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    • While most experts are picking Tiger Woods to win, Phil Mickelson is also a popular choice at Torrey Pines. (Halleran/Getty Images) While most experts are picking Tiger Woods to win, Phil Mickelson is also a popular choice at Torrey Pines. (Halleran/Getty Images)

    How it works: Each week, our experts from PGATOUR.COM will make four selections, matching their picks for the TOUR's fantasy game and attempt to accumulate the most FedExCup points throughout the season.

    Expert picks: Farmers Insurance Open

    Expert
    Fantasy selections
    Projected champion
    Sean
    Martin
    Rickie Fowler, Bill Haas
    Brandt Snedeker, Tiger Woods
    Brandt
    Snedeker
    He's finished no worse than ninth in his past four Farmers starts, including a win and two runners-up. That's good enough for me.

     
    John
    Swantek
    Bill Haas, Phil Mickelson
    Jimmy Walker, Tiger Woods
    Phil
    Mickelson
    Return to Torrey is usually enough to fully engage him, but presence of Tiger will squeeze a bit more juice out of Phil.

     
    D.J.
    Piehowski
    Keegan Bradley, Brandt Snedeker
    Jimmy Walker, Tiger Woods

    Brandt
    Snedeker
    His form has been dicey lately, but Torrey Pines has been an ATM for Snedeker the last 5 years. No risk, no reward.

     
    Anne
    Detlefsen
    Keegan Bradley, Jason Day
    Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods

    Tiger
    Woods
    It's the obvious, safe pick, but there is no doubt he will be in the mix Sunday.

     
    Ryan
    Smithson
    Charley Hoffman, Phil Mickelson
    Brandt Snedeker, Tiger Woods

    Tiger
    Woods
    I hate having to burn Tiger this early, especially when Phil is in top form.

     
    Chris
    Dunham
    Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson
    Tiger Woods, Nick Watney
    Rickie
    Fowler
    My best bro from high school will tell you I refuse to be conventional here. Fowler shot 77 in Round 1 last year and still managed a top 10.

     
    Bryan
    Mullen
    Jason Day, Brandt Snedeker
    Jimmy Walker, Tiger Woods
    Tiger
    Woods
    Sometimes it's simple. With Woods' record of success here, there's no reason to get cute.

     
    Bill
    Cooney
    Keegan Bradley, Bill Haas
    Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods

    Phil
    Mickelson
    Three-time champ gets nod over Tiger after his T2 last week in Abu Dhabi. I think he's got a big appetite for a monster year.

     
    Rob
    Bolton
    Bill Haas, Phil Mickelson
    Jimmy Walker, Tiger Woods
    Tiger
    Woods
    Sticking with the top four in my Power Rankings. There’s no reason that Woods shouldn’t be on everyone’s roster this week.

     
    Mike
    McAllister
    Jason Day, Phil Mickelson
    Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods

    Tiger
    Woods
    Why anybody would pick somebody other than Tiger at Torrey is beyond me.

     
    Helen
    Ross
    Ben Crane, Bill Haas
    Lee Westwood, Tiger Woods

    Bill
    Haas
    He tied for sixth last week so he's obviously playing well. Not to mention, he's finished in the top 10  in his last three starts at Torrey Pines.

     
    Brian
    Wacker
    Phil Mickelson, Brandt Snedeker
    Jimmy Walker, Tiger Woods

    Tiger
    Woods
    Like a movie you've seen before, you know the ending. Woods is just too good at Torrey Pines.

     
    Amanda
    Balionis
    Bill Haas, Phil Mickelson
    Jimmy Walker, Tiger Woods

    Tiger
    Woods
    Tiger has owned this course so there's no reason to think he won't contend again.

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    215
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    @RobBoltonGolf
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    @pgatour_mikemc
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