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PGA DFS: The PLAYERS Championship Breakdown

We’re heading back to TPC Sawgrass for The PLAYERS Championship. It’s a course that many of us are familiar with. If you want a look at how the field shakes out in Expected Birdies this week, check out yesterday’s article. Buy or Sell We’re sitting here with another event where Rory McIlroy ($11,700) is just simply lapping the field in PRK Score. Even in the strongest field of the year, by just about any metric, McIlroy is far ahead of his closest competitor. As far as Raw PRK Score goes, Rory is at -2.40.1 The closest guy in the field…...

PGA Optimizer

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PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for The PLAYERS Championship

We’re heading back to TPC Sawgrass for The PLAYERS Championship. It’s a course  If you want a more in-depth look at the statistical breakdown of the course, check out last year’s course preview. Here’s a look at the field shakes out in Expected Birdies this week. Standouts Pricing is always interesting in these strong fields. Collin Morikawa ($7,900) is below $8,000 despite his impressive made cut streak. He is coming off of a top-10 finish as well. Oh, and he’s also tied for sixth in Expected Birdies with a 92. Matt Kuchar ($7,800) also comes in sporting an excellent course fit via the…...

PGA DFS: Rory McIlroy is Still Too Cheap for the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour is turning its attention, once again, to Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. If you want a more in-depth look at how each golfer in the field fits the course, check out yesterday’s Expected Birdies piece.  Buy or Sell According to the simulator, Rory McIlroy ($11,800) should be in consideration despite his hefty price tag. His median projected finish position is 11th.1 His raw Power Ranking score is so far ahead of the rest of the field that there isn’t another golfer with a score above 90. In 11 of his last 13 events,…...

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour is turning its attention, once again, to Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. If you want a more in-depth look at the statistical breakdown of the course, check out last year’s course preview. Here’s a look at the field shakes out in Expected Birdies. Standouts Rory McIlroy ($11,800) continues to destroy everything in his path. He’s 0.8 strokes per round clear of the field according to the Raw Power Ranking Score. McIlroy has the second-best Expected Birdies score, too, as the cherry on the top. Collin Morikawa ($8,400) and Scottie Scheffler ($7,700) both seem a bit underpriced relative…...

PGA DFS: Billy Horschel is the Belle of the Ball at the Honda Classic

The Tour heads to Florida this week for The Honda Classic. It’s played at PGA National’s Champion course, which is a 7,100-yard par 70. This track is one of the more difficult tests on the entire tour. Getting golfers to make the cut is always important, but a missed cut is especially damaging here. Of the 103 courses in my database, PGA National has the 12th lowest average DK points for golfers who miss the cut of non-major venues.  Finish Category Average DK Points Top 25 71.3 25 – 50 56.2 51 – 75 48.7 MC 20.7 Buy or Sell…...

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for The Honda Classic

As always, we’re going to kick off our week with a quick look at Expected Birdies. The Honda Classic is being held at the Champion course at PGA National, as usual. If you’re interested in a statistical breakdown of how the course has played historically, check out last year’s preview article. Outliers Maverick McNealy ($7,500) continues to rate highly each and every week. He comes in this week with an 89 and only trails golfers at $9,500-plus in the Expected Birdies score for the field this week. McNealy’s now on a string of 10 straight made cuts and comes in with…...

PGA DFS: WGC Mexico Championship Slate Breakdown

The Tour is heading South of the border for the World Golf Championship – Mexico Championship. This is a no-cut event with a very small field. At the moment, we have just over 70 committed golfers. Ownership in weeks like this is relatively flat, and it’s very difficult to get a guy at low ownership that’s worth playing. With that being said, we need to be even sharper with our decision making if we’re going to have an edge this week.1 Buy or Sell Dustin Johnson ($11,000) is one of the more talked about golfers heading into the week. He…...

PGA DFS: Rory McIlroy is on Another Level Heading into the Genesis Invitational

We’re heading back to Riviera Country Club for the Genesis Invitational. This year’s field is one of the strongest non-major fields in recent memory with nine of the Top 10 OWGR making the trip. For a look at the Expected Birdies for this track, head over to yesterday’s article.  Buy or Sell Rory McIlroy ($11,600) is, without exaggeration, breaking the PRK Score this week. Last week, for example, we had eight different golfers at 90-plus in the model. Because of the gap between Rory and the rest of the field, there are only two golfers joining Rory with that distinction.1…...

