PGA DFS First Look: Farmers Insurance Open - Odds Preview

The PGA First Look is complete with a course preview, odds, salaries, Official World Golf Rankings, and course history.

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Cut Rule: The top 65 and ties move on after the first two rounds.

Recent Winners of this Event: Justin Rose (2019), Jason Day (2018 & 2015), Jon Rahm (2017), Brandt Snedeker (2016)

Key Statistics (In Order of Importance)

1) Strokes Gained Approach
2) Strokes Gained Off the Tee
3) Bogey Avoidance
4) Strokes Gained Putting (Emphasis on Poa)
5) Greens in Regulation

Salaries, Odds, and Course History (2015-2019)

Golfer Odds DK FD YH DK % +/- FD % +/- YH % +/- Cuts 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Rory McIlroy 6 $11,600 $12,200 $50 0% 0% 0% 1/1 5 500 500 500 500
Jon Rahm 8 $11,300 $12,000 $50 0% 0% -100% 3/3 5 29 1 500 500
Tiger Woods 10 $10,800 $11,700 $47 0% 0% 0% 2/3 20 23 110 500 500
Xander Schauffele 16 $10,100 $11,500 $44 20% 0% 33% 1/4 25 78 110 143 500
Justin Rose 17 $10,300 $11,300 $44 -25% 0% 17% 3/5 1 8 4 72 75
Hideki Matsuyama 18 $9,900 $11,000 $46 0% 0% -50% 3/5 3 12 33 72 75
Rickie Fowler 22 $9,700 $10,800 $43 0% 0% 13% 2/5 66 78 100 72 61
Gary Woodland 25 $9,500 $10,700 $42 0% 0% 20% 5/5 9 12 20 18 45
Patrick Reed 27 $9,200 $10,500 $43 10% 10% -13% 2/2 13 23 500 500 500
Tony Finau 28 $9,300 $10,600 $46 -11% -11% -150% 5/5 13 6 4 18 24
Sungjae Im 30 $9,100 $10,400 $42 0% 0% -10% 1/1 52 500 500 500 500
Collin Morikawa 31 $8,900 $10,300 $42 8% 0% -20% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Scottie Scheffler 36 $8,800 $10,000 $39 7% 13% 19% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Jason Day 36 $9,000 $10,200 $39 -17% -8% 13% 3/5 5 1 100 101 1
Cameron Smith 38 $8,700 $9,900 $36 0% 12% 35% 3/5 9 20 33 89 128
Brandt Snedeker 41 $8,400 $10,000 $38 11% -7% 11% 5/5 62 45 9 1 19
Jordan Spieth 48 $8,500 $10,100 $41 0% -21% -31% 1/2 35 500 500 500 119
Joaquin Niemann 48 $8,600 $9,800 $40 -13% 5% -29% 1/1 72 500 500 500 500
Marc Leishman 48 $8,300 $9,800 $40 5% 5% -29% 4/5 43 8 20 72 27
Ryan Palmer 55 $8,000 $9,700 $36 9% 5% 13% 2/2 13 2 500 500 500
Byeong Hun An 63 $7,700 $9,600 $37 22% 9% -5% 1/1 500 500 49 500 500
Billy Horschel 63 $8,100 $9,700 $37 -5% -5% -10% 4/5 8 54 64 8 91
Francesco Molinari 66 $7,900 $9,900 $38 0% -35% -28% 2/3 500 45 14 122 500
Matthew Wolff 66 $8,200 $9,600 $35 -20% -4% 14% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Cameron Champ 68 $7,800 $9,500 $33 0% 0% 19% 0/1 122 500 500 500 500
Lanto Griffin 70 $7,900 $9,400 $33 -13% 4% 16% 1/1 500 12 500 500 500
Emiliano Grillo 72 $7,800 $9,500 $31 -8% -8% 23% 3/4 52 12 33 111 500
Bud Cauley 73 $7,600 $9,400 $26 3% -4% 46% 3/4 13 58 80 25 500
Jason Kokrak 77 $7,700 $9,300 $36 -7% 0% -26% 2/3 20 500 91 25 500
Bubba Watson 81 $7,500 $9,300 $36 3% -3% -30% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Keegan Bradley 81 $7,300 $9,200 $31 11% 0% 11% 4/5 35 5 4 89 41
Harris English 83 $7,400 $9,200 $37 3% -3% -60% 4/5 107 8 14 31 2
Russell Knox 87 $7,600 $9,100 $32 -14% 3% 0% 2/3 43 29 500 500 128
Phil Mickelson 88 $7,500 $9,200 $34 -10% -10% -13% 2/4 500 45 14 89 108
Lucas Glover 91 $7,200 $9,100 $35 8% -3% -25% 3/4 500 67 33 72 24
Rory Sabbatini 95 $7,200 $9,000 $36 5% 3% -57% 3/4 70 20 14 151 500
Sebastian Munoz 98 $7,300 $9,100 $30 -6% -9% 5% 2/2 72 500 54 500 500
Joel Dahmen 103 $7,400 $9,000 $30 -15% -3% 3% 1/2 9 115 500 500 500
Brendan Steele 106 $7,100 $9,000 $27 7% -5% 19% 4/5 136 29 20 49 45
