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Online betting site Boylesports have a golf betting promotion running for the Wells Fargo tournament on the PGA Tour this week. There is a good strong European charge at the head of the field for your Wells Fargo Championship golf betting, with Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and Justin Rose all going well at the head of the market at Quail Hollow.Rory McIlroy is running as outright favourite, as he has fantastic history here. This was the site of his PGA Tour breakthrough win back in 2010 and since has also lost in a play off there, and carded a top ten finish twelve months ago. McIlroy is the current owner of the course record as well and coming off some pretty strong performances at Houston and at the Masters, he is being backed heavily this week So too is Lee Westwood, and like McIlroy, has good history to back him up here. He has landed top five finishes in the last two starts and some steadily improving results saw him trend all the way to a win in Malaysia recently. Tough to split McIlroy, Westwood and Phil Mickelson for this one, so probably all of them are going to be worth looking at in either the Place Market or the Top Ten Finish market. Mickelson has actually never won the Wells Fargo, but no-one on the PGA Tour has earned more money than he has done at the event. Was third last year and has posted seven top tens in his last ten outings at Quail Hollow, so he naturally makes a good fit here, again looking great value at 5/4 in the top ten market, the same price at Westwood. Other big names in the field include Justin Rose who has hit a bit of form heading to Quail Hollow, a place where he has never really made an impact and Jim Furyk, who is back for the first time since 2010 when he posted a top ten finish. Has also been going well with top twenty finishes in each of his last four starts this season. Take a wager on the outright winner market, and if you're backed selection finishes second (or tied 2nd), then you will get your lost stake back as a free bet from online betting site Boylesports. THe maximum refund is £100 per customer and new customers registering an account with Boylesports can get up to a free £50 bet as a welcome bonus.
Wells Fargo Golf Betting Odds Rory McIlroy 7/1, Lee Westwood 16/1, Phil Mickelson 16/1, Justin Rose 20/1, Jim Furyk 28/1, Jimmy Walker 30/1, Rickie Fowler 301/, Zach Johnson 40/1, Ryan Moore 40/1, Webb Simpson 40/1, Hunter Mahan 401, bar 50/1
There is some more big golf betting heading your way this week, with the continuation of the FedExCup Play Offs on the PGA Tour. It is off to the TPC Boston over the Labor Day weekend for Deutsche Bank Championship golf betting in the United States and the field is down to 100 after last week’s thrilling Barclay’s which was won by Australian Adam Scott. Scott had been sat in the clubhouse with the lead for a long time as he saw the challenges from the likes of Justin Rose and Tiger Woods just fall short.
It is Woods and Scott who are leading the way in favouritism for the Deutsche Bank Championship golf betting this week, with defending champion Rory McIlroy trending quite well as well, even after such a difficult season for the Northern Ireland star. There is still a tremendously packed and quality field to look over here for value and never forget the value of top ten betting and especially in-play betting too.2013 Deutsche Bank Golf Betting Odds at Coral Tiger Woods 7/1, Adam Scott 10/1, Phil Mickelson 14/1, Rory McIlroy 14/1, Justin Rose 18/1, Henrik STenson 25/1, Jason Day 25/1, Webb Simpson 25/1, Dustin Johnson 28/1, Matt Kuchar 28/1
While the top 100 left in the FedExCup play offs are duking it out over in Boston, on the European Tour there is action from the Wales Open to have a look at. This is at the famous Celtic Manor Course, where some of Europe's top contenders not involved in the FedExCup play offs, will be vying for the prize and keeping themselves in the hunt for the Race To Dubai.
