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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 British Open DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2022 British Open picks while previewing the course and key stats.

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2022 British Open: DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 65 & ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, July 14
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2022 British Open: Key Stats

  • Strokes Gained: Approach
  • Driving Distance Gained
  • Par 4s Gained
  • Strokes Gained: Around The Green

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2022 British Open: Course

  • Course: St. Andrews (Old Course)
  • Yards: 7,297
  • Par: 72
  • Greens: Half Fescue; Half Bent & Poa

2022 British Open: Past Winners

  • 2021: Collin Morikawa -15
  • 2019: Shane Lowry -15
  • 2018: Francesco Molinari -8
  • 2017: Jordan Spieth -12
  • 2016: Henrik Stenson -20
  • 2015: Zach Johnson -15

Past Winners at St. Andrews

  • 2015: Zach Johnson -15
  • 2010: Louis Oosthuizen -16
  • 2005 Tiger Woods -14
  • 2000: Tiger Woods -19
  • 1995: John Daly -6
  • 1990: Nick Faldo -18
  • 1984: Seve Ballesteros -12
  • 1978: Jack Nicklaus -7
  • 1970: Jack Nicklaus -5

2022 British Open DraftKings Picks

Final DraftKings Ownership Projections & Pivots

Elite Values

Scottie Scheffler $11,000
Justin Thomas $10,500

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High-End Value

Jordan Spieth $10,000
Shane Lowry $9,300
Dustin Johnson $9,100

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Second-Level Values

Louis Oosthuizen $8,800
Tony Finau $8,400
Corey Conners $8,200

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Mid-Level Values

Seamus Power $7,400
Talor Gooch $7,300
Danny Willett $7,000

Scrub Values

Hao-Tong Li $6,900
Stewart Cink $6,800
Thriston Lawrence $6,500

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