Fantasy Tip Sheet: RBC Canadian Open

Matt Kuchar

Matt Kuchar

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4/10/2014 - 4/13/2014

Pos Name Thru Today Overall
1 Bubba Watson $1,620,000 600 -8
2 Jonas Blixt $792,000 270 -5
2 Jordan Spieth $792,000 270 -5
4 Miguel Angel Jimenez $432,000 0 -4
5 Rickie Fowler $342,000 115 -2
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The PGA Tour heads north this week into Canada, with the field at the RBC Canadian Open highlighted by Open Championship winner Ernie Els, two-time 2012 PGA Tour winner Hunter Mahan and the resurgent Jim Furyk.

But Matt Kuchar is our panel's favorite to pick up his second title of the season.

The happy-go-lucky Kuchar is coming off a nice performance at the Open Championship (a top 10) and has been a top-15 machine this season.

Other players to watch: Bud Cauley (because of his superior course-management skills) and Furyk, who has won this event before.

As for our panel, Jim McCabe keeps his commanding lead, with Jeff Rude now settling into second place comfortably. Lance Ringler and Sean Martin are in a battle to stay out of the cellar.

Take a look at their picks this week:

Rank Winner Wild Card Last Week
Rude Matt Kuchar

Top-10 machine, coming off good performance at Open Championship.

Scott Stallings

Hot hand coming off of a victory. No jetlag, either.

Winner: Steve Stricker ($174,800); wild card: Jerry Kelly ($19,806). 2012 total: $7,522,836.

McCabe Bud Cauley

On a course where management is key, he's a good choice. Played well in Mississippi and why not, given that they move this tournament around and the history is there for new faces.

Tim Clark

Coming off of a rough Open Championship, but look for him to rebound on a course that seems suited for him.

Winner: Jonathan Byrd ($10,534); wild card: Tim Clark ($19,806). 2012 total: $10,035,734.

Martin Jim Furyk

Furyk has won the Canadian Open twice, including the last time the event was held at Hamilton Farms, in 2006. Furyk finished 34th at the Open Championship.

Matt Hill

The 2009 Haskins Award winner hasn't held a PGA Tour card, but is having a good season on the Canadian Tour. He leads that circuit's order of merit, having finished in the top 10 in all four starts, including a victory and runner-up.

Winner: Brendon de Jonge ($53,820); wild card: Ken Duke (MC). 2012 total: $5,223,380.

Ringler Matt Kuchar

He may not win, but you're almost certain to get a Sunday leaderboard showing from Kuchar. Seven top 10s in 15 starts this year and again is proving to be one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour

Blake Adams

Missed the cut at the True South, but prior to that had made nine in a row. Started the year ranked No. 116 and has climbed to No. 88 this week.

Winner: Steve Stricker ($174,800); wild card: Jeff Overton ($27,945). 2012 total: $5,007,707.

