Golfer Justin Thomas helps couple get engaged at Wells Fargo Championship

Woods was playing alongside Patrick Reed and Brooks Koepka

Woods was playing alongside Patrick Reed and Brooks Koepka

Players must score on the Par 5's to put themselves in position to contend over the weekend.

Lowry comes into the tournament fresh from a solid outing alongside fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington in the unique Zurich Classic two-man team event last week. The par 3 over the water can play a factor in the outcome of the event.

Harman defends his title at Wells Fargo on a different golf course, but one that is still familiar. Molinari proved his upside by finishing runner-up to Justin Thomas at Quail Hollow in the PGA Championship past year.

Emiliano Grillo ($7,700): It feels like before the year is up Grillo is going to break through and win his first event since the Open in 2015. Hell, Quail Hollow does not play like Quail Hollow anymore. That being said, course history should not be weighed as heavily as it is in other tournaments.

"I had a number of my friends who were playing in the tournament tell me that tee was better suited as a lemonade stand", Harris joked in the video of the new tee box on the fourth hole. He played in the Wells Fargo Championship in 2017 in Wilmington and missed the cut.

Thomas and Harman will be joined by Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Hideki Mastuyama, Masters Champion Parick Reed and Tiger Woods - who is making his first appearance since his T32 finish at Augusta National.

Rory McIlroy: A two time victor here in 2010 and 2015, McIlroy was also T4 in 2016 and lost in a playoff to Rickie Fowler in 2012.

I have a feeling people will shy away from X this week as he MDF'd at Valero where he was chalky and setup really well for the course. While few, if any, would question the outcome of last year's PGA, which was won by Justin Thomas, it was not the golf course that made the Wells Fargo one of the circuit's most popular events.

Spencer Levin made it through both stages in 2004, the last time the U.S. Open was at Shinnecock Hills, and he tied for 13th that year.

Woods missed the cut in his last Wells Fargo Championship appearance in 2012
Woods missed the cut in his last Wells Fargo Championship appearance in 2012

While paying up this week isn't all that bad, there is tons of value under $10k due to the strength of the field.

Fleetwood ranks third in strokes gained: off the tee and forth in strokes gained: tee to green for the 2018 season. FedExCup leader: Justin Thomas.

Other Plays: Webb Simpson ($8,400), Alex Noren ($8,100), and Bryson DeChambeau ($8,000). You probably won't because you're not playing well. "I think everyone would be more than willing to go back there".

"I've got to get the ball on the fairway here".

Woods said Wednesday the demanding 7,442-yard par-72 layout had grown more challenging in his absence.

Another player with distance that I will be targeting from this price point is Gary Woodland ($7,400).

He went into the final round at Augusta with many pundits expecting him to overhaul Patrick Reed and he had a chance to catch the American at the second hole but when he missed his eagle putt it seemed to knock the stuffing out of him and he stumbled to a final round of 74, eventually finishing fifth.

Charlotte's Quail Hollow Club isn't hosting one of golf's major championships this year, as it did a year ago with the PGA. Long off the tee with excellent Bermuda numbers, he ticks the right statistical boxes and won't need much improvement on recent efforts to contend.

Woods, who won at Quail Hollow in 2007, hasn't played the event since 2012. He's also barely in the top 200 in total driving efficiency at 376.

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