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2020 Tokyo Olympics golf DFS: Best DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy picks, advice, player pool, strategy

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a person wearing a costume: Jul 12, 2020; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Collin Morikawa plays his shot from the first tee during the final round of the Workday Charity Open golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. © Provided by CBS Sports

Jul 12, 2020; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Collin Morikawa plays his shot from the first tee during the final round of the Workday Charity Open golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club.

Collin Morikawa is expected to be among the top daily Fantasy golf picks this week for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Morikawa earned his fifth-career PGA Tour victory at the Open Championship earlier this month and he enters the Olympics 2020 ranked first on the PGA Tour in birdie average (4.48), strokes gained: tee-to-green (2.044) and strokes gained: approach the green (1.502). The pure ball striker has secured a top-10 finish in three of his last four starts, but daily Fantasy golf players will have to decide if he can be trusted when setting their DFS strategy for the Summer Olympics, which tees off on Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. ET.

With an Olympic Games player pool featuring the likes of Justin Thomas, Hideki Matsuyama and Rory McIlroy, DFS players will have to decide which golfers are worth investing in. Can any of those household names be relied on as DFS picks this week? Or is it time to fade them in favor of players with a significantly lower price tag? Before you enter any DFS tournaments or cash games for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, you'll want to see the top DFS picks and daily Fantasy golf advice from SportsLine's Mike McClure

McClure is a DFS pro with nearly $2 million in career winnings, and he's been red-hot on his PGA Tour picks this season. McClure is also a predictive data engineer at SportsLine who uses a powerful prediction model that simulates every tournament 10,000 times, taking factors like statistical trends, past results and current form into account. This allows him to find the best PGA DFS values and create optimal lineups that he shares only over at SportsLine. They're a must-see for any PGA DFS player.

Earlier this month at the Open Championship, McClure included Daniel Berger among his top PGA DFS picks. The result: Berger secured a top-10 finish, returning tournament winning value at an extremely affordable price. Anybody who had him in their lineup was well on the way to a profitable weekend.

In addition, McClure's model is up over $10,500 on its best bets since the restart, nailing tournament after tournament. This same model has also nailed a whopping seven majors entering the weekend. Anyone who has followed it has seen massive returns.

Now, McClure has set his sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics international men's golf competition and revealed his optimal DFS picks. Head to SportsLine now to see his top daily Fantasy golf picks for the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Top 2020 Tokyo Olympics DFS golf picks

One of McClure's top DFS picks for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is Corey Conners at $8,800 on DraftKings and $10,200 on FanDuel. Conners enters the Tokyo Olympics 2020 ranked 11th on the PGA Tour in driving accuracy percentage (69.43), which will play a major role this week at Kasumigaseki Country Club. The lengthy par-71 course features tree-lined fairways to go along with prominent lakes and bunkers, which means accuracy will be paramount. That bodes well for Conners, who's coming off a top-15 showing at the Open Championship at Royal St. George's.

Conners' ability to consistently find the fairway off the tee has allowed him to hit nearly 70 percent of greens in regulation this season (69.95). He ranks just outside the top 100 in strokes gained: putting, but if he's draining putts this week, he'll have a great shot at finishing near the top of the leaderboard at the Tokyo Olympics.

McClure's optimal Tokyo 2020 DFS strategy also includes rostering Viktor Hovland at $9,900 on DraftKings and $11,400 on FanDuel. Hovland, who's finished T-12 or better in three of his last six starts on the PGA Tour, is an almost sure-fire bet to be near the top of the leaderboard. In fact, Hovland has recorded a total of six top-10 finishes this season, which includes a win at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in December. 

The 23-year-old Norwegian has also been extremely consistent this season, having made the cut in 17 of his 18 starts on the PGA Tour before withdrawing from the U.S. Open in June. In addition, Hovland ranks third in birdie average (4.37), seventh in scoring average (69.832) and ninth in strokes gained: tee-to-green (1.355), which will make him an extremely valuable asset for your DFS lineups.

How to set 2020 Tokyo Olympics DFS lineups

McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who's primed to play extremely well this week, giving you a huge return on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel. Picks like these could be the difference between winning your PGA DFS contests or going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.

So what are the top DFS golf picks for the Tokyo Olympics 2020? And which undervalued golfer is a must-roster? Visit SportsLine now to see the complete player pool for FanDuel and DraftKings, all from the expert who's made nearly $2 million in daily fantasy sports, and find out.


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