PGA DFS First Look: RSM Classic - Golf Odds & Stats

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: Charles Howell (2018), Austin Cook (2017), Mac Hughes (2016), Kevin Kisner (2015), Robert Streb (2014)

Key Statistics (In Order of Importance)

1) Strokes Gained Approach
2) Birdie or Better %
3) Par 4 Scoring
4) Strokes Gained Putting
5) Strokes Gained Around the Green

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

Golfer Odds DK FD YH DK % +/- FD % +/- YH % +/- Cuts 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Webb Simpson 9 $11,600 $11,800 $49 0% 0% 0% 3/3 3 500 36 500 41
Billy Horschel 14 $11,000 $11,600 $45 0% 0% 33% 1/1 500 500 2 500 500
Matt Kuchar 18 $10,600 $11,500 $46 0% 0% -50% 3/4 500 29 129 25 22
Charles Howell 21 $10,400 $11,400 $43 0% 0% 0% 4/5 1 88 13 9 73
Kevin Kisner 25 $9,800 $11,000 $43 17% 17% -25% 4/5 7 4 110 1 4
Harris English 27 $10,000 $11,200 $36 -20% -20% 50% 2/5 46 139 81 25 89
Scottie Scheffler 29 $9,200 $10,800 $42 30% 13% -17% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Adam Hadwin 31 $9,600 $10,100 $40 -14% 47% 11% 1/1 500 500 500 500 81
Alexander Noren 31 $9,300 $10,900 $29 0% -29% 76% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Russell Knox 34 $8,900 $10,700 $38 23% -11% 0% 1/2 500 37 500 500 121
Dylan Frittelli 35 $8,700 $10,500 $34 27% -10% 35% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Aaron Wise 35 $9,400 $10,200 $35 -50% 8% 14% 1/1 500 13 500 500 500
Brendon Todd 37 $9,100 $10,400 $30 -18% -18% 62% 3/3 54 500 500 83 48
Zach Johnson 42 $9,000 $10,300 $31 -17% -17% 55% 3/5 7 8 110 75 110
Brian Gay 43 $8,800 $10,000 $32 -7% 12% 32% 2/3 23 3 139 500 500
Vaughn Taylor 48 $8,200 $10,100 $35 20% -7% -14% 1/3 94 8 500 101 500
Denny McCarthy 48 $8,600 $10,000 $32 -6% 0% 23% 1/2 46 106 500 500 500
Russell Henley 49 $8,500 $9,800 $26 -6% 18% 64% 3/4 126 500 10 6 4
Jim Furyk 50 $8,100 $10,200 $42 10% -46% -217% 1/2 94 500 6 500 500
Rory Sabbatini 52 $7,900 $9,900 $41 13% -5% -150% 2/3 500 97 45 500 22
JT Poston 52 $8,400 $9,800 $33 -17% 5% -5% 0/3 108 118 139 500 500
Brice Garnett 53 $8,300 $9,900 $23 -16% -16% 66% 4/4 37 29 500 85 73
Brian Harman 57 $7,900 $9,900 $35 0% -21% -64% 3/5 32 4 135 120 41
Lanto Griffin 61 $8,000 $7,400 $36 -9% 76% -100% 0/1 500 97 500 500 500
Joel Dahmen 68 $7,600 $9,700 $34 14% -4% -47% 2/3 37 49 110 500 500
Ryan Armour 68 $7,700 $9,700 $26 4% -8% 48% 4/4 15 37 36 500 81
Adam Long 70 $7,800 $9,500 $23 -8% 4% 58% 0/1 134 500 500 500 500
Brian Stuard 76 $7,400 $9,600 $28 10% -8% 33% 2/5 117 22 81 25 105
Austin Cook 76 $7,800 $9,600 $25 -16% -12% 48% 2/2 11 1 500 500 500
Harry Higgs 78 $7,700 $9,500 $32 -11% -7% -36% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chris Kirk 79 $7,600 $9,400 $20 -7% 3% 61% 4/5 46 4 81 18 4
Si Woo Kim 82 $7,300 $9,400 $38 6% 0% -220% 1/3 500 132 98 18 500
Kevin Streelman 82 $7,400 $9,500 $33 -6% -18% -65% 2/4 143 17 36 110 500
Beau Hossler 84 $7,400 $9,300 $28 -10% 0% 19% 1/1 500 70 500 500 500
Cameron Tringale 88 $7,200 $8,800 $30 8% 24% -3% 2/4 149 74 27 500 22
Xinjun Zhang 90 $7,300 $9,500 $32 -6% -29% -64% 1/1 500 68 500 500 500
Kyle Stanley 91 $7,200 $8,700 $30 3% 24% -9% 2/2 500 500 21 33 500
Nick Taylor 91 $7,200 $9,000 $27 0% 5% 21% 2/3 500 74 74 500 86
