PGA DFS Workday Charity Open Preview

The PGA DFS schedule has reopened! As a result, so has my obsession for guessing–ERRRRRR–selecting who will be rolling in a higher percentage of 15-20 foot birdie putts into the foreseeable future.

Is it mostly a ridiculous exercise in futility? Pretty much. But, that certainly won’t be stopping me. And, whether my suggestions work out or flame out, it will always be an honor going into every PGA DFS battle with you each week. That, and I have nothing better to do. Especially now.

First and foremost, in PGA DFS it’s all about getting your guys to the weekend. Generally, I will fill out my roster with guys in the $7,100-$9,000 range. The factors I consider are event history, course layout versus player strengths, recent form, and prime bounce back candidates who are playing well, but happened to miss the cut the prior week.

One factor does not necessarily outweigh another. And, like any good speculative decision-making process, instinct always play a role.

Event Information

Course: Muirfield Village Golf Club, Par 72, 7,400 yards, Dublin, OH

Similar to some presidential runs, 2020 has been a year of firsts and adjustments for professional golf. Which, is why the tour will be playing back-to-back week’s at the house that Jack built. Muirfield Village (MV) Golf Club was founded and designed by some guy named Jack Nicklaus, who was born and raised near the area.

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Under normal conditions, next week’s Memorial Tournament sponsored by Nationwide is Jack’s annual event here since 1976. Due to the affiliation with one the game’s greatest ambassador’s, that event attracts most of the game’s top players, and has always been a staple on Tiger’s schedule, when healthy.

This week, it will help the tour continue it’s comeback to host Workday’s first sponsored PGA event. The field is much stronger than last week, and MV will play exponentially more difficult than what players faced at Detroit Golf Club, as well.

While MV is a bit longer than the average course, numerous tee boxes will present players with bomber restrictions. It’s fairways are some of the widest on tour, but the rough areas are peppered with water hazards and bunkers.

This will likely cause most players to take safer approaches from the tee, setting themselves up in those vast fairways, where the money will really be made this week: approach shots. With green side bunkers everywhere and lighting quick bentgrass on the putting surface, consistently having clean looks from the fairway is the key to scoring here, and having any chance to contend. Expect a winning score of 12-15 under par.

Key Metrics and Odds

Week-to-week, I put an emphasis on ball striking (BS), and strokes gained: approach (SGA) the green. They are the best golf statistics that reflect a player’s ability to consistently put themselves in position to have favorable scoring chances, regardless of course setup. I would even argue that high rankings in other stats like putting, birdies, and Par-4 scoring average are directly correlated and a byproduct of strong ball striking and a precise approach performance.

Moving forward, I’ve added strokes gained: putting (SGP) and applied a weighted average (WA) calculation with the following percentages:

  • BS–50%
  • SGA–35%
  • SGP–15%

The WA metric is meant to serve as a high level illustration on how each player’s all-around form has been up to this point in the season, based on my opinion of how each stat contributes to golf performance results. To help sift through the field regarding just these stats, I put the table below together every week using all data from the official PGA Tour website. It is listed in order of each players’ WA metric ranking. Sort as you wish.

