The PGA Tour is back on this side of the Atlantic this weekend, as the OHL Classic at Mayakoba kicks off Thursday in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The top players in the world… well, they’re not there. But like PGA events in November, daily fantasy golf goes on, and it might be a welcome relief not wondering which one of a dozen basically perfect golfers is going to be the most perfect.
Robert Streb ($11,500): A track record that includes an early #1 rank in the FedEx Cup on the back of three top-ten finishes already this season will get you right to the top of the price list this weekend. In short, he’s been on fire, and with a guy like this, it doesn’t feel like a fluke. He had seven top 25s last year, after five in 2013, and three already this year – for a young guy, that certainly feels more like a trend.
Charles Howell III ($10,800): He shot a 69 on Sunday last weekend to finish T14, and had a T6 here last year. His accuracy serves him well on a course like this, and he is capable of shooting four rounds under 70. Which would be useful.
Will MacKenzie ($8,300): He finished T52 a couple of weeks ago at the CIMB Classic, but the week before he shot a -14 to get a P2 at The McGladrey Classic.
Angel Cabrera ($7,400): He just doesn’t seem to play that often. And even in limited action, he can be inconsistent, but then again, he also has a tendency to put up huge numbers against great fields. He is showing up in Mexico against a group of players that includes far fewer of the top guys in the world than he is used to teeing off against.
Robert Allenby ($6,400): He’s played here twice, and he lost in a playoff in 2012 and then came through again last year with a T16. He’s never had a round over par here in eight tries, and he showed you something recently with a T8 a few weeks ago at the Frys.com Open.
J.J. Henry ($5,400): Whatever else you know about this guy, he has played here five times, and has four top-25s, including a second and a T9.