Cameron Percy 93 $7,300 $9,300 $24 -15% -15% 37% 4/4 500 70 21 33 63
Bronson Burgoon 94 $7,100 $9,200 $27 5% -11% 17% 1/3 117 70 500 88 500
Robby Shelton 97 $7,300 $8,400 $29 -21% 33% -8% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Matt Jones 98 $7,100 $8,900 $31 0% 2% -35% 0/2 108 500 98 500 500
Sebastian Munoz 98 $7,100 $8,600 $32 -2% 19% -95% 0/2 134 500 81 500 500
David Hearn 100 $7,000 $9,000 $21 8% -10% 41% 3/3 15 17 500 9 500
Kramer Hickok 100 $7,100 $9,100 $22 -5% -16% 37% 0/1 94 500 500 500 500
Chesson Hadley 102 $7,200 $9,100 $26 -21% -21% 8% 3/5 117 37 45 88 32
Kevin Chappell 102 $7,100 $8,900 $20 -12% -9% 41% 2/3 500 500 81 2 8
Robert Streb 105 $6,800 $8,600 $20 23% 9% 39% 4/5 32 74 57 25 1
Zac Blair 107 $6,900 $9,000 $24 11% -23% 21% 3/4 500 106 57 33 32
Luke List 108 $6,900 $8,700 $29 9% -2% -32% 2/3 4 500 13 120 500
Peter Uihlein 110 $7,100 $9,200 $22 -21% -42% 27% 1/1 7 500 500 500 500
Keith Mitchell 113 $7,000 $8,800 $32 -8% -13% -136% 1/2 79 54 500 500 500
Aaron Baddeley 113 $6,900 $8,500 $26 4% 7% -6% 2/4 59 106 500 88 48
Jhonattan Vegas 113 $7,000 $8,700 $34 -13% -10% -218% 1/1 500 500 500 25 500
Nick Watney 114 $7,000 $8,700 $31 -15% -12% -77% 2/3 23 97 500 500 85
Stewart Cink 115 $6,800 $8,900 $28 10% -30% -33% 4/5 108 25 10 63 32
Patrick Rodgers 116 $7,000 $8,600 $20 -19% -8% 28% 3/4 2 118 10 44 500
Mark Hubbard 118 $7,000 $8,500 $30 -21% -2% -71% 3/3 500 500 79 18 48
Adam Schenk 118 $6,900 $8,800 $25 -7% -28% -5% 1/2 23 152 500 500 500
Sam Ryder 118 $6,700 $8,400 $25 13% 2% -7% 1/2 108 61 500 500 500
Troy Merritt 120 $7,000 $8,600 $32 -27% -15% -177% 2/3 23 54 135 500 500
Doc Redman 120 $6,900 $8,500 $32 -13% -9% -182% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Patton Kizzire 121 $6,900 $8,500 $20 -15% -11% 20% 3/5 15 45 81 88 54
Bo Hoag 125 $6,700 $8,400 $21 7% -5% 15% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Fabian Gomez 126 $6,800 $8,400 $25 -5% -7% -16% 4/4 37 61 500 44 8
Talor Gooch 129 $6,800 $8,300 $23 -6% -2% -3% 0/2 79 139 500 500 500
Martin Laird 130 $6,800 $8,300 $20 -8% -3% 15% 2/2 500 54 500 500 72
Henrik Norlander 133 $6,900 $7,500 $25 -24% 29% -21% 3/4 54 54 2 110 500
Maverick McNealy 136 $6,800 $8,200 $21 -11% 0% 8% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Thompson 137 $6,800 $8,200 $28 -13% -1% -67% 3/5 94 17 13 120 66
Dominic Bozzelli 138 $6,700 $8,100 $21 -3% 3% 5% 1/2 11 500 144 500 500
Brendan Steele 140 $6,600 $8,200 $20 6% -4% 9% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Scott Stallings 144 $6,700 $8,100 $28 -6% 0% -74% 3/4 117 68 70 9 500
J.J. Spaun 145 $6,600 $8,300 $20 4% -14% 6% 3/3 37 2 57 500 500
Boo Weekley 147 $6,600 $8,300 $20 3% -15% 5% 1/3 500 500 153 18 100
Andrew Landry 147 $6,700 $7,800 $23 -9% 12% -17% 2/3 59 4 500 110 500
Scott Harrington 147 $6,700 $8,200 $29 -12% -12% -103% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Sepp Straka 148 $6,600 $7,500 $25 -1% 19% -39% 0/1 152 500 500 500 500
Tom Hoge 150 $6,500 $8,100 $26 8% -8% -58% 4/5 37 25 98 9 32
D.J. Trahan 152 $6,500 $8,000 $20 7% -4% -1% 0/1 500 500 148 500 500
Mac Hughes 154 $6,500 $8,000 $26 6% -5% -62% 1/3 152 97 1 500 500
Jason Dufner 155 $6,600 $7,800 $28 -6% 4% -95% 1/2 117 500 500 9 500
