The 2020 Safeway Open follows Dustin Johnson’s 2019-20 FedEx Cup victory and precedes next week’s U.S. Open. The bridge tournament welcomes a relatively weak 156-man field to Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California. Below, we look at the fantasy golf power rankings for the top 30 golfers for the 2020 Safeway Open.
2020 Safeway Open: Fantasy Golf Top 30
Jordan Spieth walks up the fairway of the 18th hole during the final round of the 2020 PGA Championship. (Photo: Kelvin Kuo – USA TODAY Sports)
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30. Kristoffer Ventura (+8000)
A two-time winner on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2019 looking to break through on the PGA Tour in a weak field. A strong putter but struggles around the greens and on approach.
29. Charl Schwartzel (+8000)
Tied for third in a comparable field at the 3M Open ahead of the PGA Championship. Finished sixth here in 2016.
28. Will Gordon (+5500)
Missed two cuts and hasn’t finished better than T-27 in four events since a breakout T-3 at the Travelers Championship. Averaging 0.55 Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee per round through 12 events in 2020, according to Data Golf.
27. Branden Grace (+7000)
Was tied for second in a weak field at the Barracuda Championship before being forced to withdraw due to a positive COVID-19 test. He missed the cut in his four previous events and the ensuing Wyndham Championship, but he did tie for 19th at the Charles Schwab Challenge in the return to golf.
26. Luke List (+6000)
Missed the cut in this event last year following a fourth-place finish in 2018. Tied for 10th in an incredibly strong field at the Memorial Tournament after winning the Korn Ferry Tour’s Korn Ferry Challenge in June.
Lucas Glover reacts after missing his putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. (Photo: Kyle Terada – USA TODAY Sports)
25. Lucas Glover (+6600)
Came out of the midseason pause with four straight top-25 finishes before a T-38 at the Memorial and four straight missed cuts after that. Has 18 career rounds played at Silverado Resort with an average of 0.47 strokes gained per round.
24. Rafa Cabrera Bello (+8000)
Missed out on the FedEx Cup Playoffs with a T-37 finish at the Wyndham Championship. Had five top 10s in strong-field events on the European Tour in 2019 and can certainly compete in this event.
23. Bud Cauley (+4500)
Tied for 15th at the Wyndham Championship ahead of a missed cut at the Northern Trust to end his 2019-20 season. Has 16 rounds played at
By: Esten McLaren
Title: Fantasy Golf Power Rankings for the 2020 Safeway Open
Sourced From: golfweek.usatoday.com/2020/09/09/fantasy-golf-power-rankings-2020-safeway-open-pga-tour/
Published Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 15:19:05 +0000