2020 Sony Open DraftKings Picks

Pat Mayo and Geoff Ulrich discuss their favorite 2020 Sony 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.

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2020 Sony Open Picks: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
2:49 Course/Stats
13:52 10K+
16:29 9K
25:33 8K
34:21 7K
46:01 6K


2020 Sony Open Course Details

Course: Waialae CC
Par: 70
Yardage: 7,044
Greens: Bermuda
Rank: 32/49 in 2019 Difficulty (-1.08)
Par 5 Eagles: 48


2020 Sony Open Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Par 4s Gained
Eagles Gained
Good Drives Gained


2020 Sony Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 65 & Ties
Lineup lock: Thursday, Jan. 9 at 12 p.m. ET
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2020 Sony Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Justin Thomas $12,000
Collin Morikawa $10,300

High-End Value

Joaquin Niemann $9,400

Second-Level Values

Corey Conners $8,900
Kevin Kisner $8,700
JT Poston $8,100

Mid-Level Values

Carlos Ortiz $7,700
Lanto Griffin $7,500
Ryan Palmer $7,500

Scrub Values

Xinjun Zhang $6,700
Mark Hubbard $6,500
Scott Harrington $6,400


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