PGA DFS, U.S. Open 2019: Top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy golf picks
SportsLine's Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in winnings, gives optimal lineup advice
The 2019 U.S. Open brings plenty of tough questions for PGA DFS players as they set their lineups. Should you go with a high-priced option like Rory McIlroy, who's missed the cut in his last three U.S. Open starts or roll the dice on a cheaper, high-upside option like Graeme McDowell, who won the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, but is 100-1 to win the tournament this year? Is a high-priced golfer who's never won a major like Rickie Fowler or Jon Rahm safe to roster in PGA DFS tournaments or cash games? With FanDuel hosting a $500K Thursday PGA Eagle and DraftKings running a $1M Return to the Beach that awards $250K to the winner, there are difficult decisions for PGA DFS players to make. Before locking in any rosters, be sure to see the optimal U.S. Open DFS picks, lineups and advice from Mike McClure. He's a professional DFS player who has won almost $2M in his career.
Two weeks ago at the Memorial Tournament, McClure rostered Patrick Cantlay on FanDuel. The result: Cantlay fired four consecutive rounds of 69 or better on his way to a score of 19-under and a first place finish. Anybody who had him in their lineup was well on their way to a huge weekend.
Now, McClure has set his sights on the 2019 U.S. Open and has revealed his optimal PGA DFS lineups. You can only see them at SportsLine.
We can tell you he's high on Dustin Johnson at $12,200 on FanDuel and $11,300 on DraftKings. Johnson, the 2016 U.S. Open champion, has finished in the top 10 in six of his last nine starts on the PGA Tour. The 34-year-old enters the third major of the year hitting the ball extremely well off the tee, averaging over 310 yards per drive this season.
His ability to drive the ball deep into the fairway allows him to use his short irons to approach the green. That lethal combination has allowed Johnson to hit over 70 percent of greens in regulation, which should mean plenty of points at Pebble Beach. Lock him in your PGA DFS lineup and look for a big return this week at the U.S. Open 2019.
McClure's optimal PGA DFS strategy also includes rostering Cantlay at $11,300 on FanDuel and $10,000 on DraftKings.
Cantlay enters the U.S. Open playing as well as any golfer on tour. The 27-year-old earned his second career PGA Tour victory in his last start at the Memorial Tournament and has finished in the top 10 in four of his last five starts overall. That includes two impressive performances at the Masters and PGA Championship, finishing ninth at Augusta and third at Bethpage Black. And PGA DFS owners who have rostered Cantlay have seen over 6x return on DraftKings in six of his last seven starts.
Plus, Cantlay ranks in the top five in scoring average (69.164) and birdie average (4.43), which means he'll have a strong shot at racking up points on daily Fantasy golf sites like FanDuel and DraftKings this week. Lock him in your optimal U.S. Open DFS lineups and look for a big return at Pebble Beach.
McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who's primed to blow up at Pebble Beach, giving you a huge return on both sites. Picks like these could be the difference between winning your PGA DFS contests or going home with nothing.
So what 2019 U.S. Open lineup should you enter on DraftKings or FanDuel? And which undervalued golfer is a must-roster? Visit SportsLine now to see the complete optimal tournament lineups for FanDuel and DraftKings, all from the man who's made nearly $2 million in daily fantasy sports, and find out.
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