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Please enter an email address. Fantasy golf expert picks: Digital Edition 12hr ago Sept. He was tied for 10th at even par in after a very slow 6-over start. Finau plays his best in the strongest events with the toughest fields. This event certainly qualifies. Chappell was on hand in and tied for third at 3-under with Matt Kuchar, Jason Day, and Jordan Spieth, which is some pretty good company. He finished 4-under last year with three rounds under par after a first-round Chappell is tied for 11th in percentage of birdies or better on par 4s this season and the way to score at Firestone is to make birdies and pars on those very tough par 4s.
Chappell is coming off of a top finish at Carnoustie in which he only had nine bogies and a double out of the 72 holes. Schauffele tied for second at The Open Championship two weeks.
There are a lot of options this week and a lot of these mid-range guys are solid gambles. Given what Schauffele has done when the stakes are raised, he gets the nod over some of those other contenders. All tournaments given invitational status have smaller fields, but the WGC element of the Bridgestone makes it even more exclusive.
There are 78 players in the field this week. Many of them are names that you know. With a lot of big names, that means some good players are at good values for this week at Firestone Country Club. Also, we have golf previews for the PGA event each week. You probably should start paying more attention to him, though. That means it's time to pick your optimal DraftKings fantasy golf lineup.
Fortunately, our fantasy golf experts are ready to help. There are horses for courses, and then there's the soaring Pegasus that is Tiger at Firestone: Yes, we know that he hasn't won here since , but this is far more than some nostalgia pick, as Woods is playing very good golf right now. He's third on Tour in SG: Approach the Green, fourth in SG: Around the Green and sixth in SG: If he fixes a slightly leaky tee game — which he could certainly do, since driver isn't a necessity at Firestone — he could dominate this week.
What better way to celebrate this event's Firestone swan song it's moving to Memphis next year than with a drought-busting, ratings-dominating win for the tournament's GOAT?