Inside the $1 million U.S. Open DFS drama


By: David Purdum

This is a Father’s Day tale of two Texas dads, who endured a million-dollar sweat that was decided by 1.5 points on the 18th green of the U.S. Open.

The winner of DraftKings’ U.S. Open Millionaire Maker was a newbie, who was ragged on by buddies for using his real name as the screen name on his lone entry. “Carlbassewitz” outlasted the respected daily fantasy pro known as “headchopper,” who had 50 finely tuned entries. He took a $900,000 hit whenDustin Johnson failed to get home in two from 12 feet, handing Jordan Spieththe title and making Carl Bassewitz, a 50-year-old sports marketer from Houston, a millionaire…

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