PGA DFS First Look: RSM Classic

The First Look is complete with a course preview, odds, salaries, and course history for this week’s PGA Tour event.

Cut Rule:

  • Top 65 + ties

Recent Winners of this Event

  • Tyler Duncan -19 (2019)
  • Charles Howell -19 (2018)
  • Austin Cook -21 (2017)
  • Mackenzie Hughes -17 (2016)
  • Kevin Kisner -22 (2015)

Key Statistics (In Order of Importance)

  1. Strokes Gained Approach
  2. Strokes Gained Putting (Emphasis on Bermuda)
  3. Birdie or Better %
  4. Strokes Gained Off the Tee (or Fairways Gained)

Bermuda Specialists

Strokes gained per round on bermuda minus strokes gained per round on other surfaces.

  1. Kramer Hickok
  2. Sungjae Im
  3. JT Poston
  4. Jamie Lovemark
  5. Tommy Fleetwood

Hole Yardage Specialists

Best relative to par scoring stats on hole distances from this week’s course.

  1. Webb Simpson
  2. Russell Henley
  3. Tommy Fleetwood
  4. Doc Redman
  5. Tyrrell Hatton

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

Golfer Odds DK FD YH DK % +/- FD % +/- YH % +/- Cuts 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Webb Simpson 10 $11,200 $12,000 $50 0% 0% 0% 3/3 2 3 500 36 500
Sungjae Im 19 $11,000 $11,600 $43 -33% 33% 67% 1/1 500 37 500 500 500
Tommy Fleetwood 20 $10,700 $11,700 $42 -25% -25% 50% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Tyrrell Hatton 17 $10,400 $11,800 $45 100% 0% 50% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Russell Henley 26 $10,100 $11,400 $35 0% 20% 220% 2/4 128 126 500 10 6
Matthew Fitzpatrick 27 $9,900 $10,900 $35 -14% 43% 129% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Harris English 26 $9,700 $11,000 $46 17% 50% -67% 2/5 90 46 139 81 25
Jason Day 30 $9,500 $11,500 $44 0% -38% -50% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Louis Oosthuizen 30 $9,300 $11,200 $38 0% -22% 0% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Shane Lowry 33 $9,200 $10,800 $33 0% 10% 140% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Joaquin Niemann 34 $9,100 $10,600 $40 -15% 0% -46% 1/1 500 65 500 500 500
Sebastian Munoz 34 $9,000 $10,700 $33 0% 0% 100% 1/3 3 134 500 81 500
Corey Conners 34 $8,900 $10,300 $33 18% 45% 118% 2/2 500 23 37 500 500
Dylan Frittelli 54 $8,800 $9,900 $29 -26% 0% 132% 1/1 35 500 500 500 500
Jason Kokrak 36 $8,700 $10,400 $36 7% 7% 0% 1/3 500 500 88 45 139
Kevin Kisner 37 $8,600 $10,500 $35 7% -7% 7% 3/5 90 7 4 110 1
Brian Harman 43 $8,500 $10,100 $35 0% 0% -6% 3/5 14 32 4 135 120
Justin Rose 40 $8,400 $11,100 $39 13% -50% -50% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ian Poulter 50 $8,300 $9,900 $38 6% 6% -50% 1/1 500 500 500 36 500
Charles Howell 62 $8,200 $9,700 $31 -17% 4% 42% 3/5 90 1 88 13 9
Mackenzie Hughes 56 $8,100 $10,000 $34 5% -10% 5% 2/4 65 152 97 1 500
Doc Redman 62 $8,000 $9,800 $38 -12% -12% -64% 1/1 23 500 500 500 500
Zach Johnson 60 $8,000 $9,500 $31 0% 36% 55% 4/5 61 7 8 110 75
Talor Gooch 58 $7,900 $9,800 $30 14% 5% 90% 1/3 23 79 139 500 500
C.T. Pan 62 $7,900 $9,900 $21 4% -17% 287% 2/3 500 94 13 6 500
Lee Westwood 70 $7,800 $9,700 $35 -10% -14% -45% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Brendon Todd 69 $7,800 $9,700 $38 -7% -11% -68% 3/3 4 54 500 500 83
Sam Burns 67 $7,700 $9,300 $27 8% 31% 96% 1/1 500 37 500 500 500
