2017 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Preview

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open LogoThe PGA Tour heads to Las Vegas to play the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Played at the TPC Summerlin labelled by Golf Digest as one of “Americas Best” golf courses, the Shriners will once again be an opportunity for you to build your fantasy golf bankroll.

2017 Shriners Open Tourney Preview

The 2017 Shriners Open is a tournament that is missing top PGA Tour players that have either called it a year or skip it to focus on the remaining tournaments. This is your opportunity to use your knowlege of some of the young stars on the PGA Tour and win your fantasy golf lineups at FanDuel. Last year guys like Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele were unknowns but now are regulars in many fantasy lineups during the year. A tournament like The Shriners Open is where your research on guys like that pays off in wins and cash! Join up to FanDuel and get a free contest ticket when you make your first deposit to FanDuel,

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Dates - November 2 – November 5, 2017

Prize Pool - $6,800,000

First Place - $1,224,000

FedEx Cup Points - 500

Examining the Shriners Open Golf Course

Name of Course - TPC Summerlin

Where is TPC Summerlin? - Las Vegas, NV

TPC Summerlin - Las Vegas

Par - 71

Yards - 7223

Slope Rating - 137

Year Built - 1991

Designed by - Bobby Weed and Fuzzy Zoeller

Past Shriners Open Champions

Rod Pampling Shriners Defending ChampionRod Pampling2016 - Rod Pampling

 

Smylie Kaufman2015 - Smylie kaufman

 

Ben Martin2014 - Ben Martin

 

Webb Simpson2013 - Webb Simpson

 

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Info - Trends, Tidbits

  • In 1984 the Shriners became the first PGA Tour event to offer a prize pool exceeding $1 million dollars
  • Traditionally the trophy is presented to the champion with two Vegas showgirls
  • Only one golfer has won multiple times in Las Vegas - Jim Furyk won 3 times (1995, 1998, and 1999)
  • From 1983 – 2003 the Tournament was a 5 round tourney
  • For 5 years was called the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

2017 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Fantasy Golf Info

As mentioned above, FanDuel will run their Fantasy Golf Contests but you could also try out BoomFantasy.com. They offer both PGA Tour fantasy golf games and have continued to build a solid player base of fantasy players. They are a newer site but one that you need to check and check out

Why You Need Expert Picks For The Shriners Open

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