It's that time of year again. The PGA Tour is off to New Orleans for the Zurich Classic.
This tourney has produced no repeat winners in the past ten years and it typically is a crown that goes earned by a player that at the time may not be considered a "upper echelon" player.
Last years winner Andres Romero (pictured) won here last year, putting him on the map as a winner on the PGA Tour, and showing the world what he is capable of.
This years field is a very interesting one.
I had a tough time weeding out my six pack this week. It's so hard for me to pick against Kenny Perry this week, but since he is at 12:1 I cannot pick him. And since he pretty much had one of the biggest meltdowns in Masters history, costing me a large chunk of change, as I had him at 60:1 to win it all, I am still pissed off at him, and feel satisfied, that I can't put him in my sixer anyway!
My pick of Brian Gay at 60/1 greatly helped me pad my offshore account last week, and also catapulted me even higher in the Yahoo fantasy pool.
I am now in 798th place overall. That may not sound so great, but considering there are well over 50,000 people, That's very good. Also in my group, The Fans of Hunter Mahan, I am ranked 6th out of 637 people!
I feel great about this weekend. Not only because we will be in the high 70's here in New England, and I will be practicing for MY first major of my golf club's year, but I really like my six pack, and my Yahoo selections.
If you ever want to check out how I am as a golfer in real life, you can view all of my rounds and stats for the past few years under the individual stats section of my clubs website nshgc.com
This week for my Yahoo picks I am going with the following:
Kenny Perry (st) Justin Rose
Nick Watney (st) Steve Stricker (st) David Toms Lucas Glover
Charles Howell III (st) Ian Poulter
I know, I know CH3 is on my Yahoo team. You can rest assured that almost guarantees he misses the cut, withdraws, or gets disqualified. I am not ruling out a lightning strike either. Not only does it look like he went a little crazy with the 'ol Crest Whitestrips, but that guy for some reason is always the kiss of death to anything fantasy for me.
Well, if you are ready, then so am I. Let's lay down the six pack for this week, and try to keep the gravy train flowing!