What to Expect at the 2017 OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Mayakoba

Course Layout

El Camaleon Mayakoba, a Greg Norman designed course located in Mexico, has an overall par for the course is 72; including 4 Par 3’s, 10 Par 4’s, and 3 Par 5’s. The course, which opened just 11 years ago, has not only the typical water hazards and sand traps, but also sink holes!

 

Mayakoba

This Year’s Tournament

The total purse will be $7,100,000– with the winner receiving $1,278,00 of it plus 500 FedEx Cup points. The winner is also offered an invitation to play at The Masters!

Here are some interesting pairings that you may not want to miss:

You can watch the tournament live Thurs-Sun from 1-4PM ET on the GolfChannel.

 

Mayakoba Hole 2

Tournament History

This tournament has taken place for 10 years, and no winner has won more than once so far.

Here are the winners of this tournament for the past 5 years:

  • Pat Perez- 2016
  • Graeme McDowell- 2015
  • Charley Hoffman- 2014
  • Harris English- 2013
  • John Huh- 2012

 

Mayakoba Hole 17

Picks to Win

Here are GolfWorld’s Expert picks for the 2017 OHL Classic winner!

Top 5 Expert’s Picks
1. Pat Perez
2. Patrick Reed
3. Charles Howell III
4. Graeme McDowell
5. Ollie Schniederjans

And here are the picks made by Golf Statistician, Lucius Riccio

Top 5 Professor’s Picks
1. Emiliano Grillo
2. Jonathan Byrd
3. Zach Johnson
4. Rickie Fowler
5. Patrick Reed

 

Mayakoba

Weather Forecast

The weather during this weekend’s tournament looks nice for the most part!

Thursday: PM Showers

  • High: 85F
  • Low: 70F
  • Wind: NE 8 mph
  • Precipitation: 30% Chance

Friday: Partly Cloudy

  • High: 85F
  • Low: 72F
  • Wind: NNE 11 mph
  • Precipitation: 20% Chance

Saturday: Sunny

  • High: 85F
  • Low: 73F
  • Wind: NE 13 mph
  • Precipitation: 20% Chance

Sunday: Partly Cloudy

  • High: 85F
  • Low: 72F
  • Wind: NE 13 mph
  • Precipitation: 20% Chance
 
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