PGA DFS First Look: Mayakoba Golf Classic

The PGA First Look is complete with a course preview, odds, salaries, Official World Golf Rankings, and course history to help you prepare for the upcoming daily fantasy golf slate.

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

Recent Winners of this Event: Matt Kuchar (2018), Patton Kizzire (2017), Pat Perez (2016), Graeme McDowell (2015), Charley Hoffman (2014)

Key Statistics (In Order of Importance)

1) Strokes Gained Approach
2) Greens in Regulation
3) Birdie or Better %
4) Strokes Gained Off the Tee
5) Strokes Gained Around the Green

Salaries, Odds, and Course History (2014-2018)

Golfer Odds DK FD FDT YH DK % +/- FD % +/- FDT % +/- YH % +/- Cuts 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Matt Kuchar 17 $11,400 $11,800 $16,200 $47 0% 0% 0% 0% 2/2 1 500 500 68 500
Viktor Hovland 18 $11,200 $11,700 $16,200 $44 0% 0% -100% 33% 0/1 73 500 500 500 500
Jason Day 18 $11,000 $11,600 $16,200 $43 0% 0% -200% 25% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Tony Finau 19 $10,600 $11,500 $15,900 $47 0% 0% 0% -300% 2/3 16 500 94 500 7
Billy Horschel 21 $10,200 $11,300 $15,900 $40 0% 0% -25% 29% 1/2 21 500 73 500 500
Joaquin Niemann 26 $9,800 $11,200 $15,600 $43 0% 0% 0% -50% 1/1 60 500 500 500 500
Charles Howell 28 $9,600 $11,000 $15,500 $43 0% 0% 0% -75% 3/5 82 4 7 17 114
Abraham Ancer 30 $9,200 $10,900 $15,400 $30 20% 0% 0% 76% 3/4 21 9 55 86 500
Russell Knox 31 $9,300 $10,800 $15,400 $34 0% 0% -13% 44% 4/4 500 9 3 2 37
Emiliano Grillo 33 $8,900 $10,500 $15,300 $38 23% 17% 0% 9% 3/3 15 9 10 500 500
Scottie Scheffler 33 $9,100 $10,700 $15,300 $40 0% -10% -10% -57% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Aaron Wise 33 $9,400 $10,600 $15,200 $32 -50% -9% 0% 48% 2/3 10 79 55 500 500
Kevin Kisner 36 $8,800 $10,200 $15,000 $38 7% 13% 0% -18% 0/1 95 500 500 500 500
Keegan Bradley 39 $8,600 $10,400 $15,000 $35 13% -8% -8% 0% 2/2 500 500 15 8 500
Denny McCarthy 39 $8,400 $10,100 $14,900 $27 17% 6% 0% 67% 2/2 41 68 500 500 500
Lanto Griffin 40 $9,000 $10,300 $14,900 $32 -33% -14% -7% 30% 1/1 500 61 500 500 500
Cameron Champ 43 $8,700 $10,000 $14,700 $34 -13% 0% 0% -6% 1/2 10 117 500 500 500
JT Poston 46 $8,200 $9,800 $14,300 $33 10% 14% 5% 0% 3/3 21 14 35 500 500
Danny Lee 47 $8,300 $9,800 $14,500 $33 0% 10% -6% -6% 3/3 2 25 500 500 3
Chez Reavie 48 $8,500 $10,000 $14,300 $40 -18% -18% -5% -186% 4/4 26 14 4 74 500
Dylan Frittelli 48 $8,000 $9,900 $14,300 $32 5% -11% -11% 9% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Harris English 49 $8,000 $9,900 $14,300 $30 0% -16% -16% 33% 2/5 68 96 73 97 37
Rory Sabbatini 51 $7,800 $9,600 $14,200 $40 12% 8% 0% -229% 4/5 55 77 94 40 56
Harold Varner 52 $7,900 $9,700 $14,200 $35 0% -4% -4% -71% 2/3 6 500 109 5 500
Pat Perez 53 $8,100 $9,600 $14,200 $32 -19% 0% -9% -9% 4/5 6 34 1 79 69
Brian Harman 55 $7,700 $9,500 $14,000 $33 7% 4% 4% -44% 3/4 68 500 55 40 95
Brian Gay 59 $7,900 $9,400 $14,000 $28 -13% 7% 0% 36% 3/3 41 25 28 500 500
