Last year Anthony Kim took home his first Tour victory in North Carolina at Quail Hollow Club. Ben Curtis, who made a Sunday surge with a final round 65 finished alone in second. Jim Furyk finished alone in 7th, Stewart Cink, Adam Scott, and Fred Couples finished T8, Hunter Mahan, Phil Mickelson, and Pat Perez finished T12, and J.B. Holmes and Vijay Singh finished T17 to name a few of last year’s top 25. This year the course will play at par 72 and 7442 yards. Tiger will be in the field this week and is obviously a favorite this year. Some other guys who might score well based off last previous appearances: Geoff Ogilvy, Stewart Cink, Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan and the reigning Masters Champion Angel Cabrera. The scores are going to be low this weekend with the average winning score in the last six years in -12 and the scores becoming progressively lower year after year. The picks after the jump.

The Real AC says:

I’m putting the house and kids (even though I have neither) on Geoff Ogilvy. He’s posted three top three of his last four times out, including two victories on the year, so so he is definitely ready to play in a Major caliber tournament. I’m even going to go all out and tell you what he’s going to shoot to win. He’ll shoot a cool -14. Mark it.

spencer096 says:

I’m taking, one, Tiger f*ing Woods.  He loves the Green Mile and has won here in the past, and Quail Hollow always seperates the good players from the shitty ones.  Tiger’s good.  Good and pissed off that he looked like crap at the Masters, which means he was busting it in the gym and on the range.  I smell a break-out.

The one thing that concerns me about picking Tiger is the report that the rough is absurd.  If that’s the case, then Tiger’s kinda screwed because an already narrow course just got even more penal.  However, in the same report they mentioned that the greens will be rolling around 13…and in that case, Tiger wins by at least three strokes.

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