Denny McCarthy 67 $7,700 $9,800 $28 4% -19% 81% 2/3 8 46 106 500 500
Sepp Straka 79 $7,600 $9,400 $25 -12% -6% 88% 0/2 151 152 500 500 500
Alexander Noren 75 $7,600 $9,600 $32 -6% -13% -3% 1/1 10 500 500 500 500
Matt Wallace 73 $7,600 $9,500 $26 -3% -3% 84% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Bernd Wiesberger 81 $7,500 $9,200 $31 -8% 3% -6% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chez Reavie 79 $7,500 $9,300 $34 -3% 0% -38% 1/1 500 500 500 500 33
Austin Cook 78 $7,500 $9,600 $26 0% -15% 73% 3/3 61 11 1 500 500
Andy Sullivan 73 $7,500 $9,400 $33 10% 7% -20% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Joel Dahmen 87 $7,400 $8,900 $34 -5% 15% -46% 2/4 77 37 49 110 500
Matt Kuchar 86 $7,400 $8,900 $38 -3% 18% -76% 2/4 103 500 29 129 25
Harold Varner 84 $7,400 $8,800 $33 0% 35% -35% 2/2 500 23 500 500 68
Aaron Wise 89 $7,400 $9,200 $20 -12% -12% 121% 1/2 90 500 13 500 500
Danny Willett 88 $7,400 $9,100 $27 -8% 0% 28% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Maverick McNealy 98 $7,300 $8,700 $29 -9% 15% -4% 1/1 53 500 500 500 500
JT Poston 90 $7,300 $8,800 $33 -2% 16% -44% 1/4 14 108 118 139 500
Stewart Cink 95 $7,300 $8,900 $27 -7% 0% 13% 4/5 43 108 25 10 63
Charl Schwartzel 89 $7,300 $9,200 $22 2% -10% 107% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Adam Hadwin 101 $7,300 $8,400 $36 -13% 40% -71% 1/1 68 500 500 500 500
Cameron Tringale 107 $7,200 $8,700 $28 -10% 2% -6% 2/4 20 149 74 27 500
Cameron Davis 100 $7,200 $8,700 $22 0% 13% 81% 0/1 147 500 500 500 500
Russell Knox 91 $7,200 $8,500 $21 7% 43% 102% 2/2 20 500 37 500 500
Emiliano Grillo 102 $7,200 $8,500 $25 -4% 29% 31% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Charley Hoffman 108 $7,200 $8,600 $27 -13% 7% -6% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Wyndham Clark 105 $7,200 $8,800 $25 -8% -2% 25% 1/1 500 65 500 500 500
Henrik Stenson 108 $7,100 $8,500 $33 -4% 15% -56% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Kevin Streelman 103 $7,100 $8,000 $32 6% 60% -38% 2/5 135 143 17 36 110
Brandt Snedeker 112 $7,100 $8,700 $31 -9% -9% -41% 2/3 500 500 29 45 133
Henrik Norlander 107 $7,100 $8,600 $26 0% 9% 8% 4/5 5 54 54 2 110
Luke List 110 $7,100 $9,000 $23 -7% -26% 35% 3/4 53 4 500 13 120
Peter Malnati 113 $7,100 $8,100 $22 -10% 29% 44% 1/5 145 94 118 121 75
Kristoffer Ventura 117 $7,000 $8,900 $24 -3% -26% 18% 0/1 90 500 500 500 500
Matthew NeSmith 120 $7,000 $8,900 $23 -9% -31% 18% 1/1 14 500 500 500 500
Will Gordon 118 $7,000 $8,200 $23 -5% 16% 24% 1/1 10 500 500 500 500
Adam Long 108 $7,000 $9,000 $30 7% -24% -27% 1/2 35 134 500 500 500
Keegan Bradley 120 $7,000 $8,000 $26 -8% 25% -11% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Tyler Duncan 119 $7,000 $8,300 $25 -6% 10% 2% 3/3 1 74 25 500 500
Scott Piercy 114 $7,000 $8,000 $26 -2% 33% -5% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
James Hahn 131 $6,900 $7,800 $20 -7% 27% 31% 0/1 114 500 500 500 500
Harry Higgs 124 $6,900 $9,000 $27 -1% -37% -24% 1/1 35 500 500 500 500
Brendan Steele 129 $6,900 $8,400 $32 -4% -3% -55% 0/1 77 500 500 500 500
Patrick Rodgers 134 $6,900 $7,700 $21 -11% 27% 20% 3/5 77 2 118 10 44
Brian Gay 121 $6,900 $8,700 $25 0% -20% -3% 2/4 114 23 3 139 500
Matt Jones 130 $6,900 $7,800 $24 -6% 29% 3% 1/3 72 108 500 98 500
