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PGA DFS: Texas Children’s Houston Open 2024

by IBT Media Staff

The final week of March draws the Texas Children’s Houston Open, hosted at the challenging Memorial Park Golf Course in Houston, Texas. With its links-style layout and unique design features, this tournament promises an exciting test for PGA Tour professionals. Here’s your guide to navigating the PGA DFS landscape for this event:

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PGA DFS: Texas Children’s Houston Open 2024

Course Breakdown

  • Memorial Park Golf Course
  • Houston, Texas
  • Par 70
  • 7,435 yards
  • Bermuda fairways
  • Bermuda greens with Poa overseed

Memorial Park Golf Course presents a links-style challenge featuring long, firm and fast-playing greens. With minimal bunkering but aggressive runoffs and ditches, precision on approach shots and short-game recovery skills are paramount. While water comes into play on only a few holes, the course’s vast greens and challenging runoffs demand a creative touch around them.

Expect calm conditions for the most part, with early-week rain leading up to Thursday’s start. Winds should be relatively mild, sustained between 5-10 mph with occasional gusts into the low teens. Compared to previous weeks, weather conditions are expected to be more manageable.

Anticipate a winning score around -17, with the cut likely falling around Even to +1. Past champions like Tony Finau, Jason Kokrak and Carlos Ortiz showcase the need for a well-rounded game and hot stick to succeed at Memorial Park Golf Course.

Stats to Build Around:

  • Shots Gained Tee-to-Green
  • Shots Gained Approach
  • Shots Gained Putting
  • 3-Putt Avoidance
  • Shots Gained Around-the-Green
  • Performance on Par 4s Over 500 yards
  • Performance on Par 3s

PGA DFS Strategy

Given the unpredictable nature of some players in the field, diversifying your lineup shares among a larger group can be advantageous. However, investing heavily in consistent performers like Scottie Scheffler could prove beneficial, regardless of price and ownership projections.

Texas Children’s Houston Open 2024 PGA DFS Plays

(Prices courtesy of DraftKings)

High-Tier Plays ($9,000 & Above)

  • Scottie Scheffler ($13,000)
  • Wyndham Clark ($10,900)
  • Si Woo Kim ($9,700)
  • Jason Day ($9,500)

High-Tier Fades ($9,000 & Above)

  • Sahith Theegala ($10,300)
  • Will Zalatoris ($10,100)
  • Tony Finau ($9,900)

Mid-Tier Plays ($7,600-$8,900)

  • Kurt Kitayama ($8,100)
  • Jake Knapp ($8,000)
  • Mackenzie Hughes ($7,800)
  • Ben Griffin ($7,600)
  • Taylor Moore ($7,600)

Mid-Tier Fades ($7,600-$8,900)

  • Aaron Rai ($8,600)
  • Patrick Rodgers ($8,500)
  • Billy Horschel ($8,300)

Low-Tier Plays ($7,500 & Below)

  • Sam Ryder ($6,900)
  • Aaron Baddeley ($6,500)
  • Bud Cauley ($6,200)
  • Erik Barnes ($5,900)
  • Hayden Springer ($5,900)
  • Austin Cook ($5,200)
  • Cole Hammer ($5,100)

Low-Tier Fades ($7,500 & Below)

  • J.J. Spaun ($5,800)
  • Kevin Dougherty ($5,700)
  • Tyler Duncan ($5,700)
  • Sam Bennett ($5,600)

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Good luck this week! Thanks for checking out our PGA DFS picks for the Texas Children’s Houston Open 2024, and be sure to check out our golf crew live every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. EST on the 19th Hole

*Photo Credit: Reinhold Matay – USA TODAY Sports*

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