PGA DFS First Look: 3M Open

Cut Rule:

  • Top 65 and ties (156 golfers in the field — at least 42% will make the cut)

Key Statistics for the Week

  • Strokes Gained Approach
  • Birdie or Better %
  • Strokes Gained Off the Tee
  • Strokes Gained Putting (Emphasis on Bentgrass)

Weather Forecasts

Yardage Specialists (based on holes at TPC Twin Cities)

  • Patrick Reed
  • Vincent Whaley
  • Cameron Tringale
  • Bo Hoag
  • Sepp Straka

Salaries, Odds, Course History, and Last Five Events

The % +/- columns show the difference in salaries and outright odds for each site.

Golfer Odds DK % +/- FD % +/- YH % +/- Cuts 2020 2019 -1W -2W -3W -4W -5W
Dustin Johnson 8 $11,300 0% $12,200 0% $50 0% 0/1 WD 500 8 25 19 10 83
Louis Oosthuizen 12 $10,900 0% $11,600 0% $45 0% 0/0 500 500 3 42 2 18 2
Tony Finau 14 $10,700 0% $11,500 0% $45 -33% 2/2 3 23 15 127 104 32 20
Patrick Reed 16 $10,300 0% $11,300 0% $45 -50% 1/1 500 23 98 32 25 19 5
Cameron Tringale 25 $9,500 40% $10,900 0% $37 140% 2/2 3 42 26 14 80 26 32
Robert Macintyre 28 $9,000 83% $10,500 17% $34 300% 0/0 500 500 8 18 35 37 49
Sergio Garcia 35 $9,900 -29% $10,400 14% $40 -14% 0/0 500 500 19 17 19 20 83
Emiliano Grillo 35 $9,300 14% $9,900 57% $37 71% 1/1 3 500 12 111 80 93 8
Bubba Watson 35 $9,100 43% $10,800 -14% $39 0% 0/1 73 500 6 19 50 WD 80
Matthew Wolff 35 $9,700 -14% $10,200 29% $41 -29% 2/2 12 1 58 140 15 WD 28
Keegan Bradley 40 $8,800 18% $9,900 0% $37 9% 1/1 500 46 78 14 80 99 17
Cameron Davis 40 $9,200 -18% $10,100 -9% $38 -18% 1/2 12 89 55 1 108 45 59
Maverick McNealy 50 $8,400 31% $9,900 -15% $35 46% 0/0 500 500 18 21 30 20 96
Gary Woodland 50 $8,000 62% $9,600 23% $37 -8% 0/0 500 500 98 78 50 83 14
Lucas Herbert 50 $8,500 23% $9,500 31% $35 46% 0/0 500 500 98 4 1 19 18
Rickie Fowler 50 $8,900 -8% $9,800 8% $37 -8% 0/0 500 500 53 32 131 11 8
Charl Schwartzel 55 $8,200 12% $9,300 18% $36 6% 1/1 3 500 26 19 53 128 3
Hank Lebioda 60 $7,900 22% $9,700 -17% $31 78% 2/2 26 34 8 4 5 31 17
Jhonattan Vegas 60 $7,500 83% $8,300 94% $33 56% 0/1 73 500 11 57 2 69 9
Lanto Griffin 60 $7,700 50% $9,000 33% $34 33% 0/0 500 500 33 25 70 35 73
Chris Kirk 60 $7,900 22% $8,700 56% $38 -50% 1/1 41 500 78 12 110 26 69
Brandt Snedeker 60 $7,800 39% $8,800 44% $31 78% 0/0 500 500 19 38 80 60 50
Dylan Frittelli 60 $8,300 0% $9,400 6% $29 117% 2/2 18 46 5 79 78 131 46
Patton Kizzire 65 $8,600 -38% $9,200 -13% $35 -21% 2/2 46 34 11 25 120 100 93
Stewart Cink 65 $8,700 -42% $9,100 -8% $39 -71% 1/1 46 500 98 30 57 47 30
Luke List 65 $8,100 -17% $8,900 4% $28 100% 1/2 32 109 5 4 88 83 79
Doug Ghim 65 $7,900 -8% $9,100 -8% $27 108% 1/1 18 500 18 32 54 102 14
Ryan Moore 65 $7,800 4% $8,800 8% $31 33% 1/2 12 124 2 54 113 54 39
Brendon Todd 65 $7,300 71% $8,100 63% $38 -63% 0/0 500 500 98 78 30 95 53
Chez Reavie 65 $7,400 54% $7,900 83% $27 108% 0/0 500 500 59 18 78 25 40
Mito Pereira 70 $7,600 -3% $8,400 3% $32 -6% 0/0 500 500 5 34 98 1 1
Kyle Stanley 70 $7,300 32% $8,500 0% $27 61% 1/1 32 500 41 41 54 42 8
Charles Howell 75 $7,700 -18% $8,400 -3% $31 -3% 2/2 3 23 23 111 93 55 39
Troy Merritt 75 $7,500 0% $7,900 33% $31 -3% 1/2 92 7 98 134 2 36 65
Steve Stricker 80 $7,500 -6% $8,400 -9% $25 71% 0/0 500 500 41 44 13 100 63
Adam Hadwin 80 $7,200 29% $8,600 -14% $35 -46% 1/1 500 4 115 121 131 40 73
