2019 Safeway Open Picks, DraftKings Preview, Predictions

Pat Mayo and Rick Gehman discuss their favorite 2019 Safeway Open 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.

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2019 Safeway Open Picks: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
2:10 Course/Stats
4:40 $10K
10:59 $9K
22:28 $8K
33:40 $7K
48:39 $6K
55:40 Bets/Odds


2019 Safeway Open Picks Course Details

Course: Silverado Resort (info)
Par: 72
Yardage: 7,166
Greens: Poa


2019 Safeway Open Picks Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Opportunities Gained
Strokes Gained: Off The Tee
Par 5s Gained


2019 Safeway Open Picks DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 65 Players and Ties after 36 Holes
Lineup lock: Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10:10 a.m. ET
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2019 Safeway Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Hideki Matsuyama $10,500

High-End Value

Collin Morikawa $9,400
Ryan Moore $9,100
Emiliano Grillo $8,800
Scott Piercy $8,600

Second-Level Values

Corey Conners $8,400
Harris English $7,900
Nate Lashley $7,600
Adam Hadwin $7,600

Scrub Values

Jhonattan Vegas $7,300
Doc Redman $7,200
Adam Long $6,900
Mark Anderson $6,200


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