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Kevin Na, Andrew Putnam offer salary value in 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge DFS

The PGA Tour resumes is 2019-20 season on June 11th with the Charles Schwab Challenge. We take an early look at DFS salaries for the event.

Kevin Na of the United States plays his tee shot on the 18th hole in his match with Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the third round of the 2016 World Golf Championships Dell Match Play at The Austin Country Club on March 25, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images

The PGA Tour is back next week when the Charles Schwab Challenge kicks off at Colonial Country Club in Forth Worth. The tournaments gets underway on Thursday, June 11th, airing on the Golf Channel and CBS. This is the first PGA Tour tournament of the 2019-2020 season since play was suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rory McIlroy leads the field of 140 golfers as the +750 betting favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook. Other short odds include Jon Rahm (+900), Justin Thomas (+1400), and Webb Simpson (+1800).

The return of golf brings with it the return of daily fantasy golf! DraftKings will be offering contests throughout the week, including Classic style for the whole contest and Showdown style for the weekend rounds and individual rounds. For the time being, they’ve posted pricing for their classic contests, which include a Millionaire game.

Below is a full rundown of prices. As we get into tournament week there will be plenty more here and at Playbook, but we wanted to take an early look at the pricing. It’s no surprise the top ten in betting odds make up most of the top ten of salaries. Rory is the most productive golfer in DFS this season thanks to six top five finishes, so it’s no surprise he leads the pack in salary.

The roster salary cap is $50,000, which means a six-golfer lineup provides you with $8,333 per golfer. If you want a McIlroy or Rahm in your lineup, you’ll need to find some value down the list. Kevin Na at $7,600 is worth a look in spite of missing three cuts and only securing two top tens in 12 tournaments this season. Na won the Charles Schwab Challenge last year, and finished fourth the year before in the same tournament that was called the Fort Worth Invitational. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future returns, but he would seem to be finding his groove at Colonial.

Another potential value is Andrew Putnam at $6,800. Last year at Colonial he finished tied for third, and the year before he finished tied for 20th. If you included Na and Putnam on your roster, you can then average $8,900 for each of your four remaining golfers. Of course, there’s a good chance one or both is a fairly popular pick given their recent performance. That doesn’t mean avoid them, but you have to decide where is best to go contrarian and where is best to potentially follow the pack.

