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Daily Fantasy Golf Picks Strategy | PGA Valspar Championship 2018 | Draftkings

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks Strategy | PGA Valspar Championship 2018 | Draftkings

We can’t wait for TIGER!!! But first, we didn’t play much last week and we’re happy about that as we would have lost everything besides our one entry. We really like our teams this week. We feel comfy……And that’s when things go wrong? I think we just like the players we took. This weeks crew has been around the block.

The Valspar Championship resides at Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead), a 7,340 yards, par 71, test of golf in Palm Harbour, Florida. It’s slightly different than the other Florida courses, as it’s tree lined with a little less water. You would normally think a Par 71 has only three Par 5’s, but this one has four. It has an extra Par 3, and one less Par 4. They also have something called ‘The Snake Pit’ which is a series of three very difficult holes to close out your day on the back nine. These fairways are tight, and the average for fairways hit for the week is usually 33/34. Driving distance is way lower here as well. Players, even the long guys club down to keep it in play. Greens in Regulation averages fluctuate over the years, but that can be attributed to the length of the rough. Scrambling from all distances will come into play this week. The greens are well guarded by bunkers, so being a very good bunker player will be beneficial. Now, there are five Par 3’s this week and the shortest one is 195 yards, so you better be a terrific long iron player, or a fantastic scrambler from around the greens. Depending on the length of tee shots, some of these holes will play longer than they seem, so there is a premium here on being straight and excellent long iron play. This rolls us back into talking about the rough. If the rough is somewhat shorter than normal, this would free up the longer hitters to take some more liberties with less repercussions for their mistakes. So again, keep your ears open all week and listen to what the players are saying about the conditions.

Now for the breakdown.

THE CORE

Ryan Moore 100% – He’s playing very solid golf again and has proven that he can he can tame this course with a 3rd, 5th and 18th over his last three here. Has an all around nice game and we liked his price.

Steve Stricker 100% – He may be old but Steve Stricker can still play and he can compete at a course that suits him. Here’s a spot that he excels in as length doesn’t matter as much. He’s accurate and he has a tremendous short game. Has made both of his cuts this year so he seems like he’s in form. Has many top 10’s at the Valspar and he’s cheap. Value play.

Jason Dufner 100% – He’s making cuts on tour with some pops and he’s made cuts at this event with some pops. A great value cut maker with upside.

Matt Kuchar 75% – Like Dufner, he’s making cuts and he has upside. He’s not a value. He’s more of a fair price. This is a nice spot for him to get a win.

WAVE 2

Justin Rose 50% – Very high upside and a nice discount to the top four guys. Solid history at course. Toss 2015 as he was playing hurt.

Paul Casey 50% – He may not win but he can definitely come in second.  Very solid start to the year and we toss his results at this course as he didn’t get his game back until 2015 – 2016. Nice price.

Charles Howell 50% – He missed at the Honda but that’s very excusable. He was playing well and plays well at this course. A cut maker who knows his way around this place and has the pop potential. A true veteran and quite an under rated career. 

Kevin Streelman 50% – He’s streaky and he’s been making cuts like a man possessed so far this year. He’s won over this terrain and we’re going to blindly put our money on him with this combo.

THE SINGLES

Louis Oosthuizen

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