We recommend utilizing a seven-round standard serpentine draft with four owners (or a five-round serpentine draft with five owners or six owners). For the seven-round format, three men and three women must be selected with one additional “wild card” of either gender at each owner’s discretion; for the five-round format, two men and two women must be selected with one additional “wild card” of either gender at each owner’s discretion. Tournaments to be utilized will be the Grand Slam events in 2021. For each of these five tourneys, point selection is as follows: 3 points for making the quarterfinals, an additional 5 points for making the semifinals, an additional 7 points for making the finals and an additional 10 points for winning the tournament. Additionally, we are adding the final standings in the ATP and WTA as a “fifth category” — 25 points for finishing 1st in the standings, 15 points for finishing 2nd, 8 points for finishing 3rd, 5 points for finishing 4th and 3 points for finishing 5th. And the Olympics are counting as a fifth Grand Slam event for our purposes this year as well.
2021 FANTASY TENNIS DRAFT BOARD
NOTE: This year, we are adding two columns to the draft board: where each player ranks on the ATP/WTA rankings at the start of 2021 and the ranking that they accrued on our system in 2020 by gender.
The 2021 mock draft was conducted with the following FantasyDrafthelp.com contributors: Danny Stancu, Mike Vili, Ilia Stancu, Jon Adams and Rick Morris.
We recommend utilizing a seven-round standard serpentine draft with five owners (or a six-round standard serpentine draft with six owner or a five-round standard serpentine draft with seven owners).
Because there are only a handful of tournaments that include a cross-section of the world’s best golfers, we urge you to use only these events for your league’s scoring system. In so doing, the emphasis is kept on the skill level of the golfers as opposed to rewarding those golfers who thrive in the majority of events with the weaker rosters of competitors. This method uses the “four major tournaments” and the eight “near major” tournaments. These are the events utilized, in the order that they appear on the schedule, with the major tournaments in bold: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (February 11-14), WGC-Mexico (February 25-28), Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill (March 4-7), The Players Championship (March 11-14), WGC-Dell Match Play Championship (March 25-28 — NOTE: award these points as follows — players eliminated in the quarterfinals get 8th place points based on the below scoring system, players eliminated in the semifinals get 4th place points, the player eliminated in the finals gets 2nd place points and the player who wins the championship gets 1st place points), The Masters (April 8-11), PGA Championship (May 20-23), Memorial Tournament (June 3-6), U.S. Open (June 17-20), The British Open (July 15-18), WGC-St. Jude (August 5-8), The Tour Championship (September 2-5). Also, we award points in the same way for the year-end FedEx Cup standings and, this being 2020, we are including the Olympics (July 26 – August 1) as a fifth major.
Scoring for the 8 “near major” tournaments and final FedEx Cup standings is as follows: 90 points for 1st place, 76 points for 2nd place, 60 points for 3rd place, 50 points for 4th place, 40 points for 5th place, 30 points for 6th place, 26 points for 7th place, 20 points for 8th place, 16 points for 9th place and 10 points for 10th place. These points should be awarded also to the Top 10 finishers in the final Fed Ex Cup standings.
Scoring for the 5 major tournaments is as follows: 135 points for 1st place, 114 points for 2nd place, 90 points for 3rd place, 75 points for 4th place, 60 points for 5th place, 45 points for 6th place, 39 points for 7th place, 30 points for 8th place, 24 points for 9th place and 15 points for 10th place.
2021 FANTASY GOLF DRAFT BOARD
NOTE: The columns on the draft board refer to their score in the final World Golf standings of 2020, points on the FDH scoring system for each golfer in 2020 and their placement in an “experts draft board” averaging out opinions of our peers in the industry.
The 2021 FantasyDrafthelp.com mock draft took place with these FDH contributors: FDH Managing Partner Rick Morris, FDH Contributor Phil B, FDH Lounge Dignitary Jon Adams, FDH Lounge Dignitary Jeff Maslanich, FDH Golf Editor Tom Denk, FDH Lounge Dignitary Bob Benak, FDH Lounge Dignitary Bob Glassman and FDH Contributor Bob Jesitus.
|Bob G||Dustin Johnson|
|Bob B||Xander Schauffele|
|Bob J||Collin Morikawa|
|Bob J||Brooks Koepka|
|Bob B||Patrick Reed|
|Bob G||Harris English|
|Bob G||Hideki Matsuyama|
|Bob B||Adam Scott|
|Bob J||Matthew Fitzpatrick|
|Bob J||Abraham Ancer|
|Bob B||Gary Woodland|
|Bob G||Louis Oosthuizen|
|Bob G||Kevin Kisner|
|Bob B||Rickie Fowler|
|Bob J||Bubba Watson|
|Bob J||Matt Kuchar|
|Bob B||Sergio Garcia|
|Bob G||Si Woo Kim|