Charles Schwab Challenge DFS prices

Name Salary Avg Points
Name Salary Avg Points
Rory McIlroy $11,800 103.08
Jon Rahm $11,000 99.42
Justin Thomas $10,600 87.67
Bryson DeChambeau $10,100 78.2
Webb Simpson $9,800 99.25
Brooks Koepka $9,700 50.36
Xander Schauffele $9,600 79.5
Dustin Johnson $9,500 83.5
Rickie Fowler $9,400 67.21
Sungjae Im $9,300 80.71
Patrick Reed $9,200 79.4
Collin Morikawa $9,100 78.54
Justin Rose $9,000 53.08
Marc Leishman $8,900 68.5
Gary Woodland $8,800 81.78
Tony Finau $8,700 72.8
Shane Lowry $8,600 63.07
Matt Kuchar $8,500 69.28
Scottie Scheffler $8,400 81.15
Jason Day $8,300 57
Matthew Fitzpatrick $8,200 71.12
Louis Oosthuizen $8,100 79.43
Jordan Spieth $8,000 62.67
Viktor Hovland $7,900 60.91
Brandt Snedeker $7,800 68.69
Daniel Berger $7,700 76.72
Kevin Na $7,600 66.71
Kevin Kisner $7,600 61.64
Harris English $7,500 77.04
Max Homa $7,500 68.46
Joel Dahmen $7,500 66.38
Ryan Palmer $7,400 72.33
Byeong Hun An $7,400 70.04
Billy Horschel $7,400 67.46
Matthew Wolff $7,400 58.25
Joaquin Niemann $7,400 59.25
Maverick McNealy $7,300 68.32
Abraham Ancer $7,300 72.21
Cameron Smith $7,300 71.5
Phil Mickelson $7,300 59
Adam Hadwin $7,300 75.06
Christiaan Bezuidenhout $7,300 70.56
Ian Poulter $7,300 55.75
Tom Hoge $7,200 60.46
Bubba Watson $7,200 61.9
Russell Knox $7,200 59.75
Jason Kokrak $7,200 52.5
Ryan Moore $7,200 63.38
Danny Lee $7,200 62.5
Rory Sabbatini $7,200 56.71
Brian Harman $7,200 69.88
Brendan Steele $7,100 59.17
Emiliano Grillo $7,100 49.96
Keegan Bradley $7,100 54.04
Chez Reavie $7,100 58.75
Jim Furyk $7,100 54.75
Branden Grace $7,100 58.05
Corey Conners $7,100 59.67
Erik Van Rooyen $7,100 62.69
Graeme McDowell $7,000 60.6
Jason Dufner $7,000 45.18
Charley Hoffman $7,000 60.08
Talor Gooch $7,000 67.85
Alex Noren $7,000 67.81
Harry Higgs $7,000 66.1
J.T. Poston $7,000 64.15
Sebastian Munoz $7,000 68.93
Kevin Streelman $6,900 53.39
Danny Willett $6,900 49.14
Harold Varner III $6,900 62.04
Matthew NeSmith $6,900 62.21
Rafa Cabrera Bello $6,900 57.3
Charles Howell III $6,900 65.04
Lanto Griffin $6,900 70.09
Victor Perez $6,900 88.6
Bud Cauley $6,800 60.27
Adam Long $6,800 67.83
Andrew Putnam $6,800 58.61
Scott Piercy $6,800 61.29
Brendon Todd $6,800 69.29
Zach Johnson $6,800 54.25
C.T. Pan $6,800 40.7
Sung Kang $6,800 64.12
Lucas Glover $6,700 54
Nick Watney $6,700 54.86
Patrick Rodgers $6,700 61.09
Jimmy Walker $6,700 50.05
Jhonattan Vegas $6,700 58.04
Kevin Tway $6,700 49.32
Wyndham Clark $6,700 55.31
Chris Kirk $6,700 37.08
Beau Hossler $6,600 62.64
Carlos Ortiz $6,600 71.96
Vaughn Taylor $6,600 65.62
Matt Wallace $6,600 50.5
Keith Mitchell $6,600 53.5
Mackenzie Hughes $6,600 41.12
Cameron Champ $6,600 69.79
Dylan Frittelli $6,500 61.43
Matt Jones $6,500 57.14
Nate Lashley $6,500 50.96
Tom Lewis $6,500 39.69
Jazz Janewattananond $6,500 47.21
Pat Perez $6,500 62.1
Si Woo Kim $6,500 43.62
Andrew Landry $6,400 49.96
Robby Shelton $6,400 55.83
Tyler Duncan $6,400 51.5
J.J. Henry $6,400 37.29
Chesson Hadley $6,400 58.17
Xinjun Zhang $6,400 62.97
Zac Blair $6,400 53.3
Kramer Hickok $6,300 43.15
Tyler McCumber $6,300 56.85
Mark Hubbard $6,300 66.5
Peter Uihlein $6,300 54.33
Patton Kizzire $6,300 45.12
John Senden $6,300 38.22
Troy Merritt $6,300 54.91
Steve Stricker $6,200 42.1
Kyoung-Hoon Lee $6,200 51.25
Andy Ogletree $6,200 0
Brian Stuard $6,200 59.87
Scott Brown $6,200 47.3
Keith Clearwater $6,200 0
Jim Herman $6,200 35.31
David Frost $6,100 0
Bill Haas $6,100 51.89
Scott Harrington $6,100 54.43
Bronson Burgoon $6,100 58
Olin Browne $6,100 0
Brian Gay $6,100 60.18
Adam Schenk $6,000 53.47
Bernhard Langer $6,000 0
Tom Lehman $6,000 0
Chad Campbell $6,000 40.75
Scott McCarron $6,000 0
Franklin Corpening $6,000 0