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FANTEAM DAILY FANTASY GOLF – WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP DAY 3

WEATHER CAUSES HAVOC AS JASON DAY REMAINS IN FRONT

The weather bit back at TPC Potomac on day 2. A constant dose of heavy rain and wind gusts caused havoc as players struggled to overcome the soggy conditions. Jason Day carded a second round 67 to remain out in front as he searches for his first PGA title win in 4 years.

Max Homa is Day’s nearest challenger after the American carded a 66 to remain 3 shots behind. Pre tournament favourite Rory McIlroy had a cut sweat of his own having to make a 5 foot putt to save par on 18  to play the weekend, so he will be hoping once again to go low and propel himself up the leaderboard on Saturday. 

The Wells Fargo leaderboard remains tightly packed going into round 3, so we should be in for another exciting day of golfing action. 

FanTeam have created a Day 3 Wells Fargo Championship contest for us to enjoy. €2buy-in with €600 prize pool. Contests start 6th May, 15.50am BST 16.50pm CET

Day 3 satellite contests are running side by side with the regular contest and users can enter for €3 and be in with a chance of winning tickets to our PGA Championship monster contest in 3 weeks..

ROUND 2 STATS

STROKES GAINED ON APPROACH 

TPC Potomac is definitely a middle to long iron course, with Over two thirds of all approach shots coming from over 150 yards out. The small greens caused havoc for the golfers so approach has to be on point.

  1. Jason Day
  2. Luke Donald
  3. Kurt Kitayama
  4. Jhonattan Vegas
  5. Luke List

STROKES GAINED OFF THE TEE 

The rough is a real problem around this golf course so accuracy is key. TPC Potomac ranked 2nd out of 37 PGA Tour golf courses in average difference of score from rough locations drives vs. drives in the fairway. This confirms the importance of driving accuracy. 

  1. Matt Fitzpatrick
  2. Ben Martin
  3. Tony Finau 
  4. Martin Laird
  5. Tyrell Hatton

STROKES GAINED AROUND THE GREEN

Short games certainly matter around TPC Potomac. Players missed greens frequently in round one and with this course possessing the 5th hardest bunkers on Tour the golfers  will most certainly have to be hot with their short game to compete.

  1. Stephen Jager
  2. Henrik Norlander
  3. J.T. Poston
  4. Cameron Young
  5. Matt Kuchar

WEATHER

The rain is set to continue all day again today with light gusts all day. It does ease into the afternoon so it might be worth factoring this into your lineups for round 3.

TEAM REVEAL

Although I will be entering multiple entries in the golf  cash games, this is one of my lineups for the Wells Fargo Championship Saturday contest on FanTeam.

As you can see, the lineup is built around the player stats from round 2 above.

I hope this article has given you plenty of food for thought – especially for those of you that know very little about golf, but are playing in Saturday’s Wells Fargo Day 3 contest.

Day 3 Wells Fargo cash contests  start at 15.50BST 16.50CET,  so be sure to enter your lineups early to avoid missing out.

All stats are from Fantasy National Golf Club. You can get 20% off any package now by using this link FANTASYNATIONAL.COM/FANTEAM You will not be disappointed. 

Please feel free to message me on Twitter @JackHumphreyKM if you have any questions – all support queries should go to @FanTeamOfficial.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

If you’re new to FanTeam then you’ll need to create a new account here – alternatively, head on over to fanteam.com and click the green ‘Register’ button in the top right corner.

Existing users can click the graphic below for direct access to the game lobby.

Best of luck to everyone entering  – I look forward to seeing your usernames on the Leaderboard.

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