Welcome to my weekly fantasy golf model for the 2023 Valspar Championship!
Beginning in 2020, I developed a weekly rubric which offers a clear-cut ranking system based on data points weighted in a formula. So far, it's been a tremendous success. Here's a look at several PGA Tour winners since November 2021 and where they landed in the model:
- 2022 Valspar Championship: Sam Burns - No. 7
- The Masters: Scottie Scheffler - No. 4
- RBC Heritage: Jordan Spieth - No. 27
- Mexico Open at Vidanta: Jon Rahm - No. 1
- Wells Fargo Championship: Max Homa - No. 19
- PGA Championship: Justin Thomas - No. 6
- Charles Schwab Challenge: Sam Burns - No. 3
- RBC Canadian Open: Rory McIlroy - No. 3
- US Open: Matt Fitzpatrick - No. 13
- Travelers Championship: Xander Schauffele - No. 1
- Genesis Scottish Open: Xander Schauffele - No. 3
- The Open: Cameron Smith - No. 16
- Rocket Mortgage Classic: Tony Finau - No. 6
- FedEx St. Jude Championship: Will Zalatoris - No. 5
- BMW Championship: Patrick Cantlay - No. 3
- Fortinet Championship: Max Homa - No. 5
- Shriners Children's Open: Tom Kim - No. 5
- Zozo Championship: Keegan Bradley - No. 11
- The CJ Cup in South Carolina: Rory McIlroy - No. 1
- Butterfield Bermuda Championship: Seamus Power - No. 2
- World Wide Technology Championship: Russell Henley - No. 6
- Cadence Bank Houston Open: Tony Finau - No. 2
- Sentry Tournament of Champions: Jon Rahm - No. 2
- The American Express: Jon Rahm - No. 1
- Farmers Insurance Open: Max Homa - No. 9
- AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am: Justin Rose - No. 18
- Waste Management Phoenix Open: Scottie Scheffler - No. 6
- The Genesis Invitational: Jon Rahm - No. 2
- The Honda Classic: Chris Kirk - No. 3
- Arnold Palmer Invitational: Kurt Kitayama - No. 17
- The Players Championship: Scottie Scheffler - No. 2
Let me walk you through the rubric's tenets and show off this week's results.
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