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Fantasy Golf Picks — 2022 John Deere Classic DraftKings Picks, Predictions, Preview, Sleepers

Pat Mayo breaks down his 2022 John Deere Classic picks while previewing the course and key stats.

Pat Mayo and Ben Rasa discuss their favorite 2022 John Deere Classic Bets, DraftKings picks, debate the best roster construction for the week and project ownership for DFS guaranteed prize pool (GPP) tournaments while taking viewer questions.

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2022 John Deere Classic: DraftKings Notes

Field: 156 players
Cut: Top 65 & ties after 36 holes
Lineup Lock: Thursday, June 30
Roster: Six golfers
Salary cap: $50,000


2022 John Deere Classic: Key Stats

  • Strokes Gained: Approach
  • Opportunities Gained
  • Par 4s Gained 400-450 Yards
  • Proximity Gained 150-175 Yards

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2022 John Deere Classic: Course

  • Course: TPC Deere Run
  • Yards: 7,268
  • Par: 71
  • Greens: Bentgrass

2022 John Deere Classic: Past Winners

  • 2022: Lucas Glover -19
  • 2019: Dylan Frittelli -21
  • 2018: Michael Kim -27
  • 2017: Bryson DeChambeau -18
  • 2016: Ryan Moore -22
  • 2015: Jordan Spieth -20
  • 2014: Brian Harman -22

2022 John Deere Classic DraftKings Picks

Elite Values

Webb Simpson $10,600

High-End Value

Christiaan Bezuidenhout $9,100

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Second-Level Values

Adam Long $8,600
CT Pan $8,100
Cam Champ $8,000

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Mid-Level Values

John Huh $7,800
Adam Schenk $7,700
Sam Ryder $7,100

Scrub Values

Lee Hodges $6,900
Kelly Kraft $6,700

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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 is a finalist for three FSWA Awards in 2022 (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 24 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

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