Sebastian Munoz 59 $7,700 $9,400 $13,800 $31 0% 3% 7% 7% 1/1 64 500 500 500 500
Graeme McDowell 60 $7,800 $9,700 $14,100 $32 -12% -26% -12% -26% 3/4 82 34 24 1 500
Carlos Ortiz 61 $7,700 $9,300 $14,000 $20 -7% 3% -11% 59% 3/5 82 45 55 79 9
Beau Hossler 67 $7,600 $9,200 $13,700 $25 0% 6% 3% 44% 1/2 104 34 500 500 500
Scott Piercy 67 $7,600 $9,500 $13,800 $33 -3% -19% -7% -78% 3/3 6 500 4 500 16
Brice Garnett 69 $7,600 $9,300 $13,700 $21 -6% -6% -3% 52% 4/4 5 25 500 7 6
Si Woo Kim 69 $7,400 $9,200 $13,700 $37 11% -3% -6% -162% 3/3 26 3 500 17 500
Cameron Tringale 70 $7,400 $9,000 $13,500 $26 8% 5% 0% 31% 2/3 500 25 46 500 116
Russell Henley 72 $7,500 $9,100 $13,400 $24 -6% -3% 5% 40% 1/1 29 500 500 500 500
Kevin Streelman 73 $7,500 $8,900 $13,500 $31 -9% 8% -6% -23% 3/4 111 20 4 34 500
Harry Higgs 77 $7,500 $9,000 $13,500 $29 -12% -3% -9% 0% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Zach Johnson 77 $7,500 $9,100 $13,400 $28 -15% -11% -3% 7% 1/2 108 23 500 500 500
Xinjun Zhang 79 $7,300 $8,900 $13,400 $29 5% 0% -5% -5% 1/1 500 20 500 500 500
Bronson Burgoon 81 $7,400 $9,000 $13,400 $25 -8% -11% -8% 25% 1/2 500 96 500 25 500
Ryan Armour 87 $7,200 $8,800 $13,100 $24 7% 5% 0% 30% 2/3 21 55 500 500 95
Nick Taylor 89 $7,200 $8,500 $13,000 $24 4% 23% 2% 28% 2/4 73 88 15 500 56
Kyle Stanley 90 $7,300 $8,700 $13,000 $28 -5% 8% 0% -5% 0/2 500 500 94 97 500
Brian Stuard 91 $7,100 $8,600 $12,900 $26 8% 13% 4% 12% 3/4 111 9 35 500 71
Adam Schenk 92 $7,400 $8,900 $13,100 $23 -21% -15% -10% 29% 2/2 48 34 500 500 500
Martin Laird 93 $7,100 $8,700 $13,000 $20 4% 2% -7% 36% 2/3 82 500 13 40 500
Nick Watney 94 $7,000 $8,500 $12,700 $27 9% 14% 4% -4% 1/2 500 55 500 500 119
Wyndham Clark 94 $7,300 $8,800 $12,900 $26 -14% -9% -2% 6% 0/2 82 117 500 500 500
Brendon Todd 96 $7,200 $8,500 $12,700 $27 -11% 11% 0% -9% 0/1 500 500 500 86 500
Doc Redman 97 $7,100 $8,700 $12,900 $30 -4% -6% -9% -55% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Charley Hoffman 98 $7,200 $8,700 $12,700 $30 -16% -8% -4% -58% 1/5 111 96 73 79 1
Talor Gooch 98 $7,000 $8,900 $12,700 $20 2% -30% -4% 30% 1/1 500 41 500 500 500
Luke List 101 $7,100 $8,600 $12,700 $26 -10% -4% -8% -6% 1/4 108 109 7 110 500
Mark Hubbard 102 $7,000 $8,600 $12,700 $27 -4% -6% -10% -20% 2/3 500 500 109 77 49
Matt Jones 103 $6,900 $8,200 $12,500 $28 2% 18% 8% -33% 2/2 71 50 500 500 500
Fabian Gomez 103 $6,800 $8,400 $12,500 $22 8% 7% 8% 16% 2/4 95 45 109 500 23
Patton Kizzire 104 $7,000 $8,600 $12,600 $20 -9% -12% 0% 22% 3/3 55 1 500 58 500
Kramer Hickok 104 $6,900 $8,800 $12,700 $20 -4% -34% -18% 20% 1/1 29 500 500 500 500
Jhonattan Vegas 105 $6,800 $8,300 $12,500 $31 2% 6% 2% -100% 4/5 38 61 10 121 56
Vaughn Taylor 105 $6,800 $8,300 $12,600 $32 0% 5% -5% -165% 3/3 26 41 60 500 500
Scott Harrington 106 $6,900 $8,800 $12,700 $27 -9% -41% -24% -35% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Sam Ryder 106 $6,900 $8,400 $12,600 $24 -11% -5% -9% -5% 1/2 54 79 500 500 500
