holmes to take his game up another notch at the Players.
May 1, 2012
Wells Fargo Preview: Phil's Money At Wells Fargo
Is Phil Mickelson really the complete package this week at Quail Hollow?
April 24, 2012
Zurich Classic Preview: Bubba Gumbo
Defending champion Bubba Watson is back to defend his title in New Orleans.
April 17, 2012
Texas Open Preview: Holmes Field Advantage
J.B. Holmes is starting to find his old form, and he's taken well to the TPC of San Antonio.
April 10, 2012
Heritage Preview: A Safe Harbour
Jim Furyk won at Harbour Town just two years ago and seems to be rounding into form in his recent starts.
April 3, 2012
The Masters Preview: Tiger Time at Augusta
The stars seemed to be aligned this week for Tiger Woods at the Masters. Now it's time to see if he's truly back.
March 28, 2012
Houston Open Preview: Ready to Strike
Phil Mickelson is not at the top of his game, but this is historically when he strikes.
March 20, 2012
Arnold Palmer Preview: Will Rose Bloom this Week?
Justin Rose looked like a solid pick last week but didn't come through. This week could be different, though.
March 13, 2012
Transitions Championship Preview: Donald Finding his Game
Is this the week for Luke Donald? He started to find his game last week,and has had played well at this week's event.
March 6, 2012
WGC-Cadillac Preview: Dominate at Doral
After coming close last week, can Tiger Woods get back to the top this week at Doral?
February 28, 2012
The Honda Classic Preview: The Road to Victory
Y.E. Yang picked up his first PGA victory at the Honda in 2009 and nearly won last year too.
February 21, 2012
Mayakoba Golf Classic Preview: The Other Event
Rory Sabbatini is in the upper class of players this week at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.
February 14, 2012
Northern Trust Open Preview: Phabulous Phil
Phil Mickelson is coming off a big win and plays this week at Riviera where he usually thrives.
February 7, 2012
Pebble Beach Preview: Golf's Best Pair
Tiger Woods at Pebble Beach has always been a great pairing. Is this the week Tiger gets back on top?
January 31, 2012
Phoenix Open Preview: Comeback Kid?
Kyle Stanley suffered an epic meltdown Sunday at Torrey Pines, but can he rebound this week in Phoenix?
January 24, 2012
Farmers Open Preview: Home Field Advantage
Phil Mickelson returns to one of his favorite spots this week at Torrey Pines.
January 17, 2012
Humana Challenge Preview: What's Not to Like?
The stars are aligned this week for Bill Haas, who won this event in 2010 and finished runner-up last year.
January 10, 2012
Sony Open Preview: Zach Attack
Zach Johnson's prospects for this week's event and this season are equally high.
January 3, 2012
Tournament of Champions Preview: The Season Tees Off
David Toms' experience at this week's track gives him an advantage in the season-opening event in Hawaii.
September 20, 2011
Tour Championship Preview: One Win Away
Luke Donald has quietly had a nice little run during the FedEx playoffs. A win this week, and he's the FedEx Cup champ.
September 13, 2011
BMW Championship Preview: The FedEx Rolls On
Dustin Johnson is the defending champ at the BMW, and he won just three weeks ago.
August 30, 2011
Deutsche Bank Preview: FedEx Playoffs Gain Steam
Geoff Ogilvy might be a surprise pick in the second leg of the FedEx playoffs this week, but he usually plays well on the TPC Boston course.
August 23, 2011
Weekly Preview: Back on Top - Just in Time
It certainly took long enough, but if Jim Furyk's back to his old form, he's a threat to win the FedEx Cup again.
August 16, 2011
Wyndham Championship Preview: Finding his Groove?
Jim Furyk shocked the golf world last week. Is it safe to say he's back?
August 9, 2011
PGA Championship Preview: The Final Major
David Toms won here in 2001 and is playing well this season. That's enough to earn a pick.
