The PGA Tour returns to Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California, for the 2020 Zozo Championship. Defending champion Tiger Woods fronts a strong 78-man field for the no-cut event with the tournament relocating from Tokyo, Japan for 2020. Below, we look at the fantasy golf power rankings for the top 30 golfers for the 2020 Zozo Championship.
2020 Zozo Championship: Fantasy Golf Top 30
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30. Jason Kokrak (+4500)
Coming off his first PGA Tour victory at last week’s CJ Cup @ Shadow Creek. The biggest reason was his field-best 2.57 Strokes Gained: Putting per round, according to Data Golf, so regression is likely to hit quickly.
29. Sebastian Munoz (+8000)
Finished ninth last week with a quality 1.73 SG: Tee-to-Green per round. Should navigate the twists and turns of Sherwood well.
28. Sungjae Im (+5000)
Tied for third at last year’s Zozo Championship in Japan for a then career-best result based on strength of field. Another expert ball-striker well suited to the venue.
27. Tommy Fleetwood (+4000)
The European Tour standout just can’t get it going in North America. Finished just T-59 in last week’s 78-man field while losing 1.72 strokes per round off-the-tee.
26. Abraham Ancer (+4500)
Had a rare negative approach game last week but averaged 0.93 SG: Around-the-Green per round.
25. Jason Day (+5000)
Seems very well suited to this week’s venue but will be a risky selection after withdrawing from the CJ Cup in the fourth round due to a neck injury.
24. Phil Mickelson (+8000)
Won his second straight PGA Tour Champions start and will transition back to the main circuit as a tune-up for the 2020 Masters (Nov. 12-15). He had previously missed the cut at the US Open.
23. Rickie Fowler (+5000)
Tied for 28th last week off of a missed cut in a weaker field at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open the week before. Struggled off the tee but was very strong around and on the greens in Las Vegas, Nevada.
22. Scottie Scheffler (+4000)
Still struggling to find his form after some forced time off due to a positive COVID-19 test. He was one of the best on Tour in SG: Tee-to-Green last season.
21. Harris English (+3300)
Snagged his fourth top-10 finish of 2020 last week at Shadow Creek. Did the heavy lifting with the putter but didn’t lose strokes in any key area.
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20. Corey Conners (+12500)
Finished T-39 and T-22 at the Workday Charity Open and Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club, respectively, and will look for more success on another Jack Nicklaus course in Southern California.
19. Adam Scott (+4000)
Has played just four events since the PGA Tour’s mid-June return, including both the PGA Championship and US Open. Has excelled at Nicklaus’ Muirfield Village over his career and will look to take that success south.
18. Patrick Cantlay (+2800)
Finished T-38 last week with 0.78 strokes lost putting per round and another 0.66 strokes lost on approach. His usually strong tee-to-green game should allow for a rebound at Sherwood CC.
17. Matthew Fitzpatrick (+2800)
Was very critical of his own game despite a T-12 finish last week. Another European Tour star still looking for success on the PGA Tour.
16. Joaquin Niemann (+3300)
Used a strong tee-to-green and approach game last week for a sixth-place finish in the strong field.
15. Hideki Matsuyama (+2500)
The pride of Japan loses his home-field advantage this week in California but will look to follow up on his runner-up finish in Tokyo last year against most of the same competition.
14. Patrick Reed (+2200)
Tied for third in the European Tour’s marquee BMW PGA Championship following a T-13 at the US Open. Has seven top 10s and a victory in 21 events in 2020 for one of the most underrated seasons on Tour.
13. Viktor Hovland (+3300)
Finished T-12 last week and will look to follow up on a third-place finish at Muirfield Village in the summer, where he led the field with 3.74 SG: Tee-to-Green and 1.56 SG: Off-the-Tee per round.
12. Tony Finau (+2800)
Expected to return after two missed events due to a positive COVID-19 test. Well suited for this venue with an excellent tee-to-green game.
11. Daniel Berger (+3300)
Ranked eighth on Tour last season with 1.86 Strokes Gained: Total per round. Struggled on the greens last week but averaged 1.08 SG: Off-the-Tee per round.
10. Matthew Wolff (+3300)
Went to high school just seven miles from the course. Went back-to-back as the runner-up at the US Open and Shriners Hospitals for Children Open before a 73rd-place finish last week.
9. Bubba Watson (+3300)
Second in last week’s field with 2.75 SG: Tee-to-Green per round. Should have a better putting performance on the Bentgrass greens.
8. Tiger Woods (+2800)
Leads the field with 3.68 strokes gained per round over 32 career rounds played at Sherwood. Won his own Hero World Challenge five times when it was hosted by this venue.
7. Tyrrell Hatton (+1800)
Finished what he considered to be a disappointing T-3 last week following his win at the BMW PGA Championship. Has moved up to 14th in the Golfweek/Sagarin world rankings and will be a top name to watch at Augusta National.
6. Webb Simpson (+1600)
Didn’t play last week following a T-13 at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Avoids trouble and is more likely to be in contention if the course plays tough.
5. Justin Thomas (+1100)
Led the Tour with 1.16 SG: Approach last season. Worked his way up to a T-12 finish last week despite a slow start and a poor-putting performance.
4. Jon Rahm (+900)
The No. 1 player in the Golfweek ranks led the PGA Tour with 2.40 total strokes gained per round last season. Won the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village GC under very difficult conditions.
3. Xander Schauffele (+1100)
Solo second-place finish last week without a blemish in his tournament stats. Averaged 2.15 SG: Tee-to-Green per round.
2. Rory McIlroy (+1200)
Likened Sherwood to Augusta National as he prepares for another shot at completing the career grand slam. Struggled to a 2-over final-round 74 last week to finish T-21 after gaining ground on moving day.
1. Collin Morikawa (+2000)
Won the 2020 PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California, and the Workday Charity Open at Muirfield Village Golf Club. One of the Tour’s best on approach and from tee-to-green and will look to recapture his major form back in California.
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