2018 British Open: Will Ryan Fox Continue His Hot Play on Euro Courses?

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Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Ryan Fox

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.

Ryan Fox's British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $6,900 DraftKings, $7,500 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, N/A, T-49, N/A, MC

Odds: +12,500 to win, +800 top-10 finish, +350 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +12,500 to win

Best Matchup Value: Fox (-130) over Danny Willett

Tee Times: 10:32 a.m. ET (Thursday); 5:31 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

Fox has been running hot of late. He finished T-6 at the Scottish Open and second in the Irish Open a week before that. Additionally, Fox possesses a 68.3 Recent Adjusted Round Score over the past six weeks. He can hit GIR (71% over the past 75 weeks) and bomb the ball (315.9-yard Long-Term Driving Distance). However, Fox struggles to hit fairways (49.3% Long-Term Driving Accuracy), and he struggles to recover around the green, evidenced by his 39.1% long-term scrambling rate. Given the lack of balance in his game, he’s likely someone I'll end up avoiding at Carnoustie.

The Metrics

Here's how Fox 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: 97th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-25th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: N/A
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: 6th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: N/A
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-125th

Want more British Open coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 90 best golfers in the field.

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