CJ Cup Byron Nelson One And Done Pick Strategy (2024)

Golf One And Done pool pick strategy for the 2024 CJ Cup Byron Nelson, where Jason Day is the defending champion.

Jason Day will try to defend his title at the Byron Nelson (Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire)

The PGA Tour returns to Texas this week for the CJ Cup Byron Nelson, played near Dallas. The following two weeks feature a Signature Event and a Major, so several top golfers are continuing to take time off ahead of that stretch.

However, there are still some notable names and plenty to play for in One And Done Pools.

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Last Week’s One And Done Pick Results

  • Rory McIlroy got his first PGA Tour win of the year, in the team event with Shane Lowry, at the Zurich Classic.
  • Lowry was the top recommendation in our Zurich article if you could pick him while getting McIlroy as well.
  • McIlroy and Lowry beat the team of Chad Ramey and Martin Trainer in a playoff to win the event.
  • The pre-tournament favorite team of Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele finished in a tie for 23rd.

CJ Cup Byron Nelson One And Done Pick Strategy: Purse Info

The CJ Cup Byron Nelson has a total purse of $9.5 million with $1.71 million going to first place. That actually makes it the highest purse event on the 2024 PGA Tour outside of the Signature Events, Playoff Events, and Majors.

Still, there is a drop-off in prize purse from the Signature Events. However, as we’ll detail below with discussion of the field, we do not have to worry too much about saving future value in making the choice this week.

If you want to see where this tournament’s purse ranks in your specific One And Done pool, you can set up your pool entry in our Golf One And Done Picks product.

2024 CJ Cup Byron Nelson Overview For One And Done Pools

This analysis serves as a complement to the data provided in our product, which provides customized weekly pick grades that consider factors like:

  • The total number of picks you need to make this season
  • The specific tournaments included in your pool
  • The golfers you’ve already picked so far

Here are some notable highlights for the 2024 CJ Cup Byron Nelson field:

  • None of the top 20 golfers in our rankings are playing this event.
  • Seven golfers ranked between No. 21 and No. 40 are in the event, led by Adam Scott, Si Woo Kim, Jordan Spieth, Alex Noren, and Jason Day.
  • Spieth is the betting favorite and has the highest “Strokes Gained” average at the TPC Craig Ranch course of golfers in the field; he’s finished 2nd and 9th in two appearances since the tournament moved to this course in 2021.
  • Day won this event last year, and is the second biggest betting odds favorite as of Monday.

One And Done Pick Advice For the 2024 CJ Cup Byron Nelson

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