Fantasy Golf Sleeper Report – The Dell Technologies Championship

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2018 Dell Technologies ChampionshipFantasy Sleeper Report

One week of the FedExCup post-season playoffs down, three to go.

Bryson DeChambeau kicked things off in fine style by winning The Northern Trust last week with a comfortable four-stroke victory over Tony Finau and the rest of the field. It was a triumph for golfing science, with DeChambeau seemingly hopelessly out of form lately.

But sticking to the principles that you believe in is often crucial for long-term success, and the 24-year-old’s methods – love them or not – clearly work for him.

Bryson DeChambeau of the United States celebrates with the winner’s…

Bryson DeChambeau of the United States celebrates with the winner’s trophy after the final round of The Northern Trust on August 26, 2018 at the Ridgewood Championship Course in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

DeChambeau is now ranked number one in the FedExCup standings, with 98 of the 99 players below him – the absentee is Francesco Molinari, who has decided to have the week off – teeing up at this week’s Dell Technologies Championship at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts.

This Arnold Palmer layout was given something of a rework by Gil Hanse and Brad Faxon in 2007, although the overall emphasis is on a general ease of scoring – there are birdie opportunities and holes where making par is key, with driveable Par 4s and tricky Par 5s both making their presence felt at a course where the front nine is markedly easier than the back nine.

The generously-proportioned fairways are fringed with long fescue grass, while the Bentgrass greens run rather fast on the stimpmeter – although potentially slowed by rain showers that have been forecast.

Justin Thomas is our defending champion – he bested Jordan Spieth 12 months ago, and the list of recent winners is a rather classy affair with Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson all featuring.

Is there scope for a sleeper to win the Dell Technologies Championship? You bet, but which should you be focusing on?

The Dell Technologies ChampionshipFantasy Sleeper Report

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Sleeper Report Predictions This Season (2017-2018)

Tourneys Played '17 -'18
200 Picks
Season Earnings
$308,826 average
Total Top 3s
4 out of 200 picks
Total Top 10s
20 out of 200 picks
Total Top 25s
56 out of 200 picks
Total Winners Picked
1 out of 40 events
Total Runners-Up Picked
2 out of 40 events
Total Made Cuts (Includes Sleepers)
132 out of 200 picks

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