Richy Werenski 80 $7,600 -14% $8,700 -20% $27 43% 2/2 3 46 81 79 25 80 118
JT Poston 80 $7,700 -23% $8,200 6% $29 11% 0/0 500 500 2 109 40 118 65
Patrick Rodgers 80 $7,600 -14% $9,500 -51% $26 57% 1/1 32 500 5 23 41 76 31
Matt Kuchar 90 $7,300 3% $8,000 5% $37 -70% 0/0 500 500 130 84 WD 50 118
Pat Perez 100 $7,100 22% $8,000 2% $26 34% 2/2 23 53 79 14 110 10 45
Adam Schenk 100 $7,400 -10% $7,900 7% $24 51% 1/2 41 118 15 4 41 80 68
Joel Dahmen 100 $7,500 -20% $8,200 -10% $32 -29% 0/0 500 500 46 21 32 104 55
Michael Thompson 100 $7,400 -10% $8,100 -5% $29 -5% 2/2 1 85 41 78 120 64 90
Bo Hoag 130 $7,100 11% $7,600 22% $22 60% 1/1 12 500 11 47 32 146 WD
Scott Stallings 130 $7,200 0% $7,500 42% $26 22% 2/2 62 74 55 25 80 118 67
Vincent Whaley 130 $6,800 49% $7,400 60% $20 80% 0/1 140 500 26 119 58 80 118
Tom Lewis 130 $7,000 22% $7,800 7% $20 80% 1/1 32 500 40 55 25 47 110
Erik Van Rooyen 130 $7,400 -18% $7,700 11% $29 -13% 0/1 103 500 98 72 10 112 126
Brandon Hagy 130 $7,200 0% $7,800 7% $26 22% 1/1 46 500 18 6 99 50 109
Mark Hubbard 130 $7,200 0% $7,500 42% $24 38% 0/0 500 500 20 41 78 13 57
Beau Hossler 130 $7,300 -9% $8,100 -13% $20 80% 1/2 73 34 15 109 25 10 19
Brian Stuard 130 $7,200 0% $7,300 84% $23 49% 0/0 500 500 15 8 78 30 116
Russell Knox 150 $6,900 13% $7,500 19% $24 15% 0/1 103 500 105 41 110 35 57
Sepp Straka 150 $7,100 -7% $7,400 33% $29 -28% 1/2 18 100 129 111 10 118 108
Ryan Armour 150 $7,000 2% $7,600 2% $23 24% 1/2 92 42 5 91 98 61 8
Satoshi Kodaira 150 $6,500 67% $7,400 33% $20 50% 1/1 500 58 20 119 98 36 19
Wyndham Clark 150 $6,900 13% $7,000 93% $29 -28% 1/2 92 5 151 72 106 20 75
Adam Long 150 $7,000 2% $7,700 -7% $31 -41% 1/2 2 118 145 23 147 131 26
Scott Piercy 150 $7,000 2% $7,500 19% $24 15% 1/2 103 15 69 129 80 19 WD
Sam Ryder 150 $7,000 2% $7,400 33% $21 39% 1/2 129 34 3 58 136 54 72
Cameron Champ 150 $7,100 -7% $7,700 -7% $34 -56% 0/1 500 150 11 144 116 WD 104
Matthew NeSmith 180 $6,800 6% $7,900 -30% $29 -38% 0/1 103 500 50 58 131 35 83
Roger Sloan 180 $6,900 -3% $7,500 2% $20 29% 1/2 92 15 31 71 21 131 52
James Hahn 180 $7,100 -21% $7,600 -13% $30 -40% 0/0 500 500 5 144 77 73 90
Austin Eckroat 180 $6,600 30% $7,100 56% $20 29% 0/0 500 500 72 129 47 7 12
Scott Brown 180 $6,800 6% $7,300 32% $20 29% 1/2 103 15 89 4 52 120 118
Robert Streb 180 $6,700 19% $7,300 32% $26 -13% 1/2 92 34 91 38 19 102 45
Rafael Cabrera-Bello 180 $6,900 -3% $7,200 46% $27 -21% 1/1 32 500 98 23 144 110 50
Keith Mitchell 180 $6,800 6% $7,600 -13% $25 -5% 1/2 103 66 115 91 148 88 99
Joseph Bramlett 200 $7,000 -23% $7,500 -10% $20 14% 0/1 73 500 11 140 98 80 25
Jason Dufner 200 $6,600 15% $7,600 -23% $20 14% 2/2 32 66 26 18 111 131 88
Brice Garnett 200 $6,700 6% $7,700 -30% $23 -6% 2/2 26 23 72 79 111 5 88
Kyoung-Hoon Lee 200 $6,600 15% $7,500 -10% $34 -66% 1/2 66 137 78 73 142 65 128
Denny McCarthy 200 $6,700 6% $7,400 1% $29 -45% 2/2 32 23 105 109 78 73 83
Chase Seiffert 200 $6,400 37% $7,300 17% $20 14% 0/1 103 500 99 28 121 110 35
Cameron Percy 200 $6,800 -6% $7,000 46% $20 14% 0/1 119 500 42 11 41 54 WD
Josh Teater 200 $6,400 37% $7,400 1% $24 -13% 1/2 56 100 15 119 58 63 139
Tom Hoge 200 $6,900 -14% $7,000 46% $29 -45% 2/2 46 23 136 66 46 108 90
