PGA DFS First Look: Travelers Championship

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
  • Pete Dye Experience
  • Strokes Gained Off the Tee
  • Strokes Gained Putting (Bent & Poa Greens)
  • Birdie or Better %

Yardage Specialists (based on holes at TPC River Highlands)

  • Abraham Ancer
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Tony Finau
  • Dustin Johnson
  • Patrick Cantlay

Salaries, Odds, and Course History

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

Golfer Odds DK % +/- FD % +/- YH % +/- Cuts 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Bryson DeChambeau 11 $11,100 100% $12,300 0% $49 0% 5/5 6 8 9 26 47
Dustin Johnson 12 $11,400 -50% $12,100 0% $47 0% 1/1 1 500 500 500 500
Paul Casey 14 $9,900 100% $11,600 100% $42 33% 5/5 32 5 2 5 17
Brooks Koepka 15 $10,700 -25% $11,900 -25% $42 0% 3/3 500 57 19 500 9
Patrick Cantlay 15 $10,400 -20% $11,800 -20% $44 -40% 3/3 11 15 15 500 500
Scottie Scheffler 22 $9,600 17% $11,400 17% $41 33% 0/1 71 500 500 500 500
Patrick Reed 22 $10,000 -29% $11,700 -29% $42 -43% 4/5 24 30 75 5 11
Abraham Ancer 26 $9,100 38% $11,000 25% $39 25% 3/4 11 8 75 500 56
Brian Harman 26 $8,800 56% $11,100 0% $35 78% 3/5 85 8 6 35 118
Tony Finau 27 $9,200 0% $11,300 -20% $42 -60% 2/4 71 113 500 17 25
Kevin Streelman 30 $9,400 -27% $10,600 27% $29 255% 4/5 2 15 33 8 134
Joaquin Niemann 35 $9,000 0% $10,900 -8% $38 -8% 2/2 63 5 500 500 500
Harris English 35 $8,200 54% $10,800 -8% $41 -38% 1/3 500 71 144 95 500
Charley Hoffman 40 $8,600 14% $10,300 21% $34 21% 4/5 41 101 15 3 25
Matthew Wolff 41 $9,300 -40% $10,700 -13% $36 -13% 1/2 71 80 500 500 500
Cameron Smith 46 $8,700 -6% $10,000 25% $37 -25% 1/3 71 126 500 500 34
Keegan Bradley 48 $7,900 35% $10,500 -12% $31 100% 4/5 119 2 47 8 25
Bubba Watson 48 $8,900 -28% $10,400 -11% $33 33% 3/5 71 54 1 95 25
Russell Henley 51 $8,300 0% $10,200 -5% $32 42% 3/4 32 143 6 500 11
Si Woo Kim 55 $8,500 -15% $9,900 5% $34 -15% 3/4 11 83 26 500 25
Sam Burns 55 $7,700 29% $10,100 -10% $36 -38% 2/2 24 43 500 500 500
Garrick Higgo 57 $7,900 5% $9,500 32% $34 -23% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Justin Rose 57 $8,400 -22% $9,900 -9% $34 -26% 0/1 111 500 500 500 500
Adam Scott 58 $8,000 -8% $9,800 -4% $34 -29% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Rickie Fowler 59 $7,300 52% $9,800 -8% $31 36% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Jason Day 61 $7,500 19% $9,400 19% $34 -35% 3/4 46 8 12 95 500
Marc Leishman 67 $8,100 -22% $9,700 -7% $29 44% 4/5 58 21 102 17 9
Doc Redman 68 $7,600 4% $9,100 32% $28 61% 1/1 11 500 500 500 500
Phil Mickelson 68 $7,800 -14% $9,500 0% $36 -55% 1/2 24 126 500 500 500
Emiliano Grillo 68 $7,300 27% $9,600 -10% $31 13% 4/4 60 60 19 43 500
Max Homa 69 $7,800 -19% $9,400 0% $34 -45% 0/2 85 83 500 500 500
Francesco Molinari 70 $7,700 -16% $9,300 3% $22 100% 2/2 500 57 500 500 47
Cameron Tringale 71 $7,600 -12% $9,000 18% $32 -18% 2/3 137 71 69 500 500
