2017 Farmers Insurance Open Tournament Preview

Farmers Insurance Open LogoThe PGA Tour returns once again to beautiful Torrey Pines in San Diego for the 2017 Farmers Insurance Open. Played on two courses (Torrey Pines North and South) for the first two rounds, the weekend is played on the South course for the players that make the cut. Top players from the PGA Tour start to make their return at the Farmers Insurance Open with more big money tournaments coming up on the schedule.

2017 Farmers Insurance Open Tourney Preview

The 2017 Farmers Open will once again have a strong field for fantasy golf players to choose from. Defending champion Brandt Snedeker will headline a field that has a number of top PGA Tour players including: Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama and Jimmy Walker, allowing you to have a better shot at creating a solid lineup at FanDuel.

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Free Golf Contest for the Farmers Insurance Open

Dates - January 26 – January 29, 2017

Prize Pool - $6,700,000

First Place - $1,180,000

FedEx Cup Points - 500

Torrey Pines CC Golf Course

2017 Farmers Insurance Open Golf Course

Name of Course – Torrey Pines GC (South)

Where is Torrey Pines GC - La Quinta, CA

Torrey Pines Golf CoursePar – 72

Yards – 7569

Slope Rating - 144

Year Built – 1957

Designed by - William F. Bell redesigned by Rees Jones in 2001

Past Champions

Brandt Snedeker Defending ChampionBrandt Snedeker2016 – Brandt Snedeker


Jason Day2015 – Jason Day


Scott Stallings2014 - Scott Stallings


Tiger Woods2013 - Tiger Woods


Other Farmers Insurance Open info - Trends, Tidbits

  • Tiger Woods has won tournaments on Torrey Pines 7 times
  • Tournament began as the San Diego Open in 1952 and continued to use that name in its title until 1985
  • Has been played at Torrey Pines Golf Course since 1968

2017 Farmers Insurance Open Fantasy Golf Picks Info

Course history will play a big part in your strategy in making your fantasy golf picks at DraftKings this week. Some top players may be rusty from not having played much so also focus on golfers that have played either overseas or started the season in Hawaii at either the SBS TOC or the Sony Open to see if anyone has being playing really well lately.

Why you need expert picks for the 2017 Farmers Open

It gets harder to pick winners when you have a stronger field that includes half of the top 25 golfers in the world to choose from. Who will win the 2017 Farmers Insurance Open or which players are the best picks for your fantasy golf team? The only guys you can trust are the guys at Golfbanker.com. You want expert picks…you better listen to the actual experts!