2018 British Open: Tyrrell Hatton Is a Very Boom-or-Bust DFS Option

Jul 12, 2018 11:57 AM EDT

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 (via Bovada). 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.


Tyrrell Hatton’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,900 DraftKings, $8,900 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): MC, MC, MC, T-5, MC

Odds: +4000 to win, +300 top-10 finish, +150 top-20 finish, -350 to make cut, +250 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +250 to miss cut

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: Coming soon!

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The Outlook

Hatton has missed every cut at the British Open … except for two years ago when he finished fifth. Talk about boom or bust. The Euro Tour player has been very up and down this season, missing four of five cuts in April through June before hitting three straight top 20s prior to this week.

Still, his recent resurgence has been due to a hot putter, and I’m skeptical that will continue under the pressure of a major championship. He could be popular given his links experience, but I’m skeptical the overall game is there right now.


The Metrics

Here’s how Hatton 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-47th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: 6th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 74th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-86th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 75th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-32nd

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

Credit:

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Tyrrell Hatton

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