The PGA Tour heads north to Massachusetts this week for the Dell Technologies Championship. A field of 96 players will tackle TPC Boston, with the top 70 in the points race advancing to next month's BMW Championship.
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1. Dustin Johnson: Might as well start with the world No. 1, who appears to be firing on all cylinders after his overtime victory in the postseason opener. Johnson has three top-10 finishes at TPC Boston since 2009, including a T-8 finish last year, and could still make a late push for Player of the Year consideration.
2. Jordan Spieth: The rankings begin as last week's leaderboard ended, with Spieth eclipsed only by Johnson. The Champion Golfer of the Year tied for fourth here back in 2013 en route to snagging a Presidents Cup spot, and while he hasn't been in the top 10 since, he only has one finish worse than T-13 since mid-June.
3. Jason Day: The Aussie hasn't won here, but he's still amassed an impressive resume at this particular venue. Day was a runner-up in 2010 and has finished T-15 or better each of the last four years and six of the last seven. He appears to have found his footing after a T-9 finish at the PGA and T-6 finish last week.
4. Rory McIlroy: The defending champ thrives at TPC Boston, having won here in a shootout in 2012 and also having tied for fifth in 2014. McIlroy appeared to be searching for his game last week at Glen Oaks, but he still managed a T-34 showing and should do a little better this week on a course that is more receptive to misses off the tee and around the greens.
5. Jon Rahm: Rahm had seemingly cooled off following his romp at the Irish Open earlier this summer, but he again flashed some impressive form last week en route to a T-3 finish. He'll again be making his debut on a course many of the world's best have seen several times before, but that hasn't exactly slowed him down through the first eight months of the year.
6. Hideki Matsuyama: The Japanese phenom is always a threat, but this is a course where he has had surprisingly little success. Matsuyama has yet to crack the top 10 at TPC Boston, although his results have gotten progressively better in his three prior trips, peaking with last year's T-15 finish. His missed cut last week was his first since February.
7. Adam Scott: Scott was a surprise addition to this week's field, but he's another veteran with some fond memories in Norton. This is where the Aussie earned his first PGA Tour win back in 2003, and has finished T-8 or better in four of his last six appearances. He might need a similar result this week if he's going to keep alive his chances of making the Tour Championship.
8. Rickie Fowler: Fowler edged Henrik Stenson to win here two years ago, but that's surprisingly his lone top-20 finish in seven trips to TPC Boston. Fowler seems poised to add a second strong result this week given his run of consistency this year, with six top-10 finishes over his last nine worldwide starts.
9. Justin Thomas: Thomas hasn't fared well at this event, missing the cut last year and finishing T-56 in 2015, but he returns to New England a much different player than he was even last year. In his first start since lifting the Wanamaker Trophy, Thomas tied for sixth at Glen Oaks and could challenge for win No. 5 of the season this week.
10. Matt Kuchar: Kuchar was a hard-luck runner-up at Royal Birkdale, but he hasn't slowed down since being denied the claret jug. In four starts since, he has finished outside the top 20 just once, and last week tied for 10th despite a sluggish final round. His record at TPC Boston includes four top-15 finishes since 2009, highlighted by a T-4 finish in 2013.