NameSalaryVegas OddsWA (50, 35, 15)BSSGASGP
Patrick Cantlay1060013/110.12549
Gary Woodland830035/110.4511043
Adam Hadwin820050/119.6122923
Xander Schauffele1020017/125.482682
Matthew NeSmith6800175/128.4242258
Viktor Hovland950026/132.4168144
Jon Rahm1090013/135.858719
Justin Thomas1110011/136.539797
Hideki Matsuyama1000017/137.6116200
Harold Varner III750075/138.61624148
Corey Conners760085/138.75718193
Brendan Steele7100130/139.05264764
Sungjae Im890042/140.55315148
Emiliano Grillo7200110/141.6913217
Collin Morikawa920035/143.2333171
Chesson Hadley6500200/144.252628143
Jim Furyk6900110/150.74020158
Rickie Fowler900028/151.45505255
Adam Long6600200/155.55683269
Russell Knox6600400/155.94925151
Russell Henley7300110/158.55913163
Cameron Champ770085/160.452193116
Cameron Percy6200400/160.657612123
Sebastián Muñoz6800130/160.7734361
Scottie Scheffler780075/161.32882124
Kevin Streelman780070/162.8299698
Kyle Stanley7000110/163.054342179
D.J. Trahan6100600/163.32463195
Nick Watney6100600/165.66748102
Henrik Norlander6500175/1663567167
Nick Taylor6700225/167.053111966
Joaquin Niemann840050/169.158319140
Joel Dahmen7700100/170.88913145
Bubba Watson800050/171.45610642
Max Homa7100110/172.75894974
Sung Kang6500400/175.95661177
Aaron Wise6500200/17821108198
Cameron Tringale7300175/178.0510723110
Luke List7000130/178.66459173
Ryan Palmer7200130/179.255878153
Sepp Straka7000175/180.155998109
Billy Horschel750070/181.84215153
Jason Kokrak760070/182.3544100169
Pat Perez6900175/183.11096246
Matthew Fitzpatrick800055/1841048222
Mark Hubbard7400110/185.05999027
James Hahn6400400/185.29156134
Lanto Griffin7400110/185.98810339
Adam Schenk6500175/187.054515471
Shane Lowry7400100/187.338109201
Carlos Ortiz6400175/188.51145484
Chez Reavie7200200/188.758258183
Cameron Davis6400200/18954103173
Richy Werenski6800225/189.97913521
Bo Hoag6000090.848145107
Jhonattan Vegas7200100/191.3521165154
Hudson Swafford6600175/191.51244494
Scott Stallings7300110/1931087292
Joseph Bramlett6700093.157689160
Brice Garnett6600175/193.857214645
Danny Lee6700275/193.98079175
Maverick McNealy7500130/194.159812314
Byeong Hun An790070/1958560210
Charles Howell III7000175/195.4566130113
Tyler McCumber6400099.259269194
Ryan Armour7400130/199.4563114187
Keegan Bradley7100110/199.68187191
Louis Oosthuizen790075/1101.46219026
Stewart Cink6300600/1101.4514341104
Tom Hoge6900175/1101.551682168
Sam Ryder6700225/1103.5511674131
Matt Kuchar850045/1103.8137979
Harry Higgs6500225/1103.856916089
Tim Wilkinson6200600/1105.1574127158
Matthew Wolff810070/1108.89914264
Marc Leishman870050/1109.21821119
Jason Dufner6800175/111011365205
Kyoung-Hoon Lee6300400/1110.586120170
Brian Stuard7100175/1111.112710963
David Hearn6200600/1111.7102128106
Zach Johnson7100110/1112.51459252
Fabián Gómez6300600/1113.35105131100
Austin Cook6300275/1114.954207103
Michael Thompson6900175/1115.059916259
Bud Cauley7100100/1115.451852790
Robby Shelton6000600/1116114115125
Xinjun Zhang6000600/1120.413493139
Charley Hoffman6900225/1120.615867121
Ted Potter, Jr.6300600/1121126101151
Patrick Reed880030/1123200644
Talor Gooch6400400/1123.3514711271
Patrick Rodgers7300110/1125.051211818
Justin Rose970026/1125.114586150
Scott Harrington6200600/1127.59419191
Jonathan Byrd6400600/112815169189
Denny McCarthy6100275/1128.451181981
Mark Anderson6100600/1129.41748096
Graeme McDowell6600400/113019037147
Charl Schwartzel6400225/1130.952175033
Bronson Burgoon6200400/1132.8517910544
Troy Merritt7000175/1134.7512319924
Andrew Landry6700200/1136.8131133165
Ian Poulter7500100/1137.352128120
Jimmy Walker6600400/1138.720336164
J.B. Holmes6800225/1140.215117816
Vaughn Taylor6900175/1140.2517114136
Brooks Koepka1040017/1143.6138163117
Sam Burns6900225/1144.3514918534
Keith Mitchell6200400/1146.215518038
Andrew Putnam6700400/1148.351951443
Brandt Snedeker7600110/1149.1517017617
Grayson Murray6200600/1149.2128153211
Nate Lashley6500400/1150.9517416639
C.T. Pan6200400/1151.35157116215
Jamie Lovemark6300600/1152.5521010279
Jordan Spieth860050/1154.118715054
Phil Mickelson780085/1154.716716785
Robert Streb6100600/1155.3158140182
Jason Day770070/1156.1141182146
Chris Stroud6300400/1156.45201111114
Chris Kirk7300110/1157.4140170186
J.J. Spaun6400600/1159.35180139138
Beau Hossler6300600/1160.116820529
Rory Sabbatini7400110/1160.85173161120
Dylan Frittelli6800175/1162.2197128126
Matt Jones6600175/1162.45164172135
Matt Wallace7200130/1167.25149211126
Aaron Baddeley6200600/1167.35203138117
Luke Donald6200600/1167.7521813186
Brian Gay6000600/1170.820715587
Mackenzie Hughes7000175/1170.9518419669
Matt Every6100600/1170.95191126209
Rob Oppenheim6100600/1172.4188137203
Kevin Tway6000600/1173192148168
Zac Blair6100275/1175.9520818841
Lucas Bjerregaard6200600/1176.25174186161
Jim Herman6000600/1179.4165210156
Patton Kizzire6700400/1179.721119735
Sebastian Cappelen6100600/1179.7180213101
Peter Malnati6000600/1181.121619337
Si Woo Kim7000225/1181.8196179141
Hank Lebioda6000600/1181.95183177190
Steve Stricker6300600/1183.55205184111
Roger Sloan6100500/1193.95198192185
Bo Van Pelt60001500/1208.5202218208
Martin Trainer60003000/1210.2213220178
Michael Kim60001500/1210.25215216181
Kevin Stadler60001500/1219.15219219220

*players excluded have not played in enough PGA events for stats to qualify and/or did not have odds posted as of 7/7/20

Course History

The table below is a quick way to search any player’s past performance in this event. The simplest way to use it is to search the player’s name. This will execute a quick filter of just that one player’s historical appearances at this event. Being just the second year at this venue, there isn’t much to consider here.

