Sicilian Open and Transitions Championship Golf

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There is no previous form to go in with this week’s inaugural Sicilian Open so there is some guesswork in who will be suited to the course.

Given that there is likely to be a fair bit of wind around, I think Scotland’s Steven Gallacher who plays well in such conditions and is also in solid current form, could reward an each-way bet at odds of 20/1.

My other selection has to be Frenchman Gregory Havret at 20/1 (each-way) as he is also in good current form and has won in Italy before.

It is surprising and a little disappointing that Italian stars Matteo Manassero and the Molinari brothers have decided to bypass this new event in their homeland.

Sicilian Open

 
  Chris Wood  16/1  
  S Gallacher  20/1 
  G Havret  20/1 
  F Andersson Hed  25/1
  S Hansen  25/1 
  R Green  25/1  
  J M Singh  33/1  
  D Willett  33/1  
  R Rock  33/1 
  J Edfors  33/1  
  R Gonzalez  33/1
  A Noren  33/1  
  R-J Derksen  33/1  
  J Luiten  33/1  
  P Larrazabal  40/1  
  J Donaldson  40/1  
  C Del Moral  40/1 
  S Dyson  40/1  
  R Jacquelin  40/1  
  N Colsaerts  40/1  
  A Wall  40/1  
  D Lynn  40/1  
  G Maybin  40/1 
  A Velasco  40/1 
  G Bourdy  50/1  
  Alejandro Canizares  50/1  
  M Foster  50/1

  66/1  Bar. 

 
  Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5

28 year old Scot Martin Laird from Glasgow is my election to come out top in Tampa Bay, Florida this week at odds of 40/1.

Laird has been playing really well recently and was in a tie for 10th spot last week in the Cadillac Championship.

It could be a tremendous week for Scots golf as I think we might have a chance at a Transatlantic double with Laird and Gallacher.
 

 
Transitions Championship

 
  N Watney  10/1  
  M Kaymer  10/1 
  P Harrington  25/1  
  B Haas  25/1  
  R Goosen  25/1  
  J Furyk  25/1  
  P Casey  25/1 
  Bubba Watson  25/1  
  V Singh  25/1  
  G Ogilvy  33/1 
  J Rose  33/1  
  K J Choi  33/1 
  J Byrd  33/1 
  C Howell  40/1  
  R Moore  40/1  
  M Laird  40/1  
  R Sabbatini  50/1  
  S Ames  50/1  
  S O’Hair  50/1  
  S Garcia  50/1  
  B Gay  50/1 
  S Levin  50/1

  66/1  Bar. 
 
  Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5 

Odds supplied by  Ladbrokes.