After two weeks off, the Web.com Tour resumes its domestic slate at this week’s inaugural North Mississippi Classic, to be contested at the Country Club of Oxford.
This week marks the second consecutive new event on the Web.com Tour schedule, after LSU alum Sam Burns emerged victorious at the Savannah Golf Championship earlier this month, making birdie on the final three holes at The Landings Club (Deer Creek) to finish one shot better than Roberto Castro.
Ole Miss standout junior Braden Thornberry will compete this week on a sponsor’s invitation, and last year’s NCAA individual champion is sure to draw a vocal contingent throughout the week at the CC of Oxford.
Should we expect Thornberry to contend for the title in the Magnolia State?
Here are 10 players to watch at our inaugural North Mississippi Classic.
The Savannah Golf Championship winner and reigning NCAA Player of the Year is motivated to earn a Three-Victory Promotion to the PGA TOUR, and a week spent in contention in Mississippi would surprise no one.