2019 Masters Picks Roundup: Will A Soft Course Favor Bombers?

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The tradition unlike another other

I penned this almost-opinion piece for Golfweek about the soft conditions and whether the players who carry the ball longest will be an a distinct advantage. My instinct says yes, but Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson and others made a case that distance will have just its normal advantage. In part, that may stem from the fairway cut here that has minimized roll in the last decade.

That said, here are the leaders in PGA Tour carry distance.

Remember, No. 5 adds another driver back in the hands of the big boys.

David Dusek looks at the statistics if you’re wanting to validate a case for longer players.

Dan Kilbridge reaches out to the last minute gamblers and fantasy players with his advice for Golfweek.

Ryan Herrington offers up nine "sneaky” picks for Golf World.

ESPN’s Chris Fallica is picking Jon Rahm and expanding his efforts to the Masters, reports Doug Stutsman for the Augusta Chronicle.

The Golf.com gang makes their picks here.