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Today’s Best Bets
FTN's experts pick out their best bets of the day.
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3 Free Bets for the 2024 U.S. Open
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's U.S. Open and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the 2024 Memorial
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's Memorial and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the RBC Canadian Open
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's RBC Canadian Open and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the Charles Schwab Challenge
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's Charles Schwab Challenge and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the PGA Championship
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's PGA Championship and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the Wells Fargo Championship
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's Wells Fargo Championship and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the CJ Cup Byron Nelson
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's CJ Cup Byron Nelson and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the Zurich Classic
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's Zurich Classic and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for the RBC Heritage
FTN's Josh Culp previews this week's RBC Heritage and offers up his best bets.
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3 Free Bets for The Masters
It’s Masters week, which means the azaleas are blooming and seasonal allergies are ramping up.  Each April, this marks the beginning of the PGA Tour’s major championship season. It’s the biggest event of the year and major part of that is the sacred sanctuary that hosts the event, Augusta National Golf Club.  The exclusivity of […]
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2024 Valero Open Betting Preview
The Masters is right around the corner, but we have one final PGA tune-up at this week’s Valero Texas Open.  Will one of the favorites head off to Georgia with a win under their belt or will someone further down the board win to punch their ticket to Augusta National? Let’s dig into the course […]
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2024 Houston Open Betting Preview
With the Florida chapter now closed, it’s time for a little Texas two-stop to warm us up ahead of the 2024 Masters. We turn our attention toward Memorial Park Golf Course for the Texas Children’s Houston Open.  The goal of this article is to find at least one value bet that really pops off the […]
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2024 Valspar Championship Betting Preview
The PGA Tour’s Florida swing has been tame this year. It seems everywhere the Tour goes, they run into a softer-than-usual course due to the lead-in weather. Add in relatively calm winds by Florida standards and you have the recipe for lower scores.  There is still one more chance for the Sunshine State to provide […]
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2024 Players Championship Betting Preview
It’s time for the fifth major as the PGA Tour heads to their Ponte Vedra headquarters for the 2024 Players Championship.  Let’s jump right in to discuss the host course and find any potential value bets on the board.   Course Fit Played annually at TPC Sawgrass, this event has a reputation of providing carnage […]
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2024 Arnold Palmer Invitational Betting Preview
Turning our attention to another limited-field, signature event, we have the Arnold Palmer Invitational this week at Bay Hill Club & Lodge.  There are just 69 golfers teeing it up this week in Orlando, and similar to what we saw at the Genesis, there will be a 36-hole cutline that trims the field to the […]
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2024 Cognizant Classic Betting Preview
Welcome to the sunny shores of Florida as we look to PGA National, host of this week’s Cognizant Classic. This was formerly known as the Honda Classic, for those confused by the new title sponsor.  Next thing to note is a change to the layout. Hole No. 10 has been shifted from a long par […]
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2024 Mexico Open Betting Preview
Welcome to Vidanta Villarta, land of birdies and big numbers, always welcoming to the biggest of hitters. This will be the third hosting of the Mexico Open for Vidanta Villarta. We saw Jon Rahm take home the title in the debut 2022 edition with Tony Finau posting a runner-up finish. They flipped that script last […]
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2024 Genesis Invitational Betting Preview
From ruckus to respect, the PGA Tour heads from TPC Scottsdale over to Riviera Country Club for this week’s Genesis Invitational. This is Tiger’s event, and this year it features a 70-man field with interesting cut-line rules of Low 50 and Ties (or anyone within 10 shots of the lead after 36 holes).   Attracting […]
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2024 WM Phoenix Open Betting Preview
Welcome to the hottest ticket in town, the WM Phoenix Open, where PGA Tour golf collides with a rowdy desert party. Known affectionately as the People’s Open or the Greenest Show on Grass, this event held at TPC Scottsdale draws in the largest crowds in all of golf, creating an electrifying atmosphere that leads right […]
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2024 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Betting Preview
The 2024 PGA Tour season has kicked off with a stunning display of four straight underdogs claiming victory. It’s crucial to appreciate the unpredictability that contrasts the favorite-heavy narrative of the previous season. As bettors, we should remember to not put any stock into “trends” that would suggest this means more longshots are going to […]
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2024 Farmers Insurance Open Betting Preview
After a trio of longshot winners to open the 2024 PGA campaign, we head to Torrey Pines for the Farmers Insurance Open. With a tougher test on hand, there is a good chance for that longshot trend to reverse itself this week.  Let’s dive into the split stats to see what names stand out as […]
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PGA Betting Course Fit and Stats: 2024 Farmers Insurance Open
For years, the course fit model has been my biggest weapon in both DFS and betting. For example, last season it fueled over 200 units won on outright bets alone. The edge is strong, but why?   To understand the power of the course fit model, you first must understand the difference between predictive analysis […]
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2024 American Express Betting Preview
The 2024 PGA Tour season has opened with a pair of longshot winners. Chris Kirk won the Sentry at 200/1, and Grayson Murray followed it up as a 400/1 winner. Now we head to PGA West for The American Express which has seen three of the last five editions won by golfers with odds exceeding […]
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2024 Sony Open Betting Preview
As I sit here on the first real snow day of the season in Iowa, I found myself wishing I was in Hawaii like the 144 golfers getting prepped for the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club.  Then I go to check the forecast at Waialae and see flooding nearby at the Monday Qualifier and […]
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PGA Betting Course Fit and Stats: 2024 Sony Open
For years, the course fit model has been my biggest weapon in both DFS and betting. For example, last season it fueled over 200 units won on outright bets alone. The edge is strong, but why? To understand the power of the course fit model, you first must understand the difference between predictive analysis and […]
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PGA Betting Course Fit and Stats: 2024 The Sentry
For years, the course fit model has been my biggest weapon in both DFS and betting. For example, last season it fueled over 200 units won on outright bets alone. The edge is strong, but why? To understand the power of the course fit model, you first must understand the difference between predictive analysis and […]
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2024 The Sentry Betting Preview
Rising from our holiday hibernation, the PGA Tour is gearing up to kick off the 2024 season with a splash in Hawaii at this week’s Sentry. Forget the Tournament of Champions; it’s evolved with a more extensive lineup, and the old name just didn’t cut it anymore. Let’s dive into who’s making waves on the […]
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PGA Outright Betting – The Essential Role of Variance
We often think of variance as the enemy of projections in sports. When a player has a surprising game, was the projection bad, or was the result just a product of variance? Golf is no different. Players shock us all the time with how well or how poorly they play. However, if we can reliably […]
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2023 Mauritius Open Betting Preview
The DP World Tour heads to Mauritius this week to unveil a new course, La Reserve Golf Links at Heritage Golf Club. The course is co-designed by Peter Matkovich and last week’s winner Louis Oosthuizen.  La Reserve reminds me a bit of a course we saw recently, Albany in the Bahamas. Both coastal courses look […]
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2023 Alfred Dunhill Championship Betting Preview
DraftKings has thrown us a curveball this week by featuring the Grant Thornton Invitational, a new team event featuring LPGA and PGA Tour combos. I will dive into that slate later this week but for betting purposes, I want to set my focus on the DP World Tour.  The event is the Alfred Dunhill Championship […]
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2023 Hero World Championship Betting Preview
The PGA Tour season has concluded, but there are still betting opportunities with this week’s Hero World Challenge. This event attracts 20 high-level golfers to play a no-cut event in the Bahamas just days after scarfing down some Thanksgiving turkey. Run by Tiger Woods, he is also the main attraction this week, as he returns […]
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