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: Ollie Schniederjans

DFS Pricing: $7,100 DraftKings, $8,100 FanDuel

U.S. Open History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, T-42, N/A, N/A

Odds: +22,500 to win, +1800 top-10 finish, +900 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +900 top-20 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 12:52 p.m. (Thursday); 7:07 a.m. (Friday)

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The Outlook

A promising year that began with two finishes of seventh or better in his first three starts has quickly dissolved into an amalgam of mediocrity, as Schniederjans hasn’t posted a top-30 result since Super Bowl Sunday. He made the cut as the world’s No. 1-ranked amateur in his only two previous major championship appearances, including a T-12 at the 2015 Open Championship, but it’s tough to believe that will portend more success this week considering his current form.


The Metrics

Here’s how Schniederjans 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-54th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-62nd
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 57th
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 52nd
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 44th

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