Fantasy Golf — 2018 Shriners Open DraftKings Picks & Preview

2018 Shriners Open DraftKings Picks & Preview

Pat Mayo and Drew Mathews discuss their favorite 2018 Shriners Open 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 Shriners Open Details

Purse: $7.0 million
FedEx Cup points: 500
Defending champion: Patrick Cantlay
Course: TPC Summerlin (Course Notes & Stats)
Par: 71
Yardage: 7,255
Greens: Bentgrass


2018 Shriners Open Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Par 5s Gained
Strokes Gained: Off-The-Tee
Par 4s Gained 400-450 Yards
Birdies or Better Gained


2018 Shriners Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 132 players
Cut: Top 70 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup lock: Thursday, November 1, at 10:00 a.m. ET
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

NOTE: Andrew Putnam ($8,900) has withdrawn


2018 Shriners Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Jordan Spieth $11,000
Bryson DeChambeau $10,800

High-End Value

Aaron Wise $9,400

Second-Level Values

Joaquin Niemann $8,400
Lucas Glover $8,300
Abe ANcer $8,200

Low-End Values

Ryan Pamer $7,900
Sam Ryder $7,600
Sam Burns $7,500
Cameron Davis $7,300
Dylan Meyer $7,300

Scrub Values

Nick Taylor $7,100
Joel Dahmen $7,100
Anders Albertson $7,000
JJ Spaun $6,900
Seth Reeves $6,900
Sebastian Munoz $6,200


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