One of the biggest PGA Tour events of the year is here, as a loaded field is at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, for the Players Championship, the fourth designated event in five weeks.
Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, the top three players in the Official World Golf Ranking, are paired together for the first two rounds and will tee off at 7:56 am ET Thursday.
TPC Sawgrass is a par-72 track measuring 7,256 yards and was designed by Pete Dye.
We’ve covered picks to win the event and sleepers (find the links below), so now it’s time to go over five props for the week.
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Jason Day: Top Australian (+175)
Jason Day hits his drive shot from the 13th tee during round three of The American Express at La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, California.
Jason Day is a former Players champion and is coming off four straight top-10 finishes. Day was featured in our expert picks list.
Shane Lowry: Top-20 finish (+210)
Shane Lowry plays his shot on the thirteenth-hole fairway during the first round of The Genesis Invitational golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Shane Lowry was featured in our expert picks list. He finished eighth and 13th in his last two trips to TPC Sawgrass.
Rory McIlroy or Max Homa to win (+550)
Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, and Max Homa, right, walk to the 15th green during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Rory McIlroy is coming off a runner-up finish at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and is a past champion at the Players. Max Homa was featured in our expert picks list. He finished 13th at Sawgrass last season and tied for 14th at Bay Hill.
Winning margin: One stroke (+225)
The trophy for the 2022 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo: David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via AP Images)
Three straight Players Championships have been decided by one stroke.
Will Zalatoris to win his group (+275)
Will Zalatoris hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
Will Zalatoris is the best player in this group. He recently finished fourth at the Genesis Invitational and tied for 26th at last year’s Players.
Story originally appeared on GolfWeek