It was back to winning ways for GolfHound last week at the Wyndham Championship, with all six of our players making the weekend and four of them notching top-25 finishes!
Now we get a run of elite field events, beginning with the first FedEx Cup playoff tournament: The Northern Trust.
The last time TPC Boston hosted an event was 2018. The winner that week? Bryson DeChambeau.
Two years on, Bryson is a far better player than he was then and on a course that massively rewards power, it'd be folly to ignore the mad scientist this week.
Over the past 24 rounds, Bryson is first for Strokes Gained: Off The Tee and second for Strokes Gained: Putting. That's a recipe for success at a course he already loves, especially when he sounds bullish about his game...
Mr Woods was back in the headlines last week after a dominant victory....except it was Tiger's son Charlie stealing the headlines at a kids event in Florida.
Tiger Woods is in danger of being upstaged by his son, and I'm expecting a strong showing from the 15-time major champ in Boston this week at a course he is very familiar with.
The flat-stick was cold at the PGA, but on greens he knows better than anyone else in the field, expect a bounce-back week for Tiger who needs a strong showing to advance in the playoff series.
Next up is Tiger's bad back buddy, Jason Day, who has roared back into form since lockdown. The Aussie has four top-10 finishes from his last four starts, and his form at TPC Boston is exciting, to say the least...
Roster Day as this could be the week he gets back into the winner's circle.
The fourth pick of a lineup is often a make or break play, and often a player who probably won't win. Therefore you need someone determined to pick up a check. Enter Matt Kuchar.
Kuchar's form has been patchy, but it's the playoffs, there's lots of money to play for, and you just know the veteran will be motivated. He rarely misses back to back cuts, and since he allows us to fit in three huge players that could all win, he's an excellent player to back up a formidable front three.
My fifth play this week is also a man who sometimes struggles with a bad back (Swear I'm not doing this on purpose!), but just as he is this week, he is often a DraftKings steal.
Kevin Na is 11th(!) in Strokes Gained: Total over his past 24 rounds and yet is just $6,800. I'm almost giddy about getting a bargain like that, primarily since he won't be highly owned. Sit back and enjoy the Las Vegas native walking in those putts this week at TPC Boston.
Finally, I just can't get away from the local boy Keegan Bradley. Bradley is a man with a game tailor-made for this place, with his elite ball-striking and length off the tee. But he's rarely hit the heights here. My theory is that the pressure of the home support has hindered him, and this week with no spectators on-site, we can expect to see Bradley nice and relaxed.
Not to say Bradley's form at TPC Boston is poor, as he never seems to miss the cut here - a lovely stat for a guy at just $6,600.
One and Done Pick:
GolfHound's Draftkings lineup:
Bryson DeChambeau $11,100
Jason Day $9,300
Tiger Woods $8,700
Matt Kuchar $7,400
Kevin Na $6,800
Keegan Bradley $6,600
Total Team Value: $49.9 million