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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 Sony Open DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his DraftKings picks for the 2022 Sony Open while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and Rick Gehman discuss their favorite 2022 Sony Open 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 guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments.

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2022 Sony Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 65 & Ties after 36 Holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, January 13
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2022 Sony Open: Key Stats

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

Mayo’s Key Stats powered by FantasyNational.com


2022 Sony Open: Course

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


2022 Sony Open: Past Winners

2021: Kevin Na -21
2020: Cameron Smith -11
2019: Matt Kuchar -22
2018: Patton Kizzire -17
2017: Justin Thomas -27
2016: Fabian Gomez -20
2015: Jimmy Walker -23


2022 Sony Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Webb Simpson $10,500

High-End Value

Kevin Na $9,900
Abraham Ancer $9,700
Corey Conners $9,600

Second-Level Values

Jason Kokrak $8,600
Seamus Power $8,100

Mid-Level Values

Joel Dahmen $7,600
Alex Smalley $7,000

Scrub Values

Mark Hubbard $6,600
Chan Kim $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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