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Daily Fantasy Golf Research and Strategies: How to Win in PGA

Daily Fantasy Golf Research and Strategies: How to Win PGA provides the blueprint for weekly daily fantasy golf research and how to best employ that research in order to construct lineups that can succeed in both cash game and tournament formats.

In this course, you’ll learn:

• Where to find information that is essential to lineup construction
• The role course history should play in your valuation of a golfer
• How you can use the weather to gain an advantage
• Which statistics are helpful at which types of courses
• How your strategy should vary in cash games versus tournaments

9 lessons

  1. 1

    Introduction to Daily Fantasy Golf

    As a relatively new daily fantasy game, there are a lot of inefficiencies in the daily fantasy golf market. This course is designed to help you exploit some of those weaknesses and make money in daily fantasy’s fastest-growing game.

  2. 2

    Importance of Making the Cut

    Before worrying about a golfer’s hole-to-hole volatility or how likely he is to win, you need to ensure you maximize the chances of your golfers making the cut. Here’s how to do that.

  3. 3

    Vegas Odds and Line Movement

    Vegas lines and odds are one of the best tools in all of daily fantasy sports. This lesson explains how to leverage Vegas’s knowledge in daily fantasy golf.

  4. 4

    Tournament History & Course Likeness

    This lesson will focus on course history and how it can be used to in your weekly research routine. You’ll learn how to properly pair golfers and their games with specific courses to maximize your win probability.

  5. 5

    How to Use PGA Statistics

    This lesson will cover three different types of golf statistics: general statistics, course-specific statistics, and DraftKings’ specific statistics.

  6. 6

    Hot Streaks and Finding Value After a Missed Cut

    Golf is a mental game unlike any other. You are not directly competing against the other players in the field; you are competing against the course and against yourself. This lesson will teach you how to use momentum and psychology to identify streaky golfers.

  7. 7

    Stacking Early or Late Tee Times Based on Weather

    Weather is one of the most overlooked aspects of daily fantasy golf. Not all golfers tee off at the same time, and thus weather affects them differently. This lesson explains what to look for and how to use weather to find a competitive edge.

  8. 8

    Attacking Small-Field and No-Cut Events

    Some golf tournaments are set up much differently than others. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to change your approach in no-cut events, for example, to target the right types of golfers to help you win.

  9. 9

    Cash Game vs. Tournament Strategy

    The final lesson in his course will focus on the fundamental differences between cash games and tournaments, as well as provide tips that are specifically tailored for each league type.


Daily Fantasy Golf Research and Strategies: How to Win in PGA

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