FGR: WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational

It's a biggie this week, with the first WGC since the tour's shutdown last March.

Nearly all the big names have made their way to the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational, and with a limited field and no-cut this week, I'm outlining my six-man DraftKings team that is going to make us some money this week.

In an elite no-cut event such as this, the aim is to nail the winner, and I feel I'm going to do just that with Justin Thomas.

JT squandered the Workday Charity Open, and after that low, he did well to rise himself and claim a top-20 finish a week later at the Memorial. Bar a mishap at the Travelers, JT has been on fire since the restart, with four top-20 finishes from five events played. He now comes to TPC Southwinds - a place he loves.

In 2018, JT won this event, and last year he finished 12th. The most consistently good player currently on tour at a track he loves? Sign me up.

If JT can't get the W this week, then Xander Schauffele just might. X man almost burned his backers at the Memorial after misfiring in round one on his way to a dreadful six-over-par round. But, he still managed a top-20 finish, despite losing FIVE strokes to the field on the greens. That's how good he is.

With similar form lines to JT since the restart (four top-20s), Xander is primed for a huge week, and come Sunday there's a better than fair chance he'll be killing his competitors Schauffele. (Apologies)

You have no idea how close I came to plumping for Abraham Ancer again this week, even after his dreadful display at the Memorial. After all...

But instead, at a lower price, Jason Day fits the bill nicely in Memphis.

The Aussie is hitting his stride once more on the PGA Tour, with back to back top-10s from his last two starts. He's also gained strokes with his irons now at three successive events, and he's trending in that department too. A great putter on Bermuda greens, take Day who is flying under the radar this week.

Not going to lie, I'm no Kuuuuuuchhhhhhh fan, but needs must.

Matt Kuchar is a top-20 machine, who has turned into a top-40 machine since the restart. That's not going to last, he loves hefty checks too much to settle for top-40 finishes.

We have three elite plays in our lineup who will all be looking to win, now we need a guaranteed solid lock of a play to perform well, and Kuchar is the man to do it.

Fourteenth here in 2018, Kuchar can replicate that sort of performance once again this week.

Between Ian Poulter and Joaquin Niemann for the coveted slot of number five in our lineup, I've taken the latter.

The Chilean may have missed the cut on his last outing, but only because he lost nearly six strokes on the greens. Accuracy off the tee and especially with your irons is crucial this week, and guess what? Niemann knocks it out of the park in this department, having gained strokes with his irons in every single event he has played this season.

Something else I prefer about him this week over Poulter? He is much more likely to go ahead and actually win. These young guys are not afraid.

Rounding out our card is a man who continues to show elite levels tee to green and putt like a man who has just dropped in from Mars.

Keegan Bradley costs a measly $6,300, and considering he has made five cuts from his last six events, he is a bargain here which allows you to load your team with genuine contenders.

Even a half-decent week on the greens and the former PGA champ will comfortably outperform almost anyone in this price range.

One and Done Pick:

Justin Thomas

Alternate One and Done Pick:

Xander Schauffele

My Draftkings lineup:

Justin Thomas $10,700

Xander Schauffele $9,800

Jason Day $8,200

Matt Kuchar $7,500

Joaquin Niemann $7,400

Keegan Bradley $6,300

Total Team Value: $49.9

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