Talor Gooch 108 $7,200 $8,900 $24 -5% 0% 33% 2/2 3 51 500 500 500
Denny McCarthy 110 $7,100 $8,900 $28 2% -3% 9% 0/2 87 105 500 500 500
Dylan Frittelli 115 $7,000 $8,800 $31 11% 2% -20% 0/1 87 500 500 500 500
Pat Perez 118 $7,000 $8,900 $30 9% -8% -10% 2/4 115 500 4 72 74
Carlos Ortiz 123 $6,900 $8,800 $25 15% -2% 21% 2/3 122 500 500 49 11
Nick Watney 125 $7,200 $8,800 $25 -18% -5% 20% 3/5 72 58 91 111 7
Sepp Straka 127 $6,900 $8,600 $20 12% 8% 38% 1/1 13 500 500 500 500
Tom Hoge 131 $6,900 $8,700 $20 10% -2% 36% 1/4 87 12 500 72 119
Matt Jones 136 $7,300 $8,700 $32 -37% -4% -45% 2/3 13 124 500 31 500
J.B. Holmes 138 $6,900 $8,700 $28 6% -7% -9% 4/5 143 4 33 6 2
Cameron Tringale 143 $7,100 $8,700 $29 -19% -9% -16% 3/5 87 58 73 111 69
Danny Lee 156 $7,100 $8,600 $30 -21% -2% -31% 3/5 115 58 129 58 32
Sam Ryder 165 $7,000 $8,500 $20 -11% 4% 30% 1/2 43 115 500 500 500
Sam Burns 165 $7,100 $8,500 $20 -24% 4% 30% 1/2 40 115 500 500 500
Scott Stallings 167 $6,900 $8,600 $21 -4% -8% 23% 3/5 43 115 80 25 2
Cameron Davis 168 $7,000 $8,500 $20 -17% -2% 26% 2/2 57 58 500 500 500
Jhonattan Vegas 169 $7,000 $8,400 $27 -19% 3% -17% 3/5 107 78 28 18 11
Grayson Murray 173 $6,800 $8,400 $20 2% 2% 23% 2/3 62 75 100 500 500
Kyle Stanley 177 $6,800 $8,600 $23 0% -16% 5% 4/5 147 51 14 25 67
Harold Varner 179 $6,900 $8,400 $31 -13% -2% -69% 1/4 78 143 138 31 500
Matthew NeSmith 180 $6,600 $8,300 $20 15% 3% 19% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
C.T. Pan 181 $6,700 $8,300 $28 5% 2% -36% 3/3 66 35 2 500 500
Sung Kang 181 $6,800 $8,500 $29 -5% -13% -42% 2/4 20 69 91 101 500
Adam Schenk 190 $6,800 $8,200 $20 -9% 5% 15% 1/2 57 147 500 500 500
Maverick McNealy 192 $6,600 $8,300 $21 10% -3% 9% 1/1 500 29 500 500 500
Jimmy Walker 192 $6,600 $8,400 $23 10% -10% -5% 3/5 154 63 100 4 7
Wyndham Clark 196 $6,600 $8,200 $23 7% 0% -8% 1/1 35 500 500 500 500
Henrik Norlander 202 $6,500 $8,200 $20 14% -2% 9% 1/2 500 500 80 43 500
Beau Hossler 202 $6,800 $8,100 $20 -16% 4% 9% 3/3 57 35 49 500 500
Bronson Burgoon 204 $6,700 $8,200 $22 -8% -5% -5% 1/3 87 105 500 62 500
Kevin Tway 208 $6,700 $8,100 $25 -9% 0% -25% 3/3 43 35 41 500 500
Kevin Streelman 208 $6,700 $8,300 $27 -9% -13% -46% 3/4 107 29 67 3 500
Keith Mitchell 212 $6,700 $8,000 $26 -13% 3% -38% 1/2 122 63 500 500 500
Michael Thompson 214 $6,800 $8,100 $20 -26% -4% 1% 4/5 13 135 14 63 11
Max Homa 218 $6,500 $7,800 $23 5% 10% -21% 0/2 500 500 110 500 75
Austin Cook 221 $6,400 $7,900 $20 13% 4% -1% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Charley Hoffman 225 $6,600 $8,000 $27 -7% -3% -58% 3/5 122 35 54 43 91
D.J. Trahan 227 $6,500 $7,800 $22 1% 6% -17% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chesson Hadley 229 $6,600 $7,800 $20 -10% 5% -5% 2/3 143 23 500 58 500
Martin Laird 229 $6,400 $8,100 $20 9% -11% -5% 4/5 43 124 74 8 7
Bo Hoag 231 $6,500 $7,900 $22 -3% -3% -21% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Hank Lebioda 232 $6,300 $8,000 $20 14% -9% -9% 1/1 29 500 500 500 500
Chase Seiffert 233 $6,400 $7,800 $20 5% 0% -11% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Doc Redman 238 $6,500 $7,900 $25 -6% -6% -48% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Luke List 242 $6,700 $7,700 $20 -31% 2% -14% 2/4 40 12 91 89 500
Bill Haas 242 $6,700 $7,700 $20 -31% 2% -14% 3/4 57 54 500 101 19
Brandon Wu 242 $6,300 $7,700 $21 11% 2% -20% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Lucas Bjerregaard 242 $6,500 $8,000 $20 -8% -14% -14% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Patrick Rodgers 246 $6,400 $7,900 $20 -2% -13% -19% 1/4 122 115 4 111 500
