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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 BMW Championship Picks, Preview, Predictions

Pat Mayo makes his 2022 BMW Championship picks while previewing the course, key stats and trends for this week’s event.

Pat Mayo and Geoff Fienberg preview the course and run through the odds while making their 2022 BMW Championship Picks. The guys give their fantasy golf picks and provide their one-and-done strategy for the event from Wilmington Country Club.

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2022 BMW Championship: Field

Field: 70 Players | No Cut
First Tee: Thursday, August 18
Defending Champion: Patrick Cantlay

2022 BMW Championship: Course

Course: Wilmington Country Club
Yardage: 7,534
Par: 71
Greens: Bentgrass

2022 BMW Championship: Key Stats

  • Strokes Gained: Approach
  • Three Putt Avoidance
  • Strokes Gained: Off the Tee
  • Sand Saves Gained

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2022 BMW Championship: Past Winners

NOTE: First Time at Wilmington Country Club

2021: Patrick Cantlay -27
2020: Jon Rahm -4
2019: Justin Thomas -25
2018: Keegan Bradley -20
2017: Marc Leishman -23

2022 BMW Championship: Picks

Collin Morikawa ($9,400)

Wilmington Country Club is a great unknown to a lot of us. The bentgrass greens are gigantic, the fairways look thin, and there are bunkers everywhere. So, either the bombers are going to gauge the place to death or the more accuracy-based drivers with fire irons are going to win, much like we saw in years gone by at Firestone. Morikawa is the hedge on all types. He flipped the switch last week and the driver and irons returned. If he can build off that, we know he’s always been at his best on bentgrass greens, and the price is right for an elite talent.

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Cameron Young ($8,900)

It’s strange when a less than great can be encouraging for a player. That’s what happened to Cam Young in Memphis, though. Near the tops in the field in driving and irons, the putter went frigid. That happens to him from time to time, but he’s usually solid on either side of the pendulum: Extremely good or hilariously bad. And it never seems to be sticky. At a course with massive greens, ala St. Andrews, if Young can recapture his lag putting strokes, he can go full Will Zalatoris and notch that long-awaited win.

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at and the best will be addressed on the show.

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