Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa discuss their favorite Tokyo Olympics golf DraftKings picks along with their 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.
2021 Tokyo Olympics: Key Stats
Strokes Gained: Approach
Strokes Gained: Off The Tee
Sand Saves Gained
Par 4s 500+ Gained
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2021 Tokyo Olympics: Course
Kasumigaseki Country Club (East Course)
2021 Tokyo Olympics: Past Winners
2016: Justin Rose -16
2021 Tokyo Olympics: DraftKings Notes
Field: 60 players
Cut: No cut
Lineup Lock: Wednesday, July 28 6:30 p.m. ET
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000
2021 Tokyo Olympics DraftKings Picks
Collin Morikawa, $11,200
Justin Thomas, $10,900
Shane Lowry, $9,600
Joaquin Niemann, $9,200
Marc Leishman, $8,500
Thomas Pieters, $8,100
Si WOO Kim, $7,800
Mito Pereira, $7,200
Anirban Lahiri, $6,700
Kristian Krogh Johannessen, $6,100
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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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