Graeme McDowell 127 $6,900 $8,100 $29 -3% 12% -35% 2/3 500 11 88 500 3
Scott Stallings 135 $6,800 $8,600 $20 -3% -23% 24% 4/5 35 117 68 70 9
Adam Schenk 143 $6,800 $8,600 $20 -10% -28% 15% 1/3 103 23 152 500 500
Martin Laird 138 $6,800 $8,600 $31 -5% -25% -56% 1/2 90 500 54 500 500
Chris Kirk 135 $6,800 $7,700 $20 -4% 24% 22% 3/5 77 46 4 81 18
Patton Kizzire 138 $6,800 $7,700 $20 -6% 21% 19% 3/5 68 15 45 81 88
Lucas Glover 142 $6,800 $7,800 $31 -9% 13% -58% 3/3 500 11 500 36 9
Rafael Cabrera-Bello 133 $6,800 $8,000 $29 0% 10% -40% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Mark Hubbard 144 $6,800 $8,300 $30 -11% -16% -51% 3/3 53 500 500 79 18
Tom Hoge 148 $6,700 $8,500 $26 -2% -24% -31% 3/5 90 37 25 98 9
Rory Sabbatini 152 $6,700 $8,200 $30 -4% -14% -52% 2/3 53 500 97 45 500
Doug Ghim 132 $6,700 $9,300 $20 13% -53% 29% 1/1 65 500 500 500 500
Jhonattan Vegas 169 $6,700 $8,200 $23 -10% -20% -14% 1/1 500 500 500 500 25
Nick Taylor 140 $6,700 $9,100 $27 3% -49% -35% 1/3 77 500 74 74 500
Richy Werenski 175 $6,700 $7,400 $25 -11% 15% -30% 1/3 500 15 74 98 500
Tyler McCumber 158 $6,700 $7,900 $20 -5% 0% 9% 1/1 53 500 500 500 500
Sung Kang 177 $6,700 $7,500 $26 -13% 9% -39% 3/4 500 143 29 33 75
Brice Garnett 183 $6,600 $7,900 $20 -6% -11% -2% 3/4 77 37 29 500 85
Pat Perez 169 $6,600 $7,600 $25 0% 11% -28% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
David Hearn 181 $6,600 $7,300 $20 -5% 16% -1% 4/4 30 15 17 500 9
Beau Hossler 185 $6,600 $8,200 $20 -7% -25% -3% 1/2 139 500 70 500 500
John Huh 160 $6,600 $7,400 $20 3% 22% 8% 3/4 500 94 37 27 9
Branden Grace 167 $6,600 $7,500 $25 2% 16% -26% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Ryan Armour 192 $6,600 $8,000 $21 -9% -18% -9% 4/4 23 15 37 36 500
Chesson Hadley 168 $6,600 $7,900 $20 1% -3% 6% 3/5 50 117 37 45 88
Cameron Percy 213 $6,500 $7,600 $20 -6% -4% -10% 3/4 77 500 70 21 33
Kyle Stanley 215 $6,500 $7,700 $20 -7% -10% -11% 3/3 30 500 500 21 33
Brian Stuard 202 $6,500 $7,200 $24 -3% 12% -28% 3/5 10 117 22 81 25
Troy Merritt 175 $6,500 $7,300 $24 5% 18% -22% 3/4 30 23 54 135 500
Kevin Chappell 194 $6,500 $7,400 $20 -2% 6% -6% 1/3 135 500 500 81 2
Joseph Bramlett 208 $6,500 $7,700 $20 -4% -7% -8% 0/1 150 500 500 500 500
Keith Mitchell 212 $6,500 $7,900 $22 -5% -17% -17% 2/3 14 79 54 500 500
D.J. Trahan 227 $6,500 $7,400 $20 -8% 0% -11% 1/2 8 500 500 148 500
Robby Shelton 185 $6,500 $8,100 $20 1% -21% -3% 0/1 139 500 500 500 500
Fabian Gomez 244 $6,400 $7,300 $20 -6% -4% -18% 4/4 23 37 61 500 44
Xinjun Zhang 229 $6,400 $7,000 $23 -1% 7% -28% 1/2 90 500 68 500 500
Michael Gligic 244 $6,400 $8,300 $20 -7% -39% -18% 0/1 128 500 500 500 500
Nate Lashley 271 $6,400 $7,000 $23 -10% -3% -35% 2/2 500 59 49 500 500
Jason Dufner 231 $6,400 $7,100 $20 -3% 4% -15% 1/3 103 117 500 500 9
Roger Sloan 234 $6,400 $7,900 $20 -5% -23% -16% 1/1 500 70 500 500 500
Hudson Swafford 227 $6,400 $7,800 $23 1% -14% -27% 3/5 114 76 29 36 120
Andrew Putnam 231 $6,400 $7,500 $20 -3% -7% -15% 0/1 500 500 74 500 500
Hank Lebioda 229 $6,400 $7,000 $20 -1% 7% -13% 2/2 30 32 500 500 500
Vaughn Taylor 252 $6,300 $7,000 $23 -1% -1% -34% 2/4 10 94 8 500 101
Rob Oppenheim 288 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -5% -5% -23% 3/3 53 500 61 500 44
Andrew Landry 250 $6,300 $7,500 $24 0% -12% -37% 2/4 103 59 4 500 110
