It's winning season at GolfHound! Justin Thomas got the W at TPC Southwind last week, and the rest of our DraftKings lineup did their jobs to make it a very profitable week.
Now we're taking that momentum into the first major of the year: The 2020 PGA Championship.
We're at TPC Harding Park this week, and leading off our team of six is the man going for the PGA three-peat - Brooks Koepka.
Koepka's major form is out of this planet, winning three of the last seven majors and finishing in the top-5 in six of them.
Concerns over his recent form were wiped away last week when he hit the ball better than anyone. As you can see, this gentleman was also impressed with his long game...
Koepka would have won the event bar a very poor putting display where he lost three strokes to the field over the four days.
Cleans up the putting and there's a good chance the 30-year-old wins the Wanamaker Trophy for the third time going away.
Next up it's the big cat. Cold weather, you say? Fifteen majors, I say.
Woods only managed a T40 finish at Memorial, but his iron play was sublime. Over the four days, Woods gained 5.5. strokes over the field for his approach play and Harding Park is a place that holds great memories for Woods.
In 2005 he claimed the WGC AmEx Championship, and in 2009 he went 5 for 5 in the Presidents Cup, while giving the sauciest club twirl in the history of the game.
It's major season, and Tiger is back baby.
Another man off a layoff is Adam Scott. Does the break bother me? Not in the slightest. Scotty came in off a three-month layoff and won the Genesis earlier this year, and he's been practicing at Harding Park hard over the last week.
A supreme ball-striker with his eye firmly on the majors, the Aussie has a great profile for the course and looks a bargain at less than 8k.
Fourth in my lineup this week is my man Abe Ancer. The Mexican returned to form last week, notching a top-20 and all facets of his game looked good again.
Ancer gained strokes in all of the main strokes gained categories at TPC Southwind, he's a great fit for this week's course and all of a sudden the putter looks hot which makes him very dangerous.
The pantomime villain Matt Kuchar is hardly prolific at the majors, but for a fifth pick, I love his reliability.
The veteran made the cut at every major last year where he posted top-20 finishes three times, and he's trending nicely before the 2020 PGA. 43-39-32-25 in his last four starts, and if the trend continues, you can expect a top-20 at worst this week.
We have a stacked lineup so far, so we have to go into the underworld for our final pick, but I'm surprisingly confident we'll get a performance out of him.
At $6,300, Keegan Bradley fits the bill for a player we are just pinning our hopes on making the cut. Bradley has made the weekend in his last five PGA Championships, and he's missed just one cut since the the tour's restart.
For our sixth position, Keegan Bradley gets the nod as our joker card!
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My Draftkings lineup:
Brooks Koepka $11,100
Tiger Woods $9,200
Adam Scott $7,800
Abraham Ancer $7,700
Matt Kuchar $7,500
Keegan Bradley $6,700
Total Team Value: $50m