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2023 Fantasy Golf Picks — THE PLAYERS Championship Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2023 THE PLAYERS Championship DraftKings Picks while previewing the course and key stats.

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2023 THE PLAYERS Championship: Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Fairways Gained
Par 4s Gained
Bogey Avoidance

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2023 THE PLAYERS Championship: DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 65 and Ties after 36 Holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, March 9
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2023 THE PLAYERS Championship: Past Winners

2022: Cameron Smith -13
2021: Justin Thomas -14
2019: Rory McIlroy -16
2018: Webb Simpson -18
2017: Si Woo Kim -10
2016: Jason Day -15
2015: Rickie Fowler -12
2014: Martin Kaymer -13
2013: Tiger Woods -13

2023 THE PLAYERS Championship: Course

Course: TPC Sawgrass
Yardage: 7,189
Par: 72
Greens: TifEagle bermudagrass overseeded with Poa Trivialis/velvet bentgrass

2023 THE PLAYERS Championship: DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Jon Rahm $11,800
Max Homa $9,900

High-End Values

Collin Morikawa $9,500
Justin Thomas $9,400

Second-Level Values

Will Zalatoris $8,800
Tom Kim $8,100
Jason Day $8,000

Mid-Level Values

Chris Kirk $7,900
Si WOO Kim $7,600
Corey Conners $7,400
Ben Griffin $7,100

Scrub Values

Webb Simpson $6,800
Jhonattan Vegas $6,800
Justin Suh $6,600
Eric Cole $6,200

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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 2023 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Podcast of the Year and was a finalist for three FSWA Awards in 2023 (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 27 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Sports Betting, Daily Fantasy, and Traditional Season Long Fantasy).

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