Slate Breakdown | The Hero World Challenge

Slate Breakdown | The Hero World Challenge
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TIGER!!! Tiger Woods is back in action, albeit in the Hero World Challenge, featuring a field of just 20 golfers this week. Whenever Tiger steps onto the tee, the event's intrigue instantly soars. Fans haven't had the opportunity to see, bet on, or follow Tiger's play since April, making this return a highly anticipated moment.

Nor have they seen Will Zalatoris who also marks a comeback playing in his first event since the Masters. The presence of the greatest of all time and the emergence of young talent back on the course brings an element of excitement to this 'pre-season' tournament."

This article offers a concise slate preview, highlighting key statistics about the course, the field, and the nature of the event. Subsequently, it dives into vital details about the Reignmaker slate, drawing insights from our lineup optimizer and contest predictor tool. These insights aim to furnish the crucial information needed to strategize and prepare your lineups effectively for the week. 

Slate Breakdown: 

This week, 20 golfers gather at the Albany Country Club in the Bahamas. Known for its resort-style and coastal setting, this course often sees winning scores ranging between 15 to 20 under par. Unlike most conventional PGA Tour courses, it features an unconventional layout with 5 par 5s and 5 par 3s, constituting a par 72. Stretching across approximately 7500 yards, the actual play length can significantly vary due to the prevailing wind direction. Here's a list of the 20 golfers competing in this event.

Viktor Hovland
Scottie Scheffler
Collin Morikawa
Max Homa
Justin Thomas
Cameron Young
Matt Fitzpatrick
Sam Burns
Tony Finau
Wyndham Clark
Jordan Spieth*
Sepp Straka
Justin Rose*
Rickie Fowler*
Keegan Bradley
Brian Harman
Lucas Glover
Jason Day
Will Zalatoris
Tiger Woods

*No Reignmaker Cards

PGA TOUR Reignmaker Contest Breakdown: 

If you're not familiar with our Contest Predictor tool, here's a quick rundown. This tool enables us to input usernames participating in a contest and generate potential lineups. It's crucial to emphasize that these lineups are hypothetical and based on specified parameters; they don't represent actual user-created lineups. Presently, we're using this tool for the ELITE contest this week

Elite- 50K GTD 5K to First:

Projected Optimal Lineup:

Expected No. of Entrants: 650

Expected Cash Line (No. of points) : 454 

Top Ownership %s- Captain:

  1. Viktor Hovland: 25%
  2. Scottie Scheffler: 15%
  3. Max Homa: 11%
  4. Cameron Young: 7%
  5. Justin Thomas: 7%

Top Ownership %s- Flex:

  1. Scottie Scheffler: 63%
  2. Viktor Hovland: 50%
  3. Max Homa: 48%
  4. Wyndham Clark: 37%
  5. Cameron Young: 34%

For potential lower-owned options to complement some of the higher-projected players, consider Brian Harman and Keegan Bradley, with an estimated ownership of approximately 15% this week. Seeking insight into your lineup's positioning against others? Or seeking a quick method to create optimized lineups based on your portfolio? Explore our Lineup Optimizer and other Premium Reignmaker tools today. 

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