Ian Poulter 71 $7,400 0% $9,200 3% $33 -29% 1/1 64 500 500 500 500
Aaron Wise 73 $7,400 -3% $9,000 11% $26 46% 1/1 46 500 500 500 500
Kevin Na 75 $7,500 -14% $9,300 -8% $32 -25% 2/2 5 500 500 57 500
Carlos Ortiz 77 $7,100 32% $9,200 -5% $33 -35% 1/3 85 83 500 500 17
Brendon Todd 81 $7,300 0% $9,600 -29% $32 -29% 1/2 11 500 500 500 88
Lanto Griffin 82 $7,400 -13% $9,000 0% $29 0% 2/2 24 500 38 500 500
Stewart Cink 84 $7,300 -5% $9,100 -8% $32 -33% 1/2 148 500 2 500 500
Guido Migliozzi 94 $7,200 5% $8,800 10% $26 24% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Chris Kirk 95 $7,300 -10% $8,900 0% $32 -36% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Talor Gooch 99 $7,000 33% $8,900 -2% $28 5% 0/2 111 500 142 500 500
Harold Varner 99 $7,500 -30% $8,900 -5% $31 -23% 2/4 32 21 75 95 500
Rafael Cabrera-Bello 100 $7,400 -24% $7,600 100% $21 56% 1/1 37 500 500 500 500
Kyle Stanley 103 $7,000 24% $9,700 -46% $20 59% 4/5 24 36 15 57 148
Mackenzie Hughes 105 $7,100 4% $8,800 -4% $29 -17% 4/4 3 51 42 17 500
Patton Kizzire 106 $7,100 2% $8,800 -6% $28 -6% 2/4 6 126 121 53 500
Brandt Snedeker 107 $7,200 -12% $8,600 4% $24 14% 3/4 41 43 130 14 500
Brendan Steele 109 $7,200 -14% $8,600 2% $32 -46% 4/5 6 21 75 14 17
Kevin Kisner 118 $7,100 -4% $8,500 8% $30 -25% 1/2 128 15 500 500 500
Russell Knox 119 $7,000 10% $8,600 -2% $20 40% 4/5 137 21 38 62 1
Adam Hadwin 119 $6,900 21% $8,700 -9% $29 -26% 2/4 500 92 42 57 74
Chez Reavie 120 $7,000 6% $8,700 -11% $22 19% 4/5 46 1 75 43 47
Matt Jones 124 $7,100 -11% $8,400 7% $26 -7% 3/4 148 71 19 500 64
Zach Johnson 125 $7,100 -13% $8,700 -14% $27 -11% 3/4 11 500 19 123 47
Erik Van Rooyen 127 $7,200 -25% $8,500 -4% $23 5% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Maverick McNealy 131 $7,200 -26% $8,500 -5% $28 -22% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Pat Perez 133 $7,000 -3% $8,500 -7% $20 24% 0/1 500 500 87 500 500
Ryan Moore 136 $6,800 20% $8,100 18% $20 22% 2/4 71 15 87 500 17
C.T. Pan 140 $7,200 -30% $8,600 -16% $20 20% 2/4 85 36 102 8 500
Scott Stallings 144 $6,800 16% $8,400 -5% $20 18% 2/5 6 113 38 110 74
Sebastian Munoz 147 $7,100 -22% $8,300 0% $29 -38% 1/3 111 113 500 75 500
Doug Ghim 149 $7,000 -11% $8,300 -2% $20 14% 0/1 500 500 144 500 500
Troy Merritt 149 $6,800 11% $8,200 3% $20 12% 3/5 60 71 125 8 88
Keith Mitchell 155 $6,900 -3% $8,100 8% $20 11% 1/2 71 500 56 500 500
Chesson Hadley 159 $7,100 -27% $8,400 -12% $20 9% 0/3 500 101 102 500 104
Patrick Rodgers 159 $6,900 -6% $8,200 -1% $20 7% 3/4 100 500 26 35 3
Richy Werenski 161 $6,900 -7% $8,400 -14% $21 1% 3/4 46 60 26 142 500
Luke List 172 $7,000 -19% $8,300 -10% $20 4% 0/3 100 500 75 500 118
Matthew NeSmith 173 $6,900 -10% $8,000 4% $23 -15% 0/1 111 500 500 500 500
Ryan Armour 177 $6,700 10% $8,100 -1% $20 1% 3/4 6 54 56 128 500
Danny Lee 177 $6,900 -11% $8,200 -7% $20 1% 2/4 85 113 15 3 500