2019Aaron BaddeleyT22
2017Aaron BaddeleyCUT
2016Aaron BaddeleyCUT
2014Aaron BaddeleyT37
2013Aaron BaddeleyCUT
2012Aaron BaddeleyT9
2011Aaron BaddeleyT45
2010Aaron BaddeleyT47
2009Aaron BaddeleyCUT
2008Aaron BaddeleyT58
2007Aaron BaddeleyT9
2006Aaron BaddeleyT66
2005Aaron BaddeleyCUT
2004Aaron BaddeleyT69
2001Aaron BaddeleyT46
2000Aaron BaddeleyCUT
2019Aaron WiseCUT
2018Aaron WiseCUT
2019Abraham AncerT65
2018Abraham AncerT57
2019Adam HadwinT52
2018Adam HadwinT74
2017Adam HadwinCUT
2016Adam HadwinT11
2015Adam HadwinT57
2019Adam LongCUT
2019Adam SchenkT65
2019Adam Scott2
2018Adam ScottT35
2017Adam ScottT31
2014Adam ScottT4
2013Adam ScottT13
2012Adam ScottT46
2010Adam ScottT33
2009Adam ScottCUT
2007Adam ScottT5
2006Adam ScottT4
2005Adam ScottT52
2003Adam ScottT29
2018Alex CejkaT40
2017Alex CejkaT57
2016Alex CejkaT57
2015Alex CejkaDQ
2011Alex CejkaT71
2010Alex CejkaT28
2009Alex CejkaT23
2007Alex CejkaT21
2005Alex CejkaT39
2004Alex CejkaCUT
2019Alex NorenT41
2019Alvaro OrtizCUT
2018Andrew DornT62
2019Andrew LandryCUT
2018Andrew LandryT65
2016Andrew LoupeCUT
2019Andrew PutnamT17
2015Andrew PutnamT68
2015Andrew SvobodaT57
2014Andrew SvobodaT19
2015Andy SullivanT13
2019Anirban LahiriT52
2018Anirban LahiriT37
2017Anirban LahiriT2
2016Anirban LahiriT61
2019Austin CookT27
2018Austin CookCUT
2019Beau HosslerCUT
2018Beau HosslerT44
2017Ben MartinT35
2016Ben MartinT38
2015Ben MartinCUT
2014Ben MartinT49
2019Bill HaasCUT
2018Bill HaasT57
2017Bill HaasT25
2016Bill HaasCUT
2015Bill HaasT18
2014Bill HaasT8
2013Bill HaasT4
2012Bill HaasCUT
2011Bill HaasT45
2010Bill HaasT41
2009Bill HaasT69
2008Bill HaasT30
2006Bill HaasCUT
2005Bill HaasT67
2019Billy HorschelT9
2018Billy HorschelCUT
2017Billy HorschelCUT
2015Billy HorschelT11
2014Billy HorschelT15
2013Billy HorschelT41
2019Boo WeekleyT71
2019Branden GraceCUT
2018Branden GraceT52
2014Branden GraceCUT
2013Branden GraceCUT
2012Branden GraceT25
2018Brandon HarkinsCUT
2013Brandt SnedekerCUT
2012Brandt SnedekerW/D
2010Brandt SnedekerCUT
2008Brandt SnedekerCUT
2007Brandt SnedekerCUT
2004Brandt SnedekerCUT
2019Brendan SteeleT41
2017Brendan SteeleT57
2016Brendan SteeleT20
2015Brendan SteeleT63
2014Brendan SteeleCUT
2013Brendan SteeleCUT
2012Brendan SteeleT62
2011Brendan SteeleT51
2016Brendon ToddCUT
2015Brendon Todd17
2014Brendon ToddT8
2017Brett ColettaT25
2019Brian GayCUT
2018Brian GayT44
2001Brian GayT60
2019Brian HarmanT27
2017Brian HarmanCUT
2016Brian HarmanT33
2014Brian HarmanCUT
2013Brian HarmanCUT
2012Brian HarmanCUT
2019Brian StuardT33
2018Brian StuardT70
2017Brian StuardT52
2016Brian StuardT69
2015Brian StuardT61
2014Brian StuardCUT
2013Brian StuardCUT
2019Brice GarnettCUT
2018Brice GarnettT62
2019Bronson BurgoonCUT
2017Brooks KoepkaT31
2015Brooks KoepkaT52
2019Bryson DeChambeauT22
2018Bryson DeChambeau1
2016Bryson DeChambeauT38
2018Bubba WatsonT44
2017Bubba WatsonT6
2016Bubba WatsonT65
2014Bubba Watson3
2013Bubba WatsonT29
2012Bubba WatsonCUT
2011Bubba WatsonT42
2010Bubba WatsonT33
2009Bubba WatsonT23
2008Bubba WatsonCUT
2007Bubba WatsonT23
2006Bubba WatsonT34
2019Bud CauleyT9
2018Bud CauleyCUT
2017Bud CauleyT25
2016Bud CauleyT38
2013Bud CauleyT34
2012Bud CauleyT52
2019Byeong Hun AnT17
2018Byeong Hun AnT2
2017Byeong Hun AnT25
2016Byeong Hun AnT11
2010Byeong-Hun AnCUT
2017C.T. PanT40
2019Cameron ChampCUT
2018Cameron DavisCUT
2019Cameron SmithCUT
2018Cameron SmithCUT
2017Cameron SmithT65
2015Cameron SmithCUT
2016Cameron TringaleCUT
2015Cameron TringaleCUT
2014Cameron TringaleT37
2013Cameron TringaleT16
2012Cameron TringaleT25
2011Cameron TringaleCUT
2017Camilo VillegasT63
2016Camilo VillegasT65
2015Camilo VillegasT40
2014Camilo VillegasT37
2013Camilo VillegasT41
2012Camilo VillegasT70
2011Camilo VillegasT30
2010Camilo VillegasT28
2009Camilo VillegasT34
2007Camilo VillegasT31
2006Camilo VillegasCUT
2019Carlos OrtizCUT
2008Chad CampbellCUT
2005Chad CampbellT30
2004Chad CampbellT24
2003Chad CampbellT7
2002Chad CampbellT65
2018Charl SchwartzelCUT
2017Charl SchwartzelT35
2016Charl SchwartzelT11
2015Charl SchwartzelCUT
2014Charl SchwartzelT8
2013Charl SchwartzelT8
2012Charl SchwartzelT19
2011Charl SchwartzelT22
2009Charl SchwartzelT27