PGA DFS: Genesis Invitational – Expected Birdies

We’re heading to Los Angeles for the Genesis Invitational this week. There are few fields in golf outside of the majors that boast a field like this. That means there is plenty of money to go around on DraftKings. If you’re interested in a deeper, statistical dive you can head over to last year’s preview article.  Expected Birdies Explained Expected Birdies measure course fit in a unique way. Most analysis of golf courses looks at historical approach data and tries to fit a narrative around that. We’re well aware that a golfer’s approach distance on a given hole is tied…...

PGA DFS: The PLAYERS Championship Breakdown

We’re heading back to TPC Sawgrass for The PLAYERS Championship. It’s a course that many of us are familiar with. If you want a look at how the field shakes out in Expected Birdies this week, check out yesterday’s article. Buy or Sell We’re sitting here with another event where Rory McIlroy ($11,700) is just simply lapping the field in PRK Score. Even in the strongest field of the year, by just about any metric, McIlroy is far ahead of his closest competitor. As far as Raw PRK Score goes, Rory is at -2.40.1 The closest guy in the field…...

PGA Optimizer

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PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for The PLAYERS Championship

We’re heading back to TPC Sawgrass for The PLAYERS Championship. It’s a course  If you want a more in-depth look at the statistical breakdown of the course, check out last year’s course preview. Here’s a look at the field shakes out in Expected Birdies this week. Standouts Pricing is always interesting in these strong fields. Collin Morikawa ($7,900) is below $8,000 despite his impressive made cut streak. He is coming off of a top-10 finish as well. Oh, and he’s also tied for sixth in Expected Birdies with a 92. Matt Kuchar ($7,800) also comes in sporting an excellent course fit via the…...

PGA DFS: Rory McIlroy is Still Too Cheap for the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour is turning its attention, once again, to Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. If you want a more in-depth look at how each golfer in the field fits the course, check out yesterday’s Expected Birdies piece.  Buy or Sell According to the simulator, Rory McIlroy ($11,800) should be in consideration despite his hefty price tag. His median projected finish position is 11th.1 His raw Power Ranking score is so far ahead of the rest of the field that there isn’t another golfer with a score above 90. In 11 of his last 13 events,…...

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour is turning its attention, once again, to Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. If you want a more in-depth look at the statistical breakdown of the course, check out last year’s course preview. Here’s a look at the field shakes out in Expected Birdies. Standouts Rory McIlroy ($11,800) continues to destroy everything in his path. He’s 0.8 strokes per round clear of the field according to the Raw Power Ranking Score. McIlroy has the second-best Expected Birdies score, too, as the cherry on the top. Collin Morikawa ($8,400) and Scottie Scheffler ($7,700) both seem a bit underpriced relative…...

PGA DFS: Billy Horschel is the Belle of the Ball at the Honda Classic

The Tour heads to Florida this week for The Honda Classic. It’s played at PGA National’s Champion course, which is a 7,100-yard par 70. This track is one of the more difficult tests on the entire tour. Getting golfers to make the cut is always important, but a missed cut is especially damaging here. Of the 103 courses in my database, PGA National has the 12th lowest average DK points for golfers who miss the cut of non-major venues.  Finish Category Average DK Points Top 25 71.3 25 – 50 56.2 51 – 75 48.7 MC 20.7 Buy or Sell…...

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for The Honda Classic

As always, we’re going to kick off our week with a quick look at Expected Birdies. The Honda Classic is being held at the Champion course at PGA National, as usual. If you’re interested in a statistical breakdown of how the course has played historically, check out last year’s preview article. Outliers Maverick McNealy ($7,500) continues to rate highly each and every week. He comes in this week with an 89 and only trails golfers at $9,500-plus in the Expected Birdies score for the field this week. McNealy’s now on a string of 10 straight made cuts and comes in with…...

