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Justin Thomas is expected to be among the top daily Fantasy golf picks this week for the 2021 CJ Cup. Thomas has finished on top of the leaderboard twice at the CJ Cup and he enters this week's event as the No. 6 ranked player in the world. Thomas secured a total of seven top-10 finishes last season, but daily Fantasy golf players will have to decide if he can be trusted when setting their 2021 CJ Cup PGA DFS strategy. Play gets underway from The Summit Club in Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 14.

With a PGA DFS player pool featuring the likes of Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, daily Fantasy golf players will have to decide which golfers are worth investing in. Can any of those household names be relied on as PGA DFS picks this week? Or is it time to fade them in favor of players with a significantly lower price tag? Before you lock in your PGA DFS picks for the 2021 CJ Cup, you'll want to see the latest daily Fantasy golf picks, advice and player pool from SportsLine's Mike McClure.

McClure is a DFS pro with nearly $2 million in career winnings, and he's been red-hot on his PGA Tour picks this season. McClure is also a predictive data engineer at SportsLine who uses a powerful prediction model that simulates every tournament 10,000 times, taking factors like statistical trends, past results and current form into account. This allows him to find the best PGA DFS values and create optimal lineups that he shares only over at SportsLine. They're a must-see for any PGA DFS player.

Last week at the Shriners Children's Open, McClure included Louis Oosthuizen among his top PGA DFS picks on DraftKings and FanDuel. The result: Oosthuizen secured a top-15 finish with a score of 15-under par, returning 95 points on DraftKings and 109.3 on FanDuel. Anybody who had him in their lineup was well on the way to a profitable weekend.

In addition, McClure's model is up almost $10,000 on its best bets since the restart, nailing tournament after tournament. This same model has also nailed a whopping seven majors entering the weekend. Anyone who has followed it has seen massive returns.

Now, McClure has set his sights on the CJ Cup 2021 and revealed his optimal PGA DFS advice, strategy and player pool. Head to SportsLine now to see his top daily Fantasy golf picks for the 2021 CJ Cup

Top 2021 CJ Cup PGA DFS picks

One of McClure's top PGA DFS picks for the CJ Cup 2021: Paul Casey at $8,200 on DraftKings and $9,400 on FanDuel. The 44-year-old is a proven winner, having won three events on the PGA Tour while also securing 16 international victories. 

Casey finished the 2020-21 season on a bit of a hot streak, recording three top-10 finishes in his last seven PGA Tour starts. That includes a T-4 finish at the PGA Championship and T-7 showing at the U.S. Open. Casey also finished the season ranked inside the top-20 in a number of important statistical categories, including strokes gained: approach the green (.895), strokes gained: tee-to-green (1.293) and strokes gained: total (1.220). McClure believes Casey's past experiences coupled with his recent form makes him an extremely valuable asset this week at the CJ Cup.

McClure's optimal PGA DFS strategy also includes rostering Tyrrell Hatton at $8,400 on DraftKings and $9,600 on FanDuel. Hatton struggled down the stretch last season, missing the cut in three of his final four events on the PGA Tour. However, Hatton had tremendous success at the CJ Cup in 2020, securing a T-3 finish after shooting 68 or better in three rounds. 

Hatton had a total of four top-10 finishes last season and he was able to secure those positive results thanks in large part to his sensational putting stroke. The 29-year-old Englishman finished last season ranked inside the top-20 in putting average (1.730), overall putting average (1.573) and 3-putt avoidance (1.79), all of which will be critical this week at The Summit Club.

How to set 2021 CJ Cup PGA DFS lineups

McClure is also targeting an undervalued player who's primed to play extremely well this week, giving you a huge return on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel. Picks like these could be the difference between winning your PGA DFS contests or going home with nothing. You can only see who it is here.

So what are the top PGA DFS picks for the 2021 CJ Cup? And which undervalued golfer is a must-roster? Visit SportsLine now to see the complete player pool for FanDuel and DraftKings, all from the expert who's made nearly $2 million in daily Fantasy sports, and find out.