2007Charl SchwartzelT62
2006Charl SchwartzelT62
2019Charles Howell IIICUT
2018Charles Howell IIIT65
2016Charles Howell IIIT48
2015Charles Howell IIIT31
2014Charles Howell IIIT57
2013Charles Howell IIIT21
2011Charles Howell IIIT22
2009Charles Howell IIICUT
2008Charles Howell IIICUT
2007Charles Howell IIIW/D
2006Charles Howell IIICUT
2005Charles Howell IIIT61
2004Charles Howell IIICUT
2003Charles Howell IIIT27
2002Charles Howell IIIT27
2001Charles Howell IIIT15
2019Charley HoffmanCUT
2018Charley HoffmanCUT
2017Charley HoffmanT45
2014Charley HoffmanT19
2013Charley HoffmanT63
2012Charley HoffmanCUT
2011Charley HoffmanT42
2010Charley HoffmanT68
2009Charley HoffmanT48
2008Charley Hoffman72
2007Charley HoffmanT55
2019Chesson HadleyCUT
2018Chesson HadleyT40
2015Chesson HadleyT49
2014Chesson HadleyCUT
2016Chez ReavieCUT
2011Chez ReavieT63
2009Chez ReavieT63
2008Chez ReavieT64
2018Chris KirkT52
2017Chris KirkCUT
2016Chris KirkCUT
2015Chris KirkT36
2014Chris KirkT4
2013Chris KirkCUT
2012Chris KirkT25
2011Chris KirkCUT
2015Chris StroudT31
2014Chris StroudT69
2013Chris StroudT53
2012Chris StroudCUT
2009Chris StroudCUT
2019Corey ConnersT65
2016Daniel Berger67
2015Daniel BergerCUT
2018Daniel SummerhaysCUT
2017Daniel SummerhaysT10
2016Daniel SummerhaysT38
2015Daniel SummerhaysCUT
2014Daniel SummerhaysT28
2013Daniel SummerhaysCUT
2012Daniel SummerhaysT4
2011Daniel SummerhaysT63
2019Danny LeeCUT
2018Danny LeeCUT
2017Danny LeeT49
2016Danny LeeT52
2015Danny LeeCUT
2009Danny LeeCUT
2019Danny WillettT27
2019David LingmerthT41
2018David LingmerthT29
2017David LingmerthT15
2016David LingmerthT27
2015David Lingmerth1
2014David LingmerthT49
2013David LingmerthT57
2019David LipskyT48
2018Doc RedmanCUT
2018Dustin JohnsonT8
2017Dustin JohnsonCUT
2016Dustin Johnson3
2015Dustin JohnsonT13
2014Dustin JohnsonT46
2013Dustin JohnsonCUT
2012Dustin JohnsonT19
2011Dustin Johnson4
2010Dustin JohnsonT33
2009Dustin JohnsonT14
2008Dustin Johnson68
2019Emiliano GrilloT9
2018Emiliano GrilloT23
2017Emiliano GrilloT40
2016Emiliano GrilloT11
2019Ernie ElsW/D
2018Ernie ElsCUT
2016Ernie ElsCUT
2015Ernie ElsCUT
2014Ernie ElsT19
2013Ernie ElsT37
2012Ernie ElsT58
2011Ernie Els61
2010Ernie ElsCUT
2009Ernie ElsT8
2008Ernie ElsCUT
2007Ernie ElsT15
2006Ernie ElsT68
2005Ernie ElsT45
2004Ernie Els1
2003Ernie ElsT13
2002Ernie ElsT13
2001Ernie ElsT63
2000Ernie ElsT2
1999Ernie ElsT7
1998Ernie ElsT7
1997Ernie ElsT38
1996Ernie ElsT6
1995Ernie ElsT13
1994Ernie ElsT45
2016Francesco MolinariCUT
2015Francesco MolinariT3
2019Gary WoodlandT52
2018Gary WoodlandT23
2017Gary WoodlandT49
2016Gary WoodlandT4
2015Gary WoodlandCUT
2014Gary WoodlandT57
2013Gary WoodlandT16
2012Gary WoodlandCUT
2011Gary Woodland6
2016Geoff OgilvyT33
2013Geoff OgilvyCUT
2012Geoff OgilvyT58
2010Geoff OgilvyT41
2009Geoff OgilvyT10
2008Geoff Ogilvy9
2007Geoff OgilvyT9
2006Geoff OgilvyT31
2005Geoff OgilvyT17
2004Geoff OgilvyT24
2003Geoff OgilvyCUT
2002Geoff OgilvyT65
2001Geoff OgilvyCUT
2016George Coetzee73
2015George CoetzeeCUT
2013George CoetzeeT65
2017Graham DeLaetT10
2015Graham DeLaetT26
2013Graham DeLaetT21
2010Graham DeLaetCUT
2018Grayson Murray73
2017Grayson MurrayT35
2019Haotong LiT37
2019Harold Varner IIICUT
2017Harold Varner IIIT19
2016Harold Varner IIIT57
2018Harry EllisCUT
2019Henrik StensonT37
2018Henrik StensonT13
2013Henrik StensonT41
2012Henrik StensonT46
2011Henrik StensonCUT
2010Henrik StensonT60
2019Hideki Matsuyama6
2018Hideki MatsuyamaT13
2017Hideki MatsuyamaT45
2016Hideki MatsuyamaCUT
2015Hideki MatsuyamaT5
2014Hideki Matsuyama1
2016Hiroshi IwataT46
2017Hudson SwaffordCUT
2016Hudson SwaffordT38
2015Hudson SwaffordT63
2017Hunter MahanCUT
2016Hunter MahanCUT
2014Hunter MahanT28
2013Hunter MahanT16
2012Hunter MahanT19
2011Hunter MahanT13
2010Hunter MahanCUT
2009Hunter MahanT14
2008Hunter MahanCUT
2004Hunter Mahan61
2009Ian PoulterT53
2008Ian PoulterT53
2007Ian PoulterDQ
2006Ian PoulterT34
2005Ian PoulterT30
2019J.B. HolmesCUT
2018J.B. HolmesT13
2017J.B. HolmesCUT
2016J.B. HolmesT4
2014J.B. HolmesT75
2012J.B. HolmesT13
2011J.B. HolmesT51
2010J.B. HolmesT28
2009J.B. HolmesCUT
2008J.B. HolmesT20
2007J.B. HolmesCUT
2006J.B. HolmesCUT
2019J.J. SpaunCUT
