Dustin Johnson at -9 has a one-shot lead following a 65 on Saturday to head to bed with the lead in the 2020 PGA Championship. But he’s got quite a leaderboard chasing him, including Scottie Scheffler and Cameron Champ right behind at -8, with Collin Morikawa, Paul Casey, and Brooks Koepka at -7. It should make for a terrific finish on a gerat golf course at Harding Park tomorrow.
It looks like a perfect day for marine layer golf tomorrow, as it should be sunny and in the 60’s on what the locals would consider a perfect San Francisco day. The tee times are available here, with the leaders scheduled to tee off at 4:50 p.m. ET.
You know the leaders, but below we make some picks for the final round below that will help fill out your roster. Enter your lineups here.
Webb Simpson: ($8,600)
If anyone at six shots off the lead is going to try and spin it up, it’s the leader in birdie average on Tour (4.83 per 18 through 36 rounds this year). He has all of five birdies in the last two rounds, both of them 68’s. But that’s a golfer sitting on a lead waiting to make a move. He’s second in average golf score on Sundays for a reason: Because he goes for it, and it’s why he’s second in DFS score per round this season as well.
Justin Rose: ($8,300)
He’s won a major and a gold medal, he’s in contention at -6, and he’s priced as just an average golfer here. Rose can go low tomorrow anyway, and has eight birdies over the last two rounds despite being only two-under. That’s music to DFS players ears.
Shane Lowry: ($7,100)
Generally not a golfer that scores well for DFS, he’s a yo-yo every hole this week. Had six birdies yesterday, but only shot -1. That’s where you can find some DFS value as long as the bogeys and others don’t get too out of control. And since he’s eight shots off the lead with the entire talent pool of golf ahead of him, there’s no pressure to win tomorrow and he can just go low.
Whom to fade
Tony Finau: ($8,500)
It’s a Sunday and Finau is in contention at -6, and that alone should send you running as far and as fast as possible. His meltdowns are legendary, and his 71.1 average on Sundays puts him in the bottom 20% of the field. Whomever his best ball partner is on your wagering sheet, we’ll take that guy instead of Finau. He seems like a lovely man, but not someone you want to gamble on in a crucial spot.