Golf Draft Kit: Draft Tips & Strategy
Golf Draft Kit: Draft Tips & Strategy

This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.

"There are many things a man can do with his time, and this is better than those things."

– Pete (Mark Duplass) in The League, the TV show about a group of buddies in an annual fantasy football league

Daily fantasy golf offers us something really enticing that a season-long league cannot: No matter how bad your team is, there's always a fresh start next week. Heck, DraftKings even offers a fresh start after a lousy Thursday and Friday. But what DraftKings, FanDuel and FantasyDraft simply cannot offer is the year-long camaraderie of playing in a league with your buddies. You know, #OldSchool.

The RotoWire golf league has been going on for almost two decades, and well-known names in the fantasy industry take part. And they've all been around since the beginning of the league. There's a sentiment among them that this golf league – not their football, baseball or basketball – is the most fun they have in fantasy. Sure, we're all golf fans. But the feeling is, it's a favorite because of the guys who are in it.

Some of us do better than others. We have no Jordan Spieth-like owners, but we sure do have some Charlie Beljans. Really, the biggest difference is not knowledge, it's commitment. We all have lives and responsibilities. Simply following golf on a weekly if not daily basis is the best plan to succeed. Rule No. 1: Do your homework. Rule No. 2: Your homework is never done.

Whether you are

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Len Hochberg
Hochberg covers golf for RotoWire. A veteran sports journalist, he contributes to Sports on Earth and was an editor and reporter at The Washington Post for many years.
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