2024 Charles Schwab Challenge: Top 10 power rankings at Colonial

A look at the 10 golfers poised for success at the 2024 Charles Schwab Challenge, a PGA Tour event held at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
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4. OWGR: 11th. FedEx Cup: 19th. Brian Harman. 2024Colonial/PowerRank/4

Coming to Colonial must feel like a baseball player taking off the donut leaving the on-deck circle.

Brian Harman has had to punch above his weight the last two weeks playing gargantuan courses like Quail Hollow and Valhalla. Not to mention one was a Signature Event and the other a major, meaning all the big guns were there to contend with, too.

A T-47th and T-26th don’t jump off the page, but those were decent results for a player ranking 154th on the PGA Tour in driving distance (289.4 yards).

Prior to that, Harman thrived on a course that’s more of his speed. He took T-12th at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town. That’s a venue that required accuracy and shotmaking, kind of like this week at the Charles Schwab Challenge.

The former Georgia Bulldog has performed well in Fort Worth. In 11 career appearances, Harman has made nine cuts with three top-10s and nine top-31s.

He’s coming off T-29th (60-69-67-74) last year. Harman was in the top 10 entering Sunday. For the week, he ranked 13th in Strokes Gained: Approach (3.138). Harman wasn’t as tidy as we’re used to seeing him on and around the greens, areas I expect him to improve upon this week.

On the season, the 37-year-old sits at 19th on the PGA Tour in SG: Putting (.485) and 51st in SG: Around-the-Green (.19).

He’s 30th in bounce back percentage (25.93%), which is a nice tool to have, especially when going through the Horrible Horseshoe.