Daily Fantasy Golf Weather Report for the Valero Texas Open

Wind plagued this event in 2015. Will it happen again this year?

Usually, the impact of weather on sports is minimal, but when it comes to an outdoor sport like golf, wind, rain, heat, humidity, barometric pressure, and more can all affect player performance.

Wind has caused serious problems here at the Texas Open in the past (2015, especially). Will it happen again this year? How hot will it be? What all do you need to know?

Let's break it down.

The Forecast

According to Dark Sky, temperatures will get up to 90 on Thursday and Friday but be cooler on the weekend, and it should be cloudy until Sunday.


Those with early tee times will start with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s, and by noon, it should be 80, and golfers with the final tee time (2:10 p.m.) will start with the thermometer reading 87 or so. Steady winds from 5 to 10 miles per hour will be in effect, but no precipitation is on the radar.


Friday is mostly identical, but winds will be stronger, sitting between 8 and 14 miles per hour. When winds caused schisms in scoring in 2015, they were upwards of 20 constantly, so we won't get to that point on Friday.


Morning tee times will be warmer than in the opening rounds, but temperatures will peak at around 78 before cooling off in the early afternoon. Winds will be mostly non-existent early on but climb to nearly 15 by the afternoon, so the final golfers could be dealing with colder temperatures and wind, but we can't make that actionable in terms of player selection this far out.


Sunday will be the coldest of the weekend, starting in the mid 50s and peaking in the mid 70s. Wind will be a constant 10 to 15 for most of the day.


There will be wind, but it's not likely that it'll be enough to cause huge scoring discrepancies. Temperatures will be colder come the weekend, but you can't avoid that with your Rounds 3-4 golfers.

There's not enough in the forecast to make major changes to your player pool this week. That's especially true with a weak field already, with justsix of the world's top 40 golfers in the event.