The Longshots Report is your guide to high-priced golfers that can earn us profits in some of the less popular markets without winning the Tournament – First Round Leader, Top 10, 20, Make Cut etc
The RBC CANADIAN OPEN makes a re-appearance after 2 years in recess for COVID.
There’s 19 Canadians in the field this week with Corey Conners, Adam Hadwin, Mackenzie Hughes and Nick Taylor the biggest names.
Reminder to anyone wanting to back a Canadian this week, there hasn’t been a Canadian winner since 1954.
This Week’s Longshots
Adam Svensson @ 200
Svensson has been very popular among the golf tipping community this week. He’s teed it up far and wide this season – 23 tournaments for 2 Top 10s but just 3 Top 25s, oh and 10 MCs. He returned to the PGA Tour for this season after finishing 3rd on last year’s Korn Ferry. It’s fair to say he needs to lift and could do so in his National Open. His record at this tournament (albeit on a different track), is 5 starts for a T34 and 4 MC’s.
Justin Rose @ 80
Like several in this field, Rose’s form has been mixed – 4 MCs from his last 8 tournaments as well as a Top 20 at the USPGA. This could be another “on” week, he’s rested after a spell in the UK, relaxing while watching the Queen’s Platinum Celebrations!
Sahith Theegala @ 80
Finished T5 last week in the Memorial finish at the Memorial was his third top-10 result in the last 13 starts with just 2 MCs in that period. T3 at Phoenix, T7 at Valspar and last week’s great finish have proved again that he really does belong at this level.
CT Pan @ 80
Has gained Strokes on Approach in his last 10 tournaments, going back to the Genesis in February! That is some serious iron play. Over that period he’s made 9 of the 10 Cuts, with 3 Top 20’s. Very consistent.
Mackenzie Hughes @ 75
It’s been a struggle of a season but does have a decent recent record in this tournament with finishes of 32-8-14 from 2017-2019. Does that mean this Canadian plays well in Canada? Possibly. Worth a ticket or two, possibly First Round Leader as his last 4 opening rounds have been 66-68-77-67. The best of those puts you right in the queue to collect.
Brendon Todd @ 66
Likes the shorter courses and this Par 70 test is well documented to be all about Approach Play. His accuracy off the tee should give him several good “looks” at some of these small greens. Finished 3rd last start at the Charles Schwab with 3 great rounds followed by a 71, could be right in this until the last day and a decent Top 20 chance.
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