David Lipsky 179 $6,900 -14% $7,900 5% $23 -19% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Adam Long 180 $6,800 -4% $7,300 37% $26 -32% 2/2 24 21 500 500 500
Joseph Bramlett 180 $6,800 -4% $7,400 32% $20 -3% 1/1 41 500 500 500 500
Will Gordon 186 $6,900 -17% $7,300 34% $20 -5% 1/1 3 500 500 500 500
Henrik Norlander 191 $6,800 -8% $8,000 -5% $21 -10% 2/2 41 500 500 500 25
Nick Taylor 192 $6,600 11% $8,000 -6% $22 -19% 2/4 500 71 130 134 64
Hank Lebioda 194 $6,700 -1% $7,700 8% $20 -9% 2/2 41 51 500 500 500
Scott Piercy 194 $6,600 10% $7,800 3% $20 -9% 1/1 500 500 500 85 500
Wyndham Clark 197 $6,600 7% $7,700 5% $22 -22% 1/3 128 15 500 153 500
Dylan Frittelli 198 $6,700 -5% $8,300 -24% $23 -28% 0/2 119 92 500 500 500
Kyoung-Hoon Lee 205 $6,700 -6% $7,100 32% $28 -46% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Thompson 205 $6,700 -7% $7,800 -4% $24 -34% 1/3 46 500 500 137 118
Austin Eckroat 205 $6,600 4% $7,000 35% $20 -14% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Byeong Hun An 206 $6,700 -9% $8,200 -23% $25 -37% 2/3 46 126 500 66 500
Hudson Swafford 214 $6,700 -10% $7,900 -11% $20 -17% 2/3 85 500 500 66 38
Chase Seiffert 222 $6,700 -11% $7,400 11% $20 -18% 2/2 500 500 9 43 500
Harry Higgs 222 $6,500 9% $7,500 7% $22 -28% 0/1 137 500 500 500 500
Tom Hoge 224 $6,600 -3% $7,800 -10% $22 -30% 3/5 37 80 75 35 153
Beau Hossler 228 $6,800 -22% $7,300 12% $20 -21% 3/4 111 78 2 53 500
Mark Hubbard 230 $6,600 -5% $7,600 -3% $20 -22% 2/2 37 500 500 43 500
Vincent Whaley 231 $6,400 13% $8,000 -21% $20 -22% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Bronson Burgoon 233 $6,500 2% $7,500 0% $20 -23% 1/4 153 60 87 500 141
Denny McCarthy 236 $6,500 1% $7,800 -15% $24 -42% 1/3 WD 92 47 500 500
Vaughn Taylor 241 $6,600 -9% $7,900 -20% $20 -25% 4/5 100 4 47 57 38
Satoshi Kodaira 241 $6,500 0% $7,000 19% $20 -25% 0/2 500 143 154 500 500
Andrew Putnam 248 $6,600 -11% $7,400 0% $20 -26% 1/1 500 57 500 500 500
Tom Lewis 248 $6,400 7% $7,500 -4% $20 -26% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Davis Thompson 250 $6,300 14% $7,000 14% $20 -28% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Brice Garnett 253 $6,400 4% $7,600 -12% $20 -28% 0/3 71 83 111 500 500
Sepp Straka 253 $6,500 -5% $7,500 -7% $20 -28% 0/2 119 83 500 500 500
Adam Schenk 253 $6,300 13% $7,600 -12% $20 -28% 0/3 71 101 121 500 500
Rory Sabbatini 253 $6,500 -5% $7,900 -24% $24 -45% 1/3 500 500 130 128 56
Roger Sloan 259 $6,500 -8% $7,700 -19% $20 -31% 1/2 66 136 500 500 500
Kevin Chappell 264 $6,400 -1% $7,700 -20% $20 -32% 1/2 54 500 500 500 128
Brian Stuard 266 $6,400 -2% $7,600 -17% $20 -32% 2/5 20 136 111 146 38
Jason Dufner 270 $6,300 6% $7,300 -6% $20 -33% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Nate Lashley 278 $6,400 -4% $7,100 1% $20 -34% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Bo Van Pelt 286 $6,300 4% $7,000 4% $20 -34% 0/1 137 500 500 500 500
Kramer Hickok 289 $6,500 -13% $7,400 -12% $20 -35% 1/1 500 60 500 500 500
