The PGA Tour will be heading to Muirfield Village this weekend for the Workday Charity Open. This first time replacement tournament holds some value for long shot plays and multiple different first day matchups. From everything I have read and heard, this is a smaller course with slow greens, which evens the field for players that are inconsistent with their putters.
My Smart Bets
I have recently been doing very well gambling on golf. I have been reading articles from many respected golf analysts, bettors, and close friends to help me get an edge every week. My best bets have been coming on 3 Ball Matchups. Thursday provides many opportunities. I will be taking Justin Rose +150 to come out on top of Xander Schauffele and Billy Horschel. I think Rose is due for a hot start after missing the cut in his last played event. Xander has been playing well lately, but i think Rose is going to have the edge after a week off.
I will also be taking Patrick Cantlay +100 over Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth. Cantlay has much success at Muirfield, which i think he will capitalize on. Spieth is too streaky of a player and hasn’t been playing well as of late. I also personally am not a fan of Spieth. He comes off as a cry baby most of the time. I don’t think Phil will be able to hang with Cantlay. I will also be making a play on Cantlay placing top 5.
I am taking a chance on Gary Woodland to win this tournament at +5000. I think he can use his long hitting to take advantage of this course. The slow putting greens will also help him out.
Next, I will be playing Cameron Champ to place in top 10 along with Colin Morikawa. Both young players that are ready to break out soon. Let’s see if they can put it all together.