Fantasy Golf Rankings For 2013 RBC Canadian Open

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Fantasy Golf Rankings For Canadian Open

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Tournament: RBC Canadian Open

Date: July 28-31, 2013

Location: Glen Abbey Golf Club, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Past Winners: Scott Piercy (2012), Sean O’Hair (2011), Carl Petterrson (2010), Nathan Green (2009), Chez Reavie (2008), Jim Furyk (2007), Jim Furyk (2006), Mark Calcavecchia (2005), Vijay Singh (2004), Bob Tway (2003), John Rollins (2002), Scott Verplank (2001), Tiger Woods (2000), Hal Sutton (1999), Billy Andrade (1998), Steve Jones (1997), Dudley Hart (1996), Mark O’Meara (1995), Nick Price (1994), David Frost (1993), Greg Norman (1992), Nick Price (1991), Wayne Levi (1990)

2012 Results: 1. Scott Piercy (-17) T2. Robert Garrigus (-16) T2. William McGirt (-16) T4. Josh Teater (-14) T4. Bud Cauley (-14) T4. Chris Kirk (-14) T7. Vijay Singh (-12) T7. Bo Van Pelt (-12) T7. Scott Stallings (-12) T10. Gary Christian (-10) T10. Troy Matteson (-10) T10. Nathan Green (-10) T10. Kevin Kisner (-10) T10. Retief Goosen (-10) T15. Seung-yul Noh (-9) T15. Tim Clark (-9) T15. Brian Davis (-9) T15. J.B. Holmes (-9) T19. Tom Gillis (-8) T19. Brian Harman (-8) T19. Gavin Coles (-8) T19. Martin Flores (-8) T19. Will Claxton (-8) T19. Cameron Tringale (-8) T19. Ken Duke (-8) T19. Brendon Todd (-8) T19. Ryan Palmer (-8)

To help you draft this week, here are the top 20 fantasy golfers for the 2013 RBC Canadian Open.

Adam McGill is the Senior Fantasy Sports Writer at Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @adammcgill83, like him on Facebook, or add him to you networks on Google here or here.

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20. Chris Kirk

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Chris Kirk – Kirk has finished inside the top-22 in two consecutive tournaments.

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19. David Hearn

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David Hearn – Hearn has five top-26 finishes in his last eight tourneys, including his second place finish at the John Deere Classic.

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18. Jim Furyk

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Jim Furyk – Furyk has won here twice in the last seven years, so consider the veteran a respectable sleeper pick this week.

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17. Morgan Hoffman

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Morgan Hoffman – The New Jersey native has finished inside the top-23 in four straight tournaments.

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16. Hideki Matsuyama

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Hideki Matsuyama – Matsuyama has nine top-10 finishes in his 10 professional tournaments between the U.S. and Japan. He even finished 10th at the U.S. Open and sixth at the Open Championship.

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15. Chris Stroud

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Chris Stroud – Stroud has finished inside the top-nine in three of his last five tournament appearances.

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14. Scott Piercy

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Scott Piercy – Piercy won the Canadian Open last year with a score of 17 under.

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13. Billy Horschel

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Billy Horschel – Horschel quietly has eight top-11 finishes on the year.

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12. Nicholas Thompson

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Nicholas Thompson – Thompson has two top-12 finishes in his last two tournaments. He also tied for fifth here in 2008, so he has had success at Glen Abbey before.

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11. Bubba Watson

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Bubba Watson – Watson may be struggling right now, but he has still made his last six cuts. He is also ranked 11th in Green in Regulation (69.1%) and sixth in birdies (3.83) per round, so don't count out Bubba just because of a couple poor outings.

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10. Ernie Els

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Ernie Els – Els has been red-hot this summer. He finished fourth at the U.S. Open, won the BMW International Open in Germany, and 26th at the Open Championship last week.

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9. Bo Van Pelt

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Bo Van Pelt – BVP finished seventh here in 2012 and sixth in 2011.

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8. Dustin Johnson

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Dustin Johnson – Johnson had a 36-hole lead at Muirfield last week, but ended up finishing T32nd after shooting 76 and 77 in the final two rounds. DJ still showed that he is back to focusing on golf and the 29-year-old will be a pretty popular pick this week.

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7. Daniel Summerhays

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Daniel Summerhays – Summerhays has three straight top-nine finishes, including a second place finish at the Sanderson Farms Championship.

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6. Luke Donald

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Luke Donald – Donald finished 17th at the Canadian Open in 2011, third in 2010, and 24th in 2009.

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5. Graham DeLaet

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Graham DeLaet – DeLaet has made nine consecutive cuts, including a streak of six top-26 finishes. The Canadian heads home playing the best golf of his career.

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4. Hunter Mahan

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Hunter Mahan – Mahan has made the cut at Glen Abbey eight straight times, including a fourth place finish in 2004. However, that was the last time he attended the event.

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3. Charl Schwartzel

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Charl Schwartzel – Schwartzel has finished inside the top-15 in four of his last five tournaments.

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2. Matt Kuchar

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Matt Kuchar – Kuchar has made the cut in 20 consecutive tournaments, which is currently tied for the best on the Tour. He has also finished inside the top-15 in three of his last four tournaments.

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1. Brandt Snedeker

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Brandt Snedeker - Sneeds is the biggest name heading to the Canadian Open. He has finished inside the top-17 in three consecutive tournament appearances and will be the top fantasy option this week.

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Fantasy Golf Rankings For Canadian Open

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Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

Tournament: RBC Canadian Open

Date: July 28-31, 2013

Location: Glen Abbey Golf Club, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Past Winners: Scott Piercy (2012), Sean O’Hair (2011), Carl Petterrson (2010), Nathan Green (2009), Chez Reavie (2008), Jim Furyk (2007), Jim Furyk (2006), Mark Calcavecchia (2005), Vijay Singh (2004), Bob Tway (2003), John Rollins (2002), Scott Verplank (2001), Tiger Woods (2000), Hal Sutton (1999), Billy Andrade (1998), Steve Jones (1997), Dudley Hart (1996), Mark O’Meara (1995), Nick Price (1994), David Frost (1993), Greg Norman (1992), Nick Price (1991), Wayne Levi (1990)

2012 Results: 1. Scott Piercy (-17) T2. Robert Garrigus (-16) T2. William McGirt (-16) T4. Josh Teater (-14) T4. Bud Cauley (-14) T4. Chris Kirk (-14) T7. Vijay Singh (-12) T7. Bo Van Pelt (-12) T7. Scott Stallings (-12) T10. Gary Christian (-10) T10. Troy Matteson (-10) T10. Nathan Green (-10) T10. Kevin Kisner (-10) T10. Retief Goosen (-10) T15. Seung-yul Noh (-9) T15. Tim Clark (-9) T15. Brian Davis (-9) T15. J.B. Holmes (-9) T19. Tom Gillis (-8) T19. Brian Harman (-8) T19. Gavin Coles (-8) T19. Martin Flores (-8) T19. Will Claxton (-8) T19. Cameron Tringale (-8) T19. Ken Duke (-8) T19. Brendon Todd (-8) T19. Ryan Palmer (-8)

To help you draft this week, here are the top 20 fantasy golfers for the 2013 RBC Canadian Open.

Adam McGill is the Senior Fantasy Sports Writer at Rant Sports. Follow him on Twitter @adammcgill83, like him on Facebook, or add him to you networks on Google here or here.

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20. Chris Kirk

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Chris Kirk – Kirk has finished inside the top-22 in two consecutive tournaments.

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19. David Hearn

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David Hearn – Hearn has five top-26 finishes in his last eight tourneys, including his second place finish at the John Deere Classic.

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18. Jim Furyk

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Jim Furyk – Furyk has won here twice in the last seven years, so consider the veteran a respectable sleeper pick this week.

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17. Morgan Hoffman

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Morgan Hoffman – The New Jersey native has finished inside the top-23 in four straight tournaments.

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16. Hideki Matsuyama

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Hideki Matsuyama – Matsuyama has nine top-10 finishes in his 10 professional tournaments between the U.S. and Japan. He even finished 10th at the U.S. Open and sixth at the Open Championship.

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15. Chris Stroud

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Chris Stroud – Stroud has finished inside the top-nine in three of his last five tournament appearances.

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14. Scott Piercy

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Scott Piercy – Piercy won the Canadian Open last year with a score of 17 under.

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13. Billy Horschel

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Billy Horschel – Horschel quietly has eight top-11 finishes on the year.

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12. Nicholas Thompson

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Nicholas Thompson – Thompson has two top-12 finishes in his last two tournaments. He also tied for fifth here in 2008, so he has had success at Glen Abbey before.

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11. Bubba Watson

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Bubba Watson – Watson may be struggling right now, but he has still made his last six cuts. He is also ranked 11th in Green in Regulation (69.1%) and sixth in birdies (3.83) per round, so don't count out Bubba just because of a couple poor outings.

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10. Ernie Els

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Ernie Els – Els has been red-hot this summer. He finished fourth at the U.S. Open, won the BMW International Open in Germany, and 26th at the Open Championship last week.

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9. Bo Van Pelt

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Bo Van Pelt – BVP finished seventh here in 2012 and sixth in 2011.

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8. Dustin Johnson

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Dustin Johnson – Johnson had a 36-hole lead at Muirfield last week, but ended up finishing T32nd after shooting 76 and 77 in the final two rounds. DJ still showed that he is back to focusing on golf and the 29-year-old will be a pretty popular pick this week.

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7. Daniel Summerhays

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Daniel Summerhays – Summerhays has three straight top-nine finishes, including a second place finish at the Sanderson Farms Championship.

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6. Luke Donald

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Luke Donald – Donald finished 17th at the Canadian Open in 2011, third in 2010, and 24th in 2009.

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5. Graham DeLaet

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Graham DeLaet – DeLaet has made nine consecutive cuts, including a streak of six top-26 finishes. The Canadian heads home playing the best golf of his career.

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4. Hunter Mahan

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Hunter Mahan – Mahan has made the cut at Glen Abbey eight straight times, including a fourth place finish in 2004. However, that was the last time he attended the event.

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3. Charl Schwartzel

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Charl Schwartzel – Schwartzel has finished inside the top-15 in four of his last five tournaments.

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2. Matt Kuchar

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Matt Kuchar – Kuchar has made the cut in 20 consecutive tournaments, which is currently tied for the best on the Tour. He has also finished inside the top-15 in three of his last four tournaments.

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1. Brandt Snedeker

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Leo Mason-USA TODAY Sports

Brandt Snedeker - Sneeds is the biggest name heading to the Canadian Open. He has finished inside the top-17 in three consecutive tournament appearances and will be the top fantasy option this week.


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