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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 American Express DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his DraftKings picks for The American Express while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and Ryan Noonan discuss their favorite 2022 American Express 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 American Express DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 65 & Ties after 54 Holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, January 20
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2022 American Express: Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Par 3s Gained
Opportunities Gained
Fairways Gained

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2022 American Express: Course(s)

Course: Stadium Course at PGA West (SC)

  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7,147
  • Greens: Bermuda
    Shotlink: Yes

Course: Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West (TC)

  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7,181
  • Greens: Bermuda
  • Shotlink: No

Course: LA Quinta CC (LQ)

  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7,060
  • Greens: Bermuda
  • Shotlink: No

2022 American Express: Past Winners

2021: Si WOOOOOOO Kim -23
2020: Andrew Landry -26
2019: Adam Long -26
2018: Jon Rahm -22
2017: Hudson Swafford -20
2016: Jason Dufner -25
2015: Bill Haas -22
2014: Patrick Reed -28

2022 American Express DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Jon Rahm $11,300

High-End Value

Sungjae Im $9,900
Abraham Ancer $9,200

Second-Level Values

Christiaan Bezuidenhout $8,700
Si Woo Kim $8,300

Mid-Level Values

Chris Kirk $7,800
Gary Woodland $7,700
Lucas Glover $7,600
Andrew Putnam $7,100

Scrub Values

Hudson Swafford $6,700
Anirban Lahiri $6,400
Trey Mullinax $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 and the best will be addressed on the show.

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