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LAST UPDATED7/23/2024 17:23:57ET

Editor’s Note: We may not write up every player we consider to be a top play. Be sure to consult the chart at the bottom of the page. This article will update to reflect any injury or weather news.

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Below you will find the players we consider the best for the slate. These do NOT account for ownership, but they do account for salary. In other words, Jon Rahm could be our No. 1 play in the high range… but he could also be a bad tournament play because he projects for 60% ownership in an extreme example.

This article is for cash games (contests in which roughly 50% of the field gets paid out, such as a head-to-head or double-up). For tournaments, our focus should be more on the projected ownership and projected ceiling columns in our projections table.

With that said, these are our Top Plays considering the following factors: median projection, lower volatility, upside, and value. They are listed in price descending order. At the bottom, you’ll find suggested rankings by site once salary is accounted for.



Scottie Scheffler ($12,500 DK, $13,200 FD) – It was a rough go at Pinehurst for Scheffler, who managed just four birdies across 72 holes, but we’re not letting that bad taste sit in our mouth for too long as he once again profiles as our top overall value on both DraftKings and FanDuel. The unquestioned best player on the planet sees the top of the board thinned out ever so slightly with Rory McIlroy’s (personal) WD, leaving even less competition in this range. He ranks first in this field over the last 12 months in Data Golf’s True Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green on the heels of the field’s best SG: Off-the-Tee and Approach numbers during that span.

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