DFS PGA Optimal Lineups - WGC-HSBC Champions
Drew Phelps explores every Fairway, reads every Green and uses his DFS Golf experience to put together winning Optimal Lineups for the WGC-HSBC Champions.
The last leg of this Asian swing ends at a World Golf Championship event. That means the money is big and all the biggest stars in the game come to play in China for the HSBC Champions.
Tiger Woods once called the layout of the Sheshan International Golf Club (West), "the crowning jewel of all of Asian Golf." The course stretches out 7,266 yards and it is set amid 1,000-year-old gingko trees, manmade waterways and a natural quarry. The HSBC Champions is in its 12th year and eighth time as a World Golf Championship (WGC) event. Sheshan opened in 2004 as the Shanghai region's first golf club and remains one of its most exclusive.
There is a lot to know about this course starting with every Par 3 is over 200 yards in length. Two of the Par 5's are reachable in two by most all of the players in the field but very few can do it on all four of them. These players will be forced to hit a bunch of 175 and 200 plus yard shots with accuracy which brings in ball striking and...