The Top Draftkings Value Plays of the Week
By Joe Thomas aka @Blatant_Chief
Ok we're going with the abridged version this week considering the small, relatively weak field, and thus the elevated pricing tiers. But first let's recap one of our best weeks to date at the CJ Cup from Vegas...
Aaron "The Wise" Man-$7,400-T5
Cousin Mav McNealy-$7,300-T38
Talor Le Gooch-$7,200-T5
SICKO SPECIALS Under $7K:
Bobby Streb-$6,100-T9-shot 61 for the FRL and ended T9 at approximately 0.50% owned in large scale GPPs. *golf claps self
Ok enough tooting my own horn as none of this led to a profitable week, nevertheless we head even further West, so far so it becomes the Far East, to Japan for the ZoZo Championship. Cantlay won last year being played at Sherwood, and Tiger the time before that back in Japan so not too much to go on here, but here are my top Value Plays...
$8,800-CT THE PANIMAL-Bronze in Japan, plus a 6th at the Fortinet and 11th at Sanderson is enough for me to back this pinpoint accurate player hailing from the Asian continent. Solid value in this field.
$8,300-RYAN PALMER-If you've been following along on this journey you know I have an affinity for this kind gentleman from the Texas hill country. He hasn't played much of late, but back-to-back T10s in this event, plus holding the course record at TPC Craig Ranch which may be the closest correlated course Stateside from an agronomical standpoint, we love him. Oh and he's T5 in Greens in Regulation and a dominant driver of the golf ball which should work well in this tight parkland set-up. Clear eyes, full hearts...Kyle Chandler's long lost twin brother can't lose this week. Well he can't MC...
$7,600-Branden Grace-I think my favorite word, like ever, is "zoysia" just say it like Joey Pants doing the "woo-saaa" in Bad Boys II and you'll be sure to feel relieved. You know how much I like the grass correlations, so for the South African who plays tight, difficult courses well, we fire at will.
$7,300-SEB MUNOZ-As long as there's no trash cans in sight I like this birdie-maker's shot at redemption from placing 4th at the Olympics. Simple enough.
$6,400-SCOTT VINCENT-The pride of Zimbabwe (don't ask me how or why) placed a respectable 16th at the Olympics, and is in good form overall despite not being visible to most of the casual PGA DFS players. He plays primarily on the Sunshine, Euro, and Japan (hm) Tours, getting his first victory at the Sansan KBC Augusta in Japan just a couple months ago. With most of the bottom-of-the-barrel ownership trending towards Sung Kang and "Old Man Norris" I like this as a pivot play that could take down a GPP, a la Streb Throat last week...