2018J.J. SpaunCUT
2017J.J. SpaunW/D
2019J.T. PostonT52
2018James HahnCUT
2017James HahnT6
2015James HahnT52
2013James HahnCUT
2018Jamie LovemarkT37
2017Jamie LovemarkT10
2016Jamie LovemarkT52
2019Jason DayCUT
2018Jason DayT44
2017Jason DayT15
2016Jason DayT27
2015Jason DayCUT
2014Jason DayT37
2013Jason DayT41
2012Jason DayCUT
2010Jason DayT33
2009Jason DayT27
2008Jason DayCUT
2019Jason DufnerT7
2018Jason DufnerCUT
2017Jason Dufner1
2016Jason DufnerT33
2015Jason DufnerT24
2014Jason DufnerT19
2010Jason DufnerCUT
2009Jason DufnerCUT
2019Jason KokrakT62
2018Jason KokrakCUT
2017Jason KokrakT35
2016Jason KokrakCUT
2015Jason KokrakCUT
2013Jason KokrakCUT
2019Jhonattan VegasCUT
2018Jhonattan VegasT40
2016Jhonattan VegasCUT
2012Jhonattan VegasT56
2011Jhonattan VegasCUT
2019Jim FurykT33
2018Jim FurykCUT
2017Jim FurykCUT
2016Jim FurykT52
2015Jim FurykT5
2014Jim FurykT19
2013Jim FurykT21
2012Jim FurykT13
2011Jim FurykCUT
2010Jim FurykT10
2009Jim Furyk2
2008Jim FurykT39
2007Jim FurykT23
2006Jim FurykT18
2005Jim FurykT8
2003Jim FurykT24
2002Jim Furyk1
2001Jim FurykT24
2000Jim FurykT25
1999Jim FurykT43
1998Jim Furyk4
1997Jim FurykT2
1996Jim FurykT49
1995Jim FurykT53
2013Jimmy Walker73
2012Jimmy WalkerT62
2011Jimmy WalkerCUT
2010Jimmy WalkerCUT
2019Joaquin NiemannT27
2018Joaquin NiemannT6
2019Joel DahmenT68
2018John HuhT44
2016John HuhT27
2015John HuhT36
2014John HuhT62
2013John HuhCUT
2012John HuhT19
2018John SendenT74
2017Johnson WagnerCUT
2016Johnson WagnerCUT
2013Johnson WagnerW/D
2012Johnson WagnerT38
2011Johnson WagnerT63
2009Johnson WagnerT45
2008Johnson WagnerT30
2016Jon Curran2
2017Jon RahmCUT
2018Jonas BlixtCUT
2017Jonas BlixtT31
2016Jonas BlixtT46
2012Jonas BlixtCUT
2015Jonathan ByrdT40
2013Jonathan ByrdCUT
2012Jonathan ByrdT6
2011Jonathan ByrdT7
2010Jonathan ByrdCUT
2009Jonathan ByrdT3
2008Jonathan ByrdCUT
2007Jonathan ByrdCUT
2005Jonathan ByrdCUT
2004Jonathan ByrdCUT
2003Jonathan ByrdT29
2002Jonathan ByrdCUT
2019Joost LuitenT62
2011Joost LuitenDQ
2019Jordan SpiethT7
2018Jordan SpiethCUT
2017Jordan SpiethT13
2016Jordan SpiethT57
2015Jordan SpiethT3
2014Jordan SpiethT19
2013Jordan SpiethT63
2019Jovan RebulaCUT
2018Julian SuriT29
2019Justin Rose13
2018Justin RoseT6
2015Justin Rose2
2014Justin RoseCUT
2013Justin RoseT8
2012Justin Rose8
2011Justin RoseCUT
2010Justin Rose1
2009Justin RoseCUT
2008Justin RoseT2
2006Justin RoseT14
2005Justin RoseT75
2004Justin Rose4
2019Justin SuhCUT
2019Justin ThomasCUT
2018Justin ThomasT8
2017Justin ThomasT4
2016Justin ThomasCUT
2015Justin ThomasCUT
2014Justin ThomasT37
2019K.J. ChoiT71
2019Keegan BradleyCUT
2018Keegan BradleyT23
2017Keegan BradleyCUT
2016Keegan BradleyT8
2015Keegan BradleyT8
2014Keegan BradleyT37
2013Keegan BradleyT50
2012Keegan BradleyCUT
2011Keegan BradleyCUT
2019Keith MitchellT48
2018Keith MitchellCUT
2019Kelly KraftCUT
2018Kelly KraftT35
2017Kelly KraftCUT
2012Kelly KraftCUT
2018Kevin ChappellCUT
2017Kevin ChappellT52
2016Kevin ChappellT48
2015Kevin ChappellT49
2014Kevin ChappellCUT
2013Kevin Chappell2
2012Kevin ChappellCUT
2011Kevin ChappellT37
2009Kevin ChappellCUT
2019Kevin KisnerT41
2018Kevin KisnerT74
2017Kevin KisnerT6
2016Kevin KisnerCUT
2015Kevin KisnerT8
2014Kevin KisnerT46
2018Kevin NaCUT
2016Kevin NaT74
2015Kevin NaT13
2014Kevin Na2
2012Kevin NaCUT
2009Kevin NaT34
2008Kevin Na66
2005Kevin NaT45
2019Kevin Streelman4
2018Kevin StreelmanT44
2017Kevin StreelmanT13
2016Kevin StreelmanT8
2015Kevin StreelmanT18
2014Kevin StreelmanCUT
2013Kevin StreelmanCUT
2012Kevin StreelmanCUT
2011Kevin StreelmanT7
2010Kevin StreelmanT33
2009Kevin StreelmanCUT
2018Kevin TwayT65
2017Kevin TwayCUT
2019Kiradech AphibarnratT17
2018Kiradech AphibarnratT13
2014Kiradech AphibarnratT62
2019Kyle StanleyCUT
2018Kyle StanleyT2
2017Kyle StanleyT6
2014Kyle Stanley74
2013Kyle Stanley3
2012Kyle StanleyCUT
2011Kyle StanleyT37
2019Kyoung-Hoon LeeT37
2013Lee WestwoodW/D
2003Lee WestwoodT29
2019Louis OosthuizenT57
2018Louis OosthuizenT13
2012Louis OosthuizenCUT
2019Lucas GloverT52
2018Lucas GloverT52
2017Lucas GloverT45
2016Lucas GloverT33
2015Lucas GloverT68
2014Lucas GloverT69
2013Lucas GloverCUT
2012Lucas GloverT46
2011Lucas GloverCUT
