This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.
Every year that we write this article, Daily Fantasy Sports — specifically DFS golf — keeps getting bigger and bigger. Exploding would be a better word. DraftKings, FanDuel and other platforms have done a great job making more and more user-friendly tweaks every year to keep things fresh and, from their viewpoint, growing and enormously profitable.
Before we get into Draft 101, let's say right off the bat that DraftKings will have games for the upcoming Ryder Cup. DK did so beginning in 2019, and now has games for the Ryder and Presidents Cups, and the WGC-Match Play. The Ryder Cup will be one of at least 10 fall-season PGA Tour events offered on DraftKings, which now also has robust offerings for the European, Korn Ferry and LPGA tours. RotoWire will have full coverage of the Ryder Cup the week leading up to the competition, scheduled for Sept. 24-26 at Whistling Straits, complete with DFS picks across all platforms.
It will be impossible for the coming months of DFS golf to mirror last fall, when the pandemic forced the U.S. Open and Masters into September and November, respectively. But the PGA Tour never seems to disappoint.
We're going to try to be as basic as possible here. If you are an experienced DFS golf player, you probably know a lot of this stuff. Still, there's a good chance you can pick up some tips. You can enter games that cover all four rounds (which DraftKings calls "Classic"), or the two