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Riek covers golf for RotoWire. He is a former collegiate golfer with a passion for analytics and strategy.

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DraftKings PGA: Deutsche Bank Championship Picks

Michael Riek analyzes the second leg of the FedEx Cup, and he's paying up for Jason Day, who's in dominating form.

DraftKings PGA: The Barclays Picks

Michael Riek analyzes The Barclays and likes Justin Rose, who's the hottest player going not named Spieth or Day.

DraftKings PGA: Wyndham Championship Picks

Michael Riek breaks down the Wyndham Championship and puts his marker on Brooks Koepka, who's a safe pick at Sedgefield.

Majors Value Meter: PGA Championship Rankings

Michael Riek ranks the field at this year's PGA Championship at Whistling Straits where Jordan Spieth will look to capture his third major of the year.

DraftKings PGA: PGA Championship Picks

Michael Riek will take a chance on Dustin Johnson, who is looking for redemption at the PGA Championship this week.

DraftKings PGA: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Picks

Michael Riek analyzes this week's no-cut field, and if you're looking for a safe option, look no further than Adam Scott, who won here in 2011.

DraftKings PGA: Quicken Loans National Picks

Michael Riek likes defending champ Justin Rose in this week's PGA Tour event, but not because of his phenomenal history here.

DraftKings PGA: Canadian Open Picks

Michael Riek breaks down this week's PGA Tour event Glen Abbey where Jim Furyk has a great history.

Majors Value Meter: The Open Championship Rankings

Michael Riek ranks the field at this year's Open Championship at St. Andrews where Jordan Spieth hopes to notch the third leg of the Grand Slam.

DraftKings PGA: The Open Championship Picks

Michael Riek fills out his roster for the Open Championship and likes Adam Scott, who is an elite links player.

DraftKings PGA: John Deere Classic Picks

Michael Riek's counting on Zach Johnson impressive history at this event, but he's not the only golfer where profit is easy to find.

DraftKings PGA: The Greenbrier Classic Picks

Michael Riek advises to stay away from the chalk this week and look to value plays like Bill Haas at the Greenbrier Classic.

DraftKings PGA: Travelers Championship Picks

Michael Riek picks the Travelers Championship and lands on Sergio Garcia, who is coming off two great finishes.

Majors Value Meter: U.S. Open Rankings

Michael Riek ranks the field for this year's U.S. Open, which appears to set up well for Rory McIlroy at links-style Chambers Bay.

DraftKings PGA: U.S. Open Picks

There are plenty of question marks about the eight-year-old Chambers Bay GC, but RotoWire's Michael Riek thinks this could be just the course to bring Phil Mickelson his first U.S. Open trophy.

DraftKings PGA: St. Jude Classic Picks

Michael Riek breaks down this week's even and considers paying up for the best player in the field, Dustin Johnson.

DraftKings PGA: Memorial Tournament

Michael Riek's strategy this week is to summon the Muirfield vibes and go with a former champ at Jack's Place like Matt Kuchar.

DraftKings PGA: Byron Nelson Picks

Michael Riek is licking his chops this week with the value he got on the players for his high-risk tournament lineup, including past champion Jason Day.

DraftKings PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational

Michael Riek put together his team this week looking for value after going with chalk at the top and found it in Sean 'Hair, who fits the ball-striker profile.

DraftKings PGA: Wells Fargo Championship

Michael Riek found value in his high-risk tourney plays this week, but in the low-risk game it's all about heavyweights, like Jim Furyk.

DraftKings PGA: The Players Championship

Michael Riek is looking for ball strikers for TPC Sawgrass, and there are few who have been better the last couple years than Sergio Garcia.

DraftKings PGA: Zurich Classic

Michael Riek's money is on Rickie Fowler, who should do well in a weakened field coming off a backdoor T12 at the Masters two weeks ago.

DraftKings PGA: RBC Heritage

Michael Riek's picks for this week's RBC Heritage include Bill Haas, who is playing well and has the perfect game to navigate Harbour Town.

Majors Value Meter: Masters Rankings

Michael Riek serves up his annual Masters cheat sheet, ranking every golfer in the sport's most prestigious event. Who's the favorite for the green jacket?

DraftKings PGA: Masters Tournament

Michael Riek makes his picks for the Masters, and who he pairs Jason Day with might be the biggest surprise.

DraftKings PGA: Houston Open

Michael Riek says it's only a matter of time before Matt Kuchar, aka the smiling assassin, strikes again.

DraftKings PGA: Texas Open

Michael Riek eschewed bargains this week, but is overpaying for golfers with great track record at this event, like Zach Johnson, the way to go?

DraftKings PGA: Arnold Palmer Invitational

Michael Riek thinks taking Rory McIlroy at a premium is the contrarian play this week at the Arnold Palmer. Find out why.

DraftKings PGA: Valspar Championship

Michael Riek can't pass up Jim Furyk, whose course history at Innisbrook is impressive, but will the price be too much?

DraftKings PGA: WGC-Cadillac Championship

Michael Riek likes Jason Day for the DraftKings game this week, but not having a cut at the WGC-Cadillac makes everything a little more interesting.

DraftKings PGA: The Honda Classic

Michael Riek makes his DraftKings picks for the Honda Classic, but the big question is whether Rory McIlroy is too expensive to use.

Majors Value Meter: PGA Championship Rankings

Rory McIlroy couldn't be playing much better heading into the season's last major, but which golfer has the best shot to knock him off at this week's PGA Championship?

Majors Value Meter: British Open Rankings

Rory McIlroy heads to Royal Liverpool as the man to beat at this year's Open Championship.

Majors Value Meter: Masters Rankings

Is this Rory McIlroy's year to win the Masters? He's never finished better than T15, but he has all the shots to contend at Augusta.

Majors Value Meter: PGA Championship Rankings

Tiger Woods is coming off his fifth victory of the season, but his year won't be complete without a major. Can he capture this week's PGA Championship?

Majors Value Meter: British Open Rankings

Tiger Woods goes for a fourth Claret Jug this week, but is he really the favorite at this year's Open Championship?

Majors Value Meter: U.S. Open Rankings

Tiger Woods might not be running hot entering this week's U.S. Open, but he has the shotmaking skills necessary to win at Merion.

Majors Value Meter: 2013 Masters Rankings

Tiger Woods is the obvious favorite at this year's Masters, but where do you go after that? We're here to help with our 2013 Masters Rankings.