2010Lucas GloverCUT
2009Lucas GloverT45
2008Lucas GloverCUT
2007Lucas GloverW/D
2006Lucas GloverCUT
2005Lucas GloverT8
2019Luke DonaldT57
2017Luke DonaldCUT
2016Luke Donald68
2014Luke DonaldT49
2013Luke DonaldT21
2012Luke Donald12
2011Luke DonaldT7
2009Luke DonaldT14
2008Luke DonaldT6
2007Luke DonaldT35
2004Luke DonaldCUT
2003Luke DonaldT45
2000Luke DonaldT51
2019Luke ListCUT
2018Luke ListT37
2017Luke ListCUT
2018Mackenzie HughesCUT
2017Mackenzie HughesT45
2019Marc Leishman5
2018Marc LeishmanT62
2017Marc LeishmanT15
2016Marc LeishmanT11
2015Marc LeishmanT5
2014Marc LeishmanT37
2013Marc LeishmanT41
2012Marc LeishmanT58
2011Marc Leishman62
2010Marc LeishmanCUT
2009Marc LeishmanT58
2014Martin FloresT19
2012Martin FloresCUT
2019Martin Kaymer3
2009Martin KaymerT53
2018Martin LairdT23
2017Martin LairdT52
2015Martin LairdCUT
2014Martin LairdCUT
2013Martin LairdT53
2011Martin LairdCUT
2010Martin LairdT60
2018Martin PillerCUT
2019Martin TrainerCUT
2019Matt EveryCUT
2017Matt EveryCUT
2015Matt EveryCUT
2014Matt EveryCUT
2013Matt EveryCUT
2012Matt EveryT6
2019Matt JonesT41
2016Matt JonesT20
2015Matt JonesT40
2014Matt JonesCUT
2013Matt JonesT6
2011Matt JonesCUT
2010Matt JonesT64
2008Matt JonesCUT
2019Matt KucharCUT
2018Matt KucharT13
2017Matt KucharT4
2016Matt KucharT4
2015Matt KucharT26
2014Matt KucharT15
2013Matt Kuchar1
2011Matt KucharT2
2010Matt KucharT8
2009Matt KucharT5
2008Matt KucharT10
2007Matt KucharT13
2003Matt KucharCUT
2002Matt KucharT32
2019Matthew FitzpatrickT68
2017Matthew Griffin76
2019Max HomaT37
2019Michael KimCUT
2017Michael KimCUT
2014Michael KimCUT
2019Michael ThompsonT14
2014Michael ThompsonT37
2013Michael ThompsonT8
2012Michael ThompsonCUT
2014Mike WeirCUT
2013Mike WeirT53
2012Mike WeirCUT
2011Mike WeirCUT
2010Mike WeirCUT
2009Mike WeirT10
2008Mike WeirT2
2007Mike WeirCUT
2006Mike WeirT42
2005Mike WeirCUT
2003Mike Weir3
2002Mike WeirT32
2001Mike WeirT30
2000Mike Weir4
1999Mike WeirT24
2017Morgan HoffmannCUT
2016Morgan HoffmannCUT
2015Morgan HoffmannCUT
2014Morgan HoffmannCUT
2017Nick TaylorT49
2015Nick TaylorCUT
2019Nick WatneyT22
2018Nick WatneyT57
2015Nick WatneyT65
2014Nick WatneyT55
2013Nick WatneyCUT
2012Nick WatneyCUT
2010Nick WatneyCUT
2009Nick WatneyT14
2008Nick WatneyT26
2007Nick WatneyT41
2004Niclas FasthT51
2019Norman XiongT68
2018Ollie SchniederjansT65
2017Ollie SchniederjansT71
2017Padraig HarringtonT31
2009Padraig HarringtonCUT
2004Padraig HarringtonT40
2003Padraig HarringtonT13
2019Pat PerezT57
2018Pat PerezT70
2017Pat PerezT19
2015Pat PerezT57
2014Pat PerezT69
2013Pat PerezT8
2012Pat PerezT25
2011Pat PerezT30
2010Pat PerezT19
2008Pat PerezT26
2007Pat PerezCUT
2006Pat PerezCUT
2005Pat PerezCUT
2003Pat PerezCUT
2002Pat PerezCUT
2019Patrick Cantlay1
2018Patrick Cantlay4
2017Patrick CantlayT35
2018Patrick ReedT29
2017Patrick ReedT57
2016Patrick ReedT8
2015Patrick ReedT26
2018Patrick RodgersT8
2017Patrick RodgersT67
2016Patrick RodgersCUT
2015Patrick RodgersT40
2019Patton KizzireCUT
2018Patton KizzireT74
2017Patton KizzireCUT
2016Patton KizzireT38
2016Paul CaseyCUT
2014Paul CaseyT13
2009Paul CaseyT63
2008Paul CaseyT58
2007Paul CaseyT31
2006Paul CaseyT18
2019Peter MalnatiT17
2019Peter UihleinCUT
2018Peter Uihlein5
2017Peter UihleinT25
2019Phil MickelsonCUT
2018Phil MickelsonT13
2017Phil MickelsonT22
2016Phil MickelsonT20
2015Phil MickelsonT65
2014Phil MickelsonT49
2012Phil MickelsonW/D
2011Phil MickelsonT13
2010Phil MickelsonT5
2008Phil MickelsonT20
2007Phil MickelsonW/D
2006Phil MickelsonT4
2002Phil MickelsonT9
1999Phil MickelsonT11
1998Phil MickelsonCUT
1996Phil MickelsonT71
1995Phil MickelsonT59
1993Phil MickelsonT22
1991Phil MickelsonT66
2019Rafa Cabrera BelloT41
2017Rafa Cabrera BelloCUT
2016Rafa Cabrera BelloT52
2019Rickie FowlerT14
2018Rickie FowlerT8
2017Rickie FowlerT2
2016Rickie FowlerCUT
2015Rickie FowlerCUT
2014Rickie FowlerCUT
2013Rickie FowlerT37
2012Rickie FowlerT52
2011Rickie FowlerT22
2010Rickie Fowler2
2017Ricky BarnesT22
2016Ricky BarnesCUT
2013Ricky BarnesCUT
2012Ricky BarnesT25
2011Ricky BarnesT18
2010Ricky BarnesT3
2019Robert StrebCUT
2018Robert Streb80
2016Robert StrebT20
2015Robert StrebT18
2014Robert StrebT28
