1. Rory McIlroy
2. Luke Donald
3. Lee Westwood
4. Martin Kaymer
5. Steve Stricker
6. Webb Simpson
7. Jason Day
8. Dustin Johnson
9. Charl Schwartzel
10. Hunter Mahan
Big story this week for me is McIlroy/Woods, but Luke Donald, Lee Westwood, Kaymer, Fowler and others are trying to prove they’re still in the game. This should be like a wild party where you only drink Arbor Mist.
This is event 2/4 in Month 3 and last week was point city.
For a refresher on the rules, hit the link — Contest Guidelines and leave your Fantasy Four below (don’t forget your ONE Nike Athlete).
Welcome back. Paul is back after a snowboarding injury. He has great history here. 6 starts, 18th last year, 6th in 2010. This is a good venue for him to return to.
50th here in 2010. Last 4 finishes (T33 Match Play, 33rd Dubai, 17th Abu Dhabi, 20th Volvo)
3rd here last year. 14th here in 2010. T17 at Match Play and 16 at Dubai. Good sleeper.
67th at Northern Trust. WD before that. last time here was 2009 when he placed 52nd.
24th here last year. 2nd here in 2010. 5th last week. Hotness.
7 starts here since 2002. 7 Top 10s (3 wins, 1 runner-up, 5th, 9th and 10th).
Other Nike athletes in the field; none
recent finishes – 1st Honda, 2nd Match Play, 5th Omega Dubai, 2nd Abu Dhabi, 11th Dubai World
10th here last year.
Recent finishes – 4th Honda, 4th Match Play, 2nd Omega Dubai, 12th Qatar, 17th Abu Dhabi
18th here last year
Recent finishes – 2nd Northern Trust, 1st Pebble Beach
55th last year. 14th in ’10, 1st in ’09.
Recent finishes – 12th Honda, 17th Match Play, 2nd Northern Trust, 15th Phoenix, 22nd Farmers
First time here.
Best finishes at this event – 5th in ’11, 3rd in ’10
Coming off 5th at Match Play.
Best finishes at this event – 18th in ’11, 16th in ’10, 13th in ’09, 6th in ’08
Coming off of a T9 at Match Play. Definitely under the radar this week.
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’08, 3rd in ’07
Still 3rd on the earnings list for this event over the past 5 years behind Woods and Watney. Coming off 1st round exit at Match Play.
Alan :: Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods
Bob :: Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood and Tiger Woods
Damian :: Matt Kuchar, Rory McIlroy, Charl Schwartzel and Tiger Woods
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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
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