You Can Find Better U.S. Open Longshots Than Haotong Li

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Aug 13, 2016; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Hao Tong Li (CHN) on the 17th green during the third round of golf in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Olympic Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-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: Haotong Li

DFS Pricing: $7,000 DraftKings, $7,800 FanDuel

U.S. Open History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, 68

Odds: +25,000 to win, +1800 top-10 finish, +800 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +1800 top-10 finish

Best Matchup Value: Haotong Li (-170) over Danny Willett

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

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The Outlook

Li can safely be left off your DFS teams and betting cards for the U.S. Open. He owns a woeful 70.5 Long-Term Adjusted Round Score, he can’t hit fairways (57.6% Long-Term Driving Accuracy), and he ranks 105th in par-4s gained and 101st in bogey avoidance this season.

The Metrics

Here’s how Li 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-78th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-96th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 83rd
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 41st
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 70th

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