The regular season for the PGATour finishes up this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, with the TOUR Championship being played on the 7,300+ yards par 70 courses at East Lake Golf Club.

In actuality, every player can win the event as it has been pared down to only the Top 30 players in the world as designated by a points system throughout the entire season. A few players of note is that Jordan Spieth fell out of the final cut as did Emiliano Grillo. Two players jumped in to replace them are Keegan Bradley and Xander Schauffele.

FedEx Cup

Let’s look at the top 30 players in this event with my top picks near the bottom.

1. Bryson DeChambeau

He won two FedEx events and they were back-to-back with the Northern Trust by four strokes and the  Dell Technologies Championship by two strokes.

2. Justin Rose

Rose had two wins in the tour as he came roaring back in the closing or the World Golf Championship from eight strokes back to win. He took the Fort Worth Invitational with a three-stroke victory over Brooks Koepka. He finished in the Top 10 in ten events this season. HAving a week off is always something he has responded well to in his career.

3. Tony Finau

He started the season with a runner-up at the Safeway Open and played well all season. He finished in the top 10 eleven times this season and golf historians have seen glimpses of a young Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson. He dislocated his ankle at the Masters after celebrating a hole-in-one. He will continue to get better but must garner a better ability in his putting game.

4. Dustin Johnson

Johnson was victorious three times on the tour with wins at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, FedEx St Jude Classic, and the RBC CAnadian Open. In 19 starts he has finished in the Top 10 eleven times. He had a few rounds of bad golf this season but he is ready to march towards the finish as the winner.

The Rest of the Field

5. Justin Thomas

6. Keegan Bradley

7. Brooks Koepka

8. Bubba Watson

9. Billy Horschel

10. Cameron Smith

11. Webb Simpson

12. Jason Day

13. Francesco Molinari

14. Phil Mickelson

15. Patrick Reed

16. Patrick Cantlay

17. Rory McIlroy

18. Xander Schauffele

19. Tommy Fleetwood

20. Tiger Woods

21. Aaron Wise

22. Kevin Na

23. Rickie Fowler

24. Jon Rahm

25. Kyle Stanley

26. Paul Casey

27. Hideki Matsuyama

28. Gary Woodland

29. Marc Leishman

30. Patton Kizzire

The Weather:

It appears there will be some rain preceding the event with a chance for rain on Thursday. The greens should be fine as sunny weather and warm temperatures appear to be there for the entire tournament. The winds are minimal at about 7-10 MPH.

Our Top Picks: 

1. Bryson DeChambeau — Hottest player on the TOUR

2. Justin Rose — Chance for a repeat?

3. Tony Finau — He is most primed.

4. Dustin Johnson — He has a good record on this course.

5. Justin Thomas — JT is rock solid, and he seems to like places with tree-lined fairways that play a little tighter.

6. Brooks Koepka –He was sixth here last year and is playing very well. A week off helps him.

7. Webb Simpson –He plays well at East Lake and is always around the best. TOP VALUE PICK

  • Justin Rose 7/1
  • Dustin Johnson 8/1
  • Rory McIlroy 9/1
  • Brooks Koepka 12/1
  • Justin Thomas 12/1
  • Tiger Woods 12/1
  • Bryson DeChambeau 18/1
  • Rickie Fowler 18/1
  • Hideki Matsuyama 20/1
  • Tony Finau 20/1
  • Jason Day 22/1
  • Francesco Molinari 25/1
  • Jon Rahm 25/1
  • Tommy Fleetwood 25/1
  • Billy Horschel 28/1
  • Webb Simpson 28/1
  • Xander Schauffele 33/1
  • Bubba Watson 40/1
  • Gary Woodland 40/1
  • Patrick Cantlay 40/1
  • Patrick Reed 40/1
  • Phil Mickelson 40/1
  • Aaron Wise 50/1
  • Cameron Smith 50/1
  • Keegan Bradley 50/1
  • Kyle Stanley 50/1
  • Marc Leishman 50/1
  • Paul Casey 50/1
  • Kevin Na 66/1
  • Patton Kizzire 200/1
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