2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic Tournament Preview

 Mayakoba Golf Classic LogoThe Mayakoba Golf Classic is played at the El Camaleón Golf Club in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Although the weather can be beautiful in Mexico, some years the rains come and cause the schedule to become condensed. Expert picks for the Mayakoba Golf Classic can be tough because of weaker fields and unpredictable weather but our tournament preview should help you with your fantasy golf research. One of the last PGA Tour stops before going on their winter break, fantasy golf players will have only a few chances left to pad their bankroll in fantasy golf.

Historically winners of the Mayakoba Classic were golfers that were more accurate off the tee so concentrate on players with high accuracy driving percentages. Obviously course history comes into play here as you have a lot of PGA Tour veterans that mix in with rookies that have never played El Camaleón Golf Club.

2018 Mayakoba Classic Tourney Preview

The OHL Classic is now going to be called the Mayakoba Golf Classic for 2018. The tourney is In it's 12th year on the PGA Tour schedule and will have a few PGA Tour players that are bigger names playing. So far the biggest name who has committed to the Mayakoba Golf Classic is Rickie Fowler so you can expect a lot of new players on Tour that graduated from the Web.com Tour to come try to cash in early in the 2018-2019 season by also playing the 2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic. This tournament is the second last one of the year before the return to Hawaii in January for the rest of the 2018-2019 PGA Tour season.

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Free Golf Contest for the DBC

Dates - November 8 – November 11, 2018

Prize Pool - $7,200,000

First Place - $1,296,000

FedEx Cup Points - 500

Here is a recap video from last year's Mayakoba Golf Classic

Mayakoba Golf Classic Course

Name of Course – El Camaleón Golf Club

Where is El Camaleón Golf Club - Playa del Carmen, Mex

El Camaleon - MayakobaPar – 71

Yards – 6987

Slope Rating - 137

Year Built – 2007

Designed by - Greg Norman

Past Mayakoba Golf Classic Winners

Patton Kizzire Defending ChampionPatton Kizzire2017 - Patton Kizzire

 

Pat Perez2016 - Pat Perez

 

Graeme McDowell2015 – Graeme McDowell

 

Charley Hoffman2014 – Charley Hoffman

 

Other Mayakoba Classic Info - Trends, Tidbits

  • In 2007 The OHL Classic at Mayakoba became the first PGA TOUR event to ever be played outside North America
  • México’s only PGA TOUR event
  • Fred Funk won the first ever OHL Classic
  • The golf field is a bit smaller than normal with 132 entries
  • In 2013 the Mayakoba Golf Classic moved to a new fall date to be part of the expanded FedEx Cup schedule

2018 Mayakoba Classic Fantasy Golf Picks Info

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