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Best Golfers to Back at Muirfield Village: Golf Betting Preview

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor

Following Justin Rose’s triumph at the Fort Worth Invitational, many online golf betting pundits have begun to ponder whether or not the star is overrated. Currently ranked as the No. 3 in the world, no one is claiming that Rose is being undervalued. Instead, some have begun to ask if he merits such high ranking. Rose moved up to that No. 3 spot with a win at Colonial but despite that, it seems that Rose’s name doesn’t pop up when discussing the best golfers on the 3rd rock from the sun.

Notwithstanding those criticisms, some sportsbook online players feel that Rose deserves some more respect. In fact, those betters claim that he should not only be a favorite to win the Memorial Tournament, but also the upcoming US Open. Are they right? Well it might be too early to tell. But to help get a better grasp on the question, let’s take a look at the top players competing at Muirfield Village.

Muirfield Village Betting || Best Golfers to Back

Justin Rose

Justin Rose made quite a splash at this event back in 2010. Ultimately his triumph at the event marked his first PGA Tour title. Since winning it back in 2010, Rose has had some close calls with greatness. In both 2008 and 2015