Valero Texas Open Prediction - TPC San Antonio Golf Odds
While there are a couple big-time players teeing it up this week—Sergio Garcia, Matt Kuchar and Adam Scott are probably the three most recognizable names to casual golf fans—this is one of the weaker non-Fall Series fields of the season. The reason for the relatively weak field? It's mainly just where the tournament falls on the PGA Tour schedule. Most of the top guys plan to take a few weeks off after the Masters to re-charge the batteries before the summer grind.
The course also isn't one of the players' favorites, but more on that later. One guy to keep an eye on this week is year-old Joaquin Niemann from Chile.
Niemann is making his professional debut after spending the last 11 months atop the World Amateur Golf Ranking. He apparently was waiting to turn pro until after the Masters, though he missed the cut at Augusta. Full tee times can be seen here. The entirety of the course is made up of different variations of Bermuda grass, and as the name suggests, the course winds through dense forests of Oak trees.
The signature hole is the par-3 16th, which features a big ol' bunker right in the middle of the putting surface. The course—mainly, the undulating greens—has drawn some less-than-positive reviews from PGA Tour players. The 10 Worst Tour Courses. Protected by the veil of confidentiality, the players didn't hold back in their assessment of Norman's design: No surprise to see Garcia as the favorite, as he's the highest ranked player in the field by a decently wide margin Vegas continues to list Ollie Schneiderjans among the top 20 favorites to win a tournament despite the fact that he hasn't finished better than t41 since the first week of February Snedeker seems like good value at My pick last week, Marc Leishman, didn't make the cut.
That's always fun, when the guy you pick to hoist the trophy doesn't even make the weekend. That means we're due for a bounce-back this week. I hate to cherry pick one of the favorites, but I keep coming back to Charley Hoffman this week.
He won this event in and has two other top 3s in San Antonio since And while he's yet to post a top 10 so far this season, he's coming off two solid-enough weeks at the Masters t11 and RBC Heritage t Hoffman will be a popular pick this week, and for good reason. He picks up PGA Tour win number five. Please enter your email address associated with the account so we can help reset your password. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and scores from your favorite teams anywhere and get customized notifications, special offers and much more.
Many golf bettors have won plenty of cash, with the right skills and judgment both on and off the greens. The TPC San Antonio Oaks golf course features narrow fairways and difficult green complexes, not to mention loads of large bunkers. The Oaks course is an intimate design with narrow corridors carved through oak trees with only feet of fall from the highest point of the course to the lowest making it very walker friendly.
The bunkers are spectacular and reflect a natural, rugged "minimalist" with edges emulating the canopy of the native oak trees. More recently Justin Leonard has been the one to beat.
Leonard won the Valero Texas Open back-to-back in and , and then returned to the top of the podium in On the yard par-5 18th, Brooks Koepka considered going for the green in two but he eventually put the 3-wood back in his bag and laid up. He then fired to within just a few feet of the pin and knocked in the putt for a birdie and a superb final round of At that stage, Koepka was tied for the lead with Chappell but Chappell was still out on the course. He fired an excellent third shot to the green and holed from eight feet to take the win by a single shot.
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