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Inplay trade at the Mayo classic

This week's round 2-3 trade for the Mayakoba Classic involves backing 4 guys from the early wave on an average score of -6:

Zach Johnson 19.00 -7
Russell Henley 44.00 -5
Chez Reavie 32.00 -5
Mark Hubbard 26.00 -7

Click through the images to the Betfair exchange if you're trying this trade for yourself. For some more info on how it works, see my Betfair trading strategy article on backing to lay players.

Scoring average from the early starters in round 1 was half a shot better than the late and wind conditions are expected to be similar on saturday, with wind getting up as the day goes on. As you can see, I've backed the quartet to level stakes with the plan / hope to trade out between 36-54 holes depending on how much play we see on Saturday



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Having watched the tournament develop yesterday, conditions look great for low scoring but there's still some big punishment for errant drives with more than 1 shot often going for a stray ball. The players above largely fit the profile of point to point golfers who make a lot of birdies. ZJ and Chez excel with the wedges and short irons into these soft greens and Henley can go super low when that putter hots up. He also has a super high ball flight which is suited to taking these pins out this week.


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