August 2, 2011
Bridgestone Invitational Preview: Call It a Hunch
Dustin Johnson might not be ready to win a major just yet, but he's ready to win a big event like the one this week.
July 26, 2011
The Greenbrier Classic Preview: Looking Like a Winner
If Phil Mickelson can play well at the Open Championship, then his game must be in pretty good shape. Yes?
July 19, 2011
Canadian Open Preview: Ready for a Run, Eh?
Luke Donald looks poised for a run, perhaps beginning this week in Canada, as the PGA Championship approaches.
July 12, 2011
The Open Championship Preview: Across the Pond
Phil Mickelson doesn't look like a legitimate factor this week, but that's been said before only to see him surprise.
July 5, 2011
John Deere Classic Preview: Back in the Hunt
David Toms has found his game once again and should be in the mix this week at the John Deere Classic.
June 28, 2011
AT&T National Preview: Ready for Moore
Ryan Moore likely will be a popular fantasy choice this week, and with good reason.
June 21, 2011
Travelers Championship Preview: Not a Bomber, Not a Problem
Zach Johnson's game is really starting to come around, and this venue is the perfect place for another win on the PGA Tour.
June 14, 2011
U.S. Open Preview: Is it Finally Phil's Time?
Phil Mickelson has finished runner-up in three of his last seven U.S. Opens. This could be his year.
June 7, 2011
Weekly Preview: St. Jude Classic Preview
Zach Johnson has really picked up his game the last couple months, and he's played well at the St. Jude.
May 31, 2011
The Memorial Preview: The Force is with Luke
Luke Donald doesn't have a great track at this event, but he is quickly becoming a safe bet every week.
May 24, 2011
Byron Nelson Championship Preview: Turnaround Time?
Dustin Johnson hasn't live up to his billing this season, but he has consecutive top-10s at this event.
May 17, 2011
Crowne Plaza Invitational Preview: Back for Another Round
Zach Johnson looks to be back on track, and he returns to this event as the defending champ.
May 10, 2011
The Players Preview: Battle for the 'Fifth Major'
Nobody has played better the last few months than Luke Donald, and he enters The Players as the favorite.
May 3, 2011
Wells Fargo Preview: Bucking a Trend
Geoff Ogilvy doesn't have the greatest track record at this event, but, for the first time in a while, he's playing well deeper into the season.
April 26, 2011
The Heritage Preview: First Time is the Charm
Luke Donald is playing lights-out, and it doesn't matter that he hasn't played here before.
April 19, 2011
The Heritage Preview: Going Down to Harbour Town
Jim Furyk's game looks like it's returning. If so, he should be successful this week as the defending champ at Harbour Town.
April 12, 2011
Texas Open Preview: Can't Miss, Right?
Adam Scott is the defending champ at the Texas Open and is coming off a great showing at the Masters.
April 5, 2011
The Masters Preview: Phil's to Lose?
Phil Mickelson might not win this week at the Masters, but he's all but guaranteed to be in the hunt Sunday.
March 29, 2011
Houston Open Preview: Off his Game
Anthony Kim is the defending champ at the Houston Open, but he has been well off his game this season.
March 22, 2011
Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview: Return to the Top?
Tiger Woods isn't all the way back yet, but that could change this weekend at Bay Hill.
March 15, 2011
Weekly Preview: Singhing Once Again
Vijay Singh was well on his way to another top-10 last week before a sloppy final round. Still, he's playing well, and he's won on this week's course before.
March 8, 2011
WGC Preview: In A Groove
Luke Donald's track record at Doral is nothing spectacular, but the way he bounced back after a slow start last week was impressive.
March 1, 2011
Honda Classic Preview: On the Comeback Trail
Vijay Singh is beginning to resemble the player he was five years ago, and he returns to a course this week where he's had a lot of success.
February 22, 2011
Mayakoba Golf Classic Preview: Taking Advantage
Rory Sabbatini, who has three top-25s this season already, hopes to take advantage of this week's watered-down field.
