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Bonus Model Targets – The Open Championship

The Open is upon us and with it the final major of the year. It is always an exciting tournament, but presents some very interesting challenges for the players as the course is never like anything that is seen on the PGA Tour during the season. If you have been following the European Tour all year, you are in a great spot as there are a lot of names that will not be familiar to those who focus solely on PGA. No other site provides the sort of coverage of that tour the way that we do and it is one of the reasons why our subscribers have been so successful here over the years.

Royal Portrush is a traditional, links style setup on the coast of Northern Ireland. It plays at 7,300 yards and is a Par 71. The three Par 5 holes should present nice scoring opportunities, but much of the performance of the players will be based upon whether or not the winds end up being an issue. Most of the European players will be ready for the tough conditions and usually those who are from outside of the US tend to have the advantage as these tend to play as less than driver courses. This puts more emphasis on hitting fairways and working mid range irons on the approach as staying out of the tall grass around the fairways is the key to avoiding big numbers.

Here’s who I’m looking at and avoiding for the The Open Championship….

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