The 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge: The Primer – PGA DFS Analysis

Featuring in-depth analysis of The 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge! Daily fantasy golf analysis for this week’s DFS slate to help you build winning cash game and tournament lineups on DraftKings.

Welcome to The Primer column for The 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge!  We are here to help you build your DFS lineups for FanDuel, DraftKings or whatever other sites you choose to play on (this article does have a DraftKings bias though).

In case you missed it – you can find my cheat sheet posted for The 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge!

We also cover the course and what to look for in terms of metrics in the course preview for Colonial CC – so if you are looking for an outline of the track for this week’s tournament, you can check that out on the link above!

The Best of the best…

  • Jordan Spieth, $10,400

Spieth has a history of strong showings here, not surprising as his game is a great fit at Colonial.  He comes into this one ranked 8th on tour in SG: TTG, 13th in SG: APP and 39th in SG: ATG.  All in all, if he can be even adequate with the flatstick, his ballstriking should be enough to keep him in the mix this week.  I love the spot for him and think he’s an excellent core play this week in a tournament that I think is a great spot for him.

The Next Group

  • Billy Horschel, $8,500

Horschel doesn’t have an elite approach game, but I do like his prowess around the green, as evidenced by his 17th ranking in SG: ATG and 15th on the green.  The course is a solid fit for his game and in a tournament without the deepest field, I like the price point here for him a lot.  I like his chances of putting together 4 strong rounds this weekend, and I wouldn’t be surprised if he’s in the mix up the leaderboard when Sunday rolls around.

  • Kevin Na, $8,100

Na has had success at Colonial in the past, and he comes into this one playing solid golf.  While he struggles off the tee a great deal, his game is a great fit for the course with some of his shortcomings masked here.  He’s ranked 29th on tour in SG: APP, and for an affordable price, I like the upside at this pricepoint on Na this week.

Don’t Forget About…

  • Tom Hoge, $7,600

He’s too cheap.  Ranked 8th on tour in SG: APP, he will be a popular choice this week – but priced this low, I think this is a case of good chalk to eat.  He’s been one of the better players on tour this week, and in a weak field event, I like the set up for him for this week’s tournament.

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By Brad

Brad hates the term fantasy sports expert, so instead he is someone who specializes in NFL, NHL and MLB DFS notes and analysis. He had a 68.2% win rate in 2015 NFL cash games to go along with a 83.5% win rate for the 2014 season. For NHL he had a 58.7% win rate in the 2015-16 season for cash games and a 66.2% win rate for the 2014-15 season. You can follow him on Twitter @bradsgotmoxy.