Time to Buy Bryson DeChambeau’s U.S. Open Chances?

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Joseph Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Bryson DeChambeau

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: Bryson DeChambeau

DFS Pricing: $8,300 DraftKings, $10,100 FanDuel

U.S. Open History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, MC, T-15, MC

Odds: +4000 to win, +350 top-10 finish, +175 top-20 finish, -400 to make cut, +275 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +275 to miss cut

Best Matchup Value: Branden Grace (-120) over Bryson DeChambeau

Tee Times: 8:13 a.m. (Thursday); 1:58 p.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

The 24-year-old was itching for a win this season, finishing in the top-five three times between March and May, and he finally got it at the Memorial thanks to three rounds in the 60s. He’s playing some of the best golf in the world right now, ranking fifth in Recent Adjusted Round Score and top-15 in both Strokes Gained metrics listed below. He’s well-known because of his irons, specifically their odd, uniform length, but he’s able to compete in every facet of the game. He’s long enough, his irons are hot and he’s shown great putting upside. I wish I had gotten a ticket on him a couple months ago, but I’ll still be looking to buy him in matchup props and DFS. If his top-10 and top-25 odds are interesting, I’ll definitely do that as well.

The Metrics

Here’s how DeChambeau 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-59th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-5th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 13th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 40th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 13th

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