This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.
Daily Fantasy Sports is everywhere. DFS Golf is exploding. And it truly is daily now, with the option to break down four-day tournaments into weekends or even individual rounds. Whether you play at DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo or any other site, there are basic tenets that cross all those platforms.
Before we get into Draft 101, it's important to know that we could see a bunch of weaker fields this fall season — even weaker than usual. If you're just getting into fantasy golf, it's not always like this. After the restart in June, the golfers, especially the top golfers, played way more than they normally would though the end of the season in September. The schedule was crammed. Yes, there is the Masters in November, but it's going to be vacation time for a lot of the big names. That won't affect the sites conduct business, it's just good information to have.
We're going to be try to be as basic as possible here. If you are an experienced DFS golf player, you probably know a lot of this stuff. You can start out playing for free or 25 cents or $1 or $3 all the way up to thousands of dollars. That said, here we go …
Back to School
As with all fantasy sports, let's start with doing your homework. Watch golf, read about golf. And learn the rules of the major fantasy sports sites. They're largely the same, but there are some nuances — and they price