Golf Draft Kit: 2019-20 DFS Strategy
Golf Draft Kit: 2019-20 DFS Strategy

This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.

Daily Fantasy Sports keep growing and growing. While it seems good old-fashioned season-long leagues among friends are still a huge component of fantasy play in the major team sports, it's the opposite in golf: #DFS play dominates.

And it's a beautiful thing.

You know how when you hit a bad shot, and you take a Mulligan, and life is better?

That's kind of how daily fantasy golf works. How annoying is it to be woefully behind in your season-long league with months to go, and months to hear smack from the other guys?

That's one of the beauties of daily fantasy golf. You're always getting another chance, another fresh start. A new game starts every week with each new tournament. Heck, DraftKings and FanDuel have taken it even a few steps further, allowing you to forget about an awful start with weekend games, or even single-round games.

Before we get in Draft 101, as we do every year, we want to point out a potentially big change in strategy right at the top. This is the first season we will see the full effects of the PGA Tour's condensed season. This season, there will be 10 – TEN! – fall events, from the lid-lifting Greenbrier to the pre-Thanksgiving RSM Classic. In recent years, there were only seven events. So now roughly 25 percent of the season will take place before the winter break. There will be 41 tournaments in the 2019-20 regular season, including the two-man Zurich Classic but not

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Len Hochberg
Hochberg covers golf for RotoWire. A veteran sports journalist, he contributes to Sports on Earth and was an editor and reporter at The Washington Post for many years.
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