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Wicked Whisper
14 Sep 11 11:18
Date Joined: 17 May 07
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Perhaps someone you consider consistently overpriced or has a lot of scope.
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Report maggot September 14, 2011 12:24 PM BST
Keegan Bradley
Report Ski-Wiz September 14, 2011 12:30 PM BST
Report Hull city September 14, 2011 12:39 PM BST
dont think i'll have many agree but...

chez reavie - with no injuries obv
Report donny osmond September 14, 2011 1:00 PM BST
Report donny osmond September 14, 2011 1:03 PM BST
5 years x 30 comps = 150 bets

2 wins in 5 years should show a profit
Report FunLovinCriminal September 14, 2011 2:30 PM BST
Barry Lane LaughLaugh
Report No Category 1 September 14, 2011 2:47 PM BST
No question - Mcilroy
Report ADRIANREBEL September 14, 2011 3:11 PM BST
Scott Stallings
Report ADRIANREBEL September 14, 2011 3:11 PM BST
Scott Stallings
Report Deplasterer September 14, 2011 3:13 PM BST
Elliot SaltmanLaugh
Report donny osmond September 14, 2011 5:27 PM BST
i'd be amazed if anywon makes a level profit backing rory without trading

he has to win 3 times a season (at least to turn a profit)

15 wins in the next 5 seasons , a big ask at current rate
Report Mighty Whites 2008 September 14, 2011 5:30 PM BST
tiger wooods
Report 1st time poster September 14, 2011 5:41 PM BST
donny,surely he meant laying mclroy
Report maggot September 14, 2011 6:00 PM BST
Is that the same Tiger Woods who need not worry, as he is "Comfortably in the world's top 50", Mighty ??
Report chingachgook September 14, 2011 6:07 PM BST
the 1st answer is right btw.
Keegan Bradley.
Report MissingRibOfPrince September 14, 2011 6:37 PM BST
Sabba is a good shout Donny.
I'd go Stuart Appleby if the guy could stay on tour.
Geoff Ogilvy springs to mind too.

Anyone got a P/L on Tiger since the start of his career to fixed stake?!
Report a bitofinterest September 14, 2011 6:39 PM BST
no but i've got one on charles howellPlain
Report lincthesinc September 14, 2011 6:40 PM BST
Ryan Moore
Report lincthesinc September 14, 2011 6:40 PM BST
Ryan Moore
Report lizardlouis September 14, 2011 6:50 PM BST
Webb Simpson or a rejuvinated David Duval[;)]
Report carlos12345 September 14, 2011 6:58 PM BST
Jason Day
Report buz1969 September 14, 2011 6:58 PM BST
without doubt ADAM SCOTT, future world number 1
Report sandsave September 14, 2011 7:51 PM BST
Webb Simpson
Report timcaznat September 14, 2011 8:00 PM BST
Danny Willett
Report Mighty Whites 2008 September 14, 2011 8:59 PM BST
Thats the one Maggot. Amazingly he is still in the world top 50.
Report B.S September 14, 2011 9:30 PM BST
Nicolas Colsaerts for me
Report Merlin7 September 14, 2011 9:47 PM BST
Adam Hadwin
Report limited ability September 14, 2011 9:52 PM BST
Dustin Johnson

Been a pro for 4 years and has won every year at least once.

For me he is still improving and if he can become a bit stronger mentally come Sunday afternoon, he could easily win twice as many over the next 4 years.
Report limited ability September 14, 2011 9:53 PM BST
And yes i have backed him this week @ 18 [;)]
Report Super Hans September 14, 2011 10:11 PM BST
Chris Kirk.

Start this week @ 300.
Report TD_Gunner September 14, 2011 11:46 PM BST
Sir Nick Watney
Report HeinzGuderian September 14, 2011 11:53 PM BST
Camilo Villegas.

Report ericthecat September 15, 2011 12:13 AM BST
Good question with so many possibilities.

Short priced players who will win DJ, Scott and webb-Simpson in that order.

