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The Five: Storylines to follow at revamped ColonialFORT WORTH, Texas The Charles Schwab Challenge returns this week to venerable Colonial Country Club for the 78th year. The longest-running PGA TOUR tournament at the same venue, the Charles Schwab includes the No. 1 player in the world, Scottie Scheffler, and a handful of players who contended at last weeks PGA Championship, among them Tony Finau, Collin Morikawa and Justin Rose. All of them will encounter a refresh, in the words of Adam Scott, that sought to return Colonial to its presentation for the 1941 U.S. Open won by Craig Wood.Colonial has new grass throughout. It has new bunkers and some places where bunkers used to be but are no more. Some greens are lower. One is noticeably higher.But it is the same routing among the towering pecans on the Trinity River that many TOUR players have loved since the first PGA TOUR stop here in 1946, when Ben Hogan beat Harry Todd for his first of five wins at Colonial. Scores typically run low in the Charles Schwab. But that might change this year, given the new greens and other factors.They really have this firmness, the ball’s rolling out when you get on them, said Tom Hoge, who played college golf at nearby TCU, on Wednesday. So it really does change strategy. Youve got to be in the fairway here this week to have any sort of control coming into these greens. I think the golf course will play quite a bit more difficult this year as a result.Grillo won last years Charles Schwab Challenge at 8-under par, including a second-round 65. But that version of Colonial Country Club no longer exists at least in the devilish details. The Gil Hanse renovation altered many features, notably at the par-3 eighth hole, where the green was moved about 30 yards to the left, snug against a deep creek channel. Hanse and his crews introduced a sandy native area left of the fifth fairway and stretched it all the way to the seventh green, adding an element of rustic ruggedness to the 1936 design credited to John Bredemus and Perry Maxwell. They also eliminated the concrete spillway between the last two holes where, one year ago, Grillos tee shot on the 18th clambered back toward him in the slow current. That now is a natural-looking waterway.Not where I want it to be, the 31-year-old Argentine admitted. I’m working really hard on it. I wish I could say different right now. The last month and a half or so it’s been tough, but this is golf, everybody knows this. You can’t always play good. When you don’t, you just have to keep grinding, get through the storm, and enjoy the sunny days more than ever.As long as the right tee box is played, I think it’s a fantastic par 3, said 2016 champion Jordan Spieth.The new greens remain firm, playing almost like Bermuda. That presents problems for players hitting longer irons, Spieth said.The firmness of the greens, it’s not really, doesn’t seem to me to be able to yield holding 5-irons, he said. But if it’s a mid-iron in, a good shot gets really rewarded. Then if you miss in the wrong spot, you can be in big trouble.Scott, the 2014 winner, noted the work at No. 8, which swung the green away from the Trinity River. The green now budges up against a creek that used to not be in play.I think the eighth is great, Scott said. I think that’s a great improvement. Generally I think everything is a nice change. I mean, some of it is fairly subtle. I really think what’s nice is it feels like Colonial Country Club still, and holes like the eighth are certainly improved.

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