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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2021 Sony Open DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2021 Sony Open DraftKings picks while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and David Barnett discuss their favorite 2021 Sony Open DraftKings picks and favorite values for the week. Mayo previews the course, debates the best roster construction for the week and explains which players are best suited for DFS cash games and which should be deployed in guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments.


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2021 Sony Open DraftKings Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Par 4s Gained
Eagles Gained
Good Drives Gained

Mayo’s Key Stats powered by FantasyNational.com

2021 Sony Open: Course

Course: Waialae CC
Par: 70
Yardage: 7,044
Greens: Bermuda


2021 Sony Open: Past Winners

2020: Cameron Smith -11
2019: Matt Kuchar -22
2018: Patton Kizzire -17
2017: Justin Thomas -27
2016: Fabian Gomez -20
2015: Jimmy Walker -23

2021 Sony Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 65 and Ties after 36 Holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, January 14
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2021 Sony Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Webb Simpson $11,100
Joaquin Niemann $10,400
Hideki Matsuyama $10,200
Daniel Berger $10,000

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High-End Values

Sungjae Im $9,800
Ryan Palmer $9,200

Second-Level Values

Adam Scott $9,000
Billy Horschel $8,600
Sergio Garcia $8,300

Mid-Level Values

Marc Leishman $7,900
Sebastian Munoz $7,800
Tom Hoge $7,300

Scrub Values

Doug Ghim $6,900
Hudson Swafford $6,800

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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 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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