I’m not sure the Rubies could get any better for a week. Picked the winner with Ruby#1 and another top 5 with Straka. Nesmith was an MC but that was some week. Both those guys that I mentioned below went sefere3ly under-owned in DraftKings contests last week. I can’t guarantee a week like that every week but I will sure try.
Ruby #1 Corey Conners ($6600): Debutant Canadian at the Masters this year. We all know Corey is a ball striker and a bad putter so he fits in well with my rubies over time. That explains why he has been a repeat ruby in this article all year. Conners has been a tee to green beast the last 2 tournaments. HE gained 4.4 strokes T2G at the Zozo en route to an 8th place finish and 5.9 strokes at the Houston Open en route to a 24th place finish. He gained over a stroke on approach at both as well. While he is not a good putter, which we know, Conners has been good around the green gaining strokes in 3 of the last 4. He lost .2 strokes putting at the Houston Open.
Ruby #2: J.T. Poston ($6300)– I’m diving down deep to pick another debutant ball striker. Poston has gained no approach in 4 of the last 5 tournaments he has teed it up. In 3 of those 4, he has gained over 3 strokes on approach. The one he didn’t was the U.S. Open. He gained 3.1 T2G at the Houston Open as well en route to a 20th place finish. He has gained putting in 8 of the last tournaments he has played as well and he historically puts above average on bentgrass. For his price, if he makes the cut you are golden and can really stack more big guns up top.
Ruby #3: Lanto Griffin ($6600)– Lanto has been showing up very well in big events this year. HE has really turned himself into a very solid PGA tour player. Griffin has gained strokes on approach in his last 5 tournaments. He only has 2 missed cuts since the RBC Heritage in June. One of those missed cuts he gained 3.3 strokes on approach at the Shriners just couldn’t putt. He played just fine at the Houston open except he was bad around the green and not good putting. Historically he’s a much better putter on bent than any other grass type so I look for a rebound here. He is an above-average player in this field on par 5 scoring, which should prove to be vital this week. You have to score on the par 5s at Augusta to be in contention.
Good Luck this week