Fantasy Golf Power Rankings for the 2020 Tour Championship
The 2020 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia will mark the end of the 2019-20 PGA Tour season. The FedEx (...)
The 2020 Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia will mark the end of the 2019-20 PGA Tour season.
The FedEx Cup and $15-million first-place prize will be awarded to the winner. Starting strokes are assigned to begin the tournament based on the season-long points race. Leader Dustin Johnson starts the week at 10-under par; BMW Championship winner Jon Rahm starts at minus-8 in second place.
Below, we look at the fantasy golf power rankings for the 30-man field at East Lake Golf Club for the 2020 Tour Championship and FedEx Cup.
The rankings are made independent of the starting strokes and betting odds are without bonus strokes applied to 72-hole scoring.
2020 Tour Championship: Fantasy Golf Top 30
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30. Lanto Griffin (+10000)
Tied for 10th last week in Illinois. Has one win and four top 10s this season and makes his first appearance in the Tour Championship.
29. Kevin Na (+8000)
One of the most experienced members of the field with 24 professional rounds at East Lake but has lost 0.09 strokes per round on the field, according to Data Golf.
28. Ryan Palmer (+7000)
The oldest member of this year’s field, Palmer sits 23rd in the standings with five top 10s in a strong season.
27. Sebastian Munoz (+7000)
Lost 0.35 strokes per round on the greens last week but tied for eighth while ranking fifth in the field with an average of 1.92 SG: Tee-to-Green.
26. Sungjae Im (+6600)
One of the steadiest performers all season, Im has missed the cut in two of his last four events and finished just T-56 last week in the 69-man field.
25. Brendon Todd (+5500)
Snagged his fourth top 10 of the season last week with a T-8 at the BMW Championship. The two-time winner this season will make just his second appearance in the Tour Championship.
24. Mackenzie Hughes (+8000)
Made a clutch putt on the 72nd hole to move into a tie for 10th and climb from 36th to 28th in the FEC standings. His smooth putting stroke could guide him to a top finish on the highly-touted Bermudagrass greens of East Lake GC.
23. Kevin Kisner (+3500)
Finished T-25 last week after back-to-back top 10s at the Wyndham Championship and The Northern Trust. Ranks fifth in the field with an average of 2.22 strokes gained per round on the average pro across his last 20 rounds.
22. Marc Leishman (+15000)
The five-time PGA Tour champ finished dead last at plus-30 last week. It’s a different tournament and a different course where he has 16 career rounds of experience.
21. Cameron Smith (+10000)
Made his only career appearance in the Tour Championship in 2018 and finished 20th at even par. He also tied for 20th last week while ranking third in the field with 1.02 SG: Around-the-Green per round.
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20. Harris English (+4000)
One of the more surprising names in the top 10 of the FEC standings, English ranks seventh with six top 10s on the season. He was the distant runner-up to Johnson at The Northern Trust but tied for 40th last week.
19. Joaquin Niemann (+5000)
The winner of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier to begin the season, Niemann fired a final-round minus-3 to tie for third at the difficult Olympia Fields Country Club. He led the field with 2.21 SG: Tee-to-Green per round.
18. Abraham Ancer (+5500)
Lost 1.03 strokes around-the-green last week to finish just T-33 and drop to 22nd in the standings. Finished 21st in his debut in this event last year.
17. Cameron Champ (+8000)
Ranks second on the PGA Tour for the season with an average of .990 SG: Off-the-Tee through 57 measured rounds. It was the only positive aspect of his game last week while finishing T-65 at plus-15.
16. Tyrrell Hatton (+2500)
Has cooled off in his last four events after coming out of the midseason pause red-hot. He’ll make his debut this year after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
15. Viktor Hovland (+3300)
Tenth in SG: Approach and 25th in Birdie or Better Percentage this season. Slipped from 24th to 27th in the FEC standings last week while finishing T-40.
14. Patrick Reed (+2800)
Is tied for third in the field with 24 career rounds played here and has averaged just 0.12 total strokes gained per round. Finished T-9 last year with starting strokes but shot plus-1 for the tournament.
13. Scottie Scheffler (+2500)
Tied for 20th last week after back-to-back T-4 finishes. Is gaining 2.37 strokes per round on the average pro across his last 20 rounds.
12. Tony Finau (+1800)
Shot minus-4 last year while gaining 0.65 strokes per round with his putter. Bounced back from a missed cut at The Northern Trust to finish fifth at the BMW Championship.
11. Billy Horschel (+3300)
The 2014 FedExCup champ won this event in 2014 and ranks second in the field with 3.30 strokes gained per round at East Lake.
10. Hideki Matsuyama (+2000)
Tied for third last week for his best result of 2020. Hasn’t finished in the top 2 since last fall’s Zozo Championship.
9. Bryson DeChambeau (+1600)
Lost 1.79 strokes per round from tee-to-green to finish 50th last week. Tied for 12th here last year despite losing 0.41 strokes per round around-the-green.
8. Collin Morikawa (+1800)
The 2020 PGA Championship winner will make his debut at East Lake this year. He tied for 20th last week and shot his best round Sunday.
7. Daniel Berger (+1800)
Ranks second to Rahm with 2.48 strokes gained on the average competitor across his last 20 rounds. Has two top 5s in his last four events.
6. Xander Schauffele (+1100)
Leads the field with 3.34 total strokes gained across 12 rounds at East Lake GC. Won this event in 2017 and was the runner-up last year.
5. Justin Thomas (+900)
The 2017 FedEx Cup champ has never won the Tour Championship despite entering as last year’s leader at 10-under par. He still ranks fourth in the field with 2.52 SG per round.
4. Rory McIlroy (+1000)
The reigning FedEx Cup and Tour Championship winner finished T-12 last week and has averaged 2.98 strokes gained across 24 rounds here. The biggest concern with rostering him is the imminent birth of his child potentially leading to a withdrawal.
3. Jon Rahm (+500)
The winner of the Memorial Tournament and BMW Championship will start the week 8-under par and two back of Johnson. He tied for 12th here last year.
2. Dustin Johnson (+550)
Has finished T-12, T-2, 1 and 2 in his last four events and lost last week on Rahm’s 66-foot in the playoff. He won his fifth career FedEx Cup playoff event at The Northern Trust but has never won the Tour Championship.
1. Webb Simpson (+1100)
The only player in the field to take last week off in preparation for the season finale and the US Open. A two-time winner with six other top 10s this season, including The Northern Trust and Wyndham Championship. Ranks first on Tour in Birdie or Better Percentage
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