2018 British Open: Is Martin Kaymer a Sneaky Longshot Play?
John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Martin Kaymer
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.
Martin Kaymer’s British Open Odds
DFS Pricing: $7,400 DraftKings, $7,900 FanDuel
British Open History (2013-17): T-32, 70, T-12, T-36, T-37
Odds: +20,000 to win, +1000 top-10 finish, +400 top-20 finish
Best Odds Value: +400 top-20 finish
Best Matchup Value: N/A
Tee Times: 1:35 a.m. ET (Thursday), 6:36 a.m. ET (Friday)
He once claimed a PGA Championship from (kinda) out of nowhere, then four years later won a U.S. Open from (sorta) out of nowhere. So now, another four years since that last victory, with Kaymer seemingly struggling before this week, maybe he can claim a third leg of the career slam (a bit) out of nowhere. If he does it, I’m putting everything I own on him at the 2022 Masters — you know, patterns and stuff.
Here’s how Kaymer 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-79th
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-109th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: N/A
- Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-74th
- Strokes Gained: Approach: N/A
- Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-96th
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