FanDuel Golf Now Live

Good news PGA fans, FanDuel has officially launched its newest sport: fantasy golf.

On FanDuel Golf, you draft a total of 8 golfers: 4 golfers for Rounds 1-2, and 4 different golfers for Rounds 3-4. Your entire lineup (all 8 golfers) locks at the start of Round 1.

Golfers will be awarded points and accessed penalties based on their performance. Below is the scoring guide:

Even though your players primarily earn points for their play in the rounds you select them for, you also get rewarded if any of your players – regardless of the round you play them in – finish in the real-world tournament’s top 25 leaderboard:

Lastly, FanDuel scoring will incorporate bonus points for four scenarios:

Contests are now available in the FanDuel lobby. Please note that golf contests are currently not available to New York residents. The New York Gaming Commission has not yet authorized fantasy sports operators to launch paid contests for sports that were not offered prior to November 2015. Until the New York Gaming Commission finalizes the regulations with a process that allows FanDuel to offer new sports to users located in the state, FanDuel will block paid entries in new sports. FanDuel is working on resolving this issue, and you can read the official statement from FanDuel on their website.

RotoGrinders’ PGA Premium incentives for FanDuel are now available. Subscribers to FanDuel PGA Premium will gain access to:

— Full FanDuel Golfer Projections from Notorious
— Consensus Value Rankings for both Rounds 1/2 and 3/4 (currently manually collected; automation coming soon)
— Expert Survey
— STLCards’ Strokes Gained – an in-depth weekly write-up breaking down R1-2 and R3-4 strategy
— Notorious’ Expert Picks
— hokie2009’s Course Analysis
— Expert Chat
— Ownership Projections from Traeko (coming soon)

About the Author

  • Allan Lem (fathalpert)

  • Allan Lem (aka fathalpert) began playing fantasy sports in high school and transitioned to DFS in 2015. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics and lives in California with his wife and two kids. He dreams of winning a big tournament so he can try cashing one of those giant cardboard checks at his local bank.

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