Trading Golf : WGC Bridgestone Invitational

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northbound
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Dates: August 3-6, 2017
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Location: Akron, Ohio, United States
Course: Firestone Country Club

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northbound
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Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:23 pm

My strategy for this tournament is simple.

I backed the following players, tipped by Sporting Life's David John, and will look to DOB them in-play:

Jason Dufner (odds 70.00)
Justin Thomas (48.00)
Marc Leishman (50.00)
Paul Casey (38.00)
Mackenzie Hughes (500.00)

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northbound
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Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:45 pm

The tournament is not over, but this strategy proved successful already

Casey dobbed, +£1
Hughes dobbed, +£1
Thomas dobbed, +£1
Profit: +£3

Leisham no chance in hell, -£1
Dufner not even close, -£1
Loss: -£2

Total P/L: +£1

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Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:14 pm

I've not really traded it much in past so took some data this year.

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northbound
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Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:19 am

Euler wrote:
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:14 pm
I've not really traded it much in past so took some data this year.
Me neither, just trading it "blindly".

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northbound
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Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:31 am

Today the Final Round will take place, with the leaders teeing up mid afternoon, UK time.

The last two years, after the Third Round, there were two players leading. In both years the tournament was won by a third player who overtook them during Final Round.

This year we are in a similar situation, with two players leading (Thomas Pieters, Zach Johnson).

A strategy could be laying them both (odds of 4.40 and 4.70 right now) with a view to backing them in play at higher odds during Final Round (let's say 7.00).

redbasil
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Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:32 pm

Sounds like a good strategy I use something similar laying the top 2 going into back nine, there have been some spectacular swings 🏌️🏌️in the last few weeks

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northbound
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Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:41 pm

Indeed. Gotta love golf!

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Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:44 pm

The above Final Round strategy worked like a charm.

Thomas Pieters layed 4.40 pre-round, backed 7.00 in-play.

Zach Johnson layed 4.70 pre-round, backed 7.00 in-play.

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