February 15, 2011
Northern Trust Open Preview: Will Luke Get Lucky?
Luke Donald has been close several times at Riviera, including last year when he finished just one-stroke behind the winner.
February 8, 2011
Pebble Beach Preview: Dustin the Competition
Dustin Johnson is the two-time defending champ at Pebble Beach and has never finished outside the top-10 in this event.
February 1, 2011
Phoenix Open Preview: To Tend or Not to Tend
Phil Mickelson's strong finish last week, including this 72nd-hole theatrics, makes him a top pick this week in Scottsdale.
January 25, 2011
Farmers Insurance Open Preview: Tiger Tees Off
Tiger Woods' first start of the season comes at familiar Torrey Pines in an event he flat-out owns.
January 18, 2011
Bob Hope Classic Preview: Don't Cink the Hope
Stewart Cink is looking to rebound from a less-than-stellar 2010, but his comeback may have to wait until next week, as he's never really figured out the Hope.
January 11, 2011
Weekly Preview: Sony Open Preview
Els is a two-time champion of this event and has finished outside the top-15 only once in seven tries at the Sony.
January 4, 2011
Tournament of Champions Preview: Time to Tee it Up for 2011
Geoff Ogilvy is the two-time defending champ at theTournament of Champions, and by week's end we could be talking about a three-peat.
September 14, 2010
The Tour Championship Preview: Title Time
Mickelson returns to an event that he won last season, but will a victory bring him the FedExCup title?
September 7, 2010
BMW Championship Preview: The FedEx Continues
Tiger Woods is actually improving each week. He'll have to do more than a top-20 this week to move on, though.
August 31, 2010
Deutsche Bank Championship Preview: FedExCup Round 2
It looks like Adam Scott is indeed back. Can he now claim the FedExCup?
August 24, 2010
The Barclays Preview: FedExCup Tees Off
Vijay Singh won here in 2008, but this isn't the same golfer who was victorious two years ago.
August 16, 2010
Wyndham Championship Preview: Can Kim Conquer?
Anthony Kim is one of the biggest names in the field this week, but he's not playing well entering the tournament.
August 10, 2010
PGA Championship Preview: Big Game Phil
Phil Mickelson didn't look like a major contender last week, but same could have been said leading up to the Masters earlier this year.
August 3, 2010
WGC-Bridgestone Preview: Sucker Bet?
Tiger Woods has four consecutive wins at this event and an amazing seven wins in 10 years. But is Tiger a sucker bet?
July 28, 2010
Greenbrier Classic Preview: A New Game in Town
The Greenbrier Classic is new to the PGA Tour in 2010, and on paper, this event is Jim Furyk's to lose,
July 20, 2010
Canadian Open Preview: Oh, Canada
Retief Goosen has some momentum coming off the British Open, and he finished runner-up at this event last year.
July 13, 2010
British Open Preview: Tiger's Last Stand?
Tiger Woods owns this venue, and if he can't get it done here, then even the most ardent supporters might abandon him.
July 6, 2010
John Deere Classic Preview: Ready to Mow the Field?
Zach Johnson finally solved the John Deere with his runner-up performance last year. What does this year hold?
June 29, 2010
AT&T National Preview: Getting Closer
We've yet to see the real
June 22, 2010
Travelers Championship Preview: The 'Out of Nowhere' Season
Stewart Cink has not played well this year, but his track record at this event is very strong -- two wins and three more top-10s.
June 15, 2010
Weekly Preview: U.S. Open at Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach looked to be a lock for Tiger Woods at one point. Can he regain his form at the U.S. Open this week?
June 9, 2010
Weekly Preview: Turning the Tables
The way the 2010 season is going, Zach Johnson might be playing too well to win this week. But he has a history of going on long runs when his game is right.
June 1, 2010
Weekly Preview: The Memorial Preview
Tiger Woods is at a familiar track this week. Could this be the week he returns to the winner's circle?
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