Slyder Cup Scouting Report

Golfer Nickname Index Lowest Index Best Round Scouting Report Funny
67 Grimaldi, Paul Grim Reaper 5.6 2.3 68 at Aguila Paul is a lefty 'stick', one of the most consistent players in the field, taking down Bigcat, Mendoza and Kush on his way to 4-0 and a captaincy in 2019, quiet and funny, pleasant to play with, coaching/caddy skills still improving As a fireman, paid two grand at auction for Carl Spackler's hose.
48 Hendrix, Brad Triple B 6.1 5.6 71 at Stoneridge in Prescott, from tournament tees (gold) Good disciplined player, shows tremendous grit when needed, with some important comebacks in Slyder history. Big Brad is frequently on the winning team, currently holding the record for being on most consecutive winning sides (7). Last losing his Captain year. Got team to quick start in 2019 to earn a chance to redeem his 2012 unsuccessful captaincy. Believes Ricky Bold controls his destiny.
8 McGuffin, Larry LMac - Ojos Rojos - 3.6 1.8 69 Alta Mesa......5 birdies 2 bogies One of the strongest players in the field, loves Flagstaff Ranch and has played it well, experienced and plays frequently as a member of Alta Mesa, positive attitude and doesn't lose composure yet stays very competitive, a favorite to ride with, good coach reputation Moonlights as a background dancer with Lady GaGa
5 Seibal, Scott Bigcat 3.8 1.7 69 at Bear Creek and Wigwam Red Talent and passion, consistent big accurate driver sets up his game, putter can be streaky, sometimes hot sometimes not, only Ritiche surpasses rounds played in last year, most at Legacy, resulting in a low index for XX, almost always a top three pick, keep the Heineken's at around six per round and Scott will bring back the point Drafting Captain will make him sign agreement restricting rounds to 4 Heineken and no Jack Daniels
36 Mendoza, Alex Duran 5.5 5.2 72 Pueblo El Mirage Quietly competitive and deadly ball striker, floats between confident and not-so, rumored to be playing very well coming into Slyder. He used to be picked fairly high put hasn't had a three-win season since 2014 so Captains will have tough decision as to when to grab him. Strange tatoo of Abe Lincoln on his chest
34 Semenza, Dustin Dusty 5.8 -0.9 66 Las Colinas The second youngest Slyder Cupper, formerly a +1, took a family/kids detour for a couple of years but since 2018 has played well coming off 3-1 in 2019, lanky and long, phenomenal ball striker, can spray on occasion and putting can leave him, due to his talent, the captains will likely make him a high pick Showed maturity in 2009 at Matt's displaying no game when called upon but rallying to respectability
65 McCabe, Capt Michael 6.4 4.3 Legend Trail and Antelope North 71 golf addict plays all the time in retirement, streaky putter, frequently uses 3W off the tee an plenty long with it, an intense player which sometimes interferes with his caddie skills
68 Rafferty, Mike Uncle Buck 7.0 7.5 74 at Desert Mountain against Dan 'Pohlcat' Pohl, gave me 12, he shot 64, not good enough Former golf radio show host, "Uncle Buck" is a true ambassador of the game. After Slo finally got him to experience the Slyder in 2016, he moved from spectation to participation playing well his first three years. Buck missed 2019 getting parts fixed but is now back in action. Confidence comes with his driver which is typically followed with a hot putter. Tough to beat when in the lead but doesn't always handle a struggling game well. Rumored to be playing a decent amount since retired so it would be in the Captains' best interest not to let Buck slip to low. Strangely, goes to radio/commentary voice when assisting partner with reads?
75 Dompier, Chris Domp 7.2 3.6 73 at Forest Highlands (green tees) This rookie is a powerful driver of the golf ball, solid short game and steady putter. He can spray it at times as he attempts to apply his most recent lesson (always tweakin). This could be a problem with the thick trees of Arrowhead. He can be known to take A LOT of time to play his shot (aka overthinker). Per Fitz, HRD (human rain delay)
2 Slovensky, Mark Slo 7.5 3.2 69 at Wildfire Faldo Slo makes mistakes out of nowhere giving holes away but also is known for making shots when needed, bread-and-butter is short game as side saddle one handed putter has saved many a par. Known for psychological warfare/strategy, Slo can party a little too much, potentially a cause for his not-so-great singles record. Captains have this risk with his selection but considering XX is on his home Summer courses and he has strung five good years in a row, he will likely be a top pick. Putts one handed so he can play with himself with the other.