Sepp Straka 111 $6,800 $8,000 $12,400 $25 -5% 16% 3% -16% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Austin Cook 114 $6,700 $8,400 $12,500 $21 3% -8% -7% 6% 1/1 500 50 500 500 500
Keith Mitchell 119 $6,700 $7,900 $12,100 $29 1% 18% 15% -74% 2/2 65 68 500 500 500
Joel Dahmen 120 $6,800 $8,200 $12,400 $32 -10% 1% -2% -191% 2/2 41 23 500 500 500
Brandon Wu 120 $6,800 $8,000 $12,100 $20 -10% 12% 14% 9% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Shawn Stefani 123 $6,700 $8,300 $12,500 $21 -3% -8% -13% 0% 3/5 82 20 94 25 2
David Hearn 123 $6,700 $8,200 $12,400 $20 -3% -1% -5% 7% 2/3 500 500 94 74 16
Hank Lebioda 126 $6,600 $8,000 $12,200 $20 3% 7% 3% 4% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Kevin Chappell 127 $6,700 $8,200 $12,300 $20 -7% -6% -1% 3% 1/2 41 96 500 500 500
Scott Stallings 127 $6,600 $7,900 $12,200 $20 0% 9% 0% 1% 0/2 500 500 73 110 500
J.J. Spaun 127 $6,700 $8,300 $12,400 $22 -9% -14% -11% -9% 3/3 3 14 28 500 500
C.T. Pan 128 $6,500 $8,100 $12,200 $30 5% -4% -3% -127% 3/3 16 55 46 500 500
Aaron Baddeley 129 $6,600 $8,400 $12,400 $24 -4% -27% -15% -27% 3/3 500 74 500 46 37
Calum Hill 132 $6,600 $8,100 $12,300 $33 -5% -7% -8% -328% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Adam Long 134 $6,600 $8,500 $12,200 $20 -7% -39% -7% -5% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Roger Sloan 136 $6,500 $7,700 $12,100 $20 0% 10% -1% -7% 1/2 73 500 500 500 56
Brendan Steele 140 $6,500 $8,100 $12,200 $20 -1% -11% -10% -8% 1/2 500 500 500 121 37
Peter Malnati 143 $6,500 $8,100 $12,100 $20 -3% -13% -4% -9% 1/4 82 79 124 10 500
Maverick McNealy 148 $6,500 $7,800 $12,000 $20 -4% 2% 0% -11% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Wes Roach 148 $6,600 $7,900 $12,000 $20 -14% -4% -1% -12% 1/1 500 500 500 63 500
Tom Hoge 149 $6,500 $11,900 $25 -6% 2% -53% 3/4 73 61 500 63 44
Bo Hoag 150 $6,400 $7,700 $12,000 $20 0% 3% -4% -15% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Robert Streb 154 $6,300 $8,000 $12,000 $20 7% -13% -5% -16% 1/2 126 500 500 500 37
Zac Blair 157 $6,400 $7,800 $11,900 $21 -2% -4% -1% -26% 4/4 500 55 42 10 23
Chris Kirk 159 $6,400 $7,900 $11,800 $21 -4% -10% 0% -28% 2/2 48 500 7 500 500
Scott Brown 163 $6,400 $7,600 $11,700 $20 -5% 3% 5% -20% 5/5 68 6 55 5 62
James Hahn 164 $6,400 $7,500 $11,800 $20 -6% 6% -2% -22% 1/1 29 500 500 500 500
Jason Dufner 166 $6,400 $7,700 $11,800 $25 -7% -3% -3% -65% 2/2 21 500 500 40 500
Luke Donald 169 $6,400 $7,800 $11,800 $20 -8% -10% -5% -24% 0/1 500 500 121 500 500
Andrew Landry 170 $6,300 $7,500 $11,400 $20 -1% 3% 7% -26% 0/2 73 500 500 97 500
Tyler Duncan 171 $6,200 $7,600 $11,800 $20 5% -2% -7% -27% 2/2 38 50 500 500 500
Henrik Norlander 175 $6,300 $7,700 $11,600 $20 -3% -8% 0% -28% 1/1 500 500 500 46 500
Kyoung-Hoon Lee 176 $6,300 $7,800 $11,800 $20 -4% -14% -9% -30% 1/1 29 500 500 500 500
Robby Shelton 186 $6,300 $7,600 $11,600 $29 -5% -5% -2% -155% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Mac Hughes 196 $6,200 $7,500 $11,500 $20 1% -2% -1% -32% 0/3 95 88 88 500 500
