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PGA DFS: Waste Management Phoenix Open – Expected Birdies

We are back at the biggest party in golf for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The golfers will be tasked with taming TPC Scottsdale. TPC Scottsdale is a par 71 course that plays about 7,260 yards. The course features 7,000-plus square foot greens which run about 12 feet on the Stimpmeter. That can lead to low scores as the winner has averaged 17.45 strokes under par here since 1990. The course isn’t without its obstacles, though. The field will have to navigate their way around 68 bunkers and three water hazards. If you want to check out a more in-depth look at the course, you can check out last year’s course preview.

Expected Birdies - WMPO

NameSalaryExpected Birdies - ScoreApp.L125App.125150App.150175App.175200App.200
Jon Rahm114008636023125375933451130
Justin Thomas112009033953157385334821101
Rickie Fowler105008226963262387939971166
Webb Simpson103008219802485403147531751
Hideki Matsuyama101008927463115390140041231
Xander Schauffele99008033183082389135111177
Tony Finau96008240033075382530241045
Matt Kuchar94008019122262407048361920
Gary Woodland93008036813179384932141057
Collin Morikawa92009325612823397042291416
Bryson DeChambeau91008829603130393737911178
Bubba Watson90008442233014359829881084
Brandt Snedeker89008120222479405047091740
Sungjae Im88008624582856395042931441
Branden Grace87007024202796403042781475
Jordan Spieth86008723502950389144401369
Scottie Scheffler850010034442959383834811237
Viktor Hovland84009929163346396636861086
Chez Reavie83007918562125411049221987
Ryan Palmer82008333573066389535071163
Cameron Smith81007921662533403045921678
Matthew Wolff80008938653048373431991104
Ryan Moore80008018462136410447992115
Corey Conners79007926922835395940901414
Jason Kokrak79007735013189395232931058
Daniel Berger78008027753197393539251166
Brian Harman78007520102445402347581764
Keegan Bradley77008028783274393937791128
Russell Knox77007419402329407547521904
Kevin Na76008217962012410147952296
J.T. Poston76008124502999394242711336
Byeong Hun An76007532593239391334981088
Andrew Putnam75007918902186409448182012
Vaughn Taylor75007818062046416748722109
Brendan Steele75007431093146388136991155
Bud Cauley75007323483003389143901367
Tom Hoge74008121392504406545771715
J.B. Holmes74008038773082368032081102
Charley Hoffman74007926933138393140151222
Billy Horschel74007923842970392543531368
Emiliano Grillo73008123422939389944411378
Rory Sabbatini73008021092628392746931642
Beau Hossler73007927622934398439871325
Zach Johnson73007917922071416550101962
Harris English73007729563137387138471185
Sebastian Munoz72008727102809399340651414
Lanto Griffin72008232573070386735951188
Denny McCarthy72008223292948393244181373
Adam Hadwin72007920762539401847181649
Andrew Landry72007721022588397046641676
Martin Laird72007627553036388440441278
Aaron Wise71008631443091390336631190
Scott Piercy71008024702933398142591356
Joel Dahmen71007722532882387645381451
Carlos Ortiz71007426553288388440021171
Sung Kang71007225672864397741811409
Max Homa71007124282842391843211487
Russell Henley70008123022861393944581439
Jimmy Walker70007828593127397038481195
Talor Gooch70007724363174384342751271
Kyle Stanley70007622722680399244711584
Dylan Frittelli70007426622812392341641431
Matt Jones70007326423026391941261281
Harry Higgs69008430413012393137681238
Charl Schwartzel69008026502936394341051364
Chesson Hadley69007922893014393643921369
Nate Lashley69007822122488400145141782
Sean O'Hair69007327223007393940411290
Cameron Tringale69007119252296400648441929
Sepp Straka68008630143022394137841233
Adam Schenk68007832963077386435681176
Sam Burns68007834283167393233741085
Harold Varner III68007631733165392436041126
Kevin Streelman68007421622754393646141534
Kiradech Aphibarnrat68007123053038389344421322
Wyndham Clark67008240963023353231151131
Grayson Murray67008038993064378131331079
Luke List67007740303098381629531050
Kevin Tway67007334833108387033981110
Brian Gay67007215611660406249352782
Sebastian Cappelen67006432052814379537251410
Doc Redman66008626313172391540841197
Sam Ryder66008225552975397341391357
Danny Lee66007920962439403446211809
Patrick Rodgers66007433063149389234971139
Brian Stuard66007315391591421849332719
Tyler Duncan66007121302479397746221792
Luke Donald65007816641759426450052308
Trey Mullinax65007742093061362929621056
Ryan Armour65007715941717415248962641
Kevin Chappell65007628163004396339141296
Lucas Bjerregaard65007437893180395630341025
Nick Taylor65007222252841393545081491
C.T. Pan65006920262472402947151758
Keith Mitchell64007935713105378233751135
Peter Malnati64007717932079409348042231
J.J. Spaun64007622822895391244741437
John Huh64007518122104412149072056
Chris Stroud64007419282252409448191907
Adam Long64007221322562401345811709
Brice Garnett64007121582599401145291702
Austin Cook63008421662605397446451610
Chris Kirk63008019322338404848581824
Hudson Swafford63007829753069392338051218
Patton Kizzire63007723482833396344111445
Brandon Hagy63007643132998369828571051
James Hahn63007422162818392645791461
Troy Merritt63007420102525397247921701
Jamie Lovemark62007730753213390136711135
Kevin Stadler62007621022360405045741913
Aaron Baddeley62007622162705395645491574
Si Woo Kim62007321772568399445931667
Scott Harrington62007330933255394336121094
Mark Hubbard62007116841817420149552343
Satoshi Kodaira62006619402232403546652127
Steve Stricker61008717051803423649562300
Matt Every61007822692683398444791585
Seung-Yul Noh61007524913119389542351260
Kyoung-Hoon Lee61007420662377404045851930
Greg Chalmers61007217141900416949232294
Colt Knost61006813071220403549303508
Bo Van Pelt60007720102518401747831672
K.J. Choi60007515381560419648982808
Mackenzie Hughes60007324602765400142821489
Roger Sloan60007323082856399344041439
Martin Trainer60005831333080389136881201
Marty Jertson6000021472492403445891738

Standouts

Viktor Hovland ($8,400) has the second-best BoB Score and the second-best PRK score. He’s the only golfer in the field with a 95-plus in both of those metrics.

Harry Higgs ($6,900) is above an 80 in each of our major metrics here. Higgs is coming off of a top 10 performance at the Farmers Insurance Open, as well.

Image Credit: William Howard/Icon Sportswire. Pictured: Viktor Hovland.

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