Hero World Challenge
Jon Rahm, who is in top form defends his title in this eighteen-man field. Considering we sometimes only get five places each-way in regular tournaments, the fact that we can get the same place terms in an eighteen-runner event means we need to play here. Other previous winners on this course playing here include Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson. Many will consider Rahm a good thing here, but at a general 4/1 he is hardly top value. That said, he could be worth a small win bet saver, whoever you decide to bet. Others who have played well here in recent seasons include Henrik Stenson, Patrick Reed, Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth. Tiger Woods finished tied 9th in 2017 with four rounds in the sixties but 9/1 is shocking value even though he won recently in Japan.
Won last year by Kurt Kitayama, this year’s field includes a lot of South Africans and with two South African winners in the last four years, it may pay to concentrate on them when looking for an angle. George Coetzee has played well on this course in the past and is an obvious contender, but there are a lot of players out of form in this field and it could be won by an up and coming youngster.