2018 Farmers Insurance Open Tournament Preview

Farmers Insurance Open LogoThe PGA Tour returns once again to beautiful Torrey Pines in San Diego for the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open. For fantasy golf players, there is a huge $500K contest going on at DraftKings.com for just a $4 entry fee!

Played on 2 different courses (Torrey Pines North and South) for the first two rounds, the final weekend is played on the South course for the players that make the cut. Top players from the PGA Tour start to make their return at the Farmers Insurance Open with more big money tournaments coming up on the schedule.

2018 Farmers Insurance Open Tourney Preview

The 2018 Farmers Open will once again have a strong field for fantasy golf players to choose from. Defending champion Jon Rahm will headline a field that has a number of top PGA Tour players including: Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama and Rickie Fowler, allowing you to have a better shot at creating a solid lineup at our affiliate partner DraftKings. For new fantasy golf enthusiasts trying out DraftKings.com for the 1st time, if you make any first deposit of $5 or more, you receive a FREE $3 CONTEST TICKET for any fantasy golf contest!

DraftKings Drive the Green Fantasy Golf Contest

Dates - January 25 – January 28, 2018

Prize Pool - $6,900,000

First Place - $1,242,000

FedEx Cup Points - 500

Torrey Pines CC Golf Course

2018 Farmers Insurance Open Golf Course

Name of Course – Torrey Pines GC (South)

Where is Torrey Pines GC - La Quinta, CA

Torrey Pines Golf CoursePar – 72

Yards – 7569

Slope Rating - 144

Year Built – 1957

Designed by - William F. Bell redesigned by Rees Jones in 2001

Past Champions

Jon Rahm Defending ChampionJon Rahm2017 - Jon Rahm


Brandt Snedeker2016 – Brandt Snedeker


Jason Day2015 – Jason Day


Scott Stallings2014 - Scott Stallings


Other Farmers Insurance Open info - Trends, Tidbits

  • Tiger Woods has won tournaments on Torrey Pines 7 times
  • Tournament began as the San Diego Open in 1952 and continued to use that name in its title until 1985
  • Has been played at Torrey Pines Golf Course since 1968

2018 Farmers Insurance Open Fantasy Golf Picks Info

Course history will play a big part in your strategy in making your fantasy golf picks at DraftKings this week. Some top players may be rusty from not having played much, so also focus on golfers that have played either overseas or started the season in Hawaii at either the Sentry Tournament of Champions or the Sony Open to see if anyone has being playing really well lately.

Why you need expert picks for the 2018 Farmers Open

We have talked before about GolfStats as a great source for DraftKings Fantasy Golf Picks, but another one worth checking out is RotoQL. It is more of a system for making the best fantasy picks and was created by one of the best DFS players ever!

Fantasy Golf Picks for the Farmers Insurance Open