Expert picks for The Open Championship

He has three top 15 finishes in his last five events. Our FantasyGolfInsider experts have laid out the players they believe have the skills to succeed and provide big fantasy point totals. And it doesn't hurt that he finished T the last time The Open was played at Royal Birkdale back in Expert Fantasy Golf Advice

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Stanford wins first career Major at Evian 19h Associated Press. Euro captain eager to face Tiger in Ryder Cup 2d. Broadhurst adds another win at Ally Challenge 11h. Ryder Cup team as captain's pick 7d. Fujikawa says he's gay, hopes to be 'inspiration' 4d ESPN.

Spieth doesn't qualify for Tour Championship 7d Bob Harig. Bradley holds off Rose in playoff to win BMW 7d. Tiger's BMW play nets automatic U. Open berth 7d Bob Harig. Tiger on Nike's Kaepernick ad: Bjorn's dream is that 12 become one at Ryder Cup 12d Matt Cooper.

DeChambeau gets 2nd straight win 14d. Tiger fades late, ties for 24th after even-par 71 14d Bob Harig. Phil is the heavyweight fight we all want to see 26d Ian O'Connor. Tale of the tape: Tiger thought he 'was done' at Masters 26d Bob Harig. Harig expects to see a lot from Tiger in next month 26d. For the man who always said second stinks, this time it didn't 35d Ian O'Connor.

Lyle, 36, chooses to stop leukemia treatment 48d Bob Harig. The story behind the Phil Mickelson ad you can't stop watching 46d Darren Rovell. Social media tributes pour in for Jarrod Lyle 47d. Jul 17, ESPN.

Now comes a local major for the local boy with his game in peak form. Since Erin Hills, Fleetwood has gone: T-4, 5th, Win, T I'm a sucker for a good story. Give me Fleetwood to make it eight straight majors with a first-time winner. Kuchar fits the description of most recent winners at The Open Championship -- someone who is 35 or older seeking his first major championship having finished outside the top 40 at the event the previous year.

Sounds kind of goofy, but that's been the trend over the past half decade. He hasn't played in an event since the U. Open a little over a month ago, but finished with a T in that and enters the week with four top finishes in a row.

Leishman's strong statistical profile makes him stand out in most fields and when coming to a windy course he makes even more sense Aussies have a thing for playing in the wind. Leishman took second to Zach Johnson at the Open at St.

Andrews a couple of years ago and has been knocking at the door since his win at the Arnold Palmer. He's a strong cash play this week and has upside for GPPs as well.

It has been a tumultuous nine years since then for the Englishman, but he seems to have recaptured some magic this season. He has been outstanding statistically as well. Sneds will be extremely highly owned this week as a value play with lots of acclaim surrounding him, as a guy who showed just how talented he is with his T-9 at the U. Open and who fits a lot of the key characteristics. The crafty veteran doesn't make bogeys but is hurt on most courses by a lack of distance -- at Royal Birkdale, that won't have a negative impact.

Snedeker is consistently one of the best putters on tour, has a great approach game and has had great success on coastal courses. Fox is a very strong play for FanDuel this week. For folks who have only played golf through FanDuel, there is going to be much less familiarity with players like Fox who have only recently emerged in the last couple of months on the European Tour. The young product out of New Zealand enters the week having finished in the top 10 in his past three starts and has a streak of six straight finishes in the top He has shown he can handle the links style of play and he offers plenty of upside for his incredibly low price.

Given that FanDuel has not priced out many of these types of young players on the Euro Tour, this is the week to capitalize on pricing errors. Leishman continues to show solid form and now travels overseas for The Open in Southport, England. Since his T finish at the U.

He will also be looking to continue his recent success at The Open, where he has posted two top-5 finishes since This is a great value and should allow for a top-tier golfer or two to fit in your lineup.

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Our experts provide their top plays for fantasy golf as the PGA Tour heads across the pond for the third major of the season, The Open Championship. Aside from the experts below, Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton breaks down the field at this year's The Open Championship in his edition of the Power Rankings. EXPERT PICKS: THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP EXPERT. Fantasy golf picks, odds, and predictions including DFS roster suggestions and more for the Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club in Angus, Scotland.