Bill Haas 155 $6,700 $8,100 $20 -19% -12% -4% 3/5 108 88 13 33 22
Chris Stroud 157 $6,700 $7,800 $20 -22% 1% -6% 2/3 500 49 13 101 500
Tyler Duncan 160 $6,600 $8,000 $20 -10% -10% -8% 2/2 74 25 500 500 500
Josh Teater 161 $6,600 $8,000 $20 -12% -12% -9% 2/4 94 37 45 500 105
Hank Lebioda 166 $6,500 $7,600 $20 -1% 5% -10% 1/1 32 500 500 500 500
Scott Brown 170 $6,400 $7,800 $20 7% -4% -11% 2/4 32 106 500 18 121
Luke Donald 174 $6,600 $7,900 $20 -16% -10% -13% 1/1 500 500 36 500 500
Peter Malnati 181 $6,500 $7,700 $20 -5% -1% -14% 1/4 94 118 121 75 500
Doug Ghim 181 $6,400 $7,900 $20 5% -11% -14% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Roberto Castro 182 $6,600 $7,900 $20 -19% -14% -16% 4/4 59 500 80 52 69
James Hahn 183 $6,400 $7,600 $22 2% -1% -33% 1/1 500 500 500 500 17
Joseph Bramlett 186 $6,400 $7,900 $20 1% -16% -19% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Roger Sloan 190 $6,200 $7,200 $22 17% 14% -36% 1/2 70 500 500 500 110
Shawn Stefani 191 $6,500 $7,700 $20 -12% -8% -22% 1/4 79 139 500 152 41
Anirban Lahiri 191 $6,500 $7,600 $20 -12% -4% -22% 1/1 500 500 13 500 500
Zack Sucher 194 $6,400 $7,400 $32 -3% 3% -345% 0/2 500 500 81 500 89
Wes Roach 195 $6,300 $7,500 $20 5% -3% -25% 0/2 117 500 500 88 500
Ben Martin 195 $6,400 $7,200 $20 -4% 10% -25% 2/3 500 22 121 500 17
Hudson Swafford 203 $6,300 $7,500 $20 3% -5% -28% 4/5 76 29 36 120 12
Kyoung-Hoon Lee 204 $6,300 $7,700 $20 2% -15% -29% 0/1 117 500 500 500 500
Matthew NeSmith 205 $6,300 $7,400 $20 1% -2% -30% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Johnson Wagner 211 $6,500 $7,600 $20 -21% -13% -32% 4/5 54 17 98 33 81
Cameron Davis 211 $6,500 $7,300 $20 -21% 1% -32% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Kristoffer Ventura 227 $6,300 $7,100 $23 -2% 7% -66% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ben Crane 236 $6,400 $7,200 $20 -13% 3% -35% 2/4 46 118 64 110 500
Chase Seiffert 245 $6,200 $7,100 $20 5% 5% -37% 1/1 500 500 74 500 500
Seamus Power 248 $6,200 $7,300 $20 4% -4% -38% 1/3 79 74 74 500 500
Rhein Gibson 252 $6,300 $7,300 $20 -6% -5% -39% 1/1 500 500 500 58 500
Tyler McCumber 255 $6,300 $7,100 $20 -7% 3% -41% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chad Campbell 259 $6,400 $7,400 $20 -18% -11% -42% 3/5 143 74 13 9 41
Rafael Campos 261 $6,200 $7,200 $20 1% -3% -43% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Brandon Hagy 261 $6,100 $7,000 $20 10% 4% -43% 0/1 500 500 129 500 500
David Lingmerth 264 $6,300 $7,300 $20 -11% -10% -46% 3/4 79 17 500 63 14
Chris Baker 266 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -12% 2% -47% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
K.J. Choi 270 $6,400 $7,500 $20 -23% -22% -48% 2/3 500 37 81 52 500
Ted Potter 289 $6,100 $7,000 $20 6% 0% -49% 2/2 46 13 500 500 500
Rob Oppenheim 293 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -4% -1% -51% 2/2 500 61 500 44 500
Satoshi Kodaira 293 $6,100 $7,100 $23 5% -4% -86% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Jonathan Byrd 302 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -16% -3% -53% 3/5 23 106 21 44 100
Ryan Brehm 307 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -7% -3% -54% 0/1 500 500 110 500 500