62 Bench, Randy B-Dog 8.1 7.2 73 at Rockwood Ft. Worth A confident emotional player, a true character, Randy is fun to play with and against, not afraid of gamesmanship and is definitely a shot maker, considered one of the best captains for his 2018 victory, rumored to be playing a bit this year, Randy is a great team player and willing and capable enough to take struggling partners and get a victory So excited to be part of the Slyder, actually pees a little on the first tee of every round.
66 Kush, John Kusher 8.1 5.0 75 Brackenridge Golf Course This Texan is very competitive, drives the ball well, good putter, known as a money player, a grinder, intense, focused, after a rough rookie season, Kush has played well over the last 3 years. Not sure if luck of the draw or curse?, this year's Captains have to overlook his 0-5 team record to see the very good player he is. Praying Nightly to Be on BBB's squad (0-4)
9 Crawford, John Crawdaddy 8.5 8.0 75 Silverado Crawdaddy, aka Steady Eddy, consistent ball striker with improved putting and handling pressure since his early days resulting in nice play and a ton of points over the last five years, is an excellent partner for more inconsistent teammates in best ball, lack of aggressiveness can hurt him sometimes and improved but typically complementary player not as much as coach/caddie Sidelines as a Whiskey Row Tour Guide
6 Castellanos, Al AC 9.6 3.8 73 Legacy The Nomads version of Ben Crenshaw with a come back Captaincy win in 2003. A good coach/caddie, he is very calming for high cappers, typically very good iron player and chipper, can lose his driver on occasion, 2020 form is a bit off with index up from previous years, Captains will have to weigh the bump against AC coming off three winless years. Known for showing tits for beeds on Bourbon Street
4 Ewing, Curt Blacksmith 9.7 8.7 76 @ Legacy from the back Improved play and length, manages game well, witty and fun to ride with, good team player, the most snakebit player losing quite a few matches in crazy dramatic fashion. Traumatic teeter totter accident as a young boy accounts for unusual driver setup routine
46 Carr, Steve Mr. Clean 9.7 2.7 71 - Vaquero Good athlete, competitor and teammate who can look like scratch one second and a bogey golfer the next, with a rough 2014 as the losing captain and a higher index, look for Steve to do some damage in 2015, he is a great player, has played well at Flagstaff Ranch, and the captains would be foolish to let drop too far, a possible top four pick or maybe just beyond Despite shaven head has hair just like Dale Janisse
40 Fisher, Alan Chef 10.2 2.9 68 San Marcos Golf Resort...1982 Chef's index moving up with age but quietly confident and competitive, has been on the shorter end of some close matches in the last few years, great team player that can be partnered with anyone, can server as an A player type caddie or as a complimentary B player, he will have a choice to move up a tee box which could look attractive to the Captains as Alan can still hit it Actually got a bowl of soup with his hat
1 Dunphy, Joe Dunph 10.3 5.2 72 Starfire A Founder with solid record, very experienced match play gamer and grinder, comfortable with a desert lie, good caddie and strategist, never out of a hole on the course, inconsistent driver can lead to a lot of scrambling, always considering a steal in the draft no matter where he goes, Captains should know it is better to have him on your team than to not, rarely pretty but gets the job done Famous painting entitled 'Immaculate Deflection' was sold in Whiskey Row art fair vendor tent
26 Dugas, Brad Duggie 10.5 4.9 72 at Superstition Springs with a birdie on 18 Long hitter has easy going temperament but don't be fooled he is as competitive as anyone, one arm chipper, can lose confidence and overthink, known for the 'The Drive' winning in sudden death in 2008, hasn't had a 3 win year since 2014 so Captains will need to weigh a slightly increased index against worry of turning it around He actually owns a Blue Ox.