Nick Watney 308 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -7% -7% -25% 2/3 14 23 97 500 500
Scott Brown 265 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -2% -2% -21% 3/4 14 32 106 500 18
J.J. Spaun 275 $6,300 $8,100 $20 -4% -37% -23% 3/4 77 37 2 57 500
Luke Donald 308 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -7% -7% -25% 2/2 43 500 500 36 500
Robert Streb 304 $6,300 $7,000 $20 -6% -6% -24% 3/5 128 32 74 57 25
Davis Thompson 241 $6,300 $7,000 $20 3% 3% -17% 1/1 23 500 500 500 500
Aaron Baddeley 315 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -3% -10% -27% 1/4 90 59 106 500 88
Bronson Burgoon 350 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -5% -12% -28% 1/4 90 117 70 500 88
Kevin Tway 415 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -11% -18% -34% 1/2 500 500 88 71 500
Sean O’Hair 308 $6,200 $7,000 $20 0% -7% -25% 2/3 500 46 74 500 18
Kyoung-Hoon Lee 338 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -4% -11% -28% 1/2 5 117 500 500 500
Chase Seiffert 304 $6,200 $7,000 $20 2% -6% -24% 2/2 23 500 500 74 500
Sebastian Cappelen 385 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -7% -14% -31% 0/1 152 500 500 500 500
Bill Haas 312 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -2% -9% -27% 3/5 35 108 88 13 33
Satoshi Kodaira 381 $6,200 $7,000 $20 -7% -14% -30% 1/1 74 500 500 500 500
Tim Wilkinson 392 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -2% -15% -32% 3/3 30 500 500 21 44
Jonathan Byrd 423 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -6% -19% -35% 3/5 103 23 106 21 44
Chris Baker 431 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -7% -20% -35% 0/1 128 500 500 500 500
Mark Anderson 275 $6,100 $7,000 $20 12% -3% -22% 1/3 43 500 500 81 101
Jamie Lovemark 392 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -2% -15% -32% 3/4 500 65 118 6 9
Jim Herman 377 $6,100 $7,000 $29 1% -13% -67% 4/5 35 126 54 13 18
Ted Potter 458 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -8% -20% -35% 2/3 152 46 13 500 500
Bo Van Pelt 1000 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -10% -22% -37% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
D.A. Points 1045 $6,100 $7,000 $20 -11% -23% -38% 3/5 143 71 145 45 58
Anthony Cordes 1115 $6,100 $20 -11% -38% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Bo Hoag 408 $6,000 $7,000 $20 4% -17% -33% 1/1 75 500 500 500 500
Sam Ryder 408 $6,000 $7,000 $20 4% -17% -33% 1/3 114 108 61 500 500
Scott Harrington 354 $6,000 $7,100 $20 9% -14% -29% 1/1 43 500 500 500 500
Brandon Hagy 388 $6,000 $7,000 $20 6% -15% -31% 1/2 35 500 500 129 500
Camilo Villegas 415 $6,000 $7,000 $20 2% -18% -34% 2/3 500 500 97 2 75
K.J. Choi 777 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -2% -21% -36% 2/4 139 500 37 81 52
Hunter Mahan 658 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -1% -21% -36% 2/3 500 15 45 153 500
Michael Kim 981 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -3% -22% -37% 2/4 500 151 97 27 52
Martin Trainer 1154 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -5% -24% -38% 0/1 500 94 500 500 500
Kevin Stadler 1269 $6,000 $7,000 $20 -6% -24% -39% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500

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