Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Patton Kizzire
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.
Patton Kizzire’s British Open Odds
DFS Pricing: $6,700 DraftKings, $7,400 FanDuel
British Open History (2013-17): N/A, N/A, N/A, T-68, N/A
Odds: +100,000 to win, +2500 top-10 finish, +1000 top-20 finish
Best Odds Value: +100,000 to win
Best Matchup Value: N/A
Tee Times: 6:47 a.m. ET (Thursday), 1:46 a.m. ET (Friday)
Ah, finally — a wrong has been righted. Within golf circles, the fact that Kizzire, a two-time PGA Tour winner this season, was forced to qualify for the U.S. Open left a bad taste in a lot of mouths — one that only became worse when he failed to make it through sectionals. He’ll get his chance to compete in another major this week, although a string of middling results since his last win six months ago shouldn’t leave any of us too optimistic about his chances of contending.
Here’s how Kizzire 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: 101st
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-130th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 71st
- Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-97th
- Strokes Gained: Approach: 33rd
- Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-89th
Want more British Open coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 90 best golfers in the field.