DraftKings PGA Lineup: Valero Texas Open 2017 Optimal Picks

The PGA Tour descends onto TPC San Antonio this week for the 2017 Valero Texas Open, where Charley Hoffman will look to defend his title, but before we get to that, let's take a quick look back at last week's RBC Heritage.

No longer a mere trick shot master, Wesley Bryan is now a PGA Tour champion after emerging from a crowded Sunday leaderboard to earn the first win of his career. As far as DFS goes, my optimal DraftKings lineup had real potential but ultimately fizzled out. Jim Furyk's four bogies on his last six holes on Friday kept the lineup from having all six players making the cut, while Pat Perez's brutal 81-71 on the weekend moved him from contention to a T70. The rest of the picks--Russell Knox (T11), Cameron Smith (T29), Tyrrell Hatton (T29), Martin Kaymer (T32)--all had decent finishes despite mostly poor play on Saturday and Sunday. At one point, five of the six picks were sitting inside the Top 15, but things quickly fell apart. Oh well. That's golf, and it's time to move on.

TPC San Antonio is a 7,435 Par 72. Being long off the tee will help players more than it did last week, but accuracy will still be important, as both the fairways and greens are difficult to hit (56 percent and 57 percent, respectively). In Hoffman's victory here last year, he did it with his short game, as he hit 68 percent of greens in regulation, ranked fourth in strokes gained putting and was eighth in scrambling from the sand.

With all of that in mind, you can click through the gallery for my ideal DraftKings lineup picks. (Getty)

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