Longer prices Noren, Bradley, and Karlsson.
Report denno September 15, 2011 5:46 AM BST
Daniel DenisonGrin.
Report pattayaboy September 15, 2011 9:04 AM BST
martin kaymer euro tour without a doubt will clean up next season
Adam scott aslong as he keeps williams as his caddie is good for 3 wins a year for sure
One to lay when he hits evs at every tourny is rory cant putt mugaroy.. printing money
Report bristoldoug September 15, 2011 9:07 AM BST
Thats a tricky one and is it really possible to back one golfer exclusively and make a profit? Even when Woods was in his prime and winning maybe 5 or 6 tournaments (don't have exact figures so may have been more) out of the 30 or so on the PGA tour every year he would have been 2 or 3/1 favorite every outing. So you could never have made a profit unless you backed him after 1 or 2 rounds when he had perhaps started badly (by his standards) and drifted out to treble thoses odds.
Look at Rory Mclroy and Luke Donald who inevitably are pre tournament favorites wherever they play at the moment. Mclroy is always around 10/1 or less and Donald around 14/1. So they would both have to win 3 times just to break even if you backed them every tournament.
So you are either looking to back someone unfashionable but who wins other year or so at 80/1 or better or someone up and coming who may win once or even twice a year but at relatively short odds of 25/1 or over.

Of the unfashionable brigade id pick KJ Choi or YE Yang whose odds rarely reflect their chance or talent. Of the up and comming brigade you have to go with Bradley or Stallings who have both won on tour this year and will most likely do so again. Both are generally available at generous odds - probably double that of someone like Ricky Fowler who has yet to win on tour.
Report therhino September 15, 2011 10:15 AM BST
Johnson Wagner - I basically back him every week anyway.
Report twomolinaris September 15, 2011 10:42 AM BST
luke donald always there or there abouts im sure if you backed him each way every week you would show a profit at the end of the season. As a bigger priced player it would have to be Thomas bjorn he has had yet another superb season winning three times and played superly in the open behind darren clarke
Report denno September 15, 2011 12:54 PM BST
This lad has of scope. 25 over through 9 holes in Russia WTF!!!!

Round 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  Out  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  In Tot To Par 

1                                 6  11  7  4  6  7  4  9  7  61 61 25 

Par 4  4  3  5  4  3  4  5  4  36  4  4  4  3  4  5  3  5  4  36 72
Report the stunning September 15, 2011 1:19 PM BST
is that the ex tennis player kafelnikov denno at +14?
Report denno September 15, 2011 1:29 PM BST
Yeah thats the one
Report chingachgook September 15, 2011 1:36 PM BST
name one player

eric puts together a 6 man team.Laugh
Report Sioux City September 15, 2011 1:51 PM BST
Kyle Stanley - great ball striker, powerful,just needs to get his putting sorted and he should win plenty over the next five years.
Report maggot September 15, 2011 1:51 PM BST
Report Wicked Whisper September 15, 2011 8:48 PM BST
I think I'd go with Robert Karlsson. He's always available at a good price and I think he is a world beater on his day.
Report Knight Rider September 15, 2011 8:55 PM BST
Getting on a bit though WW.  He'll be 47 in 5 years' time.

It's an interesting question because you've got to pick someone who often goes through spells of doing nothing, but is capable of popping up with a win.  Sabbatini is not a bad shout.  I'd also throw in someone like Aaron Baddeley.

It's not quite the same as picking someone you think will do well over the next 5 years.  McIlroy will no doubt secure a few more wins but at what price?  He's not going to disappear off anyone's radar.  Even if you had picked him out 5 years ago as a future star, how much would you really have made off his career thus far?  The frustrating conundrum of golf betting.
Report Wicked Whisper September 15, 2011 9:18 PM BST
I thought of Baddeley, always a good player to back but I felt it was a cheap pick considering his recent performances deeming it not very original.
Report Zippie..the..hippie September 15, 2011 9:41 PM BST
Chris Wood

Decent prices for now and getting over a few problems...Class Player

Mark Wilson PGA

Starting This weel pleez
Report ericthecat September 16, 2011 12:24 AM BST
Ching two reasons, first thats the way I play and second, as KR points out if one person keeps popping up his odds would become unbackable, therefore a team of 6 and back the value in that six?

