NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Ben Crane's name.
February 17, 2016
Northern Trust Open Preview: Going Back to the DJ Well
Dustin Johnson disappointed last week, but Greg Vara is back on the bandwagon this week at Riviera, where DJ has finished in the top 5 in three of his last five starts.
February 2, 2016
Phoenix Open Preview: Which Way Watson?
The question for Greg Vara this week at the Phoenix Open is whether to burn a Bubba Watson start or save him for later in the year. What's the right call?
January 27, 2016
PGA Tour Stats Review: Farmers Insurance Open
Jeremy Schilling breaks down what to look for in this week's event at Torrey Pines where Phil Mickelson enters looking the best he has in some time.
January 26, 2016
DraftKings PGA: Farmers Insurance Open
Michael Riek likes Brandt Snedeker for his stellar performances on poa annua greens and at Torrey Pines, where he won in 2012.
November 18, 2015
DraftKings PGA: RSM Classic Picks
Michael Riek makes his picks for the final event of the fall season, and, as usual, it's full studs, like Zach Johnson, and duds.
October 27, 2015
DraftKings PGA: CIMB Classic Picks
Michael Riek breaks makes his picks for the CIMB Classic, incorporating a solid blend of ballstrikers like Ryan Moore.
October 8, 2015
Golf Draft Kit: 2015-15 Best Values
Greg Vara's Best Values will help fantasy owners draft players who will significantly out-earn last year's money totals, like Angel Cabrera.
Golf Draft Kit: 2015-16 Projected Earnings
Greg Vara projected 2015-16 earnings for nearly 200 golfers who have earned PGA Tour cards for this season. How much cash will Rory McIlroy make?
Golf Draft Kit: 2015-16 Rankings & Profiles
We rank nearly 200 golfers with 2015-16 earnings projections and season outlooks, but it's no surprise who's on top after Jordan Spieth dominated the golf world last season.
July 1, 2015
PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the Greenbrier Classic
Jeremy Schilling shows just how far Tiger Woods has fallen, just in case someone was thinking of tempting fate this week at the Greenbrier.
June 10, 2015
PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the St. Jude Classic
Jeremy Schilling breaks down the St. Jude, including a look at Brooks Koepka, who has been played better and better recently.
St. Jude Classic Preview: Big Names Missing
Dustin Johnson is one of a few big names playing this weekend, and RotoWire's Greg Vara thinks he's got a good shot at TPC Southwind.
DraftKings PGA: St. Jude Classic Picks
Michael Riek breaks down this week's even and considers paying up for the best player in the field, Dustin Johnson.
April 21, 2015
Zurich Classic Preview: Slim Pickin's
Handicapping this week's field wasn't easy for Greg Vara because of the lack of top talent at the Zurich Classic, but Justin Rose is as good as it gets.
April 7, 2015
Majors Value Meter: Masters Rankings
Michael Riek serves up his annual Masters cheat sheet, ranking every golfer in the sport's most prestigious event. Who's the favorite for the green jacket?
January 28, 2015
PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the Phoenix Open
Phil Mickelson played well last week and enters Phoenix with a shot at winning another title.
January 10, 2015
RotoWire Staff Golf Draft Results: 2015 Dollar Values
Rory McIlroy went for the most money in the RotoWire staff auction league, but Jordan Spieth wasn't far behind. Find out what the staff paid in the auction.
October 29, 2014
PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the CIMB Classic
Carlos Ortiz has putted well thus far and should face little stress in this week's no-cut event.
October 22, 2014
PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the McGladrey Classic
Aaron Baddeley surged up the leaderboard last week on Sunday and could be ready to the do the same this week.
October 12, 2014
Frys.com Open Recap: It's Baaack!
Matt Kuchar might not be ready for the return of the PGA Tour, but return it did with the season-opening Frys.com Open.
September 20, 2014
Golf Draft Kit: 2014-15 Best Values
It won't take much of a bounce-back for Phil Mickelson to be a good value this year for fantasy owners.
Golf Draft Kit: 2014-15 Projected Earnings
Rickie Fowler made so much money last season he might have to change his attire green. What can he do for an encore?
Golf Draft Kit: 2014-15 Rankings & Profiles
After an impressive season that saw him top the money list, Rory McIlroy enters 2014-15 as unquestionably the top player in the world.
September 1, 2014
Deutsche Bank Championship Recap: A Tourney within a Tourney
Chris Kirk scored the biggest win of his burgeoning career Monday, and it will be even bigger if it earns him a Ryder Cup spot.
August 5, 2014
Majors Value Meter: PGA Championship Rankings
Rory McIlroy couldn't be playing much better heading into the season's last major, but which golfer has the best shot to knock him off at this week's PGA Championship?
July 23, 2014
PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the Canadian Open
Graeme McDowell snuck into the top 10 last week at the Open Championship and is first on the PGA Tour in strokes gained-putting.
June 17, 2014
Travelers Championship Preview: Can Bubba Bounce Back?
Bubba Watson is coming off his worst performance of the season, but that might be a good thing for this week.
June 10, 2014
U.S. Open Preview: All Eyes on Phil
Phil Mickelson's season is riding on this week's U.S. Open, but will he close on Sunday with the pressure builds?
June 9, 2014
St. Jude Classic Recap: Crane Limps Home
Ben Crane opened with a 63 that allowed him to lead wire to wire despite a birdie-free final round at the St. Jude.
April 22, 2014
Zurich Classic Preview: Ready for Take-Off?
Is Rickie Fowler really starting to figure it out? If so, this could be the week he takes off.