This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.
Caves Valley Golf Club
Owings Mills, MD
The PGA Tour heads to Maryland for the second leg of the FedExCup Playoffs.
Weather delay aside, we couldn't have asked for much more out of the first postseason event. Not only did we have an elite player near the top of the leaderboard all week in Jon Rahm, we also got a playoff! Oh, and a fan favorite happened to break his 35-year winless drought. Okay, it wasn't quite that long, but every time Tony Finau found himself in contention it was the same story over and over about how long it had been since his last win, and I was as guilty as anyone. Finau had inexplicably won only once on the PGA Tour prior to this past Monday, but that's no longer an issue and I have a feeling he might take his game to the next level now that he no longer has to hear the talk about his inability to close.
As we move to the second event on the playoff schedule, I have to take a quick look back to last week and how it was upsetting that we had such little course history to consider, and now, well, now we have nothing. This doesn't come as a huge surprise, as this event has been all over the map over the past decade, from just south of Chicago to just west of Chicago to just north of Chicago and now we are just east