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Goodfellas

Monday, February 17, 2014


 

One-and-Done

 

SEASON TOTAL: $2,467,846

 

 

Frys.com: Gary Woodland, MC. Well, at least I don’t have to worry about when I’m using GARY WOODLAND again!

 

SHFC Open: Hideki Matsuyama. Time to break through, son. Matsuyama WD with injury so he was replaced with Nick Watney. He finished T48 for $15,264

 

CIMB Classic: Let’s try this again: Hideki Matsuyama. There’s no cut. This pleases me. His T25 after 74 on Sunday does not please me. Oh well. Here’s $53,433 into the piggy bank.

 

WGC-HSBC: Martin Kaymer. There’s no other place I would consider using him and he’s the defending champ on this track. #hangsonfordearlife. Kaymer’s third round 62 dared me to dream but his T8 and $161,667 is a nice deposit.

 

The McGladrey Classic: David Toms. He’s finished T3 in 2010 and second last year. His recent form suggests he’s playing well and I don’t see another chance to burn him down the road. It was him or CH III. Well, BOTH of my selections finished T27. I should have listened to O…T27 was good for $39,050.

 

OHL Mayakoba: Brian Gay. When form meets course history…  Well, that was a nice theory but it resulted in T45 and $18,060. I’m glad 2013 is now over.

 

HTOC: Martin Laird. Since I’m off to a woeful start I see no reason to burn a premium player. Chris Kirk was my second choice but nobody wins in back-to-back starts plus he’s just had another child. Laird is the horse-for-course. The Scot finished T20 in a 30-man field for $87,000.

 

Sony: Charles Howell III. He plays great in the early part of the season and his record at Waialae has everything BUT a win. If you notice, I saved most of my heavy hitters for the latter part of 2013 last year and that strategy worked out. Hey, a top 10 and $119,000! Feels like a winner!

 

Humana: Webb Simpson has been on fire to get 2013-14 started and going low has never been a problem. It’s time to start firing at ‘em. Sigh. Another week brings another disappointing selection as I add a whopping $57,000 to my morbid total.

 

FIO: Same as last year, Rickie Fowler. He’s working with Butch Harmon to get to the next level and he’s played SoCal courses plenty in his young life. He finished up last week at Humana 67-66 and he’s finished T5, T20, T13 and T6 last year in four career starts. I’ll save Woods and Mickelson for down the road for bigger winner’s checks. Snedeker and Walker were also considered and are solid options for this week. Fowler was just as bad as the other four I had listed, save for Woods’ MDF cash. Tough week in OAD for most I’m guessing. MC $0.

 

WMPO: Ryan Palmer. He’s on fire, can really putt and was fifth here last year. His excellent 64 saw him make the cut but his 70-72 weekend resulted in T48 at $15,772. I finished strong last year because I had a stable full of studs from The Open Championship through the FedExCup Playoffs. I’m not panicking. Yet.

 

AT&T PEBBLE: Jimmy Walker is the pick this week. He’s a beast on the West Coast and he’s had time to recover from his illness after MC at Torrey Pines. BANG TRISCUITS. Winner, winner, chicken dinner and $1,188,000.

 

NTO: Dustin Johnson goes to bat this week for Team Glass. His form is excellent and the fact that he’s banged top 10s in half of his trips here doesn’t hurt either. Tacos for everyone! Johnson’s solo second adds $723,600 to the bank! #heatwave

 

WGC-Match Play: Ian Poulter will be my hedge this week. His recent starts hardly inspire but there’s no doubting his inner fortitude in Match Play. He is the 2010 champ and was fourth last year. I don’t see myself using him anywhere else this season. Hunter Mahan would be choice No. 2 but I don’t like his draw with the sizzling Zach Johnson. Don’t forget Mahan played in the last group in the U.S. Open and The Open in 2013.

 

 

GolfChannel.com Fantasy Golf

 

Glass ($4,177,174; Rank: 7,194)

 

Bobby Jones Bracket Winner: Webb Simpson

Ben Hogan Bracket Winner: Rory McIlroy

Gary Player Bracket Winner: Jordan Spieth

Sam Snead Bracket Winner: Keegan Bradley

 

Final

 

Rory McIlroy d. Keegan Bradley

 

 

 

 

Rob Bolton ($3,980,384; Rank: 8,603)

 

Bobby Jones Bracket Winner: Jason Day

Ben Hogan Bracket Winner: Rory McIlroy

Gary Player Bracket Winner: Jordan Spieth

Sam Snead Bracket Winner: Dustin Johnson

 

Final

 

Rory McIlroy d. Jordan Spieth

 

 

 

Ryan O’ Sullivan ($3,829,481; Rank: 9,828)

 

Bobby Jones Bracket Winner: Jason Day

Ben Hogan Bracket Winner: Rory McIlroy

Gary Player Bracket Winner: Jordan Spieth

Sam Snead Bracket Winner: Hunter Mahan

 

Final

 

Jordan Spieth d. Rory McIlroy

 

 

Ned Brown ($5,258,798; Rank: 1,890)

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Bobby Jones Bracket Winner: Jason Day

Ben Hogan Bracket Winner: Rory McIlroy

Gary Player Bracket Winner: Matt Kuchar

Sam Snead Bracket Winner: Hunter Mahan

 

Final

 

Jason Day d. Hunter Mahan

 

 

 

Ned said, “…

 

Ned Brown is a long-time contributor for Rotoworld Golf.  He’s had documented success in Yahoo!’s game for years.  Even if you’re confident in your selections for that game, give his insight a read. 

 

The Yahoo! game is off this week but Ned’s picks return next Tuesday so stay tuned!

 

Coming Wednesday TUESDAY

 

And the analysis doesn't end here. Rotoworld's Rob Bolton and I will be co-hosting a one-hour live chat TOMORROW, TUESDAY at NOON p.m. ET. We will be breaking down the field at the WGC- MATCH PLAY and answering your questions. Simply return to the golf home page to join in on the chatter.

 



Fantasy Golf columnist Mike Glasscott joined Rotoworld in 2012. He can be contacted via email at RotoworldGlass@gmail.com or on Twitter.
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