Tyler McCumber 310 $6,200 10% $7,100 -2% $20 -35% 0/1 85 500 500 500 500
Brandon Hagy 313 $6,300 1% $7,000 1% $20 -36% 0/2 500 152 500 95 500
Anirban Lahiri 317 $6,500 -16% $7,100 -3% $20 -37% 2/3 500 152 9 17 500
Robert Streb 319 $6,400 -9% $7,200 -8% $20 -37% 2/4 71 21 87 57 500
Tyler Duncan 322 $6,300 -2% $7,000 -2% $20 -38% 3/3 32 43 33 500 500
Sam Ryder 333 $6,200 5% $7,000 -3% $20 -38% 2/3 85 51 26 500 500
Luke Donald 361 $6,400 -11% $7,000 -3% $20 -39% 1/3 68 500 500 89 118
Cameron Percy 363 $6,300 -4% $7,200 -11% $20 -39% 2/3 100 500 500 75 47
Peter Malnati 369 $6,100 10% $7,200 -12% $20 -40% 3/5 154 30 26 75 104
John Pak 370 $6,400 -13% $7,000 -6% $20 -40% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Kevin Tway 372 $6,200 1% $7,000 -7% $20 -41% 3/4 128 5 6 43 500
J.B. Holmes 383 $6,200 0% $7,200 -14% $20 -41% 1/3 500 136 2 500 145
Sung Kang 410 $6,300 -8% $7,000 -8% $20 -42% 4/5 46 78 151 75 70
Austin Cook 413 $6,100 6% $7,000 -9% $20 -42% 1/3 54 136 102 500 500
Kristoffer Ventura 430 $6,300 -9% $7,000 -9% $20 -43% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Robby Shelton 431 $6,200 -3% $7,000 -10% $20 -43% 0/2 137 500 500 500 128
Jim Herman 444 $6,100 3% $7,000 -11% $20 -43% 1/2 500 71 500 95 500
Scott Brown 456 $6,100 2% $7,000 -12% $20 -44% 4/4 65 60 47 500 25
Rafael Campos 463 $6,000 8% $7,000 -12% $20 -44% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Michael Gligic 463 $6,200 -5% $7,000 -12% $20 -44% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
David Hearn 481 $6,200 -7% $7,000 -14% $20 -45% 1/2 148 500 500 8 500
Brian Gay 481 $6,000 7% $7,000 -14% $20 -45% 0/4 71 101 500 123 88
Sean O’Hair 488 $6,100 -1% $7,000 -15% $20 -46% 0/1 500 500 500 500 128
Ted Potter 489 $6,200 -9% $7,000 -15% $20 -46% 0/3 128 500 75 500 88
Chase Koepka 494 $6,200 -9% $7,000 -16% $20 -47% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Rob Oppenheim 500 $6,600 -36% $7,000 -17% $20 -47% 0/3 128 500 102 500 74
J.J. Spaun 500 $6,700 -43% $7,000 -17% $20 -47% 2/3 154 30 47 500 500
Nick Watney 569 $6,100 -5% $7,000 -18% $20 -48% 2/3 500 30 75 73 500
Jonas Blixt 569 $6,000 1% $7,000 -18% $20 -48% 1/4 500 136 144 62 134
William McGirt 578 $6,000 0% $7,000 -19% $20 -49% 1/2 500 500 87 43 500
Scott Harrington 609 $6,000 -1% $7,000 -20% $20 -49% 0/1 148 500 500 500 500
Hunter Mahan 609 $6,000 -1% $7,000 -20% $20 -49% 3/5 85 136 56 17 70
Michael Kim 641 $6,000 -2% $7,000 -21% $20 -50% 1/5 128 113 111 69 88
J.J. Henry 781 $6,100 -9% $7,000 -21% $20 -50% 2/5 111 113 42 69 74
Brian Keiser 783 $6,000 -3% $7,000 -22% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Martin Trainer 922 $6,100 -10% $7,000 -22% $20 -51% 0/2 156 126 500 500 500
Kevin Stadler 938 $6,100 -11% $7,000 -23% $20 -51% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500
Alex Beach 1031 $6,000 -5% $7,000 -23% $20 -51% 0/0 500 500 500 500 500

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