PGA Weekly Course Analysis: The Open Championship

Each week, Sean O’Donnell will break down the course in detail to figure out which golfers will be in the best position to succeed.

The Open Championship

The Open Championship is here and we get a look at all of the world’s top golfers and then some as we get a dramatically different backdrop than we’re used to for this week’s PGA DFS action! This week the focus is across the pond in Northern Ireland at Royal Portrush Golf Club, which hasn’t hosted an Open in nearly 70 years. There are many question marks about exactly what to expect, as well as what role the weather might play, but the best golfers in the world find a way to adapt and adjust as conditions change just like the best DFS players.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at the field ranked according to their stats adjusted based on the course layout:

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About the Author

  • Sean O'Donnell (hokie2009)

  • Sean O’Donnell is a proud Hokie (Virginia Tech class of 2009, electrical engineering) as well as a Grateful Dead enthusiast. A fantasy baseball player since age 12, he has flirted with DFS in the past, but only this season stumbled onto the dearth of information that exists pertaining to daily fantasy golf and made a commitment to analyzing PGA tournament data on a weekly basis. When he’s not scouring the web for obscure PGA data, he works as a consultant for small businesses involved in research grants with the federal government.

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  • tubthumper

    Link points to last week’s TPC. Can we get an updated link for The Open?

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