Power Rankings: Transitions Championship


The Florida Swing rolls along I-4 into Tampa for this week's Transitions Championship. The course and the tournament may be one of the most underrated by fans, but every week is a big one in fantasy. Luke Donald and Charl Schwartzel headline the field at Innisbrook, as well as last week's winner Justin Rose.

Take a look at our fantasy rankings for this week, then tweet out your picks using the hashtag #GCFantasy and send them to me @RyanBallengeeGC. Also be sure to join the Golf Channel Fantasy Challenge to test yourself against our panel of experts, including defending champion Win McMurry.

1. Martin Laird: Laird was T-5 here last year on a course that suits his form. He's driving the ball long and straight. Before Doral, he was 16th on Tour in total driving.

2. Justin Rose: Last week's winner putted beautifully down the stretch at Doral. Rose was T-5 and T-13 in his last two Tampa starts.

3. Charl Schwartzel: Schwartzel continues his roll with a T-4 at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. It is his first start at Innisbrook, however.

4. Nick Watney: Off to a lukewarm start, Watney may be ready to turn that corner at the Copperhead. He was in the top 13 in his last three starts here.

5. Webb Simpson: With a chance to win here last year, a 3-putt on the 72nd hole gave away the win. Despite a poor final round at Doral, Simpson is again playing consistent golf.

6. Luke Donald: The world No. 2 finished T-6 last week at Doral, ending a small slide bridging 2011 and '12. He was T-6 here in his last Tampa start in 2010 as well.

7. Brandt Snedeker: Among the leaders on Tour against scoring average, Snedeker has two top-8 finishes in his last four Tampa starts.

8. Bo Van Pelt: BVP has been in the top 10 in his last two medal play starts and has a pair of top-10 finishes in Tampa.

9. John Huh: The Question Mark is back for his second start after winning in Mexico. It's his first Tampa start, but confidence can go a long way.

10. Sergio Garcia: Garcia is a flier this week, especially with that 12 at Doral still very fresh. He was perfect through 36 holes here last year, however.

You can watch complete coverage of the Transitions Championship Thursday-Friday live on Golf Channel from 3PM-6PM ET.