The PGA Tour moves back to the East Coast for this week’s Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. The tournament has a stronger field than usual as many of the PGA Tour’s best are still vying for entry to the beginning of the FedExCup Playoffs next week. Below, we’ll look at the top fantasy golf picks for the 2020 Wyndham Championship.
2020 Wyndham Championship: Fantasy Golf Top 30
30. Matthias Schwab (+8000)
Missed the cut at the PGA Championship after a T-3 finish at the Barracuda Championship. Debuts at this tournament for his fifth PGA Tour event since the midseason pause.
29. Christiaan Bezuidenhout (+7000)
Also missed the cut last week after a pair of quality finishes in strong fields at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational (T-20) and the Memorial Tournament (T-22).
28. Jordan Spieth (+4500)
Finished T-71 last week with a final round of 3 under. Averaged -0.55 Strokes Gained: Putting per round, according to Data Golf, for a rare negative performance on the greens.
27. Russell Henley (+5000)
Ranked seventh in the field last week with 1.78 SG: Approach per round. Finished T-37 at 1-under par with 1.06 strokes lost putting per round.
26. Tom Lewis (+7000)
Missed the cut last week following a T-2 at the WGC event. A two-time winner of the Portugal Masters on the European Tour who could have success against one of the weaker PGA Tour fields he has faced.
25. Doc Redman (+9000)
Tied for 29th last week in just his third career major appearance. Missed the cut in this event each of the last two years but is averaging 1.02 strokes gained on the average Tour pro over his last 20 rounds.
24. Zach Johnson (+12500)
Was tied for third after an opening-round 66 last week but shot a 6-over 76 Friday to miss the cut. He’s much better suited for the shorter course and has averaged 1.24 strokes gained per round over 12 laps at Sedgefield.
23. Rafa Cabrera Bello (+15000)
RCB has averaged 1.13 strokes gained over his 10 trips around Sedgefield. Finished fifth in 2016 and 11th in 2018.
22. Rory Sabbatini (+8000)
Has played 18 career rounds at this venue with an average of 1.36 strokes gained per round. Has three top 10s in his last four appearances, including a sixth in 2019.
21. Matt Wallace (+9000)
Another European Tour star making his debut in this PGA Tour event. Had a lackluster T-77 finish last week just three weeks after a T-4 in a similar field at the Memorial.
20. Chez Reavie (+5000)
Disappointingly finished T-75 at the PGA Championship following a T-6 in the WGC event. He struggled off the tee last week, but he’s seventh on Tour this season in Driving Accuracy.
19. J.T. Poston (+6600)
The 2019 champ missed three straight cuts before a T-30 finish at the WGC and a T-75 last week. No one who made the cut last week did worse than Poston’s 0.59 strokes lost on approach per round.
18. Shane Lowry (+4500)
Lowry will need to be much better around the greens this week, but it’s usually a slight strength of his game. He finished seventh here in 2017 before a missed cut last year.
17. Si Woo Kim (+4000)
Won this event in 2016 but missed the cut in 2018 before a fifth-place finish last year. Tied for 13th last week with 2.18 SG: Tee-to-Green per round.
16. Kevin Kisner (+4000)
Put together a closing round of 67 to finish T-19 at the PGA Championship. Gained 1.28 strokes putting and 1.22 on approach. Two top 10s in the Wyndham Championship in three trips since 2014.
15. Ryan Moore (+4000)
The 2009 winner also has finishes of sixth and 10th in the last five years. He’s averaged 1.12 strokes gained per round over 28 rounds at Sedgefield.
14. Brooks Koepka (+1000)
Playing here for the first time since a sixth-place finish in 2015. He should make it to The Northern Trust while entering the week 92nd in the FedExCup standings, but he’ll need a good showing in the next two weeks to qualify for the BMW Championship.
13. Joaquin Niemann (+6600)
The first winner of the 2019-20 PGA Tour season at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier enters the week 25th in the FEC standings. Finished 13th in this event last year with 1.38 SG: Putting per round.
12. Sergio Garcia (NA – late entry)
The 2012 champ was a late entry Friday afternoon after missing the cut in San Francisco, California. He’s 134th in the FEC standings and seems motivated to continue his season.
11. Corey Conners (+5000)
Tied for 22nd in this event last year with 1.29 SG: Off-the-Tee per round. Missed the cut last week with a horrendous putting performance but had been showing well in strong fields with a T-22 at the Memorial and a T-30 at the WGC.
10. Billy Horschel (+3300)
Averaging 1.53 strokes gained on the average pro over his last 20 rounds. Finished sixth in this event last year and fifth in 2016, and has played in six straight years.
9. Brandt Snedeker (+5000)
Averaging 1.06 strokes gained per round over 40 trips around Sedgefield. His better results have come in recent years, as he has four top 10s and a win (2018) in his last 10 appearances.
8. Brendon Todd (+3500)
Todd missed the cut in his two appearances here, but the two-time 2019-20 winner is coming off a T-17 at the PGA Championship and a T-15 at the WGC and should be able to finish better in a weaker field.
7. Harris English (+2500)
Has finished in the top 20 in four straight events. Averaging 1.07 SG: Tee-to-Green for the season. The top-ranked player in the field by the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings.
6. Sungjae Im (+4000)
Enters the week fifth in the FEC standings even with two missed cuts in his last three events. Debuted with a sixth-place finish here last year.
5. Paul Casey (+2000)
Shot a final-round 66 to finish in a tie for second with Dustin Johnson last week. Ranked second in the field with 3.05 SG: Tee-to-Green per round.
4. Tommy Fleetwood (+1600)
Struggled to a closing 3-over 73 to finish T-29 at TPC Harding Park. Making his debut at this event while 85th in the FEC standings. Averaging 0.69 SG: Tee-to-Green for the season.
3. Justin Rose (+2200)
Ranks just 103rd in the FEC standings partially due to a lighter schedule this year. Making his first appearance here since a fifth-place showing in 2009. Finished ninth at the PGA Championship.
2. Patrick Reed (+1600)
The 2013 champ hasn’t finished better than 22nd (twice) in his three appearances here since his victory. Averaged 1.54 SG: Putting on these greens last year. Making his final tune-up for his defense of next week’s Northern Trust.
1. Webb Simpson (+1000)
Simpson won this event in 2011 following an eighth-place finish in 2010. He has finished outside of the top 10 just three times in his last eight appearances and has back-to-back runner-up finishes. He’s averaging 1.85 strokes gained at Sedgefield over 42 career laps.
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