Brian Gay Misses Too Many Cuts to Be Worth a U.S. Open Bet


May 19, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Brian Gay lines up his putt on the fourth green during the third round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament at Trinity Forest Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

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: Brian Gay

DFS Pricing: $6,800 DraftKings, $7,500 FanDuel

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

Odds: +30,000 to win, +2500 top-10 finish, +1000 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +2500 top-10 finish

Best Matchup Value: Pat Perez (-130) over Brian Gay

Tee Times: 12:30 p.m. (Thursday); 6:45 a.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

Gay has some positives to his game, as he ranks 18th in Strokes Gained: Putting and 43rd in Total Strokes Gained. That said, he’s not someone I am interested in, as he boasts a Long-Term Adjusted Round Score of 70, along with a massive 41% missed-cut rate over the past 75 weeks. Making the cut is half the battle, and he’s missed the cut in nearly half of his PGA events.

The Metrics

Here’s how Gay 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-42nd
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 65th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 116th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 61st

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