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Daily Fantasy Golf: World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship expert picks

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Don't sleep on J.B. Holmes at Doral (0:39)

ESPN.com's Michael Collins, with a little "help" from J.B. Holmes himself, says why you shouldn't leave Holmes off your fantasy list for the WGC-Cadillac Championship. (0:39)

As part of ESPN Fantasy's efforts to give daily gamers intel on whom to target in DFS, our fantasy golf experts are here to share the players they view as building blocks for this weekend's event. The panel for the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship features ESPN.com's Jason Sobel, Kevin Maguire, Bob Harig, Jonathan Coachman and Michael Collins, and FantasyGolfInsider's Roger Casey, Jeff Bergerson and Zach Turcotte, as well as Dailyfantasybootcamp.com's Alvin Zeidenfeld and David Jayne.

Note: Golfer salaries listed are for DraftKings.

Jason Sobel -- Dustin Johnson ($11,200)

The secret to success at Doral really isn't a secret at all. Power is an important asset on any track, but even more so on this one, as evidenced by some of the recent leaderboards. It always feels like a cop-out to pick the guy who already has his name on the trophy, but DJ has the raw power to obliterate this course and with 11 top-10s without a win since his title here last year, he's due.

Bob Harig -- Dustin Johnson ($11,200)

Doral is the site of his last victory on the PGA Tour, and the venue sets up nicely for him again as it favors some of the game's longest hitters. Johnson is coming off a fourth-place finish in his last start at the Northern Trust Open.

Matt Barrie -- Brooks Koepka ($9,200)

There isn't a player more in synch with his game than Adam Scott. He's certainly the favorite at Doral. However, if you are looking for a player that's outside the top 15 favorites who can attack the Blue Monster, go with Brooks Koepka. Koepka will making his second trip to Doral and in his debut a year ago he finished T-17. He's had a nice start to his season which includes a top 10 at Pebble Beach.

Michael Collins -- Dustin Johnson ($11,200)

In most cases it would be a mistake to pick the defending champion, but not here. Not only has Johnson had great success in the past at this event (only one finish outside top 12 since 2011), he's coming in rested and unscathed since he didn't play the Honda last week.

Jeff Bergerson -- Henrik Stenson ($10,300)

In analyzing previous tournament data for this week's event, we see that driving distance and par-5 scoring are key statistics. Stenson is very strong in both. In addition, he ranked second in strokes gained tee-to-green last year on the PGA Tour. This will be Stenson's first appearance on U.S soil this year, which I believe will lead to him being overlooked, especially considering his price on DraftKings puts him right between crowd favorites Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler. In his last three worldwide events, Stenson has a T-6 at Omega Dubai Desert Classic, T-3 at Abu Dhabi HSBC, and second-place finish at the Nedbank Golf Challenge. He placed 16th here at Doral two years ago and fourth last year. If we can get a top-five finish from a guy who is owned by 10 percent or less of the field, that will give us a big advantage on the field.

Zach Turcotte -- J.B. Holmes ($9,400)

Last year, J.B. Holmes should have been able to cruise to a win on Sunday afternoon at Doral. After firing a 62 in the first round to go to -10 (-9 was the winning score), Holmes entered the final day with a five-shot lead, only to shoot a 75 and lose by a stroke to Dustin Johnson. This course is a bomber's paradise and players will need to be big off the tee if they want to have a chance to post the type of round that Holmes opened with last year. His putting game is still only average, but he has elevated his tee-to-green game to a top-10 ranking. He is a player that can score on the par 5 holes and makes plenty of birdies along the way. As if that was not enough, Holmes has finished in the top-11 in five of six starts this season and is looking more consistent than ever before.

Roger Casey -- Brooks Koepka ($9,200)

We've got a no-cut PGA event, it's a long par-72 course, Brooks Koepka is playing, and he's priced below $10,000. That should basically check every box imaginable to go full throttle on our favorite birdie machine. While Koepka hasn't been quite as consistent in finishing near the top as he was last year, he appears to be rounding into form, and you won't see him at this great of a price very often. He's a highly-proficient tee-to-green player who can handle the demanding forced carries as well as anybody. He can putt better than most bombers and has plenty of upside to contend at this tournament. We also know that he can handle himself at Doral after he posted a T-17 here last year. I have confidence in Koepka in all formats.

Alvin Zeidenfeld -- Dustin Johnson ($11,200)

As much as I try to avoid picking last year's champion in Daily Fantasy Golf, there are too many signs pointing to DJ again this week. Recent form is one, with a top-20 finish in three of four tournaments played this year and coming off a fourth-place finish at the Northern Trust. Course history is another, with three top-five finishes in the past five years in this tournament. Driving distance is is the third, and possibly the most important stat in relation to the course. Johnson led the PGA Tour in driving distance last year (317.7 yard average drive) and currently sits seventh on Tour through the first couple of months this season.

David Jayne -- Brooks Koepka ($9,200)

The West Palm Beach native fits the mold of the golfers I'm targeting this week. Last year he ranked inside the top 10 on Tour in driving distance, birdie or better percentage, and proximity from key ranges for this course at 175-200 yards and greater than 200 yards. He approaches this course with a U.S. Open-type mentality and even made a trip down in 2014 when he wasn't playing this event to see how much the redesign changed the course from when he was a kid. At $9,200, I like Koepka for all daily fantasy formats this week.