2018 British Open: How Will Bryson DeChambeau’s Injury Affect Him?


Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Bryson DeChambeau

For analysis of the top 90 golfers in the British Open 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 and the betting odds. This isn’t meant to imply every player is worth a bet; we’re simply showing the most efficient way to wager on each golfer should you so choose.

Bryson DeChambeau’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,600 DraftKings, $10,200 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, MC

Odds: +12,500 to win, +600 top-10 finish, +300 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +12,500 to win

Best Matchup Value: DeChambeau (-110) over Adam Scott

Tee Times: 10:10 a.m. ET (Thursday); 5:09 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

It was a lot easier to like The Scientist’s chances of contending before this past Thursday afternoon. That’s when the defending champion was forced to withdraw from the John Deere Classic with a shoulder injury. What’s even worse is that it wasn’t a recurring issue or even one that steadily started afflicting him during the opening round. Instead, he hurt the shoulder while taking a swing at TPC Deere Run. Maybe he’ll be able to quickly recover and bring his best stuff to Carnoustie, but a wait-and-see approach is the more recommended strategy.

The Metrics

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

  • Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-53rd
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-14th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 14th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-70th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 11th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-89th

Want more British Open coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 90 best golfers in the field.

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