PGA DFS Value Breakdown: U.S. Open

Selecting the absolute best value out there is crucial to cruising to the top of the leaderboards. TJ “tjl5124” Laessig, a high stakes DFS grinder, will dive into the player pool, evaluating roster construction and picking out his favorite value options for the week’s tournament.

U.S. Open

I personally played at Torrey Pines in March earlier this year, but unfortunately I don’t think any of my “boots on the ground” takes will be very relevant as it will be a bit of a different golf course this week for the US Open. It is going to play long, fast, and the rough will be thick. Torrey will test every aspect of the golf game and I’ll be looking for players that are not only a good ball striker but can scramble around the greens and avoid bogeys when needed. It will be a four-day grind and I expect one of the top 20 golfers in the world to end up with a victory come Sunday. The fairways will be tough to hit, and while there is talk about the rough being thicker as we get closer to the hole, I still think the bombers will have an advantage. There will be fewer birdies and streaks to be had, which will make finishing points key in terms of DK scoring. You want to make sure to build win equity into your lineup, and in order to do that we have to find value to fill out the remainder of our rosters. Let’s dive into my favorite options!

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About the Author

  • TJ Laessig (tjl5124)

  • TJ Laessig is one of the best high stakes DFS players in the industry and has quickly shot up the rankings as a result. He is ranked in the top 15 in the RotoGrinders PGA rankings and has also excelled in numerous other sports, using mostly a one-lineup approach in higher-entry tournaments. In 2020 he teamed up with RG to become an analyst.


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