Fantasy Golf Preview of THE OPEN Championship
The third major of the year from golf will be the British Open that is set for play from July 16th to the final round scheduled for Sunday July 19th. Fantasy golf draft managers can tune to ESPN all weekend to follow the scoring results of their rosters from St Andrews.
Jordan Spieth: The knee injury to Rory McElroy betters the chances of Spieth to notch another Major. The 21year old American has wins in the Master’s and US Open as he looks to sweep the Majors in 2015. Spieth is coming off a win last week at the John Deere Classic.
Dustin Johnson: Johnson last played at the US Open where he finished up his four rounds with a four under par which was good enough for second place. His last win came at the Cadillac Championship.
Rickie Fowler: Fowler failed to make the cut in his past two tournaments that were the US Open and the Memorial Tournament. He has a victory at the Players Championship on May 10th.
Kevin Na: In 20 tournaments in 2015 Na have no wins with six Top Ten finishes. Two weeks ago Na was 32nd at the Greenbrier Classic and prior he failed to make the cut at the Travelers Championship. In his two Majors, Na finished in 46th at the US Open and was 12th at the Masters.
Adam Scott: The Australian had a fourth place finish at the US Open and finished 38th at the Masters. Scott has just one tour win the past two seasons.
Louis Oosthuizen: The South African won the British Open in 2010 at St Andrews. The 32 year old is winless in 2015 but has a second place finish in the US Open and was 19th in the Masters.
Jason Day: Day is coming off a ninth place finish at the US Open. He had a great first three rounds with a 68-70-68 but faded by posting a fourth round score of 74.
Hideki Matsuyama: The Japanese 23 year old has eight Top Ten finishes this season on tour. He was 18th at the US Open and finished in fifth place at the Masters Tournament.
Bubba Watson: Watson is fifth on the money list with over $4 million dollars in earnings. He has a playoff win at the Travelers on June 28th. He missed the cut at the US Open and was 38th at the Masters.
Paul Casey: The 37 year old is winless on tour in 2015 with six Top ten finishes. He was sixth at the Masters and finished 39th at the US Open.
Phil Mickelson: Mickelson won this event in 2013. The 45 year old in 2015 has no wins on tour but was second at the Masters and was 64th at the US Open.
Sergio Garcia: The Spaniard is in search for his first Major at the age of 35 years old. He has two top ten finishes in his eleven tournaments on the year. Sergio finished 17th at the Masters and was 18th at the US Open.
Zach Johnson: Johnson has good recent form with three top six finishes over his past four tournaments. He was third last week in the John Deere Classic. Zach Johnson was ninth in the Masters but was a disappointing 72nd at the US Open.
Bill Haas: Haas has a win on tour this year at the Humana Challenge. He was 12th at the Masters then failed to make the cut at the US Open. Bill Haas has missed the cut in two straight tournaments.
Chris Kirk: The 30 year old won the Crowne Plaza Invitational on May 24th. His two majors were huge disappointments with a 75th placing at the US Open and a 33rd place finish at the Masters.
Ryan Moore: American Ryan Moore failed to make the cut at the US Open and was a 12th place finisher at the Masters. Moore has missed the cut in two of his past five tournaments.
Tiger Woods: Woods last won the British Open in 2006. He won at St Andrews a year prior in 2005. Tiger has struggled with his form in 2015. He was 17th at the Masters and failed to make the cut at the US Open.
Fantasy Golf Cash League Mock Draft Picks
1. Sergio Garcia
2. Zach Johnson
3. Phil Mickelson
4. Paul Casey
5. Hideki Matsuyama
6. Dustin Johnson