2017Roberto CastroCUT
2016Roberto CastroT11
2014Roberto CastroCUT
2013Roberto CastroT21
2018Rod Pampling79
2017Rod PamplingT57
2016Rod PamplingT61
2012Rod PamplingT46
2011Rod PamplingT51
2010Rod PamplingCUT
2009Rod PamplingT27
2008Rod PamplingT20
2007Rod PamplingT3
2006Rod PamplingT18
2005Rod PamplingT73
2004Rod PamplingCUT
2003Rod PamplingCUT
2002Rod PamplingT49
2019Rory McIlroyCUT
2018Rory McIlroyT8
2016Rory McIlroyT4
2014Rory McIlroyT15
2013Rory McIlroyT57
2012Rory McIlroyCUT
2011Rory McIlroy5
2010Rory McIlroyT10
2019Rory SabbatiniT27
2018Rory SabbatiniT44
2015Rory SabbatiniT24
2014Rory SabbatiniCUT
2012Rory SabbatiniT2
2010Rory SabbatiniT12
2006Rory SabbatiniT18
2005Rory SabbatiniT15
2004Rory SabbatiniT11
2003Rory SabbatiniT29
2001Rory SabbatiniT60
2000Rory SabbatiniCUT
2017Ross FisherT22
2018Russell HenleyT29
2016Russell HenleyT33
2015Russell HenleyCUT
2014Russell HenleyCUT
2013Russell HenleyT6
2019Russell KnoxT27
2018Russell KnoxT44
2017Russell KnoxT65
2016Russell Knox64
2015Russell KnoxT18
2014Russell KnoxCUT
2019Ryan ArmourT22
2018Ryan ArmourT23
2017Ryan ArmourCUT
2019Ryan FoxCUT
2019Ryan MooreT33
2018Ryan MooreT13
2017Ryan MooreCUT
2016Ryan MooreT48
2015Ryan MooreT18
2014Ryan MooreT19
2013Ryan MooreT13
2012Ryan MooreT38
2011Ryan MooreT22
2010Ryan MooreT5
2009Ryan MooreCUT
2008Ryan MooreT10
2007Ryan Moore2
2006Ryan MooreT31
2011Ryan PalmerCUT
2009Ryan PalmerCUT
2007Ryan PalmerT45
2006Ryan PalmerCUT
2005Ryan PalmerT39
2017Ryan RuffelsCUT
2016Ryan RuffelsT38
2017Ryo IshikawaCUT
2015Ryo IshikawaCUT
2014Ryo IshikawaT57
2013Ryo IshikawaT57
2012Ryo IshikawaT9
2019Sam BurnsW/D
2018Sam Burns81
2019Sam RyderT57
2017Sam SaundersT57
2015Sam SaundersCUT
2010Sam SaundersCUT
2018Sangmoon BaeCUT
2015Sangmoon BaeT49
2013Sang-Moon BaeCUT
2012Sang-Moon BaeW/D
2018Satoshi KodairaCUT
2019Scott BrownCUT
2018Scott BrownCUT
2017Scott BrownCUT
2016Scott BrownT27
2015Scott BrownCUT
2014Scott BrownT13
2013Scott BrownCUT
2017Scott PiercyCUT
2016Scott PiercyT69
2015Scott PiercyCUT
2013Scott PiercyT16
2012Scott Piercy68
2011Scott PiercyT42
2009Scott PiercyW/D
2019Scott StallingsT48
2015Scott StallingsCUT
2014Scott StallingsT65
2013Scott StallingsT4
2012Scott StallingsT25
2011Scott StallingsT20
2018Sean O'HairCUT
2017Sean O'HairT52
2016Sean O'HairCUT
2015Sean O'HairCUT
2014Sean O'HairCUT
2011Sean O'HairCUT
2010Sean O'HairT12
2009Sean O'HairW/D
2008Sean O'HairT39
2007Sean O'HairT5
2006Sean O'HairT12
2005Sean O'HairT45
2008Sergio Garcia45
2007Sergio GarciaT23
2006Sergio GarciaT18
2004Sergio GarciaT24
2003Sergio GarciaCUT
2002Sergio Garcia73
2001Sergio GarciaT2
1999Sergio GarciaT11
2018Shane LowryT52
2017Shane LowryT15
2013Shane LowryCUT
2019Shubhankar SharmaT62
2018Shubhankar SharmaCUT
2019Si Woo KimT41
2018Si Woo KimT29
2017Si Woo KimW/D
2016Si Woo KimT74
2017Smylie KaufmanCUT
2016Smylie KaufmanT20
2017Soren KjeldsenT71
2016Soren KjeldsenT20
2019Steve StrickerT22
2017Steve StrickerT40
2015Steve StrickerT40
2014Steve StrickerT6
2012Steve StrickerT50
2011Steve Stricker1
2010Steve StrickerT17
2009Steve StrickerT27
2007Steve StrickerCUT
2001Steve StrickerT37
2000Steve StrickerT68
1999Steve StrickerT24
1998Steve StrickerT31
1997Steve StrickerT38
1996Steve Stricker13
1995Steve StrickerT66
1994Steve StrickerT38
2018Stewart CinkCUT
2017Stewart CinkT25
2015Stewart CinkT31
2014Stewart CinkT49
2013Stewart CinkT29
2012Stewart CinkT25
2011Stewart CinkT30
2010Stewart CinkT8
2009Stewart CinkT8
2008Stewart CinkT30
2007Stewart CinkT5
2006Stewart CinkT12
2005Stewart CinkT45
2004Stewart CinkT40
2003Stewart Cink6
2002Stewart CinkT9
2001Stewart Cink4
2000Stewart CinkT45
1999Stewart CinkT24
1998Stewart CinkT38
1997Stewart CinkCUT
1996Stewart CinkT43
2019Sung KangCUT
2018Sung KangT57
2017Sung Kang75
2019Sungjae ImT57
2019Talor GoochCUT
2019Ted Potter, Jr.73
2018Ted Potter, Jr.T57
2013Ted Potter, Jr.CUT
2019Tiger WoodsT9
2018Tiger WoodsT23
2015Tiger Woods71
2013Tiger WoodsT65
2012Tiger Woods1
2010Tiger WoodsT19
2009Tiger Woods1
2007Tiger WoodsT15
2005Tiger WoodsT3
2004Tiger Woods3
2003Tiger WoodsT4
2002Tiger WoodsT22
2001Tiger Woods1
2000Tiger Woods1
1999Tiger Woods1
1998Tiger WoodsT51
1997Tiger WoodsT67
2018Tom HogeT13