11 Seibal, Terry Duffer 11.1 8.8 73 pine island ,minn. Very competitive, excellent iron play and determination, putting has improved over the years, a little short off the tee and sometimes a little self focused which can be good and bad, can be a finicky player to partner, captains will add Terry to their arsenal once they secured his favorite partner (Bigcat) Has a record 11 restraining orders on him from cart girls
74 Ritchie, Bill BMW (ultimate drivin 11.1 3.0 69 IBM CC Poughkeepsie NY Former golf professional/addict from CT, not long anymore but still straight and consistent, has propensity to birdie par threes. Will play up a tee at Arrowhead in 2020, coupled with his experience and ability, Bill will be sought after by the Captains. So straight on and off the tee, he blushes when his ball touches another's.
64 Tripoli, Matt Trip 11.3 8.1 A 76 at Ken McDonald. I've been looking for that zone ever since. A retired firefighter, good solid all around game, great demeanor, like many, inconsistency off the tee can lead to some struggles, known for best post captaincy babysitting of Cup ever, Matt has went 3-1 in three of the last four years and has never lost in singles , despite this seems to fly under the radar, this year's Captains would be wise to not overlook him May be responsible for foreign substances in the Slyder Cup
50 Byars, Ray 11.5 7.6 Pecan Valley GC 76 This Texan, Ray is a good athlete, loves the game and can get birdie chances on any hole, struggles to relax, great teammate, nice guy although there's plenty of fire inside, after struggling in and after this captaincy year 2013, Ray has played much better over the last 3 years and his dropping on the draft board is likely over Like Pavlov's dog, trained behavior from his softball days, he trots around tee box counter clockwise after hitting big drives
44 Fitzgerald, David Fitz 12.4 12.4 77 at Talking Stick North Former pitcher for the Brewers organization, big athlete with plenty of game but lacks consistency, playing in his third year and coming off a solid 2019 contributing effort to team Sheriff, show a ton of grit last year so likely moving up the draft board in 2020 Frequently plays with Fisher so he does not seem so old
60 Batlle, Carlos Los 12.7 11.9 79 at Biltmore Now mostly retired and joining Torreon, Los has been playing plenty and his game and index are the best ever. Likely the most improved player going into 2020, the Captains will have to weigh his new game against his rough record. Struggles in the past have come mostly from anxiety. Played well however in 2019, so if he can stay relaxed, keep his emotions in check, and work with his partners, Los could be the steal of the draft and build on last year's success. If you are his partner and hungry, ask him for peanuts, he keeps them in his golfbag, also has minis.
20 Killian, Bill Killer 12.8 10.2 73, on a very easy par 70 London Bridge East Course (Lake Havasu) just after overseeding. 5,700 yards short. Everything was tee, fairway, green, two-putt. Damndest thing golf. One of the most sought after players over 10 handicap, can lose driver but when in play has ability to birdie any hole, great pairing with consistent partner who can overcome his bad holes, can press when behind which has led to getting blown out a few times Wears confederate flag underwear while playing in honor of Lynyrd Skynyrd and once performed a sexual act on the starter at Prescott Lakes
56 Steinbeck, Walt Steiny 13.2 9.0 78 - The Golf Club at Rancho California Walt can hit it big and on occasion he can put it all together for a decent round (low 80’s), Walt has a very calm head in golf course battles and has proven not to fold under any “press” presented
63 Killian, Billy Billy the Kid 14.0 13.6 82 - Whirlwind Devil's Claw Captain Billy the Kid, former hockey player and the youngest Cupper, has shown a calm demeanor and clutchness in his first few years at the Slyder, relatively new to the game, getting better and better each year, went 3-1 as the losing captain (very rare) in a Slyder that went down to the end, this year's Captains will likely want to select this higher handicapper for their team sooner than later Closed out cup during rookie year by screaming at ball "go home"
16 Jackson, Glen Action 15.2 6.7 ??? Action Jackson, shorter hitter and index is creeping up with age, but still very good putter and inside 150 yards as evidenced by his good greensome record, plays plenty in Stonecreek Men's Club, The only player over 65, Glenn will get the benefit of playing one tee up 700 yards shorter Is considering wearing a cap this year as his partners keep trying to replace their divots with his hair.
19 Janisse, Dale 16.4 10.9 76 Los Colinas Like many in his cap range, this Canadian has game but is inconsistent, plenty of length, positive demeanor which accounts for having reputation for throwing down low numbers following a bad round and contributing to winning teams, despite over 500 record usually mid-to-late round pick, he is a great partner and can play with any type of personality Has more hairdos than Cher