Avantha Masters and Northern Trust Open Golf

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After the four-week ‘Dubai Swing’, the European Tour moves on to India for this week’s Avantha Masters.

If last year’s event is anything to go by we are in for a very close finish (seven players shared the lead going into the final round in 2010 – a Tour record).

Players fairly high on the Greens in Regulation stats are likely to fair best.

I am selecting Anthony Wall at 25/1 to win.  The 35 year old from Camberley is looking for his first win since the 2000 Alfred Dunhill Championship but has been playing consistently recently and is worth a bet here.

I am also suggesting an interest on Robert Dinwiddie (Each-Way) at 50/1 in the ‘First Round Leader’ market.
Dinwiddie has shown he is well capable of producing a low score and he has a very good early tee-time.
 
Avantha Masters 

  S Hansen  16/1 
  R Cabrera Bello  20/1 
  J M Singh  20/1 
  T Jaidee  20/1 
  A Wall  25/1 
  S Strange  25/1 
  R Karlberg  25/1 
  R Finch  33/1 
  D Drysdale  33/1 
  R Dinwiddie  33/1 
  J Donaldson  33/1 
  R Jacquelin  33/1 
  Gaganjeet Bhullar  33/1 
  J-B Gonnet  40/1 
  R McGowan  40/1 
  J Randhawa  40/1 
  T Hiratsuka  40/1 
  A Velasco  40/1 
  C Del Moral  40/1 
  Richie Ramsay  40/1 
  D Howell  40/1 
  G Havret  40/1 
  G Maybin  40/1 
  A Dodt  50/1 
  H Tanihara  50/1 
  Mark Brown  50/1 
  R-J Derksen  50/1 
  B Rumford  50/1
  S O’Hara  50/1 
  K Horne  50/1 
  J Luiten  50/1
  T Olesen  50/1 
  A Siddikur  50/1

  66/1  Bar.

 
Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5

 

The Riviera Country Club at Pacific Palisades in California plays host to the Northern Trust Open and England’s Luke Donald will be expecting to do well on a course on which he has finished in the top-6 for the last three years.
 
I’m going to take a chance in this one with Steve Marino at 50/1.  Marino lead from the first round last week at Pebble Beach but the pressure of going for that elusive maiden win on the Tour told over the final round and he slumped to a closing 74 and a share of fourth place.

He is an attractive price to put things right on a course which should suit him.

Northern Trust Open 
 
  P Mickelson  8/1
  S Stricker  12/1 
  P Casey  16/1 
  D Johnson  16/1 
  L Donald  20/1 
  H Mahan  25/1 
  M Kuchar  25/1
  Rickie Fowler  25/1 
  E Els  33/1 
  JB Holmes  33/1 
  Anthony Kim  40/1
  R Goosen  40/1 
  Bubba Watson  40/1 
  P Harrington  40/1 
  T Clark  40/1 
  J Rose  40/1
  R Karlsson  50/1 
  K J Choi  50/1 
  S Marino  50/1 
  G Ogilvy  50/1
  B Haas  50/1
  J Day  50/1 
  V Singh  50/1

  66/1  Bar.

 
Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5

All odds supplied by  Ladbrokes.