Vaughn Taylor 200 $6,700 6% $7,600 -23% $21 6% 0/1 140 500 42 34 121 80 52
Camilo Villegas 200 $6,700 6% $7,200 30% $23 -6% 0/0 500 500 53 41 67 88 83
Nate Lashley 200 $6,700 6% $7,600 -23% $22 1% 0/1 500 109 78 76 32 139 80
Harry Higgs 200 $6,600 15% $7,300 17% $28 -32% 0/1 144 500 91 78 140 68 90
Chesson Hadley 200 $6,800 -6% $7,400 1% $21 6% 0/2 92 152 120 34 52 110 2
Kevin Tway 200 $6,600 15% $7,300 17% $20 14% 0/0 500 500 26 23 14 66 77
Will Gordon 200 $6,700 6% $8,300 -51% $21 6% 0/1 103 500 81 28 136 79 14
Byeong Hun An 200 $6,800 -6% $7,400 1% $32 -59% 0/0 500 500 26 119 76 80 52
Brandon Stone 200 $6,900 -14% $7,000 46% $35 -73% 0/0 500 500 75 140 94 40 144
Andrew Putnam 250 $6,600 -8% $7,400 -19% $22 -19% 0/1 144 500 109 78 13 67 79
Wes Roach 250 $6,300 20% $7,100 10% $20 -9% 0/2 73 109 47 50 44 61 65
Aaron Baddeley 250 $6,400 9% $7,000 17% $20 -9% 1/1 23 500 89 79 41 44 66
John Huh 250 $6,600 -8% $7,700 -44% $20 -9% 0/0 500 500 81 50 150 110 113
Mark Anderson 250 $6,500 1% $7,400 -19% $20 -9% 0/1 92 500 26 129 8 118 9
Michael Gligic 250 $6,300 20% $7,000 17% $20 -9% 1/1 26 500 19 109 41 99 100
Tyler McCumber 250 $6,300 20% $7,400 -19% $20 -9% 0/1 WD 500 129 99 88 73 50
Ben Martin 300 $6,600 -15% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/1 129 500 58 91 129 130 26
Bronson Burgoon 300 $6,500 -6% $7,600 -43% $20 -16% 2/2 41 34 53 79 78 140 134
Sean O’Hair 300 $6,400 1% $7,300 -14% $20 -16% 0/0 500 500 WD 11 32 110 88
Rob Oppenheim 300 $6,400 1% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/1 149 500 70 58 129 110 19
J.J. Spaun 300 $6,400 1% $7,500 -33% $20 -16% 1/2 73 66 47 64 32 47 127
Tyler Duncan 300 $6,500 -6% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 1/1 500 83 89 109 52 54 60
David Hearn 300 $6,200 22% $7,200 -4% $20 -16% 1/2 103 58 20 50 98 73 100
Bo Van Pelt 300 $6,500 -6% $7,300 -14% $20 -16% 1/1 65 500 31 146 71 151 2
Chris Baker 300 $6,200 22% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 1/1 41 500 81 79 58 26 60
Robby Shelton 300 $6,500 -6% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 1/1 3 500 81 119 111 66 104
Peter Malnati 300 $6,400 1% $7,100 2% $23 -30% 1/2 133 46 58 151 54 116 106
Jimmy Walker 300 $6,500 -6% $7,100 2% $20 -16% 1/1 500 74 78 112 71 70 6
John Pak 300 $6,300 11% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/0 500 500 99 78 99 134
Austin Cook 300 $6,400 1% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 1/2 56 100 47 143 98 110 31
Jonathan Byrd 300 $6,200 22% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/1 73 500 62 91 57 73 63
Kiradech Aphibarnrat 300 $6,400 1% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/0 500 500 81 147 39 77 113
David Lingmerth 300 $6,800 -30% $20 -16% 0/2 119 89 11 119 130 83 11
Fabian Gomez 300 $6,200 22% $7,200 -4% $20 -16% 1/2 119 13 99 WD 14 70 144
Ben Taylor 300 $6,100 33% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/1 73 500 20 79 151 35 146
Ben Crane 300 $6,300 11% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/1 500 146 127 WD
Greg Chalmers 300 $6,000 46% $7,000 8% $20 -16% 0/1 133 500 31 68 150 126 99
Matthys Daffue 300 $6,400 1% $7,000 8% 0/0 500 500 62 92 75 110 40
Quade Cummins 300 $6,200 22% $7,100 2% $20 -16% 0/0 500 500 67