2017Tommy FleetwoodCUT
2015Tommy FleetwoodCUT
2019Tony FinauCUT
2018Tony FinauT13
2017Tony FinauT40
2016Tony FinauT11
2015Tony FinauT8
2018Trey MullinaxCUT
2019Troy MerrittT17
2016Troy MerrittCUT
2015Troy MerrittT52
2010Troy MerrittCUT
2019Tyrrell HattonT33
2019Vaughn TaylorT48
2017Vaughn TaylorT73
2016Vaughn TaylorCUT
2011Vaughn TaylorCUT
2010Vaughn TaylorT60
2008Vaughn TaylorT26
2006Vaughn TaylorT7
2005Vaughn TaylorT24
2018Vijay Singh69
2017Vijay SinghCUT
2015Vijay SinghT11
2014Vijay SinghCUT
2013Vijay SinghCUT
2012Vijay SinghT16
2011Vijay SinghT37
2010Vijay SinghT12
2009Vijay SinghCUT
2007Vijay SinghT15
2006Vijay SinghT38
2005Vijay SinghCUT
2004Vijay SinghT24
2003Vijay SinghT4
2002Vijay SinghT4
2001Vijay SinghT5
2000Vijay SinghT33
1999Vijay Singh2
1998Vijay SinghT68
1997Vijay Singh1
1996Vijay SinghT43
1995Vijay SinghT11
1994Vijay SinghCUT
1993Vijay SinghT16
1992Vijay SinghT7
2017Webb SimpsonT67
2016Webb SimpsonT11
2013Webb SimpsonCUT
2012Webb SimpsonCUT
2011Webb SimpsonT7
2010Webb SimpsonCUT
2009Webb SimpsonT48
2018Wesley BryanT52
2019Whee KimCUT
2018Whee KimT29
2019Will GrimmerCUT
2018Will ZalatorisCUT
2018William McGirtCUT
2017William McGirtT67
2016William McGirt1
2015William McGirtT40
2014William McGirtCUT
2013William McGirtT37
2019Xander SchauffeleT14
2018Xander SchauffeleCUT
2018Yusaku MiyazatoT70
2018Yuta IkedaT74
2017Yuta IkedaCUT
2017Zac BlairT63
2016Zac BlairT27
2015Zac BlairT61
2018Zach JohnsonT40
2017Zach JohnsonT40
2013Zach Johnson71
2010Zach JohnsonT47
2009Zach JohnsonT58
2008Zach JohnsonT46
2007Zach JohnsonW/D
2006Zach JohnsonT2
2005Zach JohnsonT34
2004Zach JohnsonT24
  • Char Schwartzel is 9/11 in weekends made including five top-25s, and two top-10s.
  • Another cheap grizzled veteran, Jason Dufner, has made five cuts in eight career MV starts. One of his five career wins came here in 2017. He also netted a T-7 check at the Memorial last season.
  • Rory Sabbatini aka “the other Rory” has cashed 10 checks in 12 MV appearances. Six of those cuts made have resulted in top-25 finishes.
  • A player who’s past success really translated well at Travelers Championship was Kevin Streelman. He’s kept his weekend hotel reservations seven times in 11 MV starts.
  • Always a favorite of mine, Emiliano Grillo, has made all four of his MV cuts, including three top-25s, and a personal best T-9 finish last year.
  • My PGA DFS lover, Gary Woodland, is 7/9 in MV cuts, with four top-25s, and two top-10s.
  • If you consider yourself a Kyle Stanley Truther, his 5/7 weekends made here with three top-10s might just be the confirmation bias you’ve been waiting for.
  • The absolute course horses for MV are Justin Rose, Hideki Matsuyama, Matt Kuchar, and Marc Leishman. Use the table above for details! Jim Furyk is rock solid here, as well.
“Hey there boo” Woodland (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Contest Approach

Henrik Norlander and K.H. Lee finished as the top two players in SGA at last week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic. In the low end range, I am strongly considering both as solid building block pieces.

Lee has proven to be more of a streaky guy in the early stages of his career. In 2019, he made eight consecutive cuts, including a T-37 here in his first MV appearance. Before the shutdown this year, he was profiling again as a dependable low end/make the cut guy, with four straight cashed checks. Last week’s stellar play might be a sign of his better form taking shape.

For a more thorough breakdown of every price range on DK, listen to my podcast below as Kyle Robert joins me again to play the weekly PGA DFS price range game. I think you will enjoy it. The podcast is also available on every major platform.

Core Players

These selections are players that I believe have top-25 floors with top 10 upside, and a reasonable case to win. They will be used in all my lineups. This week’s selections:

  1. Patrick Cantlay
  2. Hideki Matsuyama
  3. Marc Leishman

Good luck in Dublin! Follow me on twitter @realBobbyAdcock compliments and insults are always welcomed.


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