Weekly Preview: Arnold Palmer Invitational

Weekly Preview: Arnold Palmer Invitational

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

Arnold Palmer Invitational

Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Orlando, FL

The PGA Tour heads to Orlando as the Florida Swing continues with Arnie's event. The week following a major or a WGC event is sometimes a disappointment, as the field is generally not as strong as we'd like. That is the case this week, as not only are we following a WGC event, but THE PLAYERS is next week, so many of the top players are taking time off to rest up before heading to the TPC Sawgrass. Despite that, there are still some big names in the field, such as Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau. While that's about it for the best of the best, there are plenty of guys on the next tier, and as always, the course will make the action fun to watch. 

One thing working in our favor – something that we didn't have this past week – is course history. Call me crazy, but I don't mind sacrificing some big names in exchange for this information. I know one doesn't impact the other, and even though last week was a WGC event with a loaded field, I'm actually looking forward to this event more because I have some idea of what might happen.

LAST YEAR

Tyrrell Hatton shot a final-round 74 on his way to a one-stroke victory over Marc Leishman.

FAVORITES

Rory McIlroy (9-1)

I know what you're thinking: this is the part where I bash McIlroy's chances and claim he

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Greg Vara
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