Rafael Campos 400 $6,000 18% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/0 500 500 20 109 153 99 56
Bill Haas 400 $6,300 -10% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 2/2 58 74 105 91 25 113 123
Johnson Wagner 400 $6,200 -2% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 1/2 103 23 99 91 118 134 39
Ryan Brehm 400 $6,100 8% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/1 119 500 53 134 67 99 138
Michael Gellerman 400 $6,100 8% $7,200 -23% $20 -32% 1/1 46 500 89 34 41 64 92
Luke Donald 400 $6,300 -10% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/1 119 500 78 154 31 13 80
Scott Harrington 400 $6,300 -10% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/1 92 500 53 41 155 80 44
Andrew Landry 400 $6,300 -10% $7,300 -30% $21 -37% 0/1 500 89 64 136 62 92 115
Shawn Stefani 400 $6,200 -2% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 1/2 149 15 62 62 77 150 113
Ricky Barnes 400 $6,100 8% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/1 73 500 62 91 100 73 75
Sung Kang 400 $6,300 -10% $7,100 -18% $20 -32% 0/1 500 137 119 74 80 134 32
Brian Gay 400 $6,000 18% $7,000 -13% $21 -37% 1/2 119 56 64 129 120 100 83
Rhein Gibson 400 $6,100 8% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/1 154 500 112 34 121 25 112
Nick Watney 400 $6,000 18% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 1/2 12 146 37 50 147 155 138
Angus Flanagan 400 $6,200 -2% $7,000 -13% $20 -32% 0/0 500 500 120 129
Ryan Hall 400 $6,200 -2% $7,600 -54% $20 -32% 0/0 500 500
Ted Potter 500 $6,200 -13% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/2 129 146 47 72 98 127 152
Kristoffer Ventura 500 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/1 73 500 120 148 121 70 149
Zack Sucher 500 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 1/2 103 58 70 79 WD 95 77
D.J. Trahan 500 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/1 103 500 99 58 136 127 77
Nelson Ledesma 500 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/1 140 500 124 91 41 152 47
Sang-Moon Bae 500 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/2 133 89 WD 129 57 62 112
Ryan Blaum 500 $6,100 -5% $7,200 -32% $20 -40% 1/2 103 74 112 134 110 WD 126
Sebastian Cappelen 500 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/1 156 500 148 121 127 77 WD
Grayson Murray 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/0 500 500 112 WD 147 153 100
Dominic Bozzelli 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/2 133 124 40 119 144 144 122
John Senden 500 $6,200 -13% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/1 92 500 105 62 126 151 91
Hunter Mahan 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/2 144 89 89 111 120 WD 105
Michael Kim 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/2 92 124 72 143 147 140 148
D.A. Points 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/0 500 500 81 109 88 75 147
Matt Every 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 2/2 68 79 WD 140 136 WD 134
Martin Trainer 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/2 153 124 120 134 111 140 110
Kevin Stadler 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/0 500 500 105 148 98 99 150
Brent Snyder 500 $6,000 4% $7,000 -23% $20 -40% 0/0 500 500

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