Fantasy Golf Picks — 2019 PLAYERS Championship DraftKings Picks, Preview, Sleepers

Fantasy Golf Picks — 2019 PLAYERS Championship DraftKings Picks, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo, Ben Rasa, and Rick Gehman discuss their favorite 2019 PLAYERS Championship 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 PLAYERS Championship: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
3:41 Starting Lineups
7:55 10K
14:55 9K
21:52 8K
37:53 7K
55:31 6K


2019 PLAYERS Championship Course Details

TPC Sawgrass
Yardage: 7,189
Par: 72
Greens: Bermuda
Rank: 29/51 in 2018 Difficulty (-0.592)
Par 5 Eagles in 2018: 53


2019 PLAYERS Championship Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Par 4s Gained
Strokes Gained: Around The Green
Opportunities Gained

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2019 PLAYERS Championship DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 70 & Ties After 36 Holes
Lineup lock: 7:10 a.m. ET; Thursday, March 14
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

NOTEPat Perez and Whee Kim have withdrawn


2019 PLAYERS Championship DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Tiger Woods $10,500
Justin Rose $10,200

High-End Value

Jason Day $9,200
Sergio Garcia $9,100

Second-Level Values

Patrick Cantlay $8,700
Hideki Matsuyama $8,300
Matt Kuchar $8,000

Low-End Values

Paul Casey $7,900
Ian Poulter $7,600
Branden Grace $7,400
Luke List $7,000

Scrub Values

Byeong-Hun An $6,900
Sungjae Im $6,800
Chris Kirk $6,400

Projected Popular Golfers

Paul Casey
Francesco Molinari
Hideki Matsuyama
Jason Kokrak
Sergio Garcia
Rory McIlroy


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