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2013 Dollar Values/Expert Auction: RotoWire Staff Golf Auction Results

Peter Schoenke

Peter Schoenke

Peter Schoenke is the president and co-founder of RotoWire.com. He's been elected to the hall of fame for both the Fantasy Sports Trade Association and Fantasy Sports Writers Association and also won the Best Fantasy Baseball Article on the Internet in 2005 from the FSWA. He roots for for the Minnesota Twins, Vikings and T-Wolves.

For those of you who have a golf auction and bid a fixed budget on your golfers, the following is meant to be a guide.

These are the actual dollar values from our RotoWire staff golf league, which took place on Jan. 6. Our rules base winners on total earnings in PGA Tournaments from the Sony Open to the final FedExCup event (we skipped the Hyundai Tournament of Champions due to scheduling conflicts for the draft), excluding those PGA Tour events held the same week as the the World Golf Championship events and the British Open.

Our format also includes bonus points for the four majors. As a result, some European players may have a higher ranking here than your league. If a European golfer plays in just the four majors and world golf tournaments, he'll still have a lot of value in our league. Our league had 14 members, a budget of $100 per team and each team starts five golfers per week with a total roster of 10 golfers.

Last season was wide open with no dominant players at the top. Jason Day went for $54, which was the lowest price paid for the top player since the league started in 2000. In 2013, we've seen a return to some dominant players with Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy going for more than $60. Apparently everyone thinks Tiger is back, if not to his crazy dominant form that required this league to create special rules for him (we divided him into months).

Some surprising prices included V.J. Singh for just $1 (we think he's done since he turns 50). Trendy sleepers included Robert Garrigus at $16, Michael Thompson at $8, Ryo Ishikawa $7, Matt Every $7 and Billy Horschel $6. Ben Kohles at $5 was the top true rookie. Nicolas Colsaerts at $23 and Martin Kaymer $16 were two new full-timers on the PGA Tour who had bigger bids than when they played mostly in Europe.

While these dollar values may not exactly fit your league's rules, this should be a good benchmark for your draft preparation.

65 - Rory McIlroy
62 - Tiger Woods
42 - Jason Dufner
42 - Phil Mickelson
40 - Keegan Bradley
38 - Luke Donald
37 - Dustin Johnson
36 - Bubba Watson
34 - Nick Watney
33 - Matt Kuchar
32 - Hunter Mahan
32 - Webb Simpson
30 - Lee Westwood
29 - Justin Rose
28 - Jason Day
28 - Adam Scott
28 - Rickie Fowler
27 - Brandt Snedeker
26 - Bo Van Pelt
25 - Zach Johnson
23 - Nicolas Colsaerts
21 - Sergio Garcia
20 - Steve Stricker
20 - Bill Haas
20 - Graeme McDowell
19 - Ryan Moore
18 - Jim Furyk
17 - Carl Pettersson
17 - Louis Oosthuizen
16 - Robert Garrigus
16 - Martin Kaymer
15 - Seung-yul Noh
15 - Marin Laird
15 - Charl Schwartzel
15 - Kevin Na
14 - Geoff Ogilvy
14 - Ian Poulter
13 - Ernie Els
13 - Peter Hanson
13 - John Huh
12 - Fredrik Jacobson
11 - K.J. Choi
10 - John Senden
9 - Spencer Levin
9 - Jonas Blixt
9 - Scott Piercy
8 - Kyle Stanley
8 - Michael Thompson
8 - Casey Wittenberg
8 - Aaron Baddeley
8 - Mark Wilson
8 - Brendon de Jonge
8 - Bud Cauley
7 - Ryo Ishikawa
7 - J.B. Holmes
7 - Jeff Overton
7 - Thorbjorn Olesen
7 - Matt Every
7 - Gary Woodland
6 - Tim Clark
6 - Billy Horschel
6 - Harris English
6 - Charles Howell III
5 - Padraig Harrington
5 - Ben Kohles
5 - Charley Hoffman
5 - Blake Adams
5 - Pat Perez
5 - Marc Leishman
5 - Ben Curtis
5 - Graham DeLaet
4 - Chris Kirk
4 - Jimmy Walker
4 - Steve Marino
4 - Sang-Moon Bae
4 - David Toms
4 - Ben Crane
4 - Johnson Wagner
4 - Yong-Eun Yang
4 - Tommy Gainey
3 - David Lynn
3 - Luke Guthrie
3 - Scott Stallings
3 - Branden Grace
3 - Luke List
3 - Cameron Tringale
3 - Russell Henley
2 - Andres Romero
2 - Brian Gay
2 - Jonathan Byrd
2 - Bryce Molder
2 - D.A. Points
2 - Sean O'Hair
2 - Angel Cabrera
2 - Patrick Reed
2 - Colt Knost
2 - Retief Goosen
2 - Francesco Molinari
2 - Ryan Palmer
2 - Brian Davis
2 - Ken Duke
1 - Henrik Norlander
1 - Shawn Stefani
1 - Charlie Beljan
1 - J.J. Killeen
1 - Troy Matteson
1 - Stewart Cink
1 - Robert Allenby
1 - John Rollins
1 - Henrik Stenson
1 - Chad Campbell
1 - William McGirt
1 - Brendan Steele
1 - Paul Lawrie
1 - Kevin Stadler
1 - Trevor Immelman
1 - Robert Castano
1 - Charlie Wi
1 - Anthony Kim
1 - Greg Chalmers
1 - V.J. Singh
1 - Morgan Hoffman
1 - J.J. Henry
1 - Ricky Barnes
1 - Camilo Villegas
1 - Ross Fisher
1 - Paul Casey
1 - Robert Karlsson
1 - George McNeill
1 - Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
1 - Kevin Streelman
1 - Josh Teater
1 - Will Claxton
1 - Matteo Manassero
1 - Scott Langley
1 - Brian Harman
1 - John Daly
1 - George Coetzee
1 - Lucas Glover
1 - Rory Sabbatini

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