Tournament Preview + Contest: WGC-Mexico Championship


The PGA Tour is making their next stop this Thursday in a suburb of Mexico City. This tournament may not be one of the biggest in the world, but many of the world’s top players are playing to prepare for Augusta.

Enter your pick for this week’s tournament in the comments after this article to compete for prizes (Free Better Birdies T-Shirt this week).

To keep up with the contests and previews, be sure to subscribe at the end of this post and enter your pick in the comments section.

Before going over this week’s contest. Take a quick look at the official Better Birdies Champions List. Still not a single person has picked multiple winners this season.

The Champion’s List

Alex B

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Allan Kim

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Official Better Birdies Contest #6

How does it work? The object is to pick who will win this weeks tournament.

  1. Leave a comment on this column with one player’s name from the field and what their final score (total score through all 4 days) will be.
    Example: Adam Scott (-12)
  2. Based on what you put down, you will win one of the prizes below.

Take a look at my comment (the first one) to clarify how to enter.

Prizes

If you pick Player, but not score: The “name” you comment under will go into the “Champions list” on the next Tournament Preview Column.

If you pick Player & the score: FREE Better Birdies T-SHIRT + your name goes into “Champions list.” You will be contacted by email if you win. (T-Shirt will be shipped directly to you, free shipping)

*If you pick a player that no one else has picked (and win), you will receive a Twitter shoutout as well.

Tournament Preview

Played at Club de Golf Chapultepec, it is located just outside Mexico City. WGC stands for “World Golf Championship” and there are 4 WGC events per year.

DJ, Spieth, Day (update: he withdrew) and Rory’s return will be stars to watch.

TV Times

Thursday-Friday, 2-7 p.m. ET (Golf Channel). Saturday, noon-3 p.m. (GC), 3-6 p.m. (NBC). Sunday, noon-2 p.m. (GC), 2-6 p.m. (NBC).

Field Names

Player Name: (Betting Odds)

#1 Dustin Johnson 8.2/1 #9 Sergio Garcia 28/1 #17 Martin Kaymer 60/1
#2 Jordan Spieth 9.2/1 #10 Jon Rahm 28/1 #18 Bubba Watson 65/1
#3 Rory McIlroy 13/1 #11 Justin Thomas 29/1 #19 Patrick Reed 65/1
#4 Hideki Matsuyama 15.5/1 #12 Brandt Snedeker 44/1 #20 Jimmy Walker 65/1
#5 Henrik Stenson 16.5/1 #13 Gary Woodland 50/1 #21 Louis Oosthuizen 70/1
#6 Rickie Fowler 18.5/1 #14 Tyrrell Hatton 50/1 #22 Emiliano Grillo 70/1
#7 Adam Scott 26/1 #15 Phil Mickelson 60/1 #23 Zach Johnson 75/1
#8 Justin Rose 27/1 #16 Paul Casey 60/1 Odds by Betfair

Full List of Players


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