Weekend Golf Scoring is as follows:
- Per Hole Scoring
- Double Eagle or Better (DBe): +10 PTs
- Eagle (EAG): +6 PTs
- Birdie (BIR): +3 PTs
- Par (PAR): +0.5 PTs
- Bogey (BOG): -0.5 PTs
- Double Bogey (DBB): -1 PT
- Worse than Double Bogey (DBW): -1 PT
- Streaks and Bonuses
- Streak of 3 Birdies of Better (MAX 1 Per Round) (BIR3+): +1.75 PTs
- Bogey Free Round (BOFR): +1.75 PTs
- All 2 Rounds Under 70 Strokes (A2U70): +2.25 PTs
- Hole in One (ACE): +4 PTs
Basically what we are looking for here are guys that have played well during Thursday and Friday that we think will shoot some low rounds as the weekend comes on.
High Salary Plays
Kevin Kisner looks like a solid play after a fantastic second day. He looked very comfortable at the course and could knock a couple more birdies in tomorrow. Kisner ranked highly on my numbers before the tournament and could make a deep run this weekend.
Adam Hadwin is another guy that had a great Friday. Hadwin set up well for this tournament and has a chance to make a deep run if he can fire some close shots this weekend. He looks comfortable on the course and is one of the top players in strokes gained putting. His GIR is a little normal than his average, which means he should fire a little better this weekend.
Luke Donald would be close to impossible not to consider because of his unbelievable history at the course and his first two rounds. Donald has been below 67 on both rounds and should have a solid weekend if he can continue the strong play. He just seems to putt well here, which is the key to having strong rounds at HT.
Mid-Range Slary Plays
Peter Cantlay would be worth a look considering both rounds he has had were under par. He has gained a lot of strokes on the field for putting on the week and has been one of the worst drivers so far. If he can get a little better on the tee he has a legit shot at making a deep run and firing more birdies.
Russell Knox is in the same boat as Cantlay, but had a much more solid second day putting himself in good positions to fire at the pin. If Knox can continue his solid form off the tee he has a chance to put some shots close and make some putts to continue his high numbers in birdies.
Pat Perez was high on my charts before the tournament and not much should change for weekend golf. He had two solid rounds and put himself in contention to win the tournament over the weekend. This should give him a solid opportunity to fire at pins and try to get himself set up for a final pairing on Sunday.
Kegan Bradley should be considered purely because he is the best golfer on tour at going low randomly. Bradley had a great day today and really has a shot to go low on either Saturday or Sunday, but has a chance to shoot high on either day as well. Kegan should only be considered in GPPs because of his inability to be consistent.
Low Range Salary Plays
With guys at this range I think you have to just look for birdie opportunities.
Nick Taylor seems to not have much faith in the eyes of the DraftKings salary makers, but he has come out with two solid rounds in this tournament. It’s hard to choose a guy like this because of the lack of experience on the weekends, but his play is difficult not to consider. Even with a tough first day he still fired a 69 and shows he has the ability to do what he needs to do to stay in contention.
Graham DaLaet is no stranger to top 10 performances in big tournaments and probably will not fold under the pressure. He did well on the final two days at the Honda Classic and the Phoenix Open, which makes me believe that he will shoot well over the final two days here. As for his play, it has been consistent and worth a look.
Anirban Lahiri is worth a look because he is one of the top players on the tour at grabbing birdies. The final two rounds aren’t about what position they finish, just about accumulating points. Lahiri has the ability to get hot and throw in birdies and is worth a shot in a GPP situation.
About the Author:
“CH” aka @UndoneRSG, has been playing fantasy sports since 1997. He made the transition from season long to daily fantasy sports in 2014 and hasn’t looked back. In college, Chris wrote his thesis on “Beating PECOTA ranking system” and came out with a ranking system that was equivalent with PECOTA. He has been obsessed with using statistics in fantasy ever since. Current math teacher, he is working on a ranking system for PGA and NBA that should be out shortly.