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We’re back at The King’s place for the second leg of the Florida swing.

The 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando is next up on the PGA Tour schedule, the third designated event in four weeks.

World No. 2 Scottie Scheffler is back to defend his title while No. 1 Jon Rahm is looking for his fourth win of 2023. Rory McIlroy, No. 3 in the Official World Golf Ranking and the same in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, has finished inside the top 13 at Bay Hill in seven of the last eight seasons including a win in 2018.

Overall, 23 of the game’s best 25 players will tee it up come Thursday.

Golf course

Bay Hill Club and Lodge | Par 72 | 7,466 yards

Course comparisons (according to Data Golf): 1. Annadale GC, 2. PGA West (Nicklaus Tournament Course), 3. TPC Scottsdale

A tee box on the range is reserved containing a golf bag and umbrella for Arnold Palmer during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill Club and Lodge. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Course history

Bay Hill Club & Lodge – Course History for the #APInv

Includes AVG finish position and SG per rd since 2015

According to @DataGolf, course history at Bay Hill is the 4th most predictive on Tour

— Ron Klos (@PGASplits101) February 27, 2023

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