The final round of the TPC Champions Classic begins on Thursday with lineups locking at 2:00 PM ET. For the final-round, regular DraftKings showdown rules will apply (no placing points).
Set your lineups here: Outlaw $70K Final Round Finale [$20K to 1st] (Round 3)
STANDINGS AFTER ROUND 2Here’s how the top-5 sits after round two. Scores for the TPC Champions Classic are updated intermittently during the round and won’t be fully updated or finalized on DraftKings until after the round is complete.
T1 Barry Enright -7
T1 Eddie Olsen
T3 Tyler Weworski -6
T3 Sam Triplett
T5 Dylan Wu -5
T5 Patrick Flavin
T5 Chris Korte
T5 Chad Hambright
T5 Colton Yates
T5 Nick Mason
The duo of Barry Enright and Eddie Olsen lead after two rounds of play, but as you can see there’s plenty of players still in this one. Two players sit just a shot back but six more are lurking just two shots behind, including pre event favorite Dylan Wu who inched closer to the lead with a 68 in round two. Round one winner Sam Triplett also hung tough with an even par 71 and remains right in this one.
The big news of the second round was the move made by Enright, who used to be a major league baseball pitcher and still coaches in the minor leagues. He’s not the favorite to win but he’s put himself in a great position to do just that going into the last round. Eddie Olsen should also not be discounted here though, he’s won mini-Tour events before and has experience playing on all the major Tours in North America.
Expect a tight final round with the advantage definitely going to the more experienced players here as a tough course and packed leaderboard should amp the pressure up considerably.
TPC CHAMPIONS CLASSSIC: FINAL ROUND TARGETSEddie Olsen ($9,000): Olsen heads into the final round tied for the lead after a second round 66. The American has made 11 birdies thus far but his play in round two was made even more impressive by the fact he recorded zero bogies on what has been a tough venue. While the veteran doesn’t have many recent results to go off, he’s made several starts on the PGA Tour over his career and has also won on various other mini-Tours before. He’s the outright favorite going into what should be a tightly contested final round and at just 9k on the DK salary scale he makes for a solid target here for the final round given his superb play thus far.
Patrick Flavin ($9,700): Flavin was a player I highlighted pre-event as the 24-year-old has good pedigree and came into this week off a solid effort at the Scottsdale AZ Open where he finished T13. Flavin started his event slowly with an even par 71 but bounced back in a big way on Wednesday with a 66 that saw him land and an eagle and four birdies against just one bogey. He came awfully close to winning on this Tour earlier in the year and has experience playing on a multitude of pro Tours already, so his price here makes sense, even though it is quite high. With his last five competitive rounds being at par or better now, Flavin seems likely to put in another solid effort on a day where a tougher venue could see many players drop off.
Nick Mason ($9,300): Mason has been in contention in almost all of his Outlaw Tour starts this season and this week has been no different. He began his tourney with a bogey-free two under round and then landed six birdies in round two but was slowed a bit by a double-bogey. Still, Mason has now finished T7 or better in his last four Outlaw Tour events and is another player who seems unlikely to be phased by what should be a tight final round. If you’re looking in the 9k range, I’d have no problem paying down for him as both he and Flavin look like a solid duo to begin lineups with.
Jose diego Fernandez ($8,300): Fernandez has had a good event as he took advantage of an early starting time in round one to shoot a bogey-free 68 and then came back with four birdies in round two to shoot a one under par 70. His only mini-Tour start over the last month or so yielded a T13 at the GCU Championships and he finished with rounds of 65 and 65 there. It’s also worth mentioning that he has more experience playing on Major Tours than most in this event, with starts made on the Latino and MacKenzie Tours. Given the solid form he’s shown over his last five rounds, with all five of them coming in at 70 or better in score, he seems to make for a strong target here and enters the last round just three shots back at -4.
VALUETOWNDaniel Hudson ($7,000): Hudson checks in at -3 for the final round of this week and looks like a pretty decent bargain as a final round target on DK. Despite a missed cut against a better field last week at the Scottsdale Open, he had played well in his previous Outlaw Tour starts, posting T17 and T9 finishes in his last two Outlaw Tour events prior to last week. He made four birdies against just one bogey in round two on a difficult course and shouldn’t feel much pressure given that he’s starting well back of the lead. He’s a logical value target here as well given that many players ranked above him in salary don’t share his consistent recent form.
Kaleb Gorbahn ($6,600): Gorbahn was on fire in round two, shooting a 66 that saw him land seven birdies against two bogies. Gorbahn’s displayed good birdie-making prowess before in these events and had made the cut in five straight Outlaw Tour starts prior to missing the cut in Scottsdale last week. In his last three Outlaw events, he’s finished T11 or better in Par breakers (eagles and birdies) made making his sub-7k DK salary look far too cheap here.
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