2019 Byron Nelson DraftKings Picks, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo and Drew Mathews discuss their favorite Byron Nelson 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 Byron Nelson DraftKings: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
2:53 Course/Stats
8:17 $10K
15:41 $9K
24:23 $8K
33:58 $7.5K
40:30 $7K
47:16 $6K
55:35 Lineup Construction
58:34 PGA Championship


2019 Byron Nelson Course Details

Course: Trinity Forest GC
Par: 71
Yardage: 7,380
Greens: Bermuda
Par 5 Eagles: 44
Rank: 45/51 in 2018 (-1.582)


2019 Byron Nelson Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Ball Striking
Par 4s Gained: 400-450 Yards
Opportunities Gained
Par 5s Gained

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2019 Byron Nelson DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 70 & Ties After 36 Holes
Lineup lock: 8 a.m. ET; Thursday, May 9
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2019 Byron Nelson DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Hideki Matsuyama $11,000
Henrik Stenson $10,300

High-End Value

Sungjae Im $9,600
Keith Mitchell $9,100

Second-Level Values

Lucas Bjerregaard $8,700
Rafa Cabrera Bello $8,600
Russell Knox $8,000

Low-End Values

Scottie Scheffler $7,900
Jimmy Walker $7,700
Trey Mullinax $7,600
Brian Stuard $7,400

Scrub Values

Adam Schenk $7,000
Hank Lebioda $6,700
Nate Lashley $6,300
Sepp Straka $6,200

Projected Popular Golfers

Keith Mitchell
Rafa Cabrera Bello
Sungjae Im
Ryan Moore
Trey Mullinax
Adam Schnek
Aaron Wise


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