  • 3. Matt Kuchar
  • 7. Hunter Mahan
  • 11. Jim Furyk
  • 21. Ernie Els
  • 23. Bo Van Pelt
  • 26. Charl Schwartzel
  • 28. Brandt Snedeker
  • 38. John Huh
  • 46. Charlie Wi
  • 51. Seung-Yul Noh
  • 53. Brian Davis
  • 56. Sean O'Hair
  • 57. Jimmy Walker
  • 58. Spencer Levin
  • 61. Ryan Palmer
  • 63. Vijay Singh
  • 64. Bud Cauley
  • 66. Cameron Tringale
  • 67. Jeff Overton
  • 76. Kyle Stanley
  • 79. Ken Duke
  • 81. Harris English
  • 85. Robert Garrigus
  • 87. Trevor Immelman
  • 88. Blake Adams
  • 89. Charley Hoffman
  • 93. Scott Piercy
  • 97. John Mallinger
  • 98. Jerry Kelly
  • 99. J.B. Holmes
  • 104. Bob Estes
  • 105. David Hearn
  • 109. Chris Stroud
  • 111. George McNeill
  • 113. Ricky Barnes
  • 114. Billy Horschel
  • 115. Retief Goosen
  • 116. Brian Harman
  • 124. Chad Campbell
  • 126. Matt Every
  • 128. Kevin Chappell
  • 131. Graham DeLaet
  • 132. Kevin Stadler
  • 136. Ben Curtis
  • 138. Chris Kirk
  • 139. Josh Teater
  • 143. Michael Thompson
  • 144. Thomas Aiken
  • 146. Camilo Villegas
  • 148. William McGirt
  • 149. Roberto Castro
  • 151. Gary Christian
  • 152. Kevin Streelman
  • 153. Will Claxton
  • 154. Robert Allenby
  • 155. Greg Owen
  • 158. Billy Mayfair
  • 162. D.A. Points
  • 164. Tom Gillis
  • 169. Rory Sabbatini
  • 173. Martin Flores
  • 174. Ryo Ishikawa
  • 175. Chez Reavie
  • 178. Bill Lunde
  • 182. Kris Blanks
  • 194. Nick O'Hern
  • 198. Heath Slocum
  • 199. Jhonattan Vegas
  • 210. Tim Clark
  • 217. Danny Lee
  • 222. John Daly
  • 226. Kyle Reifers
  • 227. Tim Herron
  • 235. J.J. Henry
  • 236. Ted Potter, Jr.
  • 240. J.J. Killeen
  • 245. Troy Matteson
  • 246. Jason Bohn
  • 250. Nathan Green
  • 254. Daniel Summerhays
  • 257. Garrett Willis
  • 264. Erik Compton
  • 265. Russell Knox
  • 279. Brian Gay
  • 280. Garth Mulroy
  • 289. Miguel Angel Carballo
  • 291. Jeff Maggert
  • 292. Chris DiMarco
  • 295. Bobby Gates
  • 297. Harrison Frazar
  • 298. Jason Kokrak
  • 313. Kevin Kisner
  • 320. Stuart Appleby
  • 322. Mark Anderson
  • 329. Michael Bradley
  • 336. Billy Hurley III
  • 337. Steve Wheatcroft
  • 352. Tommy Gainey
  • 360. Stephen Ames
  • 361. Adam Hadwin
  • 364. Gavin Coles
  • 365. Scott Stallings
  • 374. Roland Thatcher
  • 383. David Mathis
  • 401. Marco Dawson
  • 414. Paul Casey
  • 431. Richard H. Lee
  • 433. Shane Bertsch
  • 435. Brad Fritsch
  • 441. Mathew Goggin
  • 442. Charlie Beljan
  • 443. Sung Kang
  • 470. Tim Petrovic
  • 473. Arjun Atwal
  • 477. Matt Jones
  • 480. Tom Pernice Jr.
  • 483. Colt Knost
  • 490. Steven Bowditch
  • 493. Matt Bettencourt
  • 501. Ryuji Imada
  • 504. D.J. Trahan
  • 506. Tommy Biershenk
  • 523. Derek Lamely
  • 535. Patrick Sheehan
  • 575. Brendon Todd
  • 590. Edward Loar
  • 631. Alexandre Rocha
  • 632. Daniel Chopra
  • 671. Scott Brown
  • 695. Stephen Gangluff
  • 713. David Duval
  • 738. Matt McQuillan
  • 761. Scott Dunlap
  • 769. Andrew Parr
  • 786. Kyle Thompson
  • 834. Jon Mills
  • 918. Joey Snyder III
  • 924. Mike Weir
  • N/R. Billy Andrade
  • N/R. Patrick Cantlay
  • N/R. Albin Choi
  • N/R. Victor Ciesielski
  • N/R. Rob Couture
  • N/R. Greg Doherty
  • N/R. Ben Ferguson
  • N/R. Michael Gligic
  • N/R. Hunter Hamrick
  • N/R. Matt Hill
  • N/R. Mackenzie Hughes
  • N/R. Neal Lancaster
  • N/R. David Markle
  • N/R. Brian McCann
  • N/R. Cory Renfrew
  • N/R. Chris Ross
  • N/R. Nick Taylor
  • N/R. Eugene Wong
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