PGA DFS: WGC Mexico Championship Slate Breakdown

The Tour is heading South of the border for the World Golf Championship – Mexico Championship. This is a no-cut event with a very small field. At the moment, we have just over 70 committed golfers. Ownership in weeks like this is relatively flat, and it’s very difficult to get a guy at low ownership that’s worth playing. With that being said, we need to be even sharper with our decision making if we’re going to have an edge this week.1 Buy or Sell Dustin Johnson ($11,000) is one of the more talked about golfers heading into the week. He…...

PGA DFS: Rory McIlroy is on Another Level Heading into the Genesis Invitational

We’re heading back to Riviera Country Club for the Genesis Invitational. This year’s field is one of the strongest non-major fields in recent memory with nine of the Top 10 OWGR making the trip. For a look at the Expected Birdies for this track, head over to yesterday’s article.  Buy or Sell Rory McIlroy ($11,600) is, without exaggeration, breaking the PRK Score this week. Last week, for example, we had eight different golfers at 90-plus in the model. Because of the gap between Rory and the rest of the field, there are only two golfers joining Rory with that distinction.1…...

PGA DFS: Genesis Invitational – Expected Birdies

We’re heading to Los Angeles for the Genesis Invitational this week. There are few fields in golf outside of the majors that boast a field like this. That means there is plenty of money to go around on DraftKings. If you’re interested in a deeper, statistical dive you can head over to last year’s preview article.  Expected Birdies Explained Expected Birdies measure course fit in a unique way. Most analysis of golf courses looks at historical approach data and tries to fit a narrative around that. We’re well aware that a golfer’s approach distance on a given hole is tied…...

PGA DFS: The PLAYERS Championship Breakdown

We’re heading back to TPC Sawgrass for The PLAYERS Championship. It’s a course that many of us are familiar with. If you want a look at how the field shakes out in Expected Birdies this week, check out yesterday’s article. Buy or Sell We’re sitting here with another event where…...

PGA Optimizer

Please subscribe to Access this content!     What’s included in your subscription? Exclusive Access to RotoViz Study Hall A treasure trove of our most insightful articles that will teach you the metrics that matter, time-tested winning strategies, the approaches that will give you an edge, and teach you how to

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for The PLAYERS Championship

We’re heading back to TPC Sawgrass for The PLAYERS Championship. It’s a course  If you want a more in-depth look at the statistical breakdown of the course, check out last year’s course preview. Here’s a look at the field shakes out in Expected Birdies this week. Standouts Pricing is always…...

PGA DFS: Rory McIlroy is Still Too Cheap for the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour is turning its attention, once again, to Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. If you want a more in-depth look at how each golfer in the field fits the course, check out yesterday’s Expected Birdies piece.  Buy or Sell According to the simulator, Rory…...

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour is turning its attention, once again, to Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. If you want a more in-depth look at the statistical breakdown of the course, check out last year’s course preview. Here’s a look at the field shakes out in Expected Birdies. Standouts…...

PGA DFS: Billy Horschel is the Belle of the Ball at the Honda Classic

The Tour heads to Florida this week for The Honda Classic. It’s played at PGA National’s Champion course, which is a 7,100-yard par 70. This track is one of the more difficult tests on the entire tour. Getting golfers to make the cut is always important, but a missed cut…...

PGA DFS: Expected Birdies for The Honda Classic

As always, we’re going to kick off our week with a quick look at Expected Birdies. The Honda Classic is being held at the Champion course at PGA National, as usual. If you’re interested in a statistical breakdown of how the course has played historically, check out last year’s preview…...

PGA DFS: WGC Mexico Championship Slate Breakdown

The Tour is heading South of the border for the World Golf Championship – Mexico Championship. This is a no-cut event with a very small field. At the moment, we have just over 70 committed golfers. Ownership in weeks like this is relatively flat, and it’s very difficult to get…...

PGA DFS: Genesis Invitational – Expected Birdies

We’re heading to Los Angeles for the Genesis Invitational this week. There are few fields in golf outside of the majors that boast a field like this. That means there is plenty of money to go around on DraftKings. If you’re interested in a deeper, statistical dive you can head…...

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