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2013 Wales Open Golf Betting Odds at Coral Bernd Wiesberger 18/1, Ross Fisher 20/1, Joost Luiten 20/1, Thorbjorn Olesen 22/1, Francesco Molinari 22/1
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Latest PGA Barclays Golf Betting Prices at online bookmaker Paddy Power Tiger Woods 5/1, Adam Scott 16/1, Henrik Stenson 20/1, Rory McIlroy 20/1, Phil Mickelson 20/1, Dustin Johnson 25/1, Jason Day 33/1, Jason Dufner 33/1, Justin Rose 33/1, Matt Kuchar 33/1, Brandt Snedeker 33/1, Lee Westwood 40/1
Online Bookmaker Promotion So tremendous golf betting around this week, where the best in the world are going to be duking it out. Take Woods’ short odds out of the picture and there is value all around, especially in the Place and Top 10 markets. But if you are looking for an each way bet, then online betting site Paddy Power are running a promotion where they are paying out to six places. The place part will be offered a quarter odds for the top six places. New customers registering an account with online betting site Paddy Power can get up to a free £50 bet as a welcome bonus, the bookie matching the value of your first stake with a free bet.
PGA Barclays Golf Betting Favourite Such a competitive field here, punters will have similarly difficulties picking out a winner as much as they do in a Major. Tiger Woods does head up the offerings for this week’s action though and he is looking for his third FedExCup title. With five PGA Tour titles under his belt across 2013, he is still going to be many people’s backing to go all the way and get the job done. He will be making something of a happy return to Liberty National as well because he was runner up here back in 2009. Scoring so heavily this season that he just can’t be counted out to take the FedExCup in which he heads to playoffs leading. Pretty short odds on Woods to take the win at the Barclays, and the course should play easier than it has done in recent times after changes. Just has to be better value for Place Market bet at 11/10 with Paddy Power.
PGA Barclays Golf Betting Tips: Nothing easy about making a call for an outright winner this week thanks to the quality of the field. The pressure really is on to perform and to keep racking up the points. Would look for players trending well at the moment and that would naturally lead you to Henrik Stenson who has been in majestic form. In his last four starts, Stenson has fired off top five finishes in each, two second places. He just has the game to perform again and really has his eye him, quite how he hasn’t won is a miracle. Driving accuracy is right up there and work with the irons in sticking it on the greens is pretty much second to none at the moment. Importantly, his scrambling stats should also mean that he goes well at the Barclays. You would wonder why he hasn’t be able to win, and there is fantastic 7/4 value in a Top 10 finish at Paddy Power for him.
It is probably worth thinking who had shown up well in the Majors this year, just to get an indication of where you may want to go with your golf betting here. You can never overlook Adam Scott when it comes to the big occasions like this. After winning the Masters this year, he also took a share of third at The Open. Pile on top of that a share of fifth at the PGA Championship recently and he has to be value as well. Just his all round game is brilliant and usually such a solid bet and contender when it comes to the business side of things. His fellow Australian countryman Jason Day also went well at the PGA Championship, where he took his sixth top ten of the season. Has missed the cut in his last 21 outings now and landed a top fifteen finish at the 2009 Barclays. Both do show up as value for your 2013 Barclays golf betting.
So many big names around here. Matt Kuchar has been one of the best on Tour all season, landing seven top tens which includes a couple of wins as well. Many people are thinking that his consistency is going to lead him to take the FedExCup title at the end of the play offs. Also shaping up well should be Webb Simpson who has been getting better and better as the season has worn on. Carded a brilliant 63 at Sedgefield last week, where he just missed out on a top ten finish. At the 2009 Barclays he took a share of eighth after leading at the halfway stage. Won’t be phased by the track here. The confidence with which Jason Dufner, the US PGA Championship winner is playing with at the moment, will mean that he has a lot of backing heading into this one. His win at Oak Hill followed straight on from a share of fourth at Firestone and he is just swinging beautifully at the moment. As long as his bubble didn’t burst in winning that first Major, great Top Ten value in him at 5/2 with Paddy Power.
Another couple of names which have been showing up well in Barclays golf betting are those of Dustin Johnson and Jim Furyk. Johnson has been going well lately, taking a share of eighth at Oak Hill just a couple of weeks ago. But the stronger option could be Furyk who took a runner up spot at the PGA Championship to Dufner and that came on the back of top tens at the Canadian Open and WGC Bridgestone. With a top fifteen at the Liberty National back in 2009, makes a good fit and value at 4/1 for a Top Ten Finish.