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Top 10 Fantasy Golf TipsPGA Fantasy Golf can be a lot of fun to play when you follow the PGA Tour and the PGA tour players, but when you add some spice to that enjoyment by playing fantasy golf for real money, the sport of golf can become that much more fun!

Below are our Top 10 Fantasy Golf Tips for you to bookmark, to take your PGA golf knowledge and earn some real money at a site like FanDuel. These fantasy golf tips will help you win big money.

 

Fantasy Golf Tip #1

The rules are the bible of every Fantasy Golf game

How are the scores calculated for the fantasy golf players? How many points for birdies and eagles? Are there deductions for bogeys? Are there bonuses for leading or winning that week’s PGA golf tournament? Some fantasy golf sites simply give points for where a golfer finishes in a particular tournament. Knowing all the rules will help in your selection of players for that particular PGA fantasy golf pool.

Fantasy Golf Tip #2

Take the time to watch golf, not just the highlights

Tell your wife that you need to watch golf so that you can make money off the sport you love. There is tons of online research that you can do, but by watching PGA golf tournaments you can see how a golfer is playing while listening to professional analysis from the commentators on how their golf game is progressing. Sometimes you can get a feel for a player just by watching them and that may give you an added edge when picking your golf fantasy team.

Fantasy Golf Tip #3

Play the Hot Hand

Some golfers go on a hot streak and finish well in tournaments for few weeks in a row. Typically when a golfer has two or three top 10 finishes in a row, he continues the streak over the next few PGA golf tournaments. If you are going to remember one fantasy golf tip - remember this one.

Fantasy Golf Tip #4

Research the Golf Course

In recent years, course designers have tinkered with their golf course based on how golfers are playing and how the previous year’s golfers played that course. Some golf courses get lengthened which hurts the shorter drivers but favors the long hitters on the PGA Tour. Some golf courses are short, but designers will add bunkers or lengthen the rough to punish those that miss the fairway. These setups favor the more accurate golfers who have a great short game. Read up about the golf course and choose your fantasy golfer based on how well their game will suit that golf course.

Fantasy Golf Tip #5

Monitor The Weather Carefully

What’s the weather forecast for the weekend? Will it be cold or windy?...this may have a dramatic effect on how the golf tournament will play out over the four days. In your research, find out how some golfers fare in poor weather conditions and use those golf stats to choose your fantasy golfers for that week.

Fantasy Golf Tip #6

Look Up Player History on the Golf Course

On the PGA Tour, there are some golfers that will absolutely tear up the same golf course each and every year. They may not even be a top 100 golfer in the world, but for some inexplicable reason they finish in the top 10 on the same golf course every year. On the flip side, there are some top golfers that will miss the cut every year on a certain golf course no matter how well they are playing during the PGA Tour golf season.

Fantasy Golf Tip #7

Choose Good Golfers within a Weak Field

Occasionally tournaments come along that have two or three top golfers playing in a field against mediocre talent. Players all play different schedules and when you see a strong golfer in a weak field, it usually means easy fantasy points for you.

Fantasy Golf Tip #8

Know when to walk away from a golfer

Every year is a new year on the PGA Tour and even the top golfers have seasons that they want to forget about. At the start of the PGA golf season every golfer has high expectations but for some reason, they just can’t put it together. During the off season, golfers start to tinker with their golf swings, deal with injuries and some have personal issues that they deal with - yet fantasy players keep choosing the same golfer each week for their fantasy golf team hoping that they will regain their past PGA Tour form. Just like our Fantasy Golf Tip #3, while it’s good to play the hot hand, you also need to know when to walk away. Hold off picking that fantasy golf player and watch to see if the golfer can put it together for two good rounds before reinserting him on your fantasy golf team.

Fantasy Golf Tip #9

Know the Golf Betting Odds

The odds makers in Las Vegas are very smart people, and when they come up with the betting odds for golf or other professional sports, they usually are pretty accurate in predicting some of the scores the top golfers may shoot in a particular golf tournament. When choosing your fantasy golf lineup for a particular week on the PGA Tour, check out a top sports betting site such as Bovada and look at what the golf betting odds are for that PGA golf tournament. Knowing which golfer has the smart money on him will help guide you in making your choices for that week’s fantasy golf picks.

Fantasy Golf Tip #10

Remember to Have Fun

Golf can be a fun sport to watch and to play with friends. Adding fantasy golf games into that enjoyment will only enhance your thrill of following golf. While playing fantasy golf, it’s nice to make a bit of extra spending money, but remember it’s important to have fun playing fantasy golf when playing for real money!

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