Hudson Swafford 196 $6,300 $7,400 $11,500 $20 -7% 2% -1% -32% 4/4 55 500 46 46 51
Patrick Rodgers 198 $6,200 $7,400 $11,400 $20 -1% 0% 0% -35% 3/5 115 14 94 10 37
Kristoffer Ventura 205 $6,300 $7,400 $11,500 $23 -10% -1% -4% -55% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ryan Brehm 218 $6,200 $7,400 $11,400 $20 -3% -2% -2% -38% 1/1 500 500 66 500 500
Jose de Jesus Rodriguez 221 $6,200 $7,600 $11,400 $20 -4% -12% -3% -39% 1/3 55 105 500 500 114
Rafael Campos 230 $6,100 $7,300 $11,300 $20 4% 0% 0% -41% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Rhein Gibson 236 $6,200 $7,300 $11,200 $20 -6% -1% 0% -42% 0/1 500 500 500 121 500
Chris Stroud 239 $6,200 $7,200 $11,200 $20 -7% 2% -1% -43% 2/4 500 79 72 97 23
Roberto Diaz 246 $6,100 $7,200 $11,200 $20 1% 1% -2% -45% 1/4 104 25 119 500 95
Matthew NeSmith 264 $6,100 $7,300 $11,000 $20 0% -4% 0% -46% 0/1 500 500 109 500 500
Satoshi Kodaira 264 $6,200 $7,300 $10,900 $20 -9% -4% 1% -46% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Gligic 293 $6,100 $7,000 $10,700 $20 -2% 4% 0% -49% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Sebastian Cappelen 296 $6,100 $10,700 $20 -3% -1% -50% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ben Taylor 311 $6,100 $7,200 $10,700 $20 -4% -4% -2% -51% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chase Seiffert 314 $6,200 $7,100 $10,700 $20 -14% -2% -3% -53% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Graham DeLaet 327 $6,100 $7,000 $10,600 $20 -6% 0% 0% -54% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chris Baker 333 $6,100 $7,000 $10,600 $20 -6% -1% -1% -55% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ben Martin 336 $6,100 $7,100 $10,600 $20 -7% -5% -2% -57% 1/3 500 88 42 500 109
Mark Anderson 337 $6,100 $7,000 $10,600 $20 -8% -3% -3% -58% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Jim Herman 361 $6,000 $7,000 $10,600 $20 0% -4% -4% -59% 2/5 115 112 73 17 23
Will Gordon 375 $6,000 $7,100 $10,500 $20 -1% -7% 0% -61% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Sebastian Vazquez 421 $6,000 $7,500 $10,300 $20 -2% -25% 0% -62% 0/2 115 500 94 500 500
Bo Van Pelt 454 $6,000 $7,000 $10,200 $20 -3% -6% 0% -64% 0/2 500 500 500 129 89
Nelson Ledesma 457 $6,000 $7,000 $10,200 $20 -3% -7% -1% -65% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Davis Love 496 $6,000 $7,000 $10,200 $20 -4% -8% -2% -66% 0/1 500 500 500 500 77
D.A. Points 596 $6,000 $7,000 $10,100 $20 -5% -9% 0% -68% 2/4 95 75 500 115 65
Michael Kim 629 $6,000 $7,000 $10,000 $20 -6% -10% 0% -69% 1/2 500 500 94 51 500
Kevin Stadler 661 $6,000 $7,000 $10,000 $20 -7% -11% -1% -70% 0/1 104 500 500 500 500
Alvaro Ortiz 736 $6,000 $7,000 $10,000 $20 -8% -11% -2% -72% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra Coto 1096 $6,000 $7,000 -8% -12% 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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