Fantasy Golf Sleeper Report – 2016 Quicken Loans National

The Sleeper Report: Fantasy Golf Sleepers, Long Shots, and Dumped Picks for the 2016 National Quicken Loans in Bethesda, MA

Quicken Loans National Fantasy Sleeper 2016 preview

Coming out of a week in which Dustin Johnson was finally able to fend off the demons that had held him back from a major championship – winning the US Open at Oakmont – will be the Quicken Loans National. This event is one of the most recent additions to the TOUR, as it was first premiered in 2007 and has been played this year at the Congressional Country Club, on six of the last nine occasions. The Congressional blue course will feature a long run of 7,659 par 71 yards, which has led to some superb finishes in the past. Of course, the setting, being in Bethesda, Maryland, is right next to the United States Capitol and is the perfect location for a tournament with July 4th just around the corner.

The field this week will be reduced to 120 players with invite status, and there are sure to be some big names to watch out for. In the lead, a trio of the 20 best golfers of the Official world golf ranking, with number 6 Rickie Fowler, number 13 Patrick Reed and number 19 Jim Furyk. Fowler will be looking to redeem himself this season after finishing second by three strokes to 2015 winner Troy Merrit at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.

Furyk is also warming up, who after missing the majority of the season with injuries, went to Pennsylvania last week and tied for second thanks to a Sunday 66. Some names for the future will also look to start their trip. to stardom with continued success this week as the US Open’s top amateur, Jon Rahm, makes his professional debut and will look to outshine another young and sexy name Bryson DeChambeau.

As mentioned above, it was Troy Merritt who managed to organize a monster week last year to claim his first and only victory on the PGA TOUR. He did so in style too, throwing a score of 18 under par, a record for this tournament, as only two players – Rickie Fowler and David Lingmerth – were within four strokes of the then 29-year-old. He became the sixth American in the event’s nine years to win, tying Bill Haas (2013) and KJ Choi (2007) with the biggest margin of victory in the process. The last time this tournament was played in Congress, it was Justin Rose who won the trophy for the second time, with his first come home with him in 2010. This week ended in the first playoffs. as he ousted Shawn Stefani in extra holes.

The field has a few big hitters in the lead, but there are plenty of names that will be able to move up the standings despite their less than impressive odds. Just last week, at an event littered with elite names, Scott Piercy and Daniel Summerhays were able to make it into the top 10, and every week there are a few surprises. Below are some of the “sleeper” players who could come out and accomplish this this week.

The 2016 Quicken Loans National Fantasy Sleeper Report

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