All right, I think we’re into the full swing of things now. The PGA Tour sure has a funny way of letting their rookies dominate in the past few years. What happened to making them carry other players bags or filling up water bottles? Oh wait, that’s every other sport.
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).
7/7 Made cuts here, with Top 10s in ’09 and ’03. Finished 22nd in ’12. T20 at the Sony Open.
First tour start since November. 30th here last year.
First year with his PGA Tour card. He is one of my favourite European golfers. First time here and finished 2nd in Q-school. But finished 20th at the BMW Masters and 2nd at the Portugal Masters in October.
Your boy from last week, winning in his first official PGA Tour event. Show love.
Missed cut here last year. Last 4 starts were in 2012, but all were Top 20 finishes.
Decent finish at the Sony Open (T59), but 8th, 7th and 16th prior to that.
Cut here in 2012, 29th here in 2011. Dead last at tournament of champions, but at least made the cut at the Sony (T67).
1st here in 2011, but missed the cut in 2012. Hasn’t played on Tour since October.
Other Nike athletes in the field; none
Recent finishes – 5th Sony Open, 9th TOC
22nd here last yaer, 7th in 2011 and 2nd in 2010.
Recent finishes – 3rd TOC
8th here in 2012 and a 10th in 2010.
Recent finishes – 20th Sony Open, 11th TOC, 7th World Challenge
DNP here in 2012, but 13th, 33rd and 5th in his 3 appearances here.
Charles Howell III
Recent finishes – 3rd Sony Open
Made his last 4 cuts at this event (49th, 13th, 26th and 65th).
Best finishes at this event – 2nd in ’11, 1st in ’10
8/8 in made cuts here. 23rd at the Tournament of Champions, 3rd at the Nedbank in December.
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’09, 6th in ’03, 14th last year.
Only missed 1 cut here in 8 attempts. Nice top 10 at the Sony Open.
Best finishes at this event – 1st in ’12
Your defending champ is coming off of a missed cut at the Sony Open, but 11th at the Tournament of Champions.
Alan :: Matt Kuchar, Webb Simpson, Tim Clark, Russ Henley
Bob :: Tim Clark, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker, Russ Henley
Damian :: Webb Simpson, Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar and Seung-yul Noh
Other notables in the field :: Phil Mickelson, Ryan Moore, Robert Garrigus, Patrick Cantlay, Ryo Ishikawa
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