Sleeper Picks: OHL Classic at Mayakobatext sizeSeung-yul Noh has made his past two cuts this season, carding a pair of 65s in the process.November 12, 2013
By Rob Bolton, PGATOUR.COM Fantasy Columnist
Sleeper Picks: OHL Classic at Mayakoba Seung-yul Noh ... After going the entire 2013 season with no lower than a single 66, he's already posted a pair of 65s this season. With a strong conclusion of last season and run through the Web.com Tour Finals, the aggregate value suggests that he's gaining confidence with his Sean Foley-inspired swing. And in his only previous appearance at El Camaleon, Noh tied for 16th place last year.
Brian Stuard ... Owns a dubious distinction of having shared runner-up honors here in 2010 but failed to finish inside the top 150 on the money list at the end of the season as it was one of just two top 20s in what was his rookie year. He returned for 2013 and promptly opened with a pair of top 10s en route to a total of four. While the back half of the season was largely forgettable, he's opened 2013-14 with two cuts made in three starts, including a T15 at the Shriners. Ranks T28 in ball-striking.
Kevin Kisner ... Best known for his strength on and around greens, the Web.com Tour Finals grad is coming off a T20 at The McGladrey Classic where he ranked sixth in strokes gained-putting and was perfect on 61 attempts from seven feet and in. He also opened with an eight-birdie 65 and bookended his stay with a Sunday 66 that featured five birdies.
Joe Durant ... El Camaleon has always rewarded the veteran plodder that knows where to miss and doesn't bite off more than he can chew but takes what the course gives. The 49-and-a-half-year-old ball-striker has enjoyed some success on this track with a T12 in his first appearance in 2008 and a co-runner-up in 2010. Putting has always been his bane, evident again en route to a missed cut at The McGladrey Classic where he was vintage tee-to-green -- 22 of 28 fairways hit; 27 greens in regulation -- but required 65 putts. However, he went bogey-free during a 68 in the opening round on the strength of that same ball-striking. Jose de Jesus Rodriguez ... The 32-year-old Mexican leads the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica in earnings and scoring average. His record includes two wins and another three top-three finishes. He's no stranger to El Camaleon as he's competed four times previously in this tournament and has survived two cuts.