Good field this week and 2 of the past 3 winners are Nike Athletes (Casey and AK). They join Schwartzel, Westwood, Stricker, Fowler, Mahan, Mickelson, McDowell, Els and more.
This is event 1/5 in Month 5 and Event 13 overall.
For a refresher on the rules, hit the link — Contest Guidelines and leave your Fantasy Four below (don’t forget your ONE Nike Athlete).
DNP in ’11. WD in ’10. 1st here in ’09. Last two starts were CUT at Transitions and 51st at Doral.
First time here. CUT last week at Bay Hill, 70th at Transitions, 36th at Bay Hill.
CUT here last year, but 4 Top 30’s here since ’04. Only played in 1 event in ’12 and missed the cut.
13th here in ’11, 1st in ’10, 5th in ’07. 66th last week after an opening 69 closing with an 83.
WD here last year. 44th at Transitions and 20th at Puerto Rico were his last 2 starts.
50th here last year. Missed last two cuts.
30th here last year, 3rd in ’10. CUT at Transitions, but 4th at Doral and 5th at Honda Classic.
CUT here last year. 72nd at Bay Hill, missed two cuts before that.
Other Nike athletes in the field; none
recent finishes – 1st Mississippi, 8th Toshiba
Made last 7 cuts here, including 1st in ’03, 3rd in ’09 and 4th in ’08.
Recent finishes – 8th Caddy, 12th Honda, 17th Match Play, 2nd Northern Trust
51st here last year.
Recent finishes – 7th Puerto Rico, 9th Honda Classic, 16th Mayakoba, 24th Northern Trust
66th here last year, 6th in ’10.
Recent finishes – 2nd API, 13th Caddy, 9th Honda
First time here since ’06, where he finished 54th.
BONUS – Ernie Els
4th at Bay Hill, 5th at Transition, 21st at Honda.. also playing to get into the Masters. He’s made 4 straight cuts here (51st, 44th, 14th, 17th).
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’08, 9th in ’07, 36th in ’11
Coming off 4th at Bay Hill and 13th at Doral.
Best finishes at this event – 2nd in ’11, 31st in ’10, 14th in ’02
Only one start in ’12, CUT at Transitions.
Best finishes at this event – 8th in’11
6 straight made cuts here, finishing no worse than 40th. Coming off 20th at Transitions.
Alan :: Phil Mickelson, Hunter Mahan, Graeme McDowell and Charl Schwartzel
Bob :: Ernie Els, Keegan Bradley, Graeme McDowell and Charl Schwartzel
Damian :: Anthony Kim, Jeff Overton, Lee Westwood and Charl Schwartzel
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
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