A pretty solid start for the new improved service, seeing us ending the week in profit; with 4/1 and 9/2 bets landing in the World Golf Championship event in China, and also 3/1 and 11/1 bets landing in America.
Had a lot of positive feedback regarding the higher variety of markets we use, and also having an in play shot midway through the tournaments, these certainly have added to the excitement and diversity of the service; and we were definably pleased with the first week, and the fact it fits perfectly into our long-term points system only adds to the potential going forwards.
Moving on to this week, where we have concentrated on the 2 main tours, a write up for each event inclusive of some recommended bets can be found below: -
Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, PGA Tour – 10 pts Outlay
At TPC Summerlin , 7,255 yards, par 71 – Thursday November 3rd to Sunday November 6th Now in its 25th year as a PGA TOUR venue, the 1991 collaboration of Bobby Weed and two-time major champion Fuzzy Zoeller was carved from rugged Nevada desert to join what was then a three course rotation for the Las Vegas stop. It became the sole venue in 2008 as part of a tournament restructuring. TPC Summerlin meanders through arroyos and canyons leading to a four-hole closing stretch packed with risk/reward – the drivable par-4 15th, the par-5 16th, the water-lined par-3 17th and a strong par-4 18th hole to finish with.
PGA Championship winner Jimmy Walker and U.S. Ryder Cup teammates Brooks Koepka, J.B. Holmes and Ryan Moore top a line-up that features six of the top 36 in the current world rankings. Winning Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III makes his first start since being elected to the World Golf Fall of Fame. Current Hall of Famers Ernie Els and Vijay Singh also are entered. Wesley Bryan, a three-time winner on the Web.com Tour last year, makes his second start of his PGA Tour rookie season.
Recent trends have shown Las Vegas to be a prime locale to add another first-time winner to the list. Patton Kizzire already has a runner-up finish this season at the Safeway Open, and Derek Fathauer was third when the Tour stopped in Malaysia earlier this month. Former champions Ryan Moore and Kevin Na head a strong Las Vegas delegation that seeks to keep the trophy in town again. Also among more than a half-dozen Vegas residents are Charley Hoffman, Scott Piercy, Nick Watney and Alex Cejka. Moore and Bryson DeChambeau give the event two of just five men to win the U.S. Amateur and NCAA individual titles in the same year. The others are Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods. Smylie Kaufman will try to become just the second man to claim back-to-back titles in Las Vegas, accomplished by Jim Furyk in 1998 and 1999.
Advised Bets (10pts): -
Outright Market (5pts) – NAP - RYAN MOORE 18/1 (StanJames) 1.25 pts EW
NB - SCOTT PIERCY 28/1 (StanJames) 0.75pt EW
IWAC - KEVIN STREELMAN 50/1 (StanJames) 0.5pt EW
Top 10 Market (2pts) – KEVIN STREELMAN 7/1 (BetVictor) 1 pt
PATTON KIZZIRE 6/1 (StanJames) 1 pt
Top 20 Market (3pts) – ALEX CEJKA 4/1 (BetVictor) 1 pt WEBB SIMPSON 4/1 (StanJames) 1 pt
NICK WATNEY 4/1 (BetVictor or WilliamHill) 1 pt
Turkish Airlines Open, European Tour – 10 pts Outlay
At Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort, 7,127 yards, par 71 – Thursday, November 3rd to Sunday, November 6th
Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort is home to Turkey’s first heathland inspired golf course, designed by Thomson Perrett & Lobb, the international golf course design practice founded by five times British Open Champion Peter Thomson.
Located close to the Mediterranean Sea in Antalya’s Belek region, the par 71 layout measures 7,127 yards from the championship tees. The golf course, which is hosting a European Tour event for the first time, is set on undulating sand hills with free flowing holes running through a pine forest. More than one million heather plants have been added to the existing areas of indigenous heather to create Carya’s distinctive look.
As on traditional heathland courses, a tactical approach is required, and finding the correct side of the fairway to attack the green is often more important than distance off the tee. The greens are large, undulating and fast. Many feature multiple plateaus, creating ‘greens within greens’.
Two-time winner Dubuisson will defend his crown in a new location as a field of 78 players gathers at the Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort from November 3rd -6 th . Portugal Masters champion Padraig Harrington, who won his first European Tour title since the 2008 US PGA Championship with that victory in the Algarve is making his first appearance at the tournament since 2013. Other notable entrants include 2016 Masters Tournament champion Danny Willett and Tyrrell Hatton, the winner of this season’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. European Ryder Cup players Andy Sullivan and Lee Westwood will also compete, alongside vice-captain, Paul Lawrie.
Advised Bets (10pts): -
Outright Market (5pts) – NAP - BERND WIESBERGER 12/1 (PaddyPower) 1.25 pts EW
NB – ALEXANDER LEVY 28/1 (PaddyPower) 0.75pt EW
IWAC – LUCAS BJERREGAARD 80/1 (PaddyPower) 0.5pt EW
Top 10 Market (1pts) – LUCAS BJERREGAARD 15/2 (BetFred) 1 pt
Top 20 Market (4pts) – JULIEN QUESNE 3/1 (BetVictor) 1 pt
LEE SLATTERY 4/1 (Bet365 or BetVictor) 1 pt
RAPHAEL JACQUELIN 3/1 (SkyBet, BetFred or Coral) 1 pt
JUSTIN WALTERS 4/1 (General) 1 pt
*MULTIPLE* (1pt) - Ryan Moore (Shriners Hospitals for Children Open) & Bernd Wiesberger (Turkish Airlines Open) 299/1 (Coral) 0.5pts EW DOUBLE
NOTE: As per usual, please do be careful and aware of who you are betting with for the golf, amazingly a lot of the higher profile companies change week by week on what place terms they offer. This week on the PGA Tour StanJames are offering places on the top 6 at 1/4 odds, so we will be staying with them for the EW shots! For the European Tour event, PaddyPower are offering top 6 places at 1/5 odds, so that’s why I have advised staying with them for the outright market bets.
This Week’s TOTAL Outlay: 25 pts
Hope you have a good week, and good luck to all those following,