We get some overseas talent this week as Luke D, Ernie E, Sergio G and Graeme McD all show up to Riviera. Also, CHARL. We also get Adam Scott, Webb Simpson, Bubba Watson, Keegan Bradley, Phil Mickelson and many, many more.
Huge (and great) field this week. WATCH GOLF.
This is event 3/4 in Month 2. For a refresher on the rules, hit the link — Contest Guidelines and leave your Fantasy Four below (don’t forget your ONE Nike Athlete).
Won the Sony and made his two cuts following that event.
26th in Dubai this past week, 27th at Farmers. First time here.
Made last 6 of 7 cuts here. Best finish was 7th in 2006. 4/4 made cuts this year.
Patrick Reed ** 1st alternate as of Monday Feb 11th at 7:20pm EST
First time here and playing well with 7th last week.
Last 5 starts; 2, 1, 1, 2, 3. The only concern is first time here and coming from Johannesburg, South Africa. He’s a traveler though.. already went from Dubai to South Africa in back-to-back weeks and finished 2nd and 3rd.
0/3 made cuts so far this year. Cut here in 2012, but 12 in 2011.
Other Nike athletes in the field; Stephen Ames
Recent finishes – 24th Phoenix, 1st Humana, 31st Sony Open
Missed last 3 cuts here.
Charles Howell III
Recent finishes – 36th Phoenix, 9th Farmers, 2nd Humana, 3rd Sony Open
A week off and he’s won here before in 2007.
Recent finishes – 16th Humana, 5th Sony Open, 9th Tourney of Champs
Hasn’t missed a cut here, but no Top 10’s. 3 Top 25’s though.
Recent finishes – 2nd Pebble Beach, 24th Phoenix, 5th Sony Open
Cut here last two years.
best finishes – 2nd in ’12, 1st in ‘09, 1st in ‘08, 2nd in ‘07, 4 in ‘06, 35th in ’11
Coming off of 60th last week and a win the week before.
Best finishes at this event – 24th in ’12, 7th in ’11, 27th in ’10, 3rd in ’09, 7th in ’08
8 straight Top 30’s here. 36th at Phoenix and 9th at Torrey Pines.
Best finishes at this event – 11th in ’12, 1st last year
12th last week and 6th at Farmers. Great sleeper this week with all the big names.
Best finishes at this event – 8th in ’12, 12th in ’11, 3rd in ’10, 6th in ’09, 7th in ’08
His last 5 starts here are INSANE. He’s averaging 7th place. 50th last week.
DEFENDING CHAMP – Bill Haas
Alan :: Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott, Luke Donald and Charl Schwartzel
Bob :: Dustin Johnson, Keegan Bradley, Webb Simpson and Charl Schwartzel
Damian :: Lee Westwood, Dustin Johnson, Ryan Moore and Charl Schwartzel
Other notables in the field :: Keegan Bradley, Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson, Retief Goosen, Zach Johnson, Webb Simpson, Ryo Ishikawa, Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell
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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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