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About Joe Nicely - RotoBaller

Husband, father, and small business owner with a full time PGA obsession.

Joe Nicely - RotoBaller has written 851 articles so far, you can find them below.

Paul Casey Fades In Final Round At Sedgefield

Paul Casey entered the final round of the Wyndham Championship trailing leader Benny An by just three shots, but the Englishman failed to get anything going in his final round at Sedgefield Country Club. Casey was undone by a brutal double bogey on the 10th hole and settled for a final-round 69 to finish in... Read More

4 months ago

Matthew Wolff Rides Hot Irons To T19 Finish At Wyndham

Matthew Wolff already has a PGA Tour win on his professional resume and he continued to impress at this week's Wyndham Championship. Wolff finished at 14-under par at Sedgefield Country Club to nab a share of 19th place. The youngster was mediocre both off the tee and on the greens, but was extremely sharp with... Read More

4 months ago

Joaquin Niemann Stays Hot In North Carolina

Joaquin Niemann fired a beautiful final-round 63 Sunday to move into a tie for 13th place at the Wyndham Championship. It was Niemann's fifth top-25 finish in his last six starts. The ridiculously talented 20-year-old has really picked up steam over the last two months, thanks in large part to a vastly improved putting stroke.... Read More

4 months ago

J.T. Poston Grabs First PGA Tour Victory At Wyndham

It was a sweet homecoming in North Carolina this week for J.T. Poston. The Hickory native continued the trend of winners with local ties at the Greensboro-based Wyndham Championship. Poston fired a blistering final-round 62 to finish at 22-under par for the tournament to earn the first PGA Tour victory of his career and a... Read More

4 months ago

Webb Simpson Records Another Strong Finish At Wyndham

Webb Simpson has been dominant at the Wyndham Championship throughout his career and he once again turned in a strong performance in the 2019 edition of the regular season finale. Simpson shredded Sedgefield Country Club to finish at 21-under par for the tournament, but the North Carolina native came up one stroke shy of eventual... Read More

4 months ago

Viktor Hovland Continues Impressive Play At Wyndham

Viktor Hovland continued to impress with his play at this week's Wyndham Championship. Hovland scored a fourth-place finish at Sedgefield Country Club by putting together four sub-70 rounds. The youngster out of Oklahoma State needed a share of second-place or better to secure his PGA Tour card for the upcoming season and will now be... Read More

4 months ago

RotoBaller PGA: One And Done Staff Picks - Wyndham Championship

Here at RotoBaller, we are always searching for ways to give our readers the best fantasy sports content possible. With that goal in mind, we are very proud to announce the addition of a weekly PGA “One and Done” column. In this feature, our golf staff of Joe Nicely, Spencer Aguiar and Gianni Magliocco will... Read More

5 months ago

PGA DFS (DraftKings & FanDuel): Horse For The Course - Wyndham Championship

Big Bad Brooks. The "Big Game Hunter" must have decided that a WGC trophy was worthy of mounting on his wall, because Koepka showed up at the FedEx St. Jude Invitational with major-championship form and focus. Koepka entered the final round at TPC Southwind trailing Rory McIlroy by one shot and golf fans (myself included)... Read More

5 months ago

Patrick Cantlay An Elite DFS Option At WGC-FedEx

Patrick Cantlay disappointed his fantasy backers with an underwhelming T41 finish in last week's Open Championship. Despite his mediocre performance at Royal Portrush, Cantlay remains an elite DFS option in this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. The rising star stands first on the PGA Tour in scoring average at 69.18 and is one of the... Read More

5 months ago

Henrik Stenson A Good Fit At TPC Southwind

Henrik Stenson heads to Tennessee for this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational on the heels of a T20 at the Open Championship. Stenson suffered a mini-collapse Sunday at Royal Portrush and lost a lot of ground on the leaderboard with a final-round 76 in horrible weather. The Swede will look to regroup at a TPC... Read More

5 months ago

Tony Finau Brings Positive Momentum To Memphis

Tony Finau's play this season has been slightly inconsistent, but he brings tons of positive momentum with him to Memphis for this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Finau heads to Tennessee fresh off a beautiful third-place finish in the Open Championship at Royal Portrush. It was the young star's second top-five finish in a major... Read More

5 months ago

Matthew Wolff Set To Make WGC Debut

Matthew Wolff is in the field for this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. It will be Wolff's first start in a WGC event. The young star out of Oklahoma State won in just his third start as a pro at the 3M Open. Much has been made about Wolff's unorthodox swing, but the former NCAA... Read More

5 months ago

PGA DFS (DraftKings & FanDuel): Horse For The Course - WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Hi guys and welcome back to Horse For The Course! I hope everyone had a great Open Championship last week. Shane Lowry certainly did. The Irishman stormed to a runaway victory at Royal Portrush for the first major championship of his career. Lowry's victory was unexpected, but not shocking, as the 32-year-old has played very... Read More

5 months ago

Patrick Reed Looks To Continue Hot Play At TPC Southwind

Patrick Reed is in the field for this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Reed heads to Memphis fresh off a top-10 finish at the Open Championship. It was yet another strong outing for the 2018 Masters champion and his third-straight top-25 finish. Reed battled through a horrible slump earlier this year, but his game has... Read More

5 months ago

Hideki Matsuyama Looks To Rebound In Memphis

Hideki Matsuyama is in the field for the upcoming WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Matsuyama heads to Memphis on the heels of a missed cut at last week's Open Championship. The early exit was an unfamiliar feeling for the young Japanese star, as it marked his first missed cut of 2019. Matsuyama has played phenomenal golf... Read More

5 months ago

Which Brooks Koepka Will Show Up At WGC?

