Phoenix Open and Qatar Masters Golf

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Phil Mickelson often plays well early in the season and he went close last week at the Farmers Insurance Open, only losing out by a single stroke to Bubba Watson.

My selection Charles Howell played well in snatches and finished a respectable 14th.

This week I’m selecting Kevin Na at 40/1.  The 27 year old South Korean missed the cut last week but finished in the top five the previous week and has two top-4 finishes in this event in the last three years (when it was called the FBR Open).

Waste Management Phoenix Open

  P Mickelson  7/1 
  D Johnson  12/1 
  Rickie Fowler  16/1 
  N Watney  16/1  
  H Mahan  20/1  
  Bubba Watson  25/1  
  B Haas  25/1 
  Anthony Kim  25/1 
  G Ogilvy  25/1 
  J Vegas  33/1  
  C Howell  33/1  
  K Na  40/1 
  B Gay  40/1 
  JB Holmes  40/1  
  B Crane  40/1
  J Byrd  50/1  
  R Moore  50/1  
  C Villegas  50/1 
  D Toms  50/1  
  R Palmer  50/1

  66/1  Bar.

 
Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5

 

Excellent performances from two Scots at last week’s inaugural Bahrain Open, with Stephen Gallacher in fourth place and Richie Ramsay ending the tournament in eighth.

Paul Casey (my tip to win the previous week) came through to win from Swede Peter Hanson.  I have to stick with Seung-Yul Noh at 33/1 as my selection again this week as he played really well in Bahrain and seems to enjoy playing in the Gulf.
 

        
The Commercialbank Qatar Masters
 

  M Kaymer  7/1  
  L Westwood  10/1  
  P Casey  12/1
  R Karlsson  12/1  
  A Quiros  14/1  
  S Stricker  16/1 
  R Goosen  20/1  
  I Poulter  25/1 
  H Stenson  25/1  
  MA Jiménez  25/1  
  L Oosthuizen  25/1 
  R Fisher  33/1  
  P Hanson  33/1  
  A Noren  33/1  
  Seung-Yul Noh  33/1 
  Chris Wood  40/1 
  A Hansen  50/1  
  S Gallacher  50/1

  66/1  Bar.

 
Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5 

All odds supplied by  Ladbrokes.