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    • Steve Stricker, to no one's surprise, is one of the top picks this week. (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images) Steve Stricker, to no one's surprise, is one of the top picks this week. (Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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    EXPERT PICKS
    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. To find out more about PGATOUR.COM's fantasy golf, click here.

    PGATOUR.COM Expert Fantasy selections Projected champion Comments
    SEAN MARTIN,
    Events Editor
    Charles Howell III, Chris Kirk
    Zach Johnson, Jordan Spieth
    Kirk Totally going on a feeling here, but he's made the cut in all 20 starts this season and has finished in the top 30 in all three starts at TPC Deere Run.
    D.J. PIEHOWSKI,
    Digital Producer
    Chris Kirk, Scott Langley
    Jordan Spieth, Steve Stricker
    Langley Don't worry, Stricker and Spieth are still there for insurance, but let's take a chance on Langley, a former Illini who is in solid form and has been playing the John Deere for years.
    RYAN SMITHSON, 
    Site Producer
    Brendon de Jonge, Zach Johnson
    Steve Stricker, Jordan Spieth
    Spieth I hate to use Spieth this week because I am down to two starts for him, but how can I bench him?
    BILL COONEY, 
    Site Producer
    Zach Johnson, Kevin Streelman
    Steve Stricker, Jordan Spieth
    Spieth So many high finishes this season without a victory. I'm thinking he repeats this week.
    ROB BOLTON, 
    Fantasy Columnist
    Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore
    Jordan Spieth, Steve Stricker
    Johnson It doesn’t get any more obvious than ZJ and Stricker at the John Deere, but I’m equally pleased with Moore and Spieth as complements.
    BRYAN MULLEN,
    Site Producer
    Harris English, Zach Johnson
    Daniel Summerhays, Jordan Spieth
    English Shot 65-67 on the weekend last year for a T15. It's been a season of ups and downs, but had a recent T7 at Travelers.
    MIKE McALLISTER,
    Managing Editor
    Harris English, Jordan Spieth
    Steve Stricker, Chris Stroud
    Stroud Will a native Texan break through at John Deere for the second straight year? Stroud has already knocked on the door a few times this season.
    ANNE DETLEFSEN,
    Site Producer
    Zach Johnson, Chris Kirk
    Ryan Moore, Steve Stricker
    Moore Tough week to make a move in the standings. Moore's got 5 top 10s this season, including a win at CIMB.
    CHRIS DUNHAM, 
    Site Producer
    Bud Cauley, Tim Clark
    Brian Harman, Morgan Hoffmann
    Hoffmann Getting increasingly desperate and taking my top 4 that no one else has picked. Hoffmann has the game to win soon and hopefully he finds some form this week.
    JOHN SWANTEK, 
    Host, LIVE@
    Robert Streb, Kevin Streelman
    Chris Stroud, Steve Stricker
    Stricker Strictly a strident selection. Not a stretch for the 3-time champion, striving for a 4th title to stream straight to the stratosphere in tournament history.
    HELEN ROSS, 
    Chief of Correspondents

    Billy Hurley III, Zach Johnson
    Jordan Spieth, Steve Stricker
    Stricker I imagine my first three picks mirror those of many of my colleagues. Ditto for my winner but how can you pick against the three-time champ?
    BRIAN WACKER, 
    Staff writer

    Sang-Moon Bae, Zach Johnson
    Kevin Na, Steve Stricker
    Johnson Top-three finishes -- including a win -- in four of the last five years make it pretty difficult to pick anyone other than the king of TPC Deere Run.
    AMANDA BALIONIS,
    Host, Trending on TOUR
    Luke Guthrie, Zach Johnson
    Jerry Kelly, Steve Stricker
    Stricker Semi-retired life somehow translates to strong finishes for Strick.. Oh and he has a decent record on this track.


    PGATOUR.COM Experts

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    Of the 1,180 teams in the league, Manantiales2 currently leads with 10,580 points. Here's where our experts rank after The Greenbrier Classic:

    Rank Expert Team name Points
    28 SEAN MARTIN, Events Editor @PGATOURSMartin 9,432
    55 D.J. PIEHOWSKI, Digital Producer @DJPie 8,773
    197 RYAN SMITHSON, Site Producer
    Ryan Smithson 7,449
    230 BILL COONEY, Site Producer
    Bill Cooney 7,171
    234 ROB BOLTON, Fantasy Columnist
    @RobBoltonGolf 7,154
    237 BRYAN MULLEN, Site Producer Bryan Mullen
    7,135
    243 MIKE McALLISTER, Managing Editor @PGATOUR_mikemc 7,035
    250 ANNE DETLEFSEN, Site Producer
    Anne Detlefsen 6,955
    277 CHRIS DUNHAM, Site Producer @ChrisDunhamJr 6,776
    326 JOHN SWANTEK, Host, LIVE@
    Swan Tech 6,309
    415 HELEN ROSS, Chief of Correspondents helenross
    5,181
    459 BRIAN WACKER, Staff Writer
    @pgatour_brianw 4,582
    567 AMANDA BALIONIS, Host, Trending on TOUR Amanda Balionis 3,136
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