Fantasy Golf -- 2018 CIMB Classic DraftKings Picks & Preview

2018 CIMB Classic DraftKings Championship Picks & Preview

Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa discuss their favorite CIMB Classic 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, a look at odds versus DraftKings pricing.

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2018 CIMB Classic Picks: Show Index

1:30 Course/Stats/History
7:17 Pieters/Ryder/Grillo
11:01 Lineup Strategy
12:55 10K+ Range
16:33 9K Range
20:59 8K Range
25:08 7K Range
32:11 6K Range
42:37 Top Plays


2018 CIMB Classic Details

Purse: $7.0 million
FedEx Cup points: 500
Defending champion: Pat Perez
Course: TPC Kuala Lumpur
Par: 72
Yardage: 7,001
Greens: Bermuda


2018 CIMB Classic Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Birdies or Better Gained
Par 4s Gained
Par 5s Gained


2018 CIMB Classic DraftKings Notes

Field: 78 players
Cut: No Cut
Lineup lock: 8:oo p.m. ET; Wednesday, Oct. 11
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2018 CIMB Classic DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Justin Thomas $11,700

High-End Value

Gary Woodland $9,700
Rafa Cabrera-Bello $9,300
Brandt Snedeker $9,100

Second-Level Values

Byeong-Hun An $8,900
Cameron Smith $8,400
CT Pan $8,000

Low-End Values

Bronson Burgoon $7,500
Si WOO Kim $7,400
Kevin Chappell $7,300
Austin Cook $7,100

Scrub Values

Ryan Armour $6,800
JJ Spaun $6,700
Scott Vincent $6,500


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