Great field this week. Basically everyone is here except for Luke D, Bubba and Stricks (but we got them last week). I’m sure Tiger, Rors, Westy, Mahan, Watney, Keegs, Simpson and others can entertain us.
This is Event 1/4 in Month 5, Event 1 in the 2nd Half of the Season, and Event 18 overall. Here’s a reminder of the prize structure;
- Season Grand Prize: VR_S Iron Set
- Season Second Prize: VR_S Driver
- Season Third Prize: VR_S Fairway Wood
- First and second half winners: VR_S Hybrid (Chris Wang just won the first half)
- FedEx Cup Monthly Winner: Method or Method Core Putter (your choice)
- Monthly winners and 2nd place FedEx Cup Winner: 12 20XI-X balls
For a refresher on the rules, hit the link — Contest Guidelines and leave your Fantasy Four below (don’t forget your ONE Nike Athlete).
Cut last week. Made last 4 cuts here (but latest was in ’08).
First time here, missed last 3 cuts.
CUT here last year after 72 and 73. WD from Texas Open, but made 3 straight cuts prior to that.
Top 10’s here in 2011, ’08 and ’07. CUT at RBC Heritage but 50th at Masters.
Defending champ, coming off 66th in New Orleans. Also finished 22nd here in 2010 and 2nd in 2009.
Won here in ’08, 5th in ’07, 7th in ’10. CUT here last year. Check his injury timeline here >>
CUT at New Orleans after 71, 72. CUT here last year.
Missed last two cuts. First time here. But he’s already said it’s his favourite tour stop.
CUT in New Orleans, but 1st and 2nd in two prior starts. 9th here last year.
Coming off 47th at Shell Houston Open. CUT here last year.
Coming off a 40th at the Masters.. CUT here in 2010, but 4th in ’09 and 1st in ’07.
Other Nike athletes in the field; none
recent finishes – 1st Indonesian Masters, 3rd Masters, 21st Houston Open
38th here last year
Recent finishes – 7th New Orleans, 8th Texas Open, 8th Shell Houston Open
59th here last year.
Recent finishes – 8th RBC Heritage, 11th Masters, 11th Bay Hill, 2nd Transitions
4 straight top 25s here, 1st here in ’06 and 2nd in ’05.
Recent finishes – 13th New Orleans, 1st Texas Open
Missed last two cuts here, but 32nd in ’09 and 2nd in ’08.
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’10
Cut here last year, last finish was 40th at Augusta.
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’09
Made 4 straight made cuts, but non better than 29th.
Best finishes at this event – 16th in ’11, 6th in ’10
Coming off of a 10th place finish last week in New Orleans.
Alan :: Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood and Tiger Woods
Bob :: Rickie Fowler, Webb Simpson, Lee Westwood and Tiger Woods
Damian :: Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and Tiger Woods
Other big names in the field;
- Keegan Bradley
- Hunter Mahan
- Nick Watney
- Jason Day
- Webb Simpson
- Ryan Moore
- Kevin Na
- Webb Simpson
- John Huh
- Bill Haas
- Kyle Stanley
- Gary Woodland
- Jeff Overton
- Geoff Ogilvy
- J.B. Holmes
- Charles Howell III
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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