TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas welcomes again the Shriners Kids’s Open and a powerful PGA Tour area this week off of Sam Burns‘ win on the Sanderson Farms Championship. Under, we have a look at the fantasy golf energy rankings for the 2021 Shriners Kids’s Open, with PGA Tour picks and predictions.
The sector is fronted by three of the top-10 golfers within the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Viktor Hovland (No. 3), Louis Oosthuizen (No. 5) and Paul Casey (No. 7) are among the many betting favorites trying to dethrone reigning Shriners champion Martin Laird.
Every of the final two profitable scores at TPC Summerlin have been minus-23, with 4 of the final 5 champions ending 20-under par or higher. The par-71 venue measures 7,255 yards and options bentgrass greens.
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Fantasy golf energy rankings
20. Aaron Clever (+7000)
Led the sphere final week on the Sanderson Farms Championship with 1.44 Strokes Gained: Round-the-Inexperienced per spherical and in addition averaged 1.52 SG: Tee-to-Inexperienced per spherical. He struggled on method to the inexperienced, however he can depend on his brief recreation at this venue.
19. Si Woo Kim (+4000)
Has averaged 1.34 whole strokes gained on the sphere throughout 16 profession rounds at TPC Summerlin. Tied for eighth final 12 months with a field-best 1.29 SG: Round-the-Inexperienced per spherical.
18. Brian Harman (+6000)
Tied for thirteenth on this occasion final 12 months with a powerful placing efficiency (1.76 SG: Placing per spherical) and his driver play improved all through the season whereas registering 5 top-10 finishes so far in 2021.
17. Cameron Tringale (+4000)
Completed T-11 final week with sturdy general play. His 30 profession rounds performed at TPC Summerlin rank close to probably the most on this area and embrace a T-19 end final 12 months with a powerful placing show.
16. Patrick Reed (+4000)
Taking part in solely his second occasion since early August and his first occasion since being left off the US Ryder Cup staff. He’ll be trying to make a press release regardless of the Individuals’ victory at Whistling Straits; nevertheless, he has simply 5 rounds performed at this venue.
15. Joaquin Niemann (+4000)
Tied for tenth in 2018 and rebounded from a missed reduce in 2019 with a T-13 final fall. Has missed only one reduce with 5 top-10 finishes by 22 occasions this 12 months.
14. Harris English (+3000)
Didn’t impress by the FedEx Cup Playoffs following a stretch of three top-five finishes in 4 occasions, together with victory on the Vacationers Championship. Missed the reduce right here final 12 months however averaged 0.94 SG: Off-the-Tee per spherical over 36 holes.
13. Hideki Matsuyama (+3000)
The reigning Masters champion missed the reduce right here final 12 months, even with 1.24 SG: Placing per spherical. He’s nonetheless averaging 1.34 strokes gained per spherical throughout 10 rounds at TPC Summerlin.
12. Paul Casey (+3000)
Didn’t qualify for the Tour Championship however racked up 9 top-10 finishes together with one victory by 19 worldwide occasions this 12 months, together with a T-4 on the Olympics. His wonderful brief recreation fits the venue nicely.
11. Brooks Koepka (+2000)
Though the previous World No. 1 hardly ever performs in the course of the fall swing, he has 14 profession rounds performed on this occasion with a runner-up end in 2016. He proved on the Ryder Cup that he’s wholesome.
10. Sam Burns (+2000)
Golfers are hardly ever value backing the week following a victory, however Burns adopted up his first profession PGA Tour win with a runner-up end on the AT&T Byron Nelson two weeks later. He led final week’s area with 3.71 SG: Tee-to-Inexperienced and 1.54 SG: Off-the-Tee per spherical.
9. Corey Conners (+4000)
Tied for seventeenth final week however was sixth with 1.70 SG: Tee-to-Inexperienced per spherical. His brief recreation stays a weak point, however his iron play is nicely suited to this course.
8. Louis Oosthuizen (+2000)
The South African debuted at this occasion final 12 months with a T-19 end. He had three top-five finishes in his closing seven occasions of the 2020-21 season and his brief recreation performs nicely anyplace.
7. Kevin Na (+3000)
Two-time champ, together with 2019, will even look to make a press release after being left off the Ryder Cup staff. Solely six members of the sphere have extra rounds performed right here.
6. Viktor Hovland (+2000)
Debuting at TPC Summerlin this week following Europe’s Ryder Cup loss. He’s the top-ranked participant within the area from the Golfweek rankings and simply wants a median brief recreation to enhance his iron play.
5. Scottie Scheffler (+2000)
Missed the reduce right here final 12 months following a T-74 end in 2019. He’s a significantly better golfer than he was then and he’s probably the greatest on this area in SG: Off-the-Tee.
4. Will Zalatoris (+2000)
Began the 2021-22 season with a T-11 end on the Fortinet Championship and a T-14 on the Sanderson Farms Championship and makes his second look at this occasion off of a T-5 end final 12 months.
3. Abraham Ancer (+2000)
Completed fourth right here final 12 months with 2.08 SG: Placing per spherical to rank second within the area. His iron play was uncharacteristically poor, however he completed the 2020-21 season with 0.57 SG: Strategy per spherical.
2. Webb Simpson (+2000)
Leads this area amongst these with at the very least 10 rounds performed at TPC Summerlin with 1.73 strokes gained per spherical. Received right here in 2013 and tied for thirteenth final 12 months whereas gaining 1.07 SG: Round-the-Inexperienced per spherical.
1. Sungjae Im (+3000)
Tied for thirty first final week as one of many pre-tournament favorites however completed second with 1.39 SG: Round-the-Inexperienced per spherical. He tied for thirteenth final 12 months and for fifteenth in 2018 with nice tee-to-green play each years.
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