2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic DraftKings Picks, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo and Rick Gehman discuss their favorite Rocket Mortgage Classic DraftKings picks and favorite values for the week. The guys preview the course, debate the best roster construction for the week and explain which players are best suited for DFS cash games and which should be deployed in guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments. Plus, a look at odds versus DraftKings pricing.

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2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic DraftKings: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
3:44 Losing/Strategy
6:15 Lineup Builds
14:52 10K
18:01 JT
22:52 9K
29:37 8K
35:58 7K
45:13 6K
50:44 Core Players


2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic Course Details

Course:Detroit Golf Club
Par: 72
Yardage: 7,340
Greens: Bluegrass (Poa Annua)


2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Ball Striking
Par 5s Gained
Eagles Gained
Par 4s Gained: 350-450 Yards

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2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 70 & Ties After 36 Holes
Lineup lock: 7 a.m. ET; Thursday, June 27
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Dustin Johnson $12,000

High-End Value

Ryan Moore $9,500
Kevin Kisner $9,100

Second-Level Values

Kevin Tway $8,100
Jason Dufner $8,000
Brian Harman $8,000

Low-End Values

Charley Hoffman $7,800
Nick Watney $7,600
Vaughn Taylor $7,600
Max Homa $7,300

Scrub Values

Sepp Straka $6,900
The GOOCH $6,800
Andrew Landry $6,800
Shawn Stefani $6,500

Projected Popular Golfers

Dustin Johnson
Hideki Matsuyama
Kevin Streelman
Ryan Moore
Billy Horschel
Rory Sabbatini
Jason Dufner


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