Mayakoba Classic Preview: Fowler's the Favorite
Mayakoba Classic Preview: Fowler's the Favorite

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

The short fall season is nearly at an end and this week the PGA Tour moves to Mexico for the Mayakoba Classic, but many of the big names who played last week were not on the flight this week to Mexico. Although the new schedule has provided ample opportunity for the best players in the game to play during fall, this event does not draw the biggest names.

However, a few names might surprise you. El Camaleon Golf Club has been the course for this event since 2007. As always, one of the keys this week will be determining which players are here to play and which are here to start their offseason in style with a Mexican vacation.

This week:
Mayakoba Classic - El Camaleon Golf Club, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Last Year:
Patton Kizzire shot a final-round 67 on his way to a one-stroke victory over Rickie Fowler.

FAVORITES

Rickie Fowler (8-1)

Fowler was the odds-on favorite entering last week's event and didn't disappoint with a T4. The problem again was Fowler ended up in a good spot after falling out of the mix prior to Sunday's final round. It's a story that's becoming all too common with Fowler. But, the fact remains, he's good enough to win, especially at places like this, where he almost won last year.

Jordan Spieth (12-1)

Spieth's name is driving his second-favorite status this week, because his play sure isn't. Spieth was among the favorites last week and finished T55. Spieth hasn't

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only Golf Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire Golf fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the 2013 FSWA Golf Writer of the Year. In addition to producing the weekly preview and the bulk of the draft kit content, Vara participates in Yahoo!'s "Experts Picks" where he routinely dominates. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
FanDuel PGA: RBC Heritage
FanDuel PGA: RBC Heritage
RBC Heritage Preview: A Shot-Maker's Course
RBC Heritage Preview: A Shot-Maker's Course
Yahoo DFS Golf: RBC Heritage
Yahoo DFS Golf: RBC Heritage
DraftKings PGA: RBC Heritage
DraftKings PGA: RBC Heritage