Will Luke List’s Breakout Season Continue at U.S. Open?

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Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports. Captioned: Luke List

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: Luke List

DFS Pricing: $7,200 DraftKings, $8,900 FanDuel

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

Odds: +12,500 to win, +1200 top-10 finish, +450 top-20 finish, -175 to make cut, +125 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +1200 top-20 finish

Best Matchup Value: Luke List (-120) over Ian Poulter

Tee Times: 1:03 p.m. (Thursday); 7:18 a.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

Not sure we can yet call this a breakthrough season for List, considering he’s still seeking his first career PGA Tour victory, but it’s at least a mini-breakthrough, based on a ledger that includes a playoff loss, a T-3 and three other top-10s. The next step in List’s progression is to at least qualify for and start playing in some of the game’s biggest events. His three U.S. Open starts were all missed cuts more than a decade ago. In fact, he’s played in just a single major during the past 10 years – also an MC at last year’s PGA Championship.


The Metrics

Here’s how List 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-39th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-26th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 5th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 8th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 39th

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