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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings picks while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and David Barnett discuss their favorite 2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational 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 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings Notes

Field: 120 players
Cut: Top 65 & Ties after 36 Holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, March 3
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational: Key Stats

  • Strokes Gained: Approach
  • Proximity 200+ Yards
  • Opportunities Gained
  • Par 3s Gained 200-225 Yards

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2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational: Course

  • Course: Bay Hill
  • Yardage: 7,466
  • Par: 72
  • Greens: Bermuda

2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational: Past Winners

  • 2021: Bryson DeChambeau -11
  • 2020: Tyrrell Hatton -4
  • 2019: Francesco Molinari -12
  • 2018: Rory McIlroy -18
  • 2017: Marc Leishman -11
  • 2016: Jason Day -17
  • 2015: Matt Every -19
  • 2014: Matt Every -13
  • 2013: Tiger Woods -13

2022 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Scottie Scheffler $10,600

High-End Value

Will Zalatoris $9,400
Adam Scott $9,000

Second-Level Values

Billy Horschel $8,900
Sam Burns $8,800
Sergio Garcia $8,100

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Mid-Level Values

Maverick McNealy $7,800
Troy Merritt $7,100
Thomas Pieters $7,000

Scrub Values

Garrick Higgo $6,700
Danny Willett $6,400

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