PGA Tee To Green
WGC Mexico Championship
By DfsDudes

WGC Mexico Championship
February 20th-23rd, 2020

 

 

Course

The PGA Tour heads south of the border this week for the WGC Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City, Mexico February 19-23. This is a Par 71 course and is 7,310 yards featuring 3 Par 5’s, 4 Par 3’s and 11 Par 4’s. While each of the Par 5’s is over 570 yards with the longest being 619 yards, Club de Golf Chapultepec is at elevation. Club de Golf Chapultepec is at 7,400 feet above sea level… Tee it high and let if fly!

Weather

Looks Beautiful in Mexico this week! Temperatures will be in the mid 70’s to low 80’s all week.

 

Field and Cut

This is WGC Event and there is no cut rule this week. This means barring a WD all of your rostered players will play all four rounds this week. There are a number of players in the field that are in the TOP 50 in the World Golf Rankings here is a look at those playing this week that are currently in the Top 15 in the world.

1. Rory McIlroy
3. Jon Rahm
4. Justin Thomas
5. Dustin Johnson
6. Patrick Cantlay
7. Webb Simpson
9. Xander Schauffele
11. Tommy Fleetwood
12. Tony Finau
13. Patrick Reed
14. Adam Scott
15. Louis Oosthuizen

Recent Winners

2019 Dustin Johnson
2018 Phil Mickelson – Not in the field this week.
2017 Dustin Johnson

DJ Is a clear cut favorite this week. Over the past three years he’s finished 1st, 7th, 1st.

What the Oddsmakers Say

Rory McIlroy +600
Dustin Johnson +700
Jon Rahm +1000
Justin Thomas +1000
Adam Scott +1600
Webb Simpson +1600
Hideki Matsuyama +2000
Xander Schauffele +2000
Tommmy Fleetwood +2200
Bryson DeChambeau +2500
Louis Oosthuizen +3300
Patrick Reed +3300

Odds are Subject to Change

The Bottom Line

Scoring is the bottom line here, -21, -16 and -14 have won this championship in each of the last three years. We are still on the west side of the North America, which means Poa so strokes gained putting Poa greens is one of the stat categories to weigh here. This course is going to play closer to 6,700-6,900 yards because of the elevation it sits at.

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