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PGA DFS: The Masters 2024

by IBT Media Staff

The Masters Tournament returns to Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., for another exhilarating edition of golf’s most iconic event. Known for its rich history, breathtaking scenery and formidable challenges, Augusta National presents the ultimate test for PGA  and LIV Golf Tour professionals. As the world’s best golfers gather to compete for the coveted Green Jacket, PGA DFS enthusiasts gear up for an exciting week of fantasy golf action.

Here’s your comprehensive guide to navigating the PGA DFS landscape for The Masters 2024.

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PGA DFS: The Masters 2024

Course Breakdown

  •  Augusta National Golf Club
  • Augusta, Ga.
  • Par 72
  • 7,555 yards
  • Bentgrass fairways
  • Bentgrass greens

From the iconic “Amen Corner” to the undulating greens and treacherous bunkers, every shot at Augusta National requires meticulous planning and execution. Recent renovations, including lengthening of Hole 13 and adjustments to Hole 2, have added new layers of complexity to an already legendary course.

Weather conditions at The Masters are expected to be somewhat improved from recent years, but challenges remain. Storms are forecasted for Thursday, with aggressive winds persisting throughout the weekend, reaching gusts into the 30s. The weekend may see similar windy conditions, posing additional challenges for players.

A projected winning score of -12 is anticipated, with the cut expected at +1. The top-50 players and ties will advance to the weekend rounds. Past winners like John Rahm, Scottie Scheffler and Hideki Matsuyama underscore the importance of high-level play and course mastery. Players with a strong course history and proven track records at Augusta have historically performed well.

Stats to Build Around:

  • Course History
  • Shots Gained Tee-to-Green
  • Shots Gained Approach
  • Shots Gained Putting (Fast Greens)
  • Par 5 Scoring
  • Bogey Avoidance
  • Scrambling
  • Driving Distance

PGA DFS Strategy

With a condensed field of 89 players and only the top 50 and ties making the cut, the PGA DFS strategy for The Masters focuses on proven performers with strong course history. Building a core lineup of players who navigate Augusta well and can score points while minimizing mistakes is crucial.

The Masters 2024 PGA DFS Plays

(Prices courtesy of DraftKings)

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

  • Scottie Scheffler ($12,100)
  • Jon Rahm ($11,200)
  • Rory McIlroy ($10,800)
  • Wyndham Clark ($10,000)
  • Will Zalatoris ($9,200)

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

  • Brooks Koepka ($10,200)
  • Viktor Hovland ($9,500)
  • Patrick Cantlay ($9,400)
  • Jordan Spieth ($9,300)

Mid-Tier Plays ($7,000-$8,900)

  • Hideki Matsuyama ($9,000)
  • Tony Finau ($8,600)
  • Bryson DeChambeau ($8,200)
  • Akshay Bhatia ($7,200)
  • Russell Henley ($7,200)
  • Si Woo Kim ($7,100)

Mid-Tier Fades ($7,000-$8,900)

  • Cameron Young ($8,500)
  • Collin Morikawa ($8,400)
  • Shane Lowry ($8,000)
  • Sahith Theegala ($7,700)
  • Corey Conners ($7,500)

Low-Tier Plays ($7,000 & Below)

  • Sergio Garcia ($6,800)
  • Tiger Woods ($6,800)
  • Keegan Bradley ($6,700)
  • Adam Hadwin ($6,600)
  • Jake Knapp ($6,600)
  • Taylor Moore ($6,400)
  • Kurt Kitayama ($6,400)

Low-Tier Fades ($7,000 & Below)

  • Nick Taylor ($7,000)
  • Chris Kirk ($7,000)
  • Erik van Rooyen ($6,600)
  • Lucas Glover ($6,300)
  • Denny McCarthy ($6,200)

Check out all of our content for The Masters 2024:

Good luck this week! Thanks for checking out our PGA DFS picks for The Masters 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: Rob Schumacher – USA TODAY Sports*

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