Weekly Preview: Wyndham Championship

Weekly Preview: Wyndham Championship

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

Wyndham Championship

Sedgefield Country Club
Greensboro, NC 

The PGA Tour heads to North Carolina for the final "regular season" event of the campaign.

For most in the field, the Wyndham Championship is just another stop, but for those jockeying for a spot in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, this tournament becomes the most important on the schedule. This week's event also provides many golfers the opportunity to improve their chances of making the TOUR Championship at the end of the season, so even though the playoffs don't start for another week, there is still a lot on the line. 

As expected, the field is a little thin, and that's due to the Wyndham Championship's spot of the schedule, tucked between a WGC event and the postseason tournaments. For anyone playing this week and last, it's going to be a long stretch of golf, with no break for five weeks. That's enough to scare most of the top players off, but there are some brave souls on hand, including the favorite, Webb Simpson, who as you'll see soon, has a superb track record here. 

The field may be thin, but we have plenty of course history to work with. Working against us are the two most recent winners, Jim Herman and J.T. Poston. Long shots have proven they can win, so you'll want to extend your research beyond the golfers at the top.

LAST YEAR

Jim Herman shot a final-round 63 on his way to a one-stroke victory over Billy

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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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