clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Best Bets on DraftKings Sportsbook for the PGA TOUR’s Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship

Reid Fowler provides his top PGA TOUR bets on DraftKings Sportsbook for the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship.

The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship is the next event on the PGA TOUR, and while there’s a lot of great, young talent in this tournament, it’s a far cry from last week’s U.S. Open. Puntacana isn’t going to garner the same interest as a major. It should still be considered more than what it was in previous years with it being a full FedExCup event. The winner will get the full FedExCup points along with all the accolades and exemptions that come with winning a PGA TOUR event.

2018 was the first year this event was a PGA TOUR sanctioned tournament. In the previous two years, Corales played on the Korn Ferry Tour, and this is how we should be approaching this tournament. Ball-strikers and birdie makers usually do well in most tournaments (not a surprise), but they’ll have a field day at this course with easy to hit fairways and not much wind to contend with this week.

The RSM Classic at Sea Island Resort is a leaderboard correlation, but the Puerto Rico Open and OHL Classic at Mayakoba are two courses with similar course conditions. Both are played in tropical settings and have similar greens (paspalum).

In 2018, Brice Garnett was +6600, and Graeme McDowell registered at +4000 last season. Both shot 18-under par.

For a full course preview and key statistics breakdown, refer to the DraftKings Preview on DraftKings Playbook. Here are the bets we should be considering this week on DraftKings Sportsbook.

Place your PGA TOUR golf bets at DraftKings Sportsbook or by downloading the DK Sportsbook app.

Adam Long to Win (+2200)

Long was tremendous at the U.S. Open, finishing in the top 15 while gaining 5.3 strokes tee-to-green. Long finished runner up at the 3M Open back in July and has made six straight cuts. He has lost strokes with his irons in only one of those events (BMW Championship). Long’s ball-striking could lead him to success, and his putting will only help. Sam Burns at +2000 is another player we should be looking at in this range.

Set your DraftKings fantasy golf lineups here: PGA TOUR $600K Beach Vacation [$200K to 1st]

Denny McCarthy to Win (+3300)

Both Garnett and McDowell had fantastic putting in their respective wins, and we’re going to stick to this trend with Denny McCarthy. McCarthy ranks 12th in SG: Putting over the previous three months and has played well on similar courses with an eighth at the RSM Classic in 2019 and a fourth at this event back in 2018. The ball-striking has gotten better over the last five events, gaining an average of 2.7 strokes, and he was able to record a top 10 back in August at the Wyndham Championship. McCarthy also ranks third in birdie or better gained since the restart, so we know he can compete when this becomes a birdie fest.

Patton Kizzire to Win (+11000) | Top 10 (+1000)

Kizzire struggles with accuracy off-the-tee but should find it easier at Corales with some of the easiest to hit fairways on the PGA TOUR. Kizzire is a two-time winner on the PGA TOUR, and both have come at coastal courses (OHL Classic at Mayakoba, Sony Open in Hawaii), where missing the fairway isn’t as penal as other events. His length with the driver and his ability on the greens, ranking 26th in putting since the restart, could work well here.

Place your PGA TOUR golf bets at DraftKings Sportsbook or by downloading the DK Sportsbook app.

Set your DraftKings fantasy golf lineups here: PGA TOUR $600K Beach Vacation [$200K to 1st]

Put your knowledge to the test. Sign up for DraftKings and experience the game inside the game.

For sports betting, head over to DraftKings Sportsbook or download the DK Sportsbook app.

All odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL). Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER (NJ/WV/PA), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (NH/CO) or 1-800-BETS OFF (IA). 21+ (18+ NH). NJ/PA/WV/IN/NH/IA/CO/IL only. Eligibility restrictions apply. See for full terms and conditions.

I am a promoter at DraftKings and am also an avid fan and user (my username is reidtfowler) and may sometimes play on my personal account in the games that I offer advice on. Although I have expressed my personal view on the games and strategies above, they do not necessarily reflect the view(s) of DraftKings and I may also deploy different players and strategies than what I recommend above. I am not an employee of DraftKings and do not have access to any non-public information.