This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.
The PGA Tour heads to Hawaii this week for what is the unofficial start to the season. Most fantasy leagues recognize either this event or the one next week as the start of the fantasy season.
As always, the field contains only winners from the previous year, and after the break since last season it is one of the more difficult events to predict. There is plenty of course history in play, but as for recent form, well that's much more difficult to come by. With that in mind, it's wise not to go too big this week in the one-and-done pools as you'd hate to waste a big gun if he weren't truly ready to start the season.
This week: Tournament of Champions – Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui
Jon Rahm (4-1)
The legend of Rahm continues to grow, and although he's yet to capture his first major, he's a popular pick this season. Rahm will look to get off to a good start again this season as he's fared well in his two previous times at this event. He finished runner-up in 2018 and was T8 last year. However, the odds are a little too slight to go down that road with him this week.
Justin Thomas (5-1)
I'll go ahead and break the bad