Power Rankings: Valero Texas Open

Here are the Power Rankings for the Valero Texas Open:

  1. Corey Conners (CAN): With two previous wins at this event, Conners has a strong track record at TPC San Antonio and is picking up momentum with recent solid finishes.
  2. Hideki Matsuyama (JPN): Matsuyama has been performing well lately, with a victory at Riviera followed by strong showings at Bay Hill and TPC Sawgrass.
  3. Matt Fitzpatrick (ENG): Fitzpatrick's precision and length off the tee should suit the tough layout of TPC San Antonio, and he's coming off a solo fifth at THE PLAYERS.
  4. Byeong Hun An (KOR): An has two top-10 finishes in four attempts at TPC San Antonio and has been consistent in his performance leading up to this event.
  5. Ludvig Åberg (SWE): Åberg has been impressive so far this season, with five consecutive top-25 finishes, and his game should translate well to TPC San Antonio.
  6. Brian Harman (USA): Harman's recent T2 finish at THE PLAYERS showcases his strong tee-to-green game, which should bode well for him at this event.
  7. Harris English (USA): English returns to TPC San Antonio with solid form, having secured four straight top-25 finishes this season.
  8. Erik van Rooyen (RSA): Van Rooyen's consistent ball-striking and length off the tee make him a contender at TPC San Antonio, where he finished T14 in 2021.
  9. Billy Horschel (USA): Horschel has been quietly performing well, with two consecutive top-12 finishes, and his game suits challenging tracks like TPC San Antonio.
  10. Alex Noren (SWE): Noren's strong iron play and scrambling abilities make him a threat, especially considering his impressive greens hit and scrambling stats.
  11. Rory McIlroy (NIR): Despite not having recent success at TPC San Antonio, McIlroy arrives with consistent paydays and could thrive on a fresh challenge.
  12. Max Homa (USA): Homa's reliable scoring ability, despite not being the most accurate off the tee, gives him a chance to perform well at this event.
  13. Akshay Bhatia (USA): Bhatia's continued improvement and adaptability to different conditions make him a rising star to watch at TPC San Antonio.
  14. Aaron Rai (ENG): Rai's world-class ball-striking sets high expectations for his performance at TPC San Antonio, especially after a strong showing at Memorial Park Golf Course.
  15. Russell Henley (USA): Henley has the opportunity to bounce back after a short week at THE PLAYERS and has shown the ability to perform well under pressure.