Fantasy Golf: 5 Things We Learned From The 2014 U.S. Open

5 Things We Learned From The 2014 U.S. Open

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The 2014 U.S. Open taught us many things this weekend, but here are the top-five fantasy golf story lines to take away from the most recent major.

5. Kevin Na Is For Real

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5. Kevin Na Is For Real

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Na finished second at Memorial and shockingly followed it up with a T12 at the U.S. Open. He now has eight top-15 finishes this year and the 30-year-old is truly having a breakout fantasy campaign. Consider Na to be a legitimate fantasy option from here on out.

4. Matt Kuchar Is The Safest Bet In Fantasy

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4. Matt Kuchar Is The Safest Bet In Fantasy

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Kuchar has 13 top-15 finishes already this season and the veteran seems to play well every time he turns in a scorecard. Kuchar has truly become the safest fantasy option on the tour right now and he has proven that he can be trusted week after week.

3. Rickie Fowler Is Finally Breaking Out

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3. Rickie Fowler Is Finally Breaking Out

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Following his T2 at the U.S. Open this weekend, Fowler has now two straight top-13 finishes. He has broke through his midseason slump and the youngster is ready to become the star we have been waiting for. Look for him to continue to hot-streak over the second half of the 2014 season.

2. Adam Scott Deserves To Be Number 1

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2. Adam Scott Deserves To Be Number 1

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Scott may not have won the 2014 U.S. Open, but he still registered his third straight top-nine finish. He continues to show why he deserves to be ranked number one in the world.

1. Anyone Can Win This Year

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1. Anyone Can Win This Year

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If Martin Kaymer's win taught us anything this past weekend, it is that anyone can win this season. There has been 26 different winners this season and only four golfers have won multiple tournaments. From now on, the trophy will be up for grabs every week.


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