The 34th event of the wraparound season is upon us, as the PGA Tour heads to West Virginia for The Greenbrier Classic. A field of 156 will tackle Old White TPC, which has hosted this event since 2010.
Be sure to join the Golf Channel Fantasy Challenge to test yourself against our panel of experts, including defending champion Ryan Lavner. Click here for full fantasy assistance, including stats and picks.
Angel Cabrera won this event a year ago by two shots over George McNeill. Here are 10 players to watch in White Sulphur Springs:
1. Webb Simpson: Hasn't done much since a runner-up at Quail Hollow, but he usually finds a spot on the leaderboard at The Greenbrier. Simpson finished third here a year ago, his third top-10 finish in the last four years. If the putter remotely cooperates, he'll contend again.
2. Bill Haas: Haas has been his usual reliable self this season, with a win in the California desert the highlight of eight top-25 finishes. He finished T-18 at the Memorial earlier this month and has three top-25 finishes at The Greenbrier, including a 2011 playoff loss.
3. Kevin Kisner: It's not if, but when Kisner will earn his breakthrough victory. He finished T-12 at the U.S. Open in his last start, his fifth top-15 finish over a stretch of seven starts that includes a pair of playoff losses. Kisner has never broken par in six rounds at Old White TPC, but that streak should end quickly.
4. Paul Casey: The Englishman narrowly missed out on a win last week in Connecticut, but he has displayed a knack for maintaining momentum over several weeks. Casey ranks sixth on Tour in GIR percentage, 12th in strokes gained tee-to-green and should have plenty of birdie opportunities this week.
5. Bubba Watson: Watson enters off a victory at TPC River Highlands, and now tees it up on a course where he and his family spend plenty of time during the year. The familiarity has helped him to a pair of top-30 finishes over the past two years, including a T-16 finish last year.
6. Keegan Bradley: While he slowed over the weekend in Connecticut, Bradley's game is starting to show signs of progress. He now has four straight top-40 finishes since missing the cut at TPC Sawgrass, and Bradley tied for fourth here a year ago.
7. Tony Finau: The rookie continues to impress, and Finau has now racked up six straight top-25 finishes dating back to the Wells Fargo Championship. He ranks 15th on Tour in birdie average and is making a bid for inclusion in the Rookie of the Year discussion.
8. Graham DeLaet: The Canadian missed out on a win last week, but he continues to round into form. DeLaet now has three straight top-30 finishes, and in each of his three trips to The Greenbrier he has recorded at least one round of 66 or better.
9. Brendon de Jonge: De Jonge went to school at nearby Virginia Tech, and he tends to play well here. The Zimbabwean has three top-20 finishes in five starts, highlighted by a third-place finish in 2010, and he was also T-4 in 2011.
10. Patrick Reed: Reed missed the cut in his Greenbrier debut in 2013, but he bounced back with a T-26 finish last year and should improve on that result this week. Reed has 11 top-25 finishes this season and ranks 12th in birdie average, 14th in total strokes gained and 25th in strokes gained putting.