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Antepost Golf Season Betting 2010

PGA Tour

-2.5pts E/W Sean O' Hair PGA Tour money list winner (w/o Woods) @ 20/1 (Ladbrokes) I'm expecting a big season for the talented young American. He is 1 of the best all round players on tour and if his putting was a bit better, he'd be challenging Woods. He's done a lot of work on that part of his game though and his attitude towards his career is spot on. Expect him to feature in the majors. Antepost bet of the season.

-5pts Win Michael Sim Rookie of the year @ 5/2 (Sky Bet ) 1 look at this guys stats and you will see that he is 1 massive emerging talent. He was by far and away the best on the second American tour last year and has already mixed it with the big boys on the main tours. He's going to be a star.

European Tour

-1.5pts E/W Graeme McDowell Race To Dubai winner @ 80/1 (Boylesports) Seriously underrated player. Capable of performing on the highest stage and has a fantastic mentality. His major performances last year prove this.

-1.5pts E/W Soren Hansen Race To Dubai winner @ 80/1 (Boylesports) One of the best from tee to green in europe. If he can get the putter going, he will be right up there.

Major Performance 2010 (added @ 21:35 on 13th Jan)
-2.5pts E/W Robert Allenby @ 66/1 (Sky Bet ) odds 1/4, places 1-3 - Allenby is probably and has probably been the most consistent/best player on tour from tee to green for years. He struggled to close out tournaments in recent years due to poor putting and the baggage of not having won in such a long time. He ended that in style last season after a lot of work on his putting and I expect him to be better than ever this year. I wouldn't be at all surprised to see him actually get his hands on a major trophy.

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Please note that player attribute ratings are derived from the official PGA Tour and European Tour golf stats, and updated with a rolling average each golf betting year for precision.


Bryan Nicholson is the pioneer of the progressive form and course fit ratings for golf betting, with the associated progressive form model and course fit profiling model. Bryan is the author of the increasingly popular annual course fit profiling manual and #1 golf betting book Angles & Edges and runs the Sharp Sports Bettors Blog.

What is expected Strokes Gained Course Fit ?

Bryan also pioneered the concept of Expected Strokes Gained Course Fit (xSGF) in golf betting. xSGF can be predicted using my model below. For prospective golf betting tips it projects ahead of time how many shots a player is expected to pick up per round on average on a particular golf course. It's weighed against a neutral golf course of the same rating. For example: Sam Horsfield at Celtic Manor vs TPC Southwind. This number will also portray ability level in terms of strokes gained total. Click "find out more" under the course fit golf betting model for info.

Golf Betting Tips Model

Note: all the most accurate up to date player and course data to input into this interactive golf betting model is in the NicsPicks Course Fit Manual 2022


My course fit profiling model for golf betting tips uses highly evolved golf nuance and betting intuition, precise parameters and inputs based on Bayesian analysis, plus years of empirical evidence through observing, betting and documenting golf and stats... find out more

What is Progressive Form in Golf Betting?

Progressive form in golf betting differs from current form in that players are showing a trend in the right direction in their recent scoring. Trending form has a high predictive value in golf betting and can also catch players under the radar at an inflated price vs their true betting odds. For example - a player shows form of T40 - 24 - 24, but last week he was in the leading PGA Tour group on Sunday with Tiger Woods and had a bad round due to nerves. His finishing position may not fully capture his actual form... See more with our calculators and betting tools

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To check the latest player finishing positions for golf betting tips see the official world golf rankings and search/click a golfer. Input these numbers into the interactive golf model above, following the guide.

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Ross McGowan 400/80 to 1 (place), Tony Finau 50/1, Cam Champ 125/1, Cam Davis 125/1, Matt Jones 80/1 and FRL, Max Homa 60/1, Dean Burmester 55/1, Sam Burns 80/1, KH Lee 200/1, Sergio Garcia 70/1 (FRL), Thorbjorn Olesen 45/1 (FRL), Stewart Cink 150/1, Lucas Herbert 175/1 and 60/1

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