The TOUR heads south from Augusta National to Georgia’s coast for the RSM Classic at Sea Island Resort. The tournament will be played on two courses this week, with the first two days rotating between the Seaside and Plantation Course, with the tournament moving back to Seaside on the weekend.
The RSM Classic is a tournament that has given way to first-time winners and longshots. Since 2013, the average winning odds have been +10400, with Mackenzie Hughes being the longest at +25000 in 2016 and Kevin Kisner the shortest at +2200 in 2015.
If you’re looking at first-round leaders, they’ll most likely come from someone playing on the Plantation Course. The course is a short, par 72 and ranked inside the top 7 easiest courses last season in scoring relative to par (70.44 scoring average).
Top 15 in fairways gained over his past eight rounds and first in opportunities gained over the previous 12 rounds, Henley has all the makings to perform well here. He’s been gaining