Fantasy Golf Picks — 2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic DraftKings Picks & Preview

2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic DraftKings Picks & Preview

Pat Mayo and Drew Mathews discuss their favorite 2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic DraftKings values and favorite picks 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, they take a look at odds versus DraftKings pricing.

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2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic Details

Purse: $7.2 million
FedEx Cup points: 500
Defending champion: Patton Kizzire
Course: El Camaleon GC (Course Notes & Stats)
Par: 71
Yardage: 6,987
Greens: Paspalum


2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic Key Stats

Opportunities Gained
Par 5s Gained
Strokes Gained: Ball Striking
Par 4s Gained 450-500 Yards


2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic DraftKings Notes

Field: 132 players
Cut: Top 70 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup lock: Thursday, November 8, at 8:00 a.m. ET
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

NOTE: Bronson Burgoon $6,900 has withdrawn


2018 Mayakoba Golf Classic DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Tony Finau $11,000
Billy Horschel $10,200

High-End Value

Emiliano Grillo $9,700
Luke List $9,000

Second-Level Values

Joaquin Niemann $8,800
Chez Reavie $8,500
Matt Kuchar $8,200
CT Pan $8,100

Low-End Values

Pat Perez $7,700
Keith Mitchell $7,600
Sam Burns $7,400
Andres Albertson $7,200
Graeme McDowell $7,200

Scrub Values

Kevin Streelman $7,100
Brandon Harkins $6,700
Brice Garnett $6,700
Alex Prugh $6,300


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