Brooks Koepka's ejection on Sunday at the PGA Championship was a bitter pill to swallow, but we're getting right back in the saddle for this week's Wyndham Championship where we're playing some horses for the course.
Right off the bat, it's impossible to look beyond Webb Simpson. A former winner of the event, Webb's form line at this tournament in recent years is phenomenal with five top-6 finishes in his last six visits.
Always an elite ball striker, Webb is now a supreme putter and if you put him on a course he loves, then he's often the man to beat. Brooks may be the betting favorite this week, but Webb is the more likely of the two to win on this track.
I considered getting back on the Spieth train, but I think it's fair to say last week's PGA Championship may have done him (and his caddie!) more harm than good from a mental side of things...
Instead, filling the second slot of the lineup is Harris English.
English has been in excellent form as of late, notching four consecutive top-20 finishes. That impressive form has the 31-year-old ranked second in this week's field for Strokes Gained: Total.
Course form is strong for Harris too. In his last six visits, the Georgia native has never failed to make the weekend, and I'm expecting another good week from him ahead of the playoffs.
Next up is Kevin Kisner, a man who loves to roll into the weekend...
...except the time he posted that was after a first round, and he eventually missed the cut. *Shaking my head*
But.....Kisner is rounding into form nicely and looked in fine fettle last week where he claimed a top-20 finish. Course form is also a positive for the Texan this week - who has never missed a cut at the Wyndham and who has twice finished in the top-10.
Two of our next picks are priced at $7,200. The first of which is Luke List.
Let's dispense with the elephant in the room when it came to List last week; he putted horrendously, and it did not go unnoticed by golf fans.
Bar that putting, however, List has been a ball striking machine as of late and over his last 12 rounds he sits third in this week's field for that category. Course form-wise, List is the anomaly of our group, and he's never played this event particularly well - but I'm sticking my neck out and saying that's going to change as statistically he's a good fit.
Sam Burns is next up at the same price as List, and I like that he comes in rested this week as opposed to so many who had to endure last week's tough test. Over his past 12 rounds, Burns is eight in the field for Strokes Gained: Total and 16th in ball striking - excellent stats for a player who is fifth in the lineup.
Last but certainly not least is a man who I feel is hugely undervalued this week: Ryan Armour.
Armour is coming off back-to-back missed cuts, which is a little disconcerting. However, his stats in those missed cuts weren't bad at all, and before those weeks, he was on a heater with back-to-back top-5 finishes.
The American is 12th in this week's field for Strokes Gained: Total over his past 12 rounds, and on his last three visits to the Wyndham, he has three top-25 finishes including two top-8 finishes.
One and Done Pick:
GolfHound's Draftkings lineup:
Webb Simpson $11,200
Harris English $9,300
Kevin Kisner $8,300
Luke List $7,200
Sam Burns $7,200
Ryan Armour $6,800
Total Team Value: $50 million