Fantasy Golf Picks — 2019 Genesis Open DraftKings Picks, Preview, Sleepers

2019 Genesis Open DraftKings Picks, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo and Drew Mathews discuss their favorite Genesis 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. Plus, a look at odds versus DraftKings pricing.

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2019 Genesis Open DraftKings Picks: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
7:11 DK Pebble Recap
11:37 Course Stats
16:47 10K
23:25 9K
36:42 8K
46:31 7K
54:38 6K
1:03:13 Course History
1:08:41 Showdown Strategy


2019 Genesis Open Course Details

Riviera CC
Par: 71
Yardage: 7,322
Difficulty: Ranked 9/51 in 2018
Greens: Poa
Par 5 Eagles: 38


2019 Genesis Open Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Ball Striking
Driving Distance Gained
Par 4s Gained: 450-500 Yards
Strokes Gained: Around The Green
Par 5s Gained

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2019 Genesis Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 70 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup lock: 9:40 a.m. ET; Thursday, Feb. 14
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2019 Genesis Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Justin Thomas $11,000
Rory McIlroy $10,700

High-End Value

Hideki Matsuyama $9,300

Second-Level Values

Paul Casey $8,800
Tommy Fleetwood $8,600
Sergio Garcia $8,200

Low-End Values

Adam Hadwin $7,800
Sung Kang $7,400
Luke List $7,400
Keegan Bradley $7,300

Scrub Values

Charley Hoffman $7,100
JT Poston $7,100
Sam Ryder $6,400
Carlos Ortiz $6,300
Grayson Murray $6,100

Projected Popular Golfers

Hideki Matsuyama
Tommy Fleetwood
Bubba Watson
Justin Thomas
Jason Kokrak


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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2019 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Podcast of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Video award, and is a finalist for three FSWA Awards in 2019 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year). His 17 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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