Weekly Preview: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship

Weekly Preview: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship

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Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship

Corales Golf Club
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic  

The PGA continues its trip back in time this week as the penultimate event of the 2019-2020 season takes place in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. It's a little odd that of the three events taking place after the start of the 2020-2021 season, this one is the only non-major, but it is what it is. Speaking of said major, I guess the bomb-and-gouge strategy can work at a U.S. Open. Of course, it helps if the golfer employing that strategy is Bryson DeChambeau, who happens to hit the ball further than anyone on Tour. It will be interesting to see how many guys come back in January with a little more bulk than this year. It would be fun to see Charles Howell III add 40 pounds of muscle on that frame, but my guess is it will be mostly the younger guys trying to employ DeChambeau's strategy. 

As for this week, as you might expect, the field is very thin, but as is often the case at these types of events, we've got some younger talent in play hoping to break through for that first PGA Tour win.

Last Year

Graeme McDowell shot a final-round 69 on his way to a one-stroke victory over Mackenzie Hughes and Chris Stroud.

FAVORITES

Will Zalatoris (14-1)

Well, this is certainly interesting. A guy that not many had heard of prior to the U.S. Open is the

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