Kyoung-Hoon Lee 250 $6,400 $7,700 $20 -3% -3% -20% 0/1 87 500 500 500 500
Peter Uihlein 262 $6,600 $7,600 $20 -27% 0% -22% 0/2 78 78 500 500 500
Harry Higgs 262 $6,500 $7,500 $26 -17% 3% -75% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Stewart Cink 269 $6,500 $7,600 $22 -18% -2% -39% 1/5 78 105 20 89 119
Patton Kizzire 269 $6,300 $7,600 $20 2% -2% -24% 1/2 500 500 110 8 500
Richy Werenski 281 $6,200 $7,400 $21 10% 4% -34% 1/3 122 78 20 500 500
Jason Dufner 281 $6,300 $7,600 $20 0% -4% -27% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Xinjun Zhang 289 $6,300 $7,500 $26 -2% -2% -85% 0/1 500 115 500 500 500
Steve Stricker 292 $6,400 $7,500 $20 -13% -3% -31% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Peter Malnati 296 $6,400 $7,400 $20 -14% 0% -32% 0/2 500 78 100 500 500
Sebastian Cappelen 296 $6,200 $7,300 $20 6% 4% -32% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Scott Harrington 300 $6,400 $7,200 $23 -16% 7% -64% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Zac Blair 300 $6,200 $7,500 $20 4% -6% -35% 2/4 500 105 41 101 11
Kramer Hickok 300 $6,200 $7,400 $20 4% -2% -35% 0/1 143 500 500 500 500
Aaron Baddeley 304 $6,200 $7,300 $20 1% -1% -39% 1/4 500 78 80 8 119
Ted Potter 304 $6,300 $7,400 $20 -10% -5% -39% 1/1 500 73 500 500 500
John Huh 304 $6,100 $7,200 $20 11% 4% -39% 5/5 25 45 76 8 45
Fabian Gomez 312 $6,200 $7,300 $20 -2% -4% -43% 0/3 87 500 500 72 75
Robert Streb 323 $6,200 $7,300 $20 -3% -5% -45% 4/4 29 66 9 18 500
Rob Oppenheim 335 $6,300 $7,100 $20 -15% 4% -46% 1/2 500 124 500 31 500
Dominic Bozzelli 342 $6,100 $7,200 $20 6% -2% -47% 0/2 87 500 151 500 500
Tim Wilkinson 346 $6,300 $7,100 $20 -17% 2% -49% 1/2 500 500 41 127 500
Robby Shelton 350 $6,200 $7,200 $20 -7% -4% -50% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Scott Brown 362 $6,100 $7,200 $20 3% -5% -51% 3/4 9 500 41 49 144
Cameron Percy 365 $6,100 $7,100 $20 3% -1% -53% 2/3 500 500 71 122 53
J.J. Spaun 365 $6,200 $7,100 $20 -9% -1% -53% 2/3 122 23 9 500 500
Roger Sloan 373 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -22% 2% -55% 1/2 87 500 500 500 64
Anirban Lahiri 377 $6,300 $7,100 $20 -23% -4% -57% 1/2 500 54 500 133 500
Doug Ghim 381 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -1% 0% -58% 1/1 20 500 500 500 500
Matt Every 385 $6,100 $7,300 $20 -2% -16% -59% 1/3 500 124 500 72 69
Seung-Yul Noh 392 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -14% -2% -61% 0/3 500 500 125 89 119
Mac Hughes 400 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -15% -3% -62% 2/3 29 105 54 500 500
Joseph Bramlett 404 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -16% -3% -64% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Mark Anderson 415 $6,000 $7,000 $20 6% -4% -65% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chris Stroud 415 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -5% -4% -65% 1/1 52 500 500 500 500
Trey Mullinax 431 $6,000 $7,000 $20 5% -6% -68% 2/3 25 124 49 500 500
Kristoffer Ventura 438 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -8% -7% -69% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Brandon Hagy 438 $6,000 $7,000 $20 4% -7% -69% 2/3 66 500 100 43 500
K.J. Choi 446 $6,000 $7,000 $20 2% -9% -72% 2/4 500 140 110 2 53
Justin Suh 450 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -10% -9% -73% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Rhein Gibson 462 $6,000 $7,000 $20 1% -10% -74% 0/1 500 500 500 133 500