Brooks Koepka is in the field for the upcoming WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Koepka heads to Memphis on the heels of yet another strong performance in a major championship, as he logged a T4 at Royal Portrush. His talent is without question, but it is fair to wonder which version of Koepka will show up... Read More

5 months ago

Webb Simpson Brings Steady Form To Memphis

Webb Simpson is set to tee it up in this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Simpson has been rock-solid in 2019 and heads to Memphis on the heels of a top-30 outing at the Open Championship. The Wake Forest alum should feel very comfortable on the TPC Southwind layout on which he logged a T3... Read More

5 months ago

Tiger Woods Will Skip WGC; Likely Won't Tee It Up Until Playoffs

Tiger Woods won't be in the field at this week's WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Woods has elected to skip the no-cut event after his disappointing performance at the Open Championship. We have seen the legend significantly scale back his schedule in 2019 and it appears that he won't tee it up again until the FedEx... Read More

5 months ago

Tony Finau Has Solid History At The Open

Tony Finau heads to Royal Portrush this week for the fourth Open Championship appearance of his career. Finau is a perfect three-for-three in his previous Open starts and will attempt to continue his sharp play in the game's oldest major. The rising star has underwhelmed a bit in 2019, but heads to Northern Ireland fresh... Read More

5 months ago

Tiger Woods Eyes Fourth Open Title

Three-time Open champion Tiger Woods is set to take aim at his fourth Claret Jug this week at Royal Portrush. Woods shocked the world with his miraculous win at the Masters earlier this year, but has been off the radar since then. This week's Open will be Tiger's first start since a T21 in last... Read More

5 months ago

RotoBaller PGA: 2019 Open Championship DFS Bible

Hello PGA DFS fans! Welcome to the 2019 Open Championship DFS Bible! It's honestly a bittersweet feeling to be writing about the Open, because it is the last major championship of this year. While I believe the revamped 2019 schedule is a huge improvement, it does feel like the majors have flown by this season.... Read More

5 months ago

RotoBaller PGA DFS: Horse For The Course - 2019 Open Championship

What's up guys? Y'all heard anything about a golf tournament overseas this week? We'll dive into the Open Championship in just a second, but I do want to recap the John Deere Classic just a bit. We knew going in that the JDC field was one of the weakest we've seen this season. Dylan Frittelli... Read More

5 months ago

Justin Rose Eyes Open Championship Breakthrough

Justin Rose heads to Royal Portrush with his eyes on a breakthrough at the Open Championship. Rose came oh-so-close to winning the Claret Jug at Carnoustie last year, but ultimately had to settle for a share of second place. The Englishman has had an underwhelming year by his lofty standards, but played beautifully at the... Read More

5 months ago

Phil Mickelson A Long Shot At Royal Portrush

Phil Mickelson is set to make his 26th career start in the Open Championship. Mickelson struggled in Opens during the early portion of his career, but eventually captured the Claret Jug at Muirfield in 2013. The 49-year-old kicked off 2019 in style with a win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but his game has... Read More

5 months ago

Rickie Fowler Heads To Open In Sluggish Form

Rickie Fowler has a sterling track record in the Open Championship, but he heads to the 2019 edition at Royal Portrush in sluggish form. Fowler has made the Open cut in eight of his nine career appearances, including a runner-up finish at Royal Liverpool in 2014. The fan favorite has a win at the Waste... Read More

5 months ago

Henrik Stenson Heads To Portrush In Red-Hot Form

Henrik Stenson is in the field for the upcoming Open Championship. Stenson captured the Open title in an epic duel with Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon in 2016 and heads to Royal Portrush in red-hot form. The Swede recently logged top-10 finishes at both the Canadian and U.S. Opens, and notched a T4 in last... Read More

5 months ago

Brooks Koepka Looks To Continue Major Dominance At Open

Brooks Koepka is in the field for this week's Open Championship. Koepka has won four of the last 10 major championships in which he's played and will attempt to continue his dominant run at Royal Portrush. The American made his bones on the Euro and Challenge Tours, so he brings plenty of links-golf experience to... Read More

5 months ago

RotoBaller PGA: One And Done Staff Picks - John Deere Classic

Here at RotoBaller, we are always searching for ways to give our readers the best fantasy sports content possible. With that goal in mind, we are very proud to announce the addition of a weekly PGA “One and Done” column. In this feature, our golf staff of Joe Nicely, Spencer Aguiar and Gianni Magliocco will... Read More

5 months ago

PGA DFS: Horse For The Course - John Deere Classic

Hello RotoBallers and welcome back to Horse For The Course! The 3M Open was a new tournament held in Minnesota that actually provided some pretty high drama Sunday afternoon. There was definitely a youth movement in effect at TPC Twin Cities, as the final-round leaderboard was packed with many of golf's most exciting young guns.... Read More

5 months ago

Tony Finau Shows Improved Form In Minnesota

Tony Finau entered the 3M Open on the heels of three-straight missed cuts, but the young star flashed some improved form at TPC Twin Cities. Finau logged four sub-70 rounds to finish at 13-under par for the tournament and a T23. The 29-year-old has disappointed his backers a bit this year after a breakout season... Read More

5 months ago

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