For analysis of the top 85 golfers in the field, check out this page. “Best odds value” and “Best matchup value” listed below are determined by a proprietary model built by Colin Davy. It factors in the course, plus a variety of weighted metrics.


The Info: Alexander Levy

DFS Pricing: $6,800 DraftKings, $8,200 FanDuel

U.S. Open History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, T-27, N/A, MC

Odds: +30,000 to win, +2200 top-10 finish, +900 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +2200 top-10 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 7:29 a.m. (Thursday); 1:14 p.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

The 27-year-old Frenchman has some decent wins on the Euro tour in his career but has made only two cuts in majors so far. While Levy has four top-10 finishes in Euro events in 2018, including one victory, he has consistently struggled to compete stateside. He doesn’t have any huge weaknesses in his game, and he can put up some birdies, but he’ll really need to be on top of his game to compete in this field. He’s maybe worth a dart throw at less than 1% ownership in the DraftKings Millionaire Maker. That’s as far as I’m taking my exposure.


The Metrics

Here’s how Levy ranks in the U.S. Open field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.

  • Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-64th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-80th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: N/A
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: T-49th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: N/A

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Credit:

Aug 8, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Alexander Levy Alexander Levy during a practice round for the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club. Mandatory Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports