Fantasy Golf
The FanDuel Way

If you love playing FanDuel, then you’ll love FanDuel Golf. And now, FanDuel Golf is simpler and more fun than ever. We combined everything you love about FanDuel Football — the big plays, the sleeper sensations, and the nail-biting finishes — with all the finesse and precision of golf.

This guide will show you how to draft and enter your FanDuel Golf lineup, and you’ll also get some strategies to help you start to refine your game. When you’re ready to step up to the tee, just pick your contests and start playing today.

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Picking Your Players

Setting your FanDuel Golf lineup is simple. Select any 6 golfers for that week’s entire tournament. If a golfer fails to make the cut, he won’t receive any more points for the rest of the tournament — so you’ll need the right combination of stars and sleepers to stay under the salary cap.

Keys To The Game

We designed FanDuel Golf to make every hole matter — for every player, in every round, in every tournament. That’s why you get points for your players’ individual hole performance, streaks, and real-world finishing position.

Scoring Guide

Review the chart below to learn how points are awarded and penalties are assessed.

Standard Scoring
or better
Double Bogey
or worse
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Finishing Position (Based on final tournament position on leaderboard)
1st Place
2nd - 5th Place
6th - 10th Place
11th - 25th Place
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Streak Bonus
Consecutive holes in a row under par
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Bounce Back
Hole under par after hole over par
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5+ Birdies
A round with 5+ holes under par
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Bogey-Free Round
A round with no holes over par


Now, you don’t have to worry about that dreaded cut line or the finishing position. Select “Weekend” in the Game Styles menu to pick your lineups for the Saturday and Sunday rounds only.

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The best round of every PGA tournament is always on Sunday. And with our ‘single round’ game style, you can be in the hunt every single Sunday of PGA play.

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In a Beat the Score contest, you don't have to worry about finishing in first. Just hit a certain target score, and you'll split the entire payout with everyone else who wins. And if no one wins, everyone gets their entry fees refunded.

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Caddie’s Corner

If you’re a new player, you may want to consider the strategies below to help you identify which golfers to target as you set your lineup.

Key Stat

Find each golfer’s FPPG (FanDuel Points Per Game) under his player card.

Find a Balance

Favorites to win are pricey, but rostering too many inexpensive players who miss the cut can sink your lineup.

Who’s Hot?

Look for healthy players who have had recent success.

Past Course Performance

Every course is different. Consider how each player has previously performed on that week’s course.

Pick Contenders

You get rewarded if your golfer finishes in the tournament’s top 25, so keep the real-world prospects of all of your players in mind as you make your picks.

Target Par-Breakers

Birdies lead directly to bounce back and streak bonuses, making a birdie plus a bogey worth more to your lineups than two pars. Only finishing position correlates stronger with FanDuel points than birdie rate.

Do Your Homework

Some courses favor accurate drivers over powerful drivers, and some courses demand strong approach play. Finding out which statistics have led to success is a big part of the puzzle.

Get ‘Em Through

Even if they aren’t at the top of the leaderboard, golfers who make the cut generally score two to three times as many fantasy points as golfers who miss the cut. Prioritize players who tend to get to the weekend.

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These in-depth tips from numberFire will help you take your game to the next level

An Introduction to FanDuel PGAAdvanced Stats to Know
Using Course History When Building LineupsFanDuel PGA Strategy

Hit The Range

Get started with one of the contests below. And if you want to enter more contests, just look for the golf ball icon and the PGA tab in the lobby.

$500K Golden Eagle

$9 Entry

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$1 Hole in One

$1 Entry

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$25 Driver

$25 Entry

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$10 Punch Shot*

$10 Entry

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*Single Entry

$1 Beginner DU

$1 Entry

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Bring Your Crew

Earn cash when you invite your friends. Recruit a friend new to FanDuel and you'll BOTH get a $10 credit

Recruit A Friend

$10 credit paid after each new player referred verifies his/her account and plays $20+ on FanDuel.

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