Ben Taylor 318 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -8% -4% -56% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
George McNeill 330 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -9% -5% -57% 0/2 500 500 81 500 126
Robert Garrigus 350 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -10% -6% -58% 1/4 143 106 33 145 500
Sang-Moon Bae 375 $6,000 $7,000 $20 9% -7% -59% 1/1 59 500 500 500 500
Tim Wilkinson 384 $6,000 $7,000 $20 9% -8% -61% 2/2 500 500 21 44 500
Alex Cejka 409 $6,100 $7,300 $20 -2% -22% -62% 1/3 94 500 500 6 89
Davis Riley 410 $6,000 $7,000 $22 7% -9% -84% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Sebastian Cappelen 418 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -14% -10% -65% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Greyson Sigg 431 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -5% -11% -66% 1/1 500 49 500 500 500
Will Gordon 448 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -6% -12% -67% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Gligic 450 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -6% -13% -68% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Akshay Bhatia 475 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -7% -14% -70% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Vince Covello 486 $6,000 $7,000 $20 3% -14% -71% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Mark Anderson 486 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -8% -14% -71% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Nelson Ledesma 489 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -10% -16% -73% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Derek Ernst 490 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -21% -17% -75% 1/3 500 500 129 120 54
J.J. Henry 493 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -11% -18% -76% 1/3 117 45 500 500 105
Michael Gellerman 500 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -1% -19% -77% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Jim Herman 500 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -1% -19% -77% 3/5 126 54 13 18 126
Davis Love 536 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -14% -20% -80% 3/5 65 132 129 33 41
Vincent Whaley 543 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -3% -21% -81% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Fredrik Jacobson 559 $6,000 $7,000 -4% -22% 1/2 126 500 500 5 500
John Merrick 567 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -16% -23% -84% 1/3 500 500 121 85 100
Dru Love 589 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -5% -24% -85% 1/3 54 150 500 139 500
D.A. Points 618 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -6% -25% -86% 4/5 71 145 45 58 22
Arjun Atwal 637 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -18% -25% -87% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Kim 659 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -7% -26% -89% 2/4 151 97 27 52 500
Tim Herron 691 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -8% -27% -90% 1/3 108 500 139 52 500
Tim Weinhart 1533 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -9% -28% -91% 0/2 500 500 155 120 500

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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