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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2021 Valero Texas Open DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2021 Valero Texas Open DraftKings picks while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa discuss their favorite 2021 Valero Texas Open DraftKings picks and favorite values for the week. Mayo previews the course, debates the best roster construction for the week 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 Valero Texas Open : Key Stats

Strokes Gained: Ball Striking
Opportunities Gained
Driving Distance Gained
Par 5s Gained

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2021 Valero Texas Open: Course

Course: TPC San Antonio (Oaks)
Yardage: 7,494
Par: 72
Greens: Champion Bermuda overseeded with Poa Trivialis and velvet Bentgrass

2021 Valero Texas Open: Past Winners

2019: Corey Conners -20
2018: Andrew Landry -17
2017: Kevin Chappell -12
2016: Charley Hoffman -12
2015: Jimmy Walker -11
2013: Party Marty Laird -14
2012: Ben Curtis -9
2011: Brendan Steele -8
2010: Adam Scott -14

2021 Valero Texas Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 144 players
Cut: Top 65 and ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, April 1
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2021 Valero Texas Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Hideki Matsuyama $10,100

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High-End Values

Abraham Ancer $9,700
Cameron Tringale $9,300

Second-Level Values

Cameron Davis $8,800
Chris Kirk $8,600
Keegan Bradley $8,400

Mid-Level Values

Branden Grace $7,800
Doug Ghim $7,300
Bernd Wiesberger $7,200

Scrub Values

Cameron Champ $7,000
Will Gordon $6,800
Akshay Bhatia $6,400

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