2024 Valspar Championship: Top 10 power rankings at Innisbrook

A power ranking of the top 10 golfers set to compete at the 2024 Valspar Championship, a PGA Tour event at the Copperhead course at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida.
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OWGR: 32nd. FedEx Cup: 52nd. Min Woo Lee. ValsparChampionship/PowerRank/10. 10

Min Woo Lee is making his Valspar Championship debut. 

He has the chops to win on his first try at the Copperhead course. Lee has gotten the job done on multiple occasions on the DP World Tour and has been sniffing around on the PGA Tour, too.

Lee recorded his best career finish in the U.S. when he took T-2nd a few weeks ago at the Cognizant Classic in the Palm Beaches. If Lee could handle a devilish test like PGA National, I like his chances at Innisbrook.

Lee has made all three cuts on the Florida Swing thus far. He flashed a flair for the dramatic by rolling in a 60-footer to play the weekend last week at the Players Championship.

The Chef wound up at T-54th at TPC Sawgrass.

He also rolled in a 64-foot birdie putt at the Arnold Palmer Invitational the week prior.

While he likely will be a bit peeved at not finishing higher last week on one of golf’s biggest stages, he’s proved to have the right demeanor to brush it off.

Lee is also blossoming into a fan favorite with his social media hype videos, mullet and mustache. He has an easy-going way of interacting with fans.

“I've always tried to have the motto of, (it) doesn't matter how good or bad I play, just try to make other people's day better and try to laugh about it,” Lee said in a PGA Tour article, “and I'm doing that while playing good. So it's quite a double-whammy.”

The 25-year-old Aussie is small in stature but he can swing a club. He ranks fourth on the PGA Tour in average club head speed (124.22 miles per hour). That helps him rank seventh in average driving distance (308 yards).

Lee checks in at 18th in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (.517).