Russell Knox was the big winner in last week's fantasy golf, winning 405 points with his Travelers Championship victory
Fantasy Golf Round Up: Russell Knox Moves into World Top 20
Russell Knox was the big winner in fantasy golf this week.
The Scot won his second PGA Tour event at the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut to earn 405 points.
He beat home favourite Jerry Kelly by a stroke after a nerveless up-and-down from the greenside bunker to save par on the final hole to finish on 14-under-par.
Knox is now up to a career-high 18th in the world and is edging closer to Darren Clarke’s Ryder Cup team.
Kelly, at 13-under, picked up 345 points as he finished second alone.
Jim Furyk shot a 12-under-par 58 for the PGA Tour’s lowest round in history. He went out in 27 (8-under-par) and came home in 31.
Top Englishman was Tyrrell Hatton in tied 17th place. After two excellent finishes at the Open and USPGA, hee is now up to a career-high 51st in the Official World Golf Rankings.
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The highest points scorers per category this week:
USA 1: Jerry Kelly – 345 points
USA 2: Justin Thomas, Patrick Rodgers – 315 points
GB: Russell Knox – 405 points
Ireland: Padraig Harrington – 5 points
Rest of Europe: Alex Cejka – 155 points
Asia: Siwoo Kim – 15 points
Australasia: Mark Leishman – 195 points
Africa: Tyrone van Aswegen – 275 points
South America: Carlos Ortiz – 65 points