Fantasy Golf Picks for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play

David Kaestle
World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship - Round One
World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship - Round One / Sam Greenwood
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Last week we saw Paul Casey repeat as the winner of the Valspar Championship, and as the PGA Tour heads into Austin, TX for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, could we see another repeat winner this week in Bubba Watson?

With 64 of the world's 66 top-ranked players in action this week, the field is as star studded as ever.

Let's take a look at some guys to look out for when putting together your fantasy team this week.

Bubba Watson

Bubba is the defending champion here and for good reason. Both the tournament format and course set-up fit perfectly with Bubba's powerful and creative style of play. Despite not having a fantastic start to the year, Bubba has turned it on of late and is coming off a T-4 at Copperhead last week.

Rory McIlroy

McIlroy is having the most quietly consistent year of anyone on tour. In his six starts of 2019, he's finished no worse than T-6. He's also coming off a huge win at THE PLAYERS Championship two weeks ago. This course caters to big hitters and Rory is one of the biggest hitters on tour.

Tommy Fleetwood

Fleetwood is another payer who has quietly experienced success of late, notching two recent top-five finishes at the Arnold Palmer Invitational (T-3) and at THE PLAYERS Championship (T-5). In terms of his match-play experience, Fleetwood dominated at the Ryder Cup last fall, going 4-0-0.

Brooks Koepka

Koepka's first opponent in this tournament, Alex Noren, has had success in this tournament with back-to-back top-five finishes the last two years, but he's been struggling of late, which includes two straight missed cuts. Koepka himself has had success at this event in past years. He hasn't won at Austin CC yet, but he did come away with a T-5 and a T-9 in 2016 and 2017, respectively.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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