2018 British Open: Don’t Forget About Charley Hoffman at Carnoustie

Jul 11, 2018 5:35 PM EDT
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Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Charley Hoffman

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.


Charley Hoffman’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,000 DraftKings, $8,900 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, T-67, MC, 77, T-20

Odds: +15,000 to win, +1200 top-10 finish, +450 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +1200 top-10 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 8:04 a.m. ET (Thursday), 3:30 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

Hoffman has shown up at the majors this year: He finished 20th at the U.S Open under harsh conditions, along with a 12th-place finish at the Masters. For $7,000 on DraftKings, Hoffman is worth considering with his recent form. Over the past six weeks, Hoffman boasts a 67.8 Recent Adjusted Round Score, and he’s keeping the ball out of trouble in the process, hitting 78.6% of fairways and 68.6% of GIR. Hoffman has mixed results at Open Championships, with four made cuts in seven appearances, including a T-35 at Carnoustie in 2007.


The Metrics

Here’s how Hoffman 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: 23rd
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-16th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 50th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-74th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 46th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-41st

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

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