You have so say Mark Wilson seems to be a great shout over the last 3 years. I see no reason why Noren can not kick on to be a really top class player. I also think Kaymer will be dominent next year in Europe.
Report marychain1 September 16, 2011 12:35 AM BST
Tommy Fleetwood
Report denno September 16, 2011 5:43 AM BST
If he ever gets his head right Zippie. He's still in bits about the finishing line. Agree Tommy Fleetwood and my boy thinks Chris Lloyd is one to watch going forward Marychain.
Report chingachgook September 16, 2011 2:08 PM BST
just banter eric,didnt think i'd beat alf to the punch.
Report sundogmonkey September 16, 2011 3:22 PM BST
Ryan Moore...or as a less obvious one Jamie Lovemark from when he gets fit.
Report Barca4Ever September 16, 2011 3:40 PM BST
Adam Scott
Report 338 September 16, 2011 4:34 PM BST
Patrick Canttaly
Report poorestpunter September 17, 2011 1:54 PM BST
some good calls there, it can't be the name players like mcilroy, donald or westwood (and not just because of the paltry win ratios they have).
Dustin is defintely a runner, but you'll not make a fortune on him, but his price isn't as sticky as the three amigos above.
I also like Baddeley, Noren and Wilson (have a wee touch on him this week too), but I'm surprised that nobody has mentioned young Sean O'Hair.  He wins when he gets in contention and this year already has cantered in(maybe an exaggeration)at about 140/1 iirc.
Report lizardlouis September 17, 2011 3:19 PM BST
Steve Williams, he's a great front runner!![;)]
Report bobweenit September 17, 2011 4:51 PM BST
Vegas Cool
Report tcb70 September 21, 2011 8:15 PM BST
Hunter Mahan
Report Makfi September 21, 2011 11:41 PM BST
Kyle "South Park" Stanley
Report greelo September 22, 2011 2:47 AM BST
richard finch


ryan palmer
Report sofiakenny September 22, 2011 7:06 AM BST
Report SuperFrothy September 22, 2011 4:30 PM BST
I'd back Donald to finish in the top 10 every week...
Report mukdahan September 22, 2011 5:29 PM BST
gary woodland 13 top 25s this year can see him winning 10 plus tournaments next few years
Report richardf September 23, 2011 6:42 AM BST
Seung Yul Noh.........when this lad sorts his putter out he will be right up there. Will win a couple at big prices.
Report pantsonfire September 23, 2011 9:48 AM BST
Bubba Watson 3 wins and 30 top tens from his 150 events is a decent strike rate. In Europe I see no reason why Thomas Bjorn can't continue to win tournaments in a pretty weak tour. He is often overlooked by the bookies at the top end of the market.
Report donny osmond June 18, 2017 12:11 AM BST
marychain !
Report Super Hans June 18, 2017 12:30 AM BST
3 wins for me from the captainHappy
Report marychain1 June 18, 2017 7:24 AM BST
Cheers Donny. Sadly it looks like I stopped backing him every week about a year ago
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 18, 2017 12:16 PM BST
denno    16 Sep 11 05:43 
If he ever gets his head right Zippie. He's still in bits about the finishing line. Agree Tommy Fleetwood and my boy thinks Chris Lloyd is one to watch going forward Marychain.

Chris Lloyd won on the europro tour this week!
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 18, 2017 12:16 PM BST
denno    16 Sep 11 05:43 
If he ever gets his head right Zippie. He's still in bits about the finishing line. Agree Tommy Fleetwood and my boy thinks Chris Lloyd is one to watch going forward Marychain.

Chris Lloyd won on the europro tour this week!
Report 6troytown June 19, 2017 10:14 AM BST
trey mullinax for the next 5 years was told in jan to look out as this is his first season on the big circuit and his 9th place in us open shows he has the ability.
Report 6troytown June 19, 2017 10:15 AM BST
trey mullinax for 5 years
Report Total Bosman June 19, 2017 3:03 PM BST
Some interesting names on this thread.  Trying to work out who the best return for this might be over the last 5 years.  Might it even be Steven Bowditch?
Report mr meagi June 19, 2017 3:52 PM BST
If I was getting a free bet of this sort, I would think long and hard about it, long and hard. Let me think, see your angle TB...........

1. You need a player who is 'two players in one' ie Bowditch,Glover,Mickelson, Horschel, etc.
2. He cannot be 'popular or household' or you will end up trading at very restricted odds ie Matsuyama.
3. James Hahn. that's the one for me.

One day he wins and one day he doesn't and he is always 100/1 because most people have been 'caught on the rebound' with this guy.

ps: Good QuestionConfused
Report mr meagi June 19, 2017 4:09 PM BST
James Hahn: 'Coming off eight consecutive missed cuts, earned his second career PGA TOUR title in his 97th PGA TOUR start at the age of 34 years, 6 months, 6 days at the Wells Fargo Championship'

What price was he 'that day'?Tongue Out
Report zog June 19, 2017 6:32 PM BST
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 23, 2017 7:32 PM BST
Chris lloyd wins again on the euro pro tour if he picks up another two wins this year he will collect a £250,000 bonus!
Report bobweenit June 24, 2017 7:51 PM BST

Sep 17, 2011 -- 10:51AM, bobweenit wrote:


I got 1 win out of it anyone know the sp of him that week?

Report CrowsEye June 24, 2017 9:47 PM BST
Some good shouts on this thread! I wonder who is in place for the next 5 years? I honestly have no idea.
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