Tyler McCumber 463 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -12% -11% -76% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Jamie Lovemark 469 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -1% -12% -77% 1/3 500 105 80 31 500
Michael Gligic 485 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -2% -13% -78% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Will Gordon 500 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -2% -14% -80% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Satoshi Kodaira 500 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -2% -14% -80% 0/1 122 500 500 500 500
Graham DeLaet 508 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -4% -15% -82% 2/2 500 500 54 69 500
Ryan Brehm 519 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -17% -16% -84% 1/1 500 500 41 500 500
Jim Herman 519 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -17% -16% -84% 2/4 87 135 500 49 32
Vincent Whaley 527 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -6% -18% -86% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chris Baker 527 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -6% -18% -86% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Isaiah Salinda 527 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -6% -18% -86% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ben Taylor 538 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -8% -21% -91% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Rafael Campos 577 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -9% -21% -92% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Gellerman 615 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -23% -22% -93% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Hunter Mahan 731 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -11% -23% -95% 3/4 87 69 67 43 500
Nelson Ledesma 808 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -25% -24% -96% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Vince Covello 808 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -12% -24% -96% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
John Senden 865 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -13% -26% -99% 4/4 57 500 64 69 49
Patrick Martin 1000 $6,000 $7,000 -14% -26% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Kevin Stadler 1077 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -15% -27% -101% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Block 1115 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -15% -28% -103% 0/2 500 147 500 500 138
Alex Beach 1154 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -16% -29% -104% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Martin Trainer 1212 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -17% -30% -105% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500

Color Coding
Course history in BLUE indicates a top ten finish.
Course history in GREEN indicates a top 25 finish.
Course history in YELLOW indicates a made cut with a finish outside the top 25.
Course history in RED indicates a missed cut.

Legend

Term Description
Site % +/- The percentage differential between a golfer’s salary rank and odds rank. The higher the %, the better.
OWGR Official World Golf Ranking
Cuts Cut record of each golfer at this course in the last five seasons.
2014 – 2018 Columns Course history at this event in the last five seasons.

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