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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 U.S. Open DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2022 U.S. Open picks while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and Rick Gehman make their 2022 U.S. Open DraftKings Picks previewing each player in the field for the 2022 U.S. Open.

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2022 U.S. Open DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 60 & ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, June 16
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000

2022 U.S. Open: Key Stats

  • Good Drives Gained
  • Proximity 175+ Yards
  • Strokes Gained: Around the Green
  • Bogey Avoidance

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2022 U.S. Open: Course

  • Course: The Country Club
  • Yardage: 7,264
  • Par: 70
  • Greens: Poa Annua

2022 U.S. Open: Past Winners

  • 2021: Jon Rahm -6 (Torrey Pines)
  • 2020: Bryson DeChambeau -6 (Winged Foot)
  • 2019: Gary Woodland -13 (Pebble Beach)
  • 2018: Brooks Koepka +1 (Shinnecock Hills)
  • 2017: Brooks Koepka -16 (Erin Hills)
  • 2016: Dustin Johnson -4 (Oakmount)
  • 2015: Jordan Spieth -5 (Chambers Bay)


  • 1988: Curtis Strange -6
  • 1963: Julius Boros +9
  • 1913: Francis Ouimet +12

2022 U.S. Open DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Scottie Scheffler
Jon Rahm

High-End Value

Jordan Spieth
Shane Lowry

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Second-Level Values

Cameron Young
Daniel Berger
Max Homa

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Mid-Level Values

Corey Conners
Sungjae Im
Keegan Bradley
Sepp Straka

Scrub Values

Harry Hall
Taylor Montgomery

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