Chevron World Challenge/PGA qualifying School Picks

Along with the Nedbank Challenge, Golf nippon Series JT Cup and the Australian open, there are also 2 biggish events taking place on the US PGA golf tour from the 2nd - 7th of december. These 2 events are of course the PGA qualifying school with players competing for their card for next years main golf tour and the small select field in Tiger wood's Chevron World Series

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Chevron World Series Picks
-0.75pts E/W Ian Poulter @ 14/1(PaddyPower) Course is very short with emphasis on accuracy and ball placement - 2 of Poulter's strengths. Poulter is in great form and is the value here at 14's

-0.5pts E/W Graeme McDowell @ 35/1 (PaddyPower) Can't actually believe this price in a 14 man field comprising of a lot of golfers that have been out of competitive action. McDowell is seriously underrated and is a much better bet at a price like that than for example my own favourite Harrington would be @ 7's

PGA Tour Qualifying School
6 rounds will be played over 2 courses at Bear Lakes. Both courses are in excess of 7,400 yards so bearing these facts in mind, we're looking for a consistent golfer with a bit of distance off the tee. Chris riley ticks box 1 but the length of the courses puts me off him and instead I'll go for Joe Ogilvie who stands out from the rest in terms of what I was looking for.

-1pt E/W Joe Ogilvie @ 40/1 (Boylesports) Ogilvie is a solid player who could easily string together 6 good rounds. He averages over 290 yards off the tee and his putting and scrambling stats are right up there.

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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

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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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