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    2017 Open Championship

    So with the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale just around the corner, who do you fancy to lift the Claret Jug and who do you see as nice e/w bets? Worthy of note that Sky Bet have just gone 10 places each way at 1/5 odds for next week.

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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    10 places, awesome.
    Fed up of backing the favourites and winning sod all back, time for a change of tactic.
    I fancy Rahm, Fowler, Noren and a few other outsiders I haven't selected yet, maybe Harman, Haas types etc, not bothering with Johnson, Speith, or Mcllroy this year.
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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    Quote Originally Posted by Beezerk View Post
    10 places, awesome.
    Fed up of backing the favourites and winning sod all back, time for a change of tactic.
    I fancy Rahm, Fowler, Noren and a few other outsiders I haven't selected yet, not bothering with Johnson, Speith, or Mcllroy this year.
    I've backed all three of them at majors this year and they let me down!
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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    I'm not going to bother. I'd been betting on Brooks Koepka the last 6 majors and forgot for the US Open

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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    Quote Originally Posted by patricks148 View Post
    I'm not going to bother. I'd been betting on Brooks Koepka the last 6 majors and forgot for the US Open

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    Don't you just hate golf betting at times!

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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    I don't bet but if I did I would nearly always go for Casey, Fowler, Westwood & Stenson as possible placings.
    I would now add Fleetwood, Tanihara and Rahm to the above along with Peter Uihlein & Bernd Weisberger

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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    Justin Rose to add the claret jug to his collection at the same place he won the silver medal almost 20 years ago. He played some good golf at Portstewart, finishing 4th and it looks like he has went straight to Birkdale to get some practice in. 22/1 on Betfred.

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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    Quote Originally Posted by Berger View Post
    Justin Rose to add the claret jug to his collection at the same place he won the silver medal almost 20 years ago. He played some good golf at Portstewart, finishing 4th and it looks like he has went straight to Birkdale to get some practice in. 22/1 on Betfred.
    I don't like Rose, but I would and will be putting some money on him for this.
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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    Quote Originally Posted by Crazyface View Post
    I don't like Rose, but I would and will be putting some money on him for this.
    Out of interest, why don't you like Rose?

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    Re: 2017 Open Championship

    Might check the odds on mcilroy missing the cut.. can't see him doing well at all.

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