2020 Travelers Championship Challenge DraftKings Picks
Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa discuss their favorite 2020 Travelers Championship DraftKings picks and favorite values for the week. Mayo previews the course, debates the best roster construction for the week and explains which players are best suited for DFS cash games and which should be deployed in guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments.
Editor’s Note: the following golfers have withdrawn from the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship:
- Cameron Champ
- Graeme McDowell
- Brooks Koepka
- Webb Simpson
- Chase Koepka
The millionaire slate locks at 6:45 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 25. Set your lineups here: PGA TOUR $2.5M Millionaire [$1M to 1st]. DraftKings is also offering the Big Hit Millionaire bonus for the second week in a row, and you’ll be eligible to win tickets of various amounts, up to $20, depending on the score of the winning golfer this week. Check out the DraftKings promotions page to learn more.
2020 Travelers Championship DraftKings Picks: Show Index
4:11 Roster/Course 6:16 10K+ 9:49 9K 16:20 8K 24:05 7K 34:49 6K 42:51 Korn Ferry Tour 44:28 Sunday DraftKings Showdown Strategy
2020 Travelers Championship Course Details
Course: TPC River Highlands
Greens: Poa Annua (with Bentgrass Mix)
2020 Travelers Championship Key Stats
Strokes Gained: Ball Striking
Par 4s Gained: 400-450 Yards
Par 5s Gained
Mayo’s Key Stats powered by FantasyNational.com
2020 Travelers Championship DraftKings Notes
Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 65 and Ties After 36 Holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, June 25, at 6:45 a.m. ET
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000
NOTE: Cameron Champ was forced to withdraw after a positive COVID19 Test. Graeme McDowell, Brooks Koepka, Chase Koepka, and Webb Simpson have also withdrawn due to COVID19 concerns. They did not test positive.
2020 Travelers Championship DraftKings Picks
Jon Rahm $10,200
Dustin Johnson $9,400
Collin Morikawa $9,100
Bubba Watson $8,800
Sergio Garcia $8,500
Tony Finau $8,200
Joaquin Niemann $7,900
Viktor Hovland $7,800
Jason Kokrak $7,400
Max Homa $7,000
Jhonattan Vegas $6,700
Matthew NeSmith $6,600
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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.
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