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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2021 Zurich Classic DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

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

Pat Mayo and Joe Idone discuss their favorite 2021 Zurich Classic 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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Updated Zurich Picks

2021 Zurich Classic — Picks & Preview | Course & Research | Stats/Tools

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2021 Zurich Classic: Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Opportunities Gained
Par 4s Gained
Strokes Gained: Putting

Mayo’s Key Stats powered by FantasyNational.com


2021 Zurich Classic: Course

Course: TPC Louisiana
Par: 72
Yardage: 7,425
Greens: TifEagle Bermuda (New Greens)


2021 Zurich Classic: Past Winners

2019: Jon Rahm & Ryan Palmer -26
2018: Billy Horschel & Scott Piercy -22
2017: Jonas Blixt & Cam Smith -27
2016 Brian Stuard -15
2015: Justin Rose -22
2014: Seung-Yul Noh -19
2013: Billy Horschel -20


2021 Zurich Classic DraftKings Notes

Field: 80 players
Cut: Top 35 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, April 22
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2021 Zurich Classic DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Leishman/Smith $11,100

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High-End Values

Grace/Varner $9,600
Steele/Bradley $9,300
Pieters/Lewis $9,200

Second-Level Values

Kisner/Brown $8,700
Hoffman/Watney $8,400
Ghim/Suh $8,100

Mid-Level Values

NeSmith/Seiffert $7,500
Laird/Taylor $7,300

Scrub Values

Garnett/Stallings $6,800
Burgoon/Lebioda $6,300

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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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