Rickie Fowler and Hideki Matsuyama have been popular PGA DFS picks for years, but daily Fantasy golf players will have to decide if they can be trusted when they set their PGA DFS strategy for the 2021 Zozo Championship, which tees off on Thursday. Matsuyama, who's among the highest priced players on both DraftKings and FanDuel, secured a T-6 finish in his first start this season at the Fortinet Championship. However, Matsuyama has finished T-59 or worse in each of his last two starts on the PGA Tour.
Fowler, whose PGA DFS price is $9,800 on DraftKings and $11,200 on FanDuel, missed the cut at the Shriners Children's Open but followed that up with a T-3 finish last week at the CJ Cup. Can those household names be relied on as PGA DFS picks this week? Or is it time to fade them in favor of players with a significantly lower price tag? Before you enter any PGA DFS tournaments or cash games for the 2021 Zozo Championship, you'll want to see the latest daily Fantasy golf picks, advice and player pool from SportsLine's Mike McClure.
McClure is a DFS pro with nearly $2 million in career winnings, and he's been red-hot on his PGA Tour picks this season. McClure is also a predictive data engineer at SportsLine who uses a powerful prediction model that simulates every tournament 10,000 times, taking factors like statistical trends, past results and current form into account. This allows him to find the best PGA DFS values and create optimal lineups that he shares only over at SportsLine. They're a must-see for any PGA DFS player.
Last week at the CJ Cup, McClure included Tyrrell Hatton among his top PGA DFS picks on DraftKings and FanDuel. The result: Hatton secured a top-20 finish with a score of 18-under par, returning 103 points on DraftKings and 114.4 on FanDuel. Anybody who had him in their lineup was well on the way to a profitable weekend.
In addition, McClure's model is up almost $10,000 on its best bets since the restart, nailing tournament after tournament. This same model has also nailed a whopping seven majors entering the weekend. Anyone who has followed it has seen massive returns.
Now, McClure has set his sights on the Zozo Championship 2021 and revealed his optimal PGA DFS advice, strategy and player pool. Head to SportsLine now to see his top daily Fantasy golf picks for the 2021 Zozo Championship.
Top 2021 Zozo Championship PGA DFS picks
One of McClure's top PGA DFS picks for the Zozo Championship 2021: Xander Schauffele at $11,000 on DraftKings and $11,900 on FanDuel. Schauffele is a long ball hitter who's averaging 322.1 yards per drive this season, which ranks 16th on the PGA Tour.
Schauffele's ability to drive the ball deep into the fairway will allow him to use his short irons to approach the green. That lethal combination has helped the 27-year-old hit over 76 percent of greens in regulation this season, which will come in handy this week at Narashino Country Club. Plus, Schauffele has proven capable of winning on Japanese soil, outlasting the field at the Tokyo Olympics to win the gold medal, which will make him an extremely valuable PGA DFS asset this week.
McClure's optimal PGA DFS strategy also includes rostering Collin Morikawa at $11,200 on DraftKings and $12,000 on FanDuel. Morikawa's 2021-22 PGA Tour season is off to a fast start after the 24-year-old secured a runner-up finish last week at the CJ Cup. He's now finished inside the top-15 in six of his last 10 starts on the PGA Tour.
Morikawa has been able to secure those positive results thanks in large part to his sensational iron play. In fact, Morikawa ranks fourth in strokes gained: approach the green (1.232) and fifth in greens in regulation percentage (80.56). He also ranks inside the top 10 in strokes gained: tee-to-green (1.472), putting average (1.603) and strokes gained: total (2.433). Lock him in your PGA DFS lineups and look for a big return this week at the 2021 Zozo Championship.
How to set 2021 Zozo Championship PGA DFS lineups
McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who's primed to play extremely well this week, giving you a huge return on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel. Picks like these could be the difference between winning your PGA DFS contests or going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.
So what are the top PGA DFS picks for the 2021 Zozo Championship? And which undervalued golfer is a must-roster? Visit SportsLine now to see the complete player pool for FanDuel and DraftKings, all from the expert who's made nearly $2 million in daily Fantasy sports, and find out.