This is event 3/4 in Month 1. For a refresher on the rules, hit the link — Contest Guidelines and leave your Fantasy Four below (don’t forget your ONE Nike Athlete).
Defending champ. 46th last week, 27th the week before.
Ames has the 3rd best scoring average at this event over the past 5 instances. 7 straight made cuts here, too.
2nd place last week. 39th here in 2010. Playing good golf.
He’s played here twice, in 2008 and 2007 (finishing 3rd and 45th). Had some very good international finishes in Oct/Nov.
48th here last year, 59th last week
The 2010 Nationwide Money Leader should be healthy after sitting out most of 2011 with an injury. Could be a good sleeper. 48th here in 2010.
Other Nike athletes in the field; Scott Brown, Kevin Kisner
Charles Howell III
Recent finishes – 2nd Sony Open
13th here last year.
Recent finishes – 1st Sony Open, 9th HTOC
CUT here in ’10 and ’09. Best finish was 13th in ’07 here.
Recent finishes – 2nd Sony Open, 5th HTOC
3 Top 10’s here since ’03…played here almost every year except 08. Another good sleeper.
Recent finishes – 2nd HSBC, 3rd CIMB
Over the past 16 weeks, he has the best scoring average. (stretch, I know). 33rd here last year.
Best finishes at this event – 2nd in ’11, 1st in ’10
Hasn’t missed a cut here, averaging 14th place. 20th at the Tournament of Champions.
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’09, 6th in ’03, 54th last year
Still has the 4th best scoring average here in the past 5 instances – in his last 15 rounds here, only 2 have been in the 70’s.
Best finishes at this event – 7th in ’11, 2nd in ’10, 25th in ’09
Most recent finish was 4th at the Chevron. You’re gonna get a lot of “Kuch-Daddy” from me this year, folks.
Alan :: Ryan Moore, Bill Haas, Phil Mickelson and Anthony Kim
Bob :: Carl Pettersson, Charles Howell III, Brian Gay, Harrison Frazar
Damian :: Matt Kuchar, Brian Gay, Jamie Lovemark and Anthony Kim
some dudes not listed above; Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson, Greg Norman, DL3, Bud Cauley, Camilo Villegas, David Toms
Lovemark is my Vegas of this year. I really wanted to take Kevin Na again this week, since he has back-to-back Top 10s at this event. But I’m rolling with a rested, sexy Kuchar.
Leave your Fantasy Four in a comment below.
Remember, you have to pick at least ONE Nike Golfer and have your picks in by WEDNESDAY at Midnight (PST).
It is also your responsibility to sub your player if they WD before the deadline
damian [at] ngnation.com