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The Info: Trey Mullinax
DFS Pricing: $6,800 DraftKings, $7,200 FanDuel
U.S. Open History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, T-9
Odds: +25,000 to win, +2000 top-10 finish, +800 top-20 finish, -165 to make cut, +120 to miss cut
Best Odds Value: +2000 top-10 finish
Best Matchup Value: Ross Fisher (-125) over Trey Mullinax
Tee Times: 6:56 a.m. (Thursday); 12:41 p.m. (Friday)
This season’s PGA Tour leader in driving distance, at an average of – gulp! – 319 yards, Mullinax owned a distinct advantage at last year’s U.S. Open, where he could bomb it around Erin Hills, resulting in a T-9 in his first career major championship start. Expect Shinnecock to prove more frustrating this week, as the firm track should negate much of his long-ball abilities. That said, following a strong week in Memphis, he could be worth a top-10 ticket to follow up on last year’s performance.
Here’s how Mullinax 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-86th
- Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-96th
- Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 70th
- Long-Term Driving Distance: 3rd
- Strokes Gained: Approach: 83rd
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