This week, the PGA Tour is in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, where Harris English is the defending champion.
This is the final official event on the PGA Tour schedule for the 2014 calendar year, before the 2014-15 season resumes at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Jan. 9.
Here's a look at five players to watch at El Camaleon.
5. Will MacKenzie
Best finish in 2014-15 season: Second in playoff at The McGladrey Classic
Reason to watch: MacKenzie got off to a fast start with last year's introduction of the PGA Tour's wraparound schedule. All five of his top-10 finishes (and all nine of his top 25s for that matter) came between October and the end of March before slipping into a funk. He got off to a fast start this season with the runner-up finish at McGladrey. A year ago, he tied for 12th in the OHL Classic. There's something about an end of the calendar-year event that gives MacKenzie confidence.
4. Charles Howell III
Best finish in 2014-15 season: T14 at Sanderson Farms Championship
Reason to watch: He likes to play... a lot. This is his fifth start of the new season already. He's made all four cuts, but it's been a mixed bag results-wise -- two top-20 finishes and two outside the top 70. With a tie for sixth at Mayakoba last year, Howell notched one of his six top 10s for the season. I say it all the time: How has this guy only won twice on the PGA Tour? That's not a knock on the Tour -- it's tough to win out there. Howell is just so talented.
3. Camilo Villegas
Best finish in 2014-15 season: T54 at The McGladrey Classic
Reason to watch: If you needed proof that one tournament can make a season, look no further than Villegas. He really struggled last season, but somehow -- surprising even himself -- broke through for an unlikely win at the Wyndham Championship. It wasn't unlikely because it was Villegas. He's proven he has all the talent in the world. It was unlikely given his track record to that point. I thought maybe it would provide some confidence going forward, but it hasn't just yet. Can he get the wheels back on track in Mexico? We'll see.
2. Spencer Levin
Best finish in 2014-15 season: T10 at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
Reason to watch: In 2011, Levin lost in a playoff at Mayakoba to Johnson Wagner -- the best finish of his PGA Tour career to date. It was a struggle in 2013-14 for Levin, who had just one top-25 finish -- a T12 at Frys.com Open, his first event of the season -- and missed the cut 11 times in 20 starts. Early this season, in just two starts, he's already better than he was a year ago with that top 10 in Vegas. Maybe be can carry the momentum from that tournament to the place where he recorded his best Tour finish.
1. Harris English
Best finish in 2014-15 season: T16 at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
Reason to watch: English grabbed the second win of his young career at Mayakoba in 2013 and returns as the defending champion. There's nothing not to like about his game. He's consistent for the most part, but is prone to the occasional lull as we saw at the very end of last season where he missed the cut four of his last six starts. In his only other title defense on the PGA Tour -- the 2014 St. Jude Classic -- English missed the cut. I think he's going to have that on his mind this week and work hard to make sure it doesn't happen again.