Category Archives: Golf

2015 US Open at Chambers Bay

  I have been bitching all week about the course and the setup.  Elitist traditionalists like me don’t understand the thinking behind a links style (maybe) course for the US Open.  Links courses introduce an element of randomness not found in traditional American golf and if (paraphrasing Sandy Tatum here) the object of the US Open is to identify the best players in the world, why would you introduce additional… Read More »

2015 Masters Recap

The Masters is in the rear view mirror and we finished up 4.54 units.  Our day four action was weak (1-3-1) but the tournament H2H bets carried the day (8-3-1) and covered the net losses on the props.  A little more from Paul Casey on Sunday and we would have been into a really big week.  Nevertheless, +4.5 units is the same as going 10-5 on -110 bets.  A not… Read More »

2015 Masters — Final Round

What a Saturday.  Tiger, Phil and Rory out in 32.  Spieth flubs a chip and makes double on 17.  Justin Rose putting the lights out.  We’re headed into Sunday with Tiger, Rory, Phil and Rose (24 total majors) in the last three groups and a 21-year old on the precipice of record-making history.  I can’t wait for the back nine on Sunday.  Does Spieth start snap hooking tee shots like… Read More »

2015 Masters — Round 2

I’m rushing to get these out before lines start moving against us.  Round 1 was a good start.  We finished the day 4-2-1 and up 2.8 units.  The course was yielding today.  Soft conditions began to dry out in the afternoon as the wind picked up but there were no real surprises in conditioning. Rory was all over the place, Tiger made back-to-back (just plain sick) up and downs on… Read More »

Masters 2015 Round 1 Action

Less than 24 hours to the first tee shot.  Here are the picks for Round 1 (1 unit each unless otherwise noted): Blixt -108 over Gallacher Reed -109 over Bradley Casey -103 over Matsuyama (1 1/2 units) Snedeker +105 over Holmes Ogilvy +137 over Wiesberger Cabrera +117 over Oosthuizen Couples +110 over Grace   Keep it in the short grass and stay below the hole.  Good luck to all. plusfours