2021 Shriners Children’s Open Fantasy golf rankings, picks, lineup advice: Back Hovland, fade Koepka


A strong mix of up-and-coming PGA Tour players and established pros are set to tee off Thursday at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas at the 2021 Shriners Children’s Open. The field includes 11 of the top 25 players in the world, led by No. 8 Louis Oosthuizen and ninth-ranked Brooks Koepka. Norwegian star Viktor Hovland also is expected to be right in the mix alongside a youthful group featuring Sam Burns, the winner last week in Mississippi, and reigning PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Will Zalatoris. Caesars Sportsbook lists Hovland and Scottie Scheffler as the 22-1 co-favorites in its latest 2021 Shriners Children’s Open odds, with Koepka, Burns, Zalatoris and Abraham Ancer all at 25-1. 

Will Burns continue his recent run and make him a no-brainer 2021 Shriners Children’s Open Fantasy golf pick? Or can Zalatoris or another young golfer rise to the top and make you look like a star? Before locking in any Fantasy golf picks or bet on the 2021 Shriners Children’s Open Fantasy, you need to check out the projections and analysis from proven fantasy expert Riley Gates.

Gates is a writer for 247Sports and has covered a range of sports for nearly five years. He has followed golf closely for much longer and has a profound knowledge of the sport. He also knows what it takes to win, on the course and in fantasy sports.

At last week’s Sanderson Farms Championship, four of Gate’s top five players finished in the top 15, including Burns, who was his top pick and won the tournament. At the season-opening Fortinet Championship, six of Gates’ top 10 picks finished in the top 25, including winner Max Homa. 

Now, Gates has locked in his top 20 golfers for the Shriners Children’s Open 2021. You can only see his Fantasy golf picks and rankings at SportsLine.  

2021 Shriners Children’s Open Fantasy golf picks

Gates expects Hovland’s first Shriners appearance to be the start to a great season, and he is fully…

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