I'll be testing a theory this week, something that's been a little bit of black luck this season for me. You see, I'll start a hot player for the first time in a few weeks, and BOOM, missed cut. Jimmy Walker and Marc Leishman are the recent casualties of my curse, but Matt Kuchar has done it to me twice this season, as has Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth. But, that's enough commiseration. Brendon Todd is my man this week, he's so good right now that a fourth place finish lowered his Aggregate. So folks, stay away, because he'll probably MC at TPC Deere Run. 




Through mysticism, wisdom, arbitrary numbers pulled from thin air, and some serious number crunching, I assign each player a number, called The Aggregate, each week. That number, out of 100 with lower being better, is a collection of rankings and statistics that generally tell how a player has performed in the recent past and, for fantasy teams, can indicate whether is player is getting hot or cooling off. As I update my Excel Spre- *ahem*- Ancient Book of Knowledge with each week's performances, a differential is generated based on where they were, and where they may be going. One thing you'll notice, based on how the system works, is that the week's winner may not be the top mover. For my power rankings, I take this aggregate and combine it with past performance at that tournament to find my list.

Included below are my top 10 players overall, as well. Some of these players may appear here but not my Power Rankings, depending on how their tournament history affects their positioning and whether they're playing this week. This Top 10 should provide clearer insight as to how a player has been performing over the recent past.

Top 10 Movers

  1. Chris Stroud - (+19.2) to 37
  2. Cameron Tringale - (+19.2) to 33.2
  3. Joe Durant - (+18.17) to 47.3
  4. Michael Thompson - (+17.8) to 51.6
  5. Charlie Beljan - (+17.8) to 54
  6. Jason Bohn - (+17.8) to 59.8
  7. Patrick Cantlay - (+16.83) to 73.5
  8. Danny Lee - (+16.8) to 57.2
  9. Jim Renner - (+16.8 to 83.2
  10. Troy Merritt - (+16.8) to 57
Top 10 Losers
  1. Peter Hanson - (-19.5) to 61
  2. Nicholas Thompson - (-19.4) to 100
  3. Marc Leishman - (-19.4) to 35.4
  4. John Huh - (-16.8) to 76.2
  5. Morgan Hoffman - (-16.8) to 87.6
  6. James Hahn - (-15) to 72.6
  7. Chad Campbell - (-13.45) to 46.2
  8. Vijay Singh - (-12.6) to 80.2
  9. Rory Sabbatini - (-12.4) to 84
  10. Gary Woodland - (-12.2) to 46.8
Top 10 Overall
  1. Brendon Todd - 7.8
  2. Martin Kaymer - 12.25
  3. Adam Scott - 13
  4. Rory McIlroy - 13
  5. Sergio Garcia - 13.33
  6. Billy Horschel - 16.2
  7. Steve Stricker - 18.75
  8. Jordan Spieth - 19.6
  9. Chris Kirk - 20.8
  10. Hideki Matsuyama - 21.4
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