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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2021 PGA Championship DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

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

Pat Mayo discusses his favorite 2021 PGA Championship DraftKings picks and favorite values for the week. Mayo previews the course, debates the best DraftKings 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 PGA Championship — Picks & Preview | Picks by Player | Stats/Tools

2021 PGA Championship — DraftKings Picks | Course & Research | Podcasts | Own Projections

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2021 PGA Championship: Key Stats

SG: Approach
SG: Around the Green
Par 4s Gained 450-500 Yards
Fairways Gained
Proximity 200+ Yards

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2021 PGA Championship: Course

Course: Ocean Course at Kiawah Island

Yardage: 7,876
Par: 72
Greens: Paspalum

2021 PGA Championship: 2012 Leaderboard

1st Rory McIlroy -13
2nd David Lynn -5
T3 Keegan Bradley -4
T3 Carl Pettersson -4
T3 Ian Poulter -4
T3 Justin Rose -4
T3 Blake Adams -3
T8 Jamie Donaldson -3
T8 Peter Hanson -3
T8 Steve Stricker -3

2021 PGA Championship DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 70 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, May 20
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2021 PGA Championship DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Dustin Johnson, $10,900
Jordan Spieth, $10,100

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High-End Values

Xander Schauffele, $9,600
Hideki Matsuyama, $9,400
Viktor Hovland, $9,300

Second-Level Values

Cameron Smith, $8,900
Will Zalatoris, $8,800

Mid-Level Values

Shane Lowry, $7,800
Paul Casey, $7,700
Bubba Watson, $7,500
Matt Wallace, $7,400

Scrub Values

Matt Kuchar, $7,000
Emiliano Grillo, $7,000
Thomas Pieters, $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 and the best will be addressed on the show.

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