Daily Fantasy Golf Picks Strategy | PGA AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am 2018 | Draftkings

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks Strategy | PGA AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am 2018 | Draftkings

It’s a star studded field this week. Very rare for this early in the year but we’ll take the fun. We love this golf course and can’t wait to see the challenge it presents to some…..including Larry the Cable guy. Now onto the course preview cut and paste.

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am is played over three courses and there’s no cut until after round three. It’s important for you fantasy golfers out there, because it allows you to take more risk on cheap players, with fewer consequences. Now back to the courses. There are 3 of them: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula and Spyglass Hill.

Pebble Beach Golf Links is a Par 72, 6816 Yards, Monterey Peninsula  is a Par 71, 6838 Yards, and Spyglass Hill is a Par 72, 6858 Yards.  All three courses give players the ability to go low, so we won’t be trying to get an advantage for you Yahoo players out there. The first thing you should take notice of, is the fluctuation in scores over the years. Weather makes a huge difference at this tournament, as the course(s) biggest defense is the wind.  If you take tons of risks this week, you should be able to get away with it, even if things do go wrong. 

You can attack these courses in two different ways. You can either be a long hitter, preferably a long hitter with an excellent Total Driving ranking, who can also hit wedges from the rough. Or you can be a course manager type player, who can play the wind. Players hit tons of fairways and greens here because they club down off the tee, and manage themselves around the terrain. However, those are in no wind years. With wind up, they’ll be missing more fairways and greens, especially greens, as they aren’t the biggest. So you’ll need to be able to scramble from 20 yards inward.  For the shorter course manager type players, we’d like them to have Par 5 Scoring ability, as most in the Top 10, score half their final tallies on the Par 5’s.

For players that have played these courses over the last 8 years, and at least twice, these players play it the best: Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Dustin Johnson, Jim Furyk, Jimmy Walker, Jason Day, Tim Clark, Pat Perez, Nick Watney, Jordan Spieth, Retief Goosen, Chesson Hedley, Brandt Snedeker, JB Holmes, Graeme Mcdowell, Mike Weir, Spencer Levin and Patrick Reed. So what do these guys have in common for the most part? Almost all of them, play solid golf to tip top golf, at the US Open. Pebble Beach is used as a US Open course, so we’ll also be focusing on players from recent years that we think are US Open type players. 

Now for the breakdown.

THE CORE

Jason Day 100% – He’s coming off a win. He’s confident. He’s had three top 6’s here and he plays well at US Open venues. We’ll take the discounted price.

Patrick Cantlay 100% – He’s just been so solid in the last year that his price just seems like a nice gift. In his two trips over this course, he as one top 10 and has made both cuts. SQUAD!

Kevin Chappell 100% – He may not have the best record at this tourney but he’s played very well at US Opens and he’s making the team with his sub 8000 price tag.

Patrick Reed 100% – He’s quietly going about his business and then eventually pops for a big one. He has a 6th and 7th at this venue in 5 tries. We’ll take his sub 8000 price and throw him on every team. 

WAVE 2

Chris Kirk 50% – He’s playing much better than he was a year ago and his price is quite nice. Of course he can miss the cut, but he’s been 2nd at this tourney before and we’re hoping he can scramble his away around just like Patrick Reed can.

Charley Hoffman 50% – His play at this venue is nothing to write home about, but we can’t resist his price. His play over the last year has sucked us in. He’s in career peak form and we think he can break his own personal history here.

Russell Knox 50% – He was just too cheap…..right?

THE SINGLES

Kevin Na

Rafa Cabrera Bello

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