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Up to 25 in the group...half way to full. We reached a full 50 the last 3 years, so hopefully it keeps growing. Lots of fun, so jump on board.

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If you don't put one of your benched players in play during the tournament, they will NOT get dinged for a start. Quote: Originally Posted by rdsandy Second dumb question

For the first and probably the only time this season, or any of the previous years, I can boast "I'm ahead of @gogolfing Even if it's just for this tiny moment in time, it feels so good...

I need GoGolfing to have a week like that so I can catch up to #1 for the year. I'm currently 1st in the season...but that's just over 3 tournaments. Need to keep this ball rolling. Was

OK guy's,

First dumb question and I apologize if this was already mentioned but:

If I don't put the guy's on my bench in play during the tournament do they still get dinged for a "start" of the 10 possible starts?

Thanks!

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Second dumb question. This is the first time I've played a fantasy anything league. I put 8 players in the open spots. Do I have to do anything else or just watch and wait?

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Helpfully, Yahoo killed my email account in between signing up and going to select my players so I now have two accounts on the page... ugh. I assume the secondary will get removed when they notice it's inactive?

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OK guy's,

First dumb question and I apologize if this was already mentioned but:

If I don't put the guy's on my bench in play during the tournament do they still get dinged for a "start" of the 10 possible starts?

Thanks!

If you don't put one of your benched players in play during the tournament, they will NOT get dinged for a start.

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Second dumb question. This is the first time I've played a fantasy anything league. I put 8 players in the open spots. Do I have to do anything else or just watch and wait?

Watch & wait. Possibly keep an eye open for injuries leading up to the tournament. It doesn't happen very often, but it has screwed me over twice now.

Update: One of the most important things to remember is the cut. After the 2nd round you need to remember to check to see if any of your starters have been cut, if they have, obviously throw your benched player in....unless they were cut too :(

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If you don't put one of your benched players in play during the tournament, they will NOT get dinged for a start.

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Second dumb question. This is the first time I've played a fantasy anything league. I put 8 players in the open spots. Do I have to do anything else or just watch and wait?

Watch & wait. Possibly keep an eye open for injuries leading up to the tournament. It doesn't happen very often, but it has screwed me over twice now.

Update: One of the most important things to remember is the cut. After the 2nd round you need to remember to check to see if any of your starters have been cut, if they have, obviously throw your benched player in....unless they were cut too :(

Got it!

Thanks Crim!

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Second dumb question. This is the first time I've played a fantasy anything league. I put 8 players in the open spots. Do I have to do anything else or just watch and wait?


Just to clarify your question - four players will be starting and the others are subs if needed or desired.

Players can be moved from bench to starting position before the start of each round.

Example: first round I start Rory, then 2nd day I bench him and bring in Phil.

Then on the 3rd round I can move Rory back to the start and bench Phil.

Same can happen for the final day of play. Both Rory & Phil will have a credit as a start for the event.

Note for NB's - The early season events may have delays due to lack of daylight/weather.

When the field does not complete a round, it will mess up the site "scoring/stats, etc. and really mess up opportunities to change players around.

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Ok, I got an email from Yahoo reminding me to check my team. Good thing I did because the guys I picked weren't entered so I had to start from scratch.

Question on selecting players:

Which is better to go with, lowest number of strokes average or lowest number of putts average?

I know there's not much to go by right now with a lot of the players either not having played but one or maybe two rounds so far... and past performance doesn't always predict future performance but I'd like to learn and hopefully not come in dead last.

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Ok, I got an email from Yahoo reminding me to check my team. Good thing I did because the guys I picked weren't entered so I had to start from scratch.

Question on selecting players:

Which is better to go with, lowest number of strokes average or lowest number of putts average?

I know there's not much to go by right now with a lot of the players either not having played but one or maybe two rounds so far... and past performance doesn't always predict future performance but I'd like to learn and hopefully not come in dead last.

When I was paying attention last year, I did pretty good just by keeping track of how players were doing week to week. In the first few tournaments, I'd personally go with the golfer's that have a high % of making cuts...and then go from there. If I have the time, I'll try to look into how a particular golfer has done on a upcoming course. For example, Bubba Watson, despite being a favorite...has never had a round lower than 69 there.

Matt Kuchar on the other hand has been very consistent at this golf course. B uilding off a third-place showing in 2010 with three more finishes of T-9 or better in the past four years (he failed to qualify for the TOC in 2012).

You know, stuff like that, or you can just wing it...sometimes that works just as well. :)

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Ok, I got an email from Yahoo reminding me to check my team. Good thing I did because the guys I picked weren't entered so I had to start from scratch.

Question on selecting players:

Which is better to go with, lowest number of strokes average or lowest number of putts average?

I know there's not much to go by right now with a lot of the players either not having played but one or maybe two rounds so far... and past performance doesn't always predict future performance but I'd like to learn and hopefully not come in dead last.

I don't have a team, so this not a big deal. I have been in numerous fantasy golf leagues, and I have done pretty well. Even won a few bucks from time to time. My technique for picking players was to use the OWGR, and pick the players who were garnering the most points. If you read the OWGR correctly, it will tell you who playing well, and who is not during a given length of time. It's no secret that the pros will play well for a few weeks at a time, then tail off for another few weeks.   Just an FYI is you will.

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I know there's not much to go by right now with a lot of the players either not having played but one or maybe two rounds so far... and past performance doesn't always predict future performance but I'd like to learn and hopefully not come in dead last.

@Crim strategy which is useful when selecting my weekly lineups.

Players which usually preformed well in certain regions/courses over their careers or players on a hot streak, are a decent choice.

The rookies and less experience players are difficult choices and are usually a gamble.

I lookup the 3-4 prior years of the events and select any players with multiple top ten performances.

Also once the event starts, you will see each teams lineup for the week.

Check out @gogolfing been a multiple champion and maybe pickup on players of his choice.

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