Fantasy GolfJune 24, 2015

Fantasy Fix: Brandt Snedeker will keep rolling at the Travelers Championship

If you felt bad for Dustin Johnson on Sunday, just think about the poor guy who lost $1 million on DraftKings because of that last three-putt. This week, the stakes are a bit lower as the PGA Tour makes its annual trip to Connecticut for the Travelers Championship. You know, the one that has the big umbrella as its logo. Hopefully, those won't be necessary at TPC River Highlands this week, and hopefully we see a similar dramatic finish like last year when Kevin Streelman rained seven straight birdies to close out his victory. Who do we like to win this year? Let's start with our weekly PGA Tour Fantasy Golf lineup:

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Bubba Watson: The two-time Masters champ missed his second consecutive cut at the U.S. Open, but it would be a far bigger surprise if he played poorly in this event. He won his maiden PGA Tour title at the Travelers and has shot in the 60s in 23 of his previous 28 rounds at TPC Highlands by overpowering the second-shortest course on tour.

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Brandt Snedeker: No one has more top 10s on the PGA Tour this season other than Mr. Potential Grand Slam himself, and a solo eighth at the U.S. Open gave Snedeker three straight of those such finishes. Surprisingly, he has no top 10s at the Travelers, but he did shoot a final-round 64 here last year to finish T-11.

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Tony Finau: The PGA Tour rookie had a hot fall and is back to playing great golf. A T-19 at Colonial is his worst result in five starts since April and he's coming off a T-14 at Chambers Bay.

Justin Thomas: Another rookie who seems poised for a breakthrough PGA Tour title at any moment. Thomas didn't qualify for the U.S. Open, but he has five top 10s and 10 top 25s in his first year. The balanced player is also sixth in the tour's all-around ranking, so he provides big points in a variety of ways.

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Bench: Hunter Mahan and Sergio Garcia.

And for those of you playing other fantasy golf formats:

Yahoo! lineup: Bubba Watson, Brandt Snedeker, Hunter Mahan, Justin Thomas.

Bench/backups: Sergio Garcia, Marc Leishman, Patrick Rodgers, Tony Finau.

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Knockout/One-and-done pick: Brandt Snedeker .

Previously used: Keegan Bradley (Bay Hill), Paul Casey (Honda), Jason Day (Farmers -- WINNER!), Luke Donald (Valspar), Jamie Donaldson (Doral), Jim Furyk (Valero), Sergio Garcia (Players), Bill Haas (Riviera), Billy Horschel (Memphis), Charles Howell III (Sony), Dustin Johnson (Pebble), Zach Johnson (Colonial), Matt Kuchar (Heritage), Marc Leishman (Nelson), Phil Mickelson (U.S. Open), Geoff Ogilvy (Hyundai), Louis Oosthuizen (Houston), Ryan Palmer (Humana), Brendan Steele (Phoenix); Jimmy Walker (Masters).

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