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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings picks while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa discuss their favorite 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings picks and favorite values for the week. Mayo previews the course, debates the best roster construction and explains which players are best suited for DFS cash games and which should be deployed in guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments.

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2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational: DraftKings Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Approach
Proximity 200+ Yards
Opportunities Gained
Par 3s Gained 200-225 Yards

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2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational: Course

Course: Bay Hill
Yardage: 7,419
Par: 72
Greens: Bermuda

2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational: Past Winners

2020: Tyrrell Hatton -4
2019: Francesco Molinari -12
2018: Rory McIlroy -18
2017: Marc Leishman -11
2016: Jason Day -17
2015: Matt Every -19
2014: Matt Every -13
2013: Tiger Woods -13

2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings Notes

Field: 123 players
Cut: Top 65 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, March 4
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Patrick Reed $10,200
Tyrrell Hatton $10,000

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High-End Values

Matthew Fitzpatrick $9,800
Jordan Spieth $9,300

Second-Level Values

Sam Burns $8,400
Jason Kokrak $8,100

Mid-Level Values

Cameron Davis $7,900
Lanto Griffin $7,700
Cameron Tringale $7,700
Henrik Norlander $7,200

Scrub Values

Sebastian Munoz $6,700
Cameron Percy $6,500
Sepp Straka $6,400

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