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Fantasy Golf Picks, Odds, and Predictions for the 2022 RBC Canadian Open 

RBC Canadian Open Fantasy Preview

In a sport wherein high quality over 72 holes is the distinction between success and in any other case, Billy Horschel confirmed on the Memorial Event that typically it’s only one stellar spherical that may make the distinction.

His third-round knock of 65 was the most effective of the week, and catapulted him from the chasing pack right into a mammoth five-shot lead heading into Sunday.

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However Muirfield Village confirmed its tooth in agency situations, and any hope Horschel had for a quiet conversion have been extinguished when he performed his entrance 9 in +1 – Aaron Sensible, his closest challenger, ramped up the stress with back-to-back birdies on ten or eleven.

Horschel, as a six-time winner on the PGA TOUR, is aware of what it takes to shut out victories beneath the harshest stress, however even then he will need to have been delighted when he curled house a 55ft eagle putt on the fifteenth to increase his result in 4 photographs with three holes to play.

Sensible couldn’t rally, and that was all she wrote – Billy Horschel, Memorial Event champions regardless of lacking the minimize on the Charles Schwab Problem only one week prior.

Many eyes will now be on the U.S. Open on the Nation Membership in Brookline, Massachusetts subsequent week, however within the meantime there’s a protracted overdue return to Canada for the RBC Canadian Open to deal with.

Final Week’s Fantasy Outcomes

Final week our High Choose was Rory, who fell to T18 whereas our different Mid-Tier Picks Zalatoris and Berger closed down a T5 end every! 

Aaron Sensible was our decide decide on our Tuesday Sleeper Report with a formidable T2 end.

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RBC Canadian Open Area

As you might know, the Saudi Arabian backed LIV TOUR kicks off this week in London, and that accounts for the absence of the previously RBC sponsored Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, Kevin Na from the sphere for the Canadian Open.

Whether or not those who have rebelled towards the PGA TOUR’s needs to not play within the occasion will remorse their resolution stays to be seen, however golf’s premier competitors continues regardless with one other high quality discipline north of the border.

Scottie Scheffler and Sam Burns might be trying so as to add to their already bustling collections of silverware, whereas Rory McIlroy – the defending champion, of kinds – may also be heading to Toronto alongside Justin Thomas, Cameron Smith and Shane Lowry.

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There might be loads for patriotic Canadian supporters to cheer for, with Corey Conners main a robust house contingent that additionally contains Adam Hadwin and Mackenzie Hughes.

The 52-year-old Mike Weir has taken up his invite, whereas Jared du Toit – who some might recall enjoying within the ultimate group on Sunday on the 2016 Canadian Open as an newbie – additionally earns a call-up.

This Week’s Course Preview

The RBC Canadian Open has loved one thing of a nomadic existence over time.

Glen Abbey, Hamilton Golf and Nation Membership and Royal Montreal have all taken on internet hosting duties previously decade, nevertheless it’s again to a different former host this time round – St. George’s Golf and Nation Membership in Toronto.

Final seen in 2010 when it hosted this very occasion, St. George’s was – and nonetheless is, by all accounts – a pristine parklands course that provides a wonderful examination of each division of your golf recreation.

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Designed by Stanley Thompson in 1929 and given an overhaul by Ian Andrew and Tom Doak in 2014, St. George’s is a brief Par 70 at round 7,014 yards, though it’s value noting that not like most Par 70s this one options three Par 5s and 5 Par 3s. 

There’s some fairly dense tree-lines happening and gently doglegging fairways, and a few fairly tight touchdown zones are flanked by what has been, traditionally a minimum of, thick tough greatest prevented.

The greens, that are a Bentgrass and Poa combine, are undulating in nature and run at a good tempo, and from tee-to-green there are some marked elevation adjustments and undulations for the gamers to deal with.

Climate Forecast for Toronto, ON, CAN

The way it performs out we’ll have to attend and see, however there’s rain predicted for Tuesday and Thursday in Toronto.

That might definitely help the gamers if the course is softened and fairways/greens are simpler to search out and maintain, though it must be famous that temperatures of between 66-70˚F received’t have the guts racing.

There’s a little bit of a breeze round too at as much as 11mph on all 4 days, though the thick tree-lines will a minimum of supply some safety from the wind.


Final 12 months’s Outcomes from the RBC Canadian Open

It’s again to 2019 we go for the newest renewal of the RBC Canadian Open, maybe the worst hit PGA TOUR occasion so far as the Covid pandemic is anxious.

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In some methods, that 2019 version was fairly forgettable too. Rory McIlroy received by a staggering seven photographs, and whereas it was a pleasure to observe the Irishman in full stream, it didn’t actually improve the enjoyment of the event as a aggressive spectacle. 

McIlroy held the 54-hole lead after which accelerated for the ending line on the Sunday, enjoying his first seven holes in -5 and greater than as soon as threatening to affix the 59 Membership.

Webb Simpson and Shane Lowry have been locked in T2 at -15, with Matt Kuchar and Brandt Snedeker subsequent on the leaderboard at -13. 

The place to Play Fantasy Golf for the RBC Canadian Open this Week

On this awkward timeslot one week away from the U.S. Open, DFS avid gamers are tasked with answering the ‘ought to I or shouldn’t I?’ query this week. We’ll be seeking to construct our bankroll for subsequent week’s main, and right here’s a few methods wherein we are able to do it.

  • PGA $30k Caddie: We’re specializing in single entry contests this week, and the explanation for that’s there isn’t an enormous vary of gamers we’re that involved in drafting – you possibly can consolidate your efforts by beating the sphere along with your key line-up. It would solely price you $5 to enter, and you can decide up the highest prize of $3,000 in your efforts.  
  • PGA $25 Double Up: A chicken within the hand is value two within the bush, or one thing like that, so slightly than chasing massive payouts why not hold it easy and attempt to financial institution $25 assured on this single entry double-up – as ever, you solely must be higher than simply over half the sphere to revenue.

This Week’s Fantasy Notes for the RBC Canadian Open

Whereas Strokes Gained information wasn’t even used the final time that St. George’s hosted the RBC Canadian Open, we do a minimum of have some concept as to what we want our roster to have the ability to do.

It’s tight off the tee, and the tree-lines are such that we don’t see many or any of the gamers having the ability to efficiently minimize off corners and take quick cuts with the massive stick – until the course has modified markedly, it is a less-than-driver structure the place discovering the quick stuff is vital.

The greens at St. George’s usually are not large by any means, they usually run at a good tempo – until the rain slows them down – so high quality on method, and a dependable chipping recreation for missed greens, is vital.

The placing surfaces are undulating in nature too, however you watched that a lot of the harm might be carried out from tee-to-green – significantly if the rain takes away the sting that the flat stick supremos would in any other case have.

Carl Pettersson, the 2010 champion at this course, loved a good PGA TOUR profession that will additionally see him win at Sedgefield (Wyndham Championship), Innisbrook (Valspar Championship) and Muirfield Village (Memorial Event). These are all tree-lined parklands programs with smaller-than-average greens and undulations, so they’re correlations that may act as helpful indicators for our draft this week.

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