How Will Haotong Li Follow up His Third-Place British Open Finish Last Year?

How Will Haotong Li Follow up His Third-Place British Open Finish Last Year? article feature image

Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Haotong Li

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.

Haotong Li's British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,300 DraftKings, $8,300 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, 3

Odds: +12,500 to win, +1000 top-10 finish, +400 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +400 top-20 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 8:37 a.m. ET (Thursday), 3:36 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

Li is interesting since he finished third in last year's British Open, and he managed a 19th-place showing at the U.S. Open. We at least know he’s capable of playing in tough course conditions. It’s also encouraging that Li has hit 69.5% of GIR, while averaging 14.2 birdies per tournament over the past 75 weeks. Li’s primary concern is his +2.0 average adjusted strokes on par 4s and 47.4% scrambling rate within the same time frame.

The Metrics

Here's how Li 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-86th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-58th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 79th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-14th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 70th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-113th

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

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