Daily Fantasy Golf Preview: RBC Heritage
Things on Draftstreet have not been going my way so far this year. Snedeker came through big time, Keegan Bradley shot 82 on Saturday, and Ian Poulter didn’t even make the cut. The only bright spot was Fred Couples, but it didn’t matter after how everything else went. The funny thing is things have been going well on different sites, namely Fantasy Feud last week. I had 11 of 11 make the cut (opposed to 4 of 6 at DS), finished 2nd and 5th in the Masters GPP Qualifier, and earned a spot in the Fantasy Feud Cup the first week available. It is funny how things can drastically change from site to site.
This week I think I will mix in a little Fantasy Feud with my picks. You definitely want to try to qualify for the Fantasy Feud Cup since it is an extra $1,000 they throw in the pot. I’m surprised Draftstreet hasn’t done something similar with the volume they get for golf. If you’re looking to start playing Daily Fantasy Golf this week check out the DraftStreet Review for an exclusive 40% Bonus up to $150 or the Fantasy Feud Review for a 50% Exclusive Deposit Bonus up to $50!
Preview RBC Heritage
After a grueling week at a major championship, most golfers are too mentally fatigued to play the following week. However, we have some big names that were in contention at the Masters making their way to Hilton Head, SC for the RBC Heritage. The tournament will take place at Harbour Town Golf Links playing 7,101 yards to a par 71. The course is known for being a shot maker’s dream, and looking at the previous winners, that isn’t a surprise. Carl Pettersson is the defending champion after closing last year with a -14, 270 total good enough for a 5 stroke victory.
Top Daily Fantasy PGA Picks – RBC Heritage
Matt Kuchar (FF- $186,000): After an opening bogey on Sunday at the Masters, Kuchar was a nonfactor. Infact, after parring the par 5 2nd, was he even shown on TV again? He still came out with a T8 and a respectable +1, 73 on Sunday. He hasn’t missed a cut all year, has four top 10s including the WGC Match Play win, and no finish outside of T38 in 9 events. Yea the price is high, but you can afford to take big salaries at Fantasy Feud because they have such a wide range of prices.
Jason Dufner (DS- $19,106): When you think about a solid ball striker, not necessarily long, but can work the ball, Dufner has to come to mind and that is why I like him as a pick this week on Draftstreet, especially under $20k. Last year he finished T24 but that was only because of an opening round 78 and had to battle back the whole time. He has a T14 in 2011, T41 in 2010, and T26 in 2009 here at Hilton Head. He hasn’t been in contention much this year, but has put a few top 20s together, most importantly last week at the Masters. Dufner is 18th in Driving Accuracy and 33rd in Green in Regulations. Let’s hope Dufnering picks up after a win this week.
Tim Clark (DS- $16,211): Clark is another guy that fits the mold of someone that should do well here. He hasn’t missed the cut at the Heritage since 2007 (did not play 2011), but the results aren’t as high as one would expect given his game. Last year Clark finished T37 with a disappointing +3 performance over the weekend. He is coming off a nice showing at the Masters (T11), and has two other top 10s this year. He’s 5th in driving accuracy percentage.
Stewart Cink (FF- $53,000): Cink started the year pretty bad. He had 3 of 4 missed cuts, although the one made cut was a T10. Since then he has made 6 consecutive made cuts including 3 Top 25s, with a T25 last week at the Masters. He has won the Heritage twice in his career. He’s 27th in Greens in Regulation but the only worry is he’s 161st in Driving Accuracy. I still like him for this price on Fantasy Feud.
Good Luck this week and don’t forget to check for withdrawals. I will leave a note in the comments if any of the golfers I write about withdraw until Wednesday night at 8pm leading up to the tournament