2022 Memorial Match Fantasy Sleeper Report
A shootout between two of the most well liked younger stars in golf had TV viewers licking their lips on the Charles Schwab Problem.
Ultimately, the playoff between Sam Burns and Scottie Scheffler changed into one thing of a moist squib – however solely as a result of Burns made it so, curling house a 30-footer on the primary further gap to land the title.
The tartan jacket he was offered with as a part of his prize didn’t precisely match like a glove, however one factor that’s for positive is that Burns is measuring up nicely as a PGA TOUR professional – he’s now obtained 4 event wins to his identify on the age of 25.
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He’ll put his toes up now forward of the U.S. Open in a fortnight’s time, and like the remainder of us he may have a watching transient from the couch for the Memorial Match this week.
Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio is at all times a superb place to look at top-tier golf, and this can be a structure with its designer Jack Nicklaus’ fingerprints throughout it – therefore why it has earned the moniker ‘Jack’s Place’ for the reason that legend set to work on his blueprints within the Seventies.
It’s stood the take a look at of time partly as a result of it’s size – it’s top-side of seven,500 yards for its Par 72 today, but additionally due to the completely different challenges it supplies. The tree-lined fairways are flanked by some traditionally thick and juicy tough, there’s 70 well-placed bunkers and water in play on 12 holes, and the Bentgrass greens are smaller than the TOUR common.
So, all over the place you look, hazard lurks.
Regardless that the successful rating right here is routinely within the mid-teens below par, many of the harm is finished on the Par 5s – for context Collin Morikawa, who misplaced in a playoff to Patrick Cantlay a yr in the past, performed the longer holes in -10….his closing rating was -13, so that you get the final thought.
Morikawa, by the way, gained a distinct occasion at Muirfield Village in 2020 – the Workday Charity Open – and the final two winners of the Memorial are Cantlay and Jon Rahm. Return a bit additional and also you see the names of Bryson DeChambeau, Jason Dufner (a significant champion), Hideki Matsuyama and Tiger Woods on the trophy.
So, elegant operators are likely to win the day at this structure, however in a fairly stacked area which means we are able to nonetheless decide up some attention-grabbing betting worth at longer odds.
With that in thoughts, who has made the grade for our Memorial Match 2022 sleeper shortlist?
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