PGA DFS Course Stats: TOUR Championship at East Lake

This week’s stop on the PGA Tour carousel brings us to the greater Chicago area for a course that has seen a limited run, but is not totally unfamiliar, in recent bigtime golf history. We will use as our template this week the 2003 US Open hosted here (won by Jim Furyk) and while on paper they are growing the rough and speeding the greens enough to be pretty comparable to a US Open, I wouldn’t be surprised if it some how ends up playing SLIGHTLY easier than that, it should also be noted that in 2003 Furyk shot a -8 to win here which is quite a low score by US Open standards. Anyway, let’s take a look!

Olympia Fields (North):

Par: 70
Length: 7250
Scoring average per round: +2.2
Chances of bogey free round (field): 0.1%
Best opportunities for 3-birdie streak (field): 1-2-3
Best chances for eagle: #6
Projected Cut: N/A
Key Holes: #5, 6, 12, 14

About the Author

  • Sean O'Donnell (hokie2009)

  • Sean O’Donnell is a proud Hokie (Virginia Tech class of 2009, electrical engineering) as well as a Grateful Dead enthusiast. A fantasy baseball player since age 12, he has flirted with DFS in the past, but only this season stumbled onto the dearth of information that exists pertaining to daily fantasy golf and made a commitment to analyzing PGA tournament data on a weekly basis. When he’s not scouring the web for obscure PGA data, he works as a consultant for small businesses involved in research grants with the federal government.


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