Fantasy Golf: 5 Things We Learned From 2014 Masters

5 Things We Learned From The Masters

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The 2014 Masters was filled with excitement and there were several big story lines around the fantasy golf world. So before we officially close the books this year, here are the top-five things to take away the 2014 Masters.

5. Justin Rose Is Healthy

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5. Justin Rose Is Healthy

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Rose has been dealing with a nagging shoulder injury for most of the season, but he finally looked healthy this past weekend. He finished 14th at the Masters and shot a beautiful 69 in the third round on Saturday. JR should be considered a top-10 option in any tournament that he turns in a card.

4. Phil Mickelson Is Not Himself

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4. Phil Mickelson Is Not Himself

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Mickelson missed the cut at the Masters this year for the first time in his illustrious 17-year career, as he shot an awful 76 in the first round and followed it up with a 73 in the second round. Lefty struggled in every facet of his game and simply hasn’t looked like the same this season.

3. Rickie Fowler Finally Breaking Out

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3. Rickie Fowler Finally Breaking Out

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Fowler has been tearing up the tour this month. He finished sixth at the Shell Houston Open and followed it up with a fifth round finish at the Masters. The 25-year-old is playing very well right now and appears to finally be having that breakout fantasy performance.

2. Jordan Spieth Is For Real

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2. Jordan Spieth Is For Real

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Spieth’s second place finish at the Masters will officially put him in the conversation for one of the best fantasy golfers on the planet. The youngster now has 10 top-20 finishes on the year and seems to be in contention every week. The 20-year-old will be a popular fantasy pick from here on out.

1. Bubba Is Back

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1. Bubba Is Back

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Watson is having a monster season and his win at Augusta just proves it. He now has seven top-10 finishes in 10 tournament appearances this year and he continues to show week after week. Watson is currently sitting atop the fantasy golf world right now.


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