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Fantasy Golf Picks: The Memorial Tournament

Patrick Cantlay can be a true bargain as someone who has not missed a cut this year

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

In the first of it's kind amidst the first new FanDuel format with Golf I unveil the inaugural Golf DFS. This is subject to change based on how the information is conveyed over the first few weeks.

The format may change a bit but for now I'll provide:
Two pricey picks
Two mid-tier picks
Two bargain basement picks.
This will leave two picks remaining to do as you see fit, this week I'm going with one more bargain player and one more pricey player.

Pricey Picks:
Jon Rahm ($10,800)
Matt Kuchar ($9,500)
Both of them were among my selections for the Yahoo article. Jon has been unstoppable and I think the discount you get with him over Dustin Johnson ($1,000) and Matt's discount over Adam Scott, Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth (all at least $200) make this a good one two punch.

Mid-Tier Picks:
Patrick Cantlay ($6,600)
Jamie Lovemark ($6,000)
Patrick has not missed a cut this year and even has top 25 finishes in 4 of his last 5 PGA tournaments, if he can play
into the weekend then he can extend value. Jamie is a mere $6,000 and is coming off an 18th place finish at AT&T and is 45th in strokes gained tee to green this year.

Bargain Picks:
Michael Kim ($5,400)
Hudson Swafford ($5,700)
Michael presents a consistent finish (made the cut in 7 of his last 9 starts) with a dicey mix of bogeys and birdies. I'm hoping the birdies pay off without triple bogeys to punish you. Hudson is a golfer who I'm bullish on long term. I think he can be a force if he can get his game in complete form (cough cough short game around the green and putting). He missed back to back cuts but he is 21st in the FedEx Cup ranking right now.

Sample 8:
Jon Rahm
Matt Kuchar
Kevin Kisner
Patrick Cantlay
Jamie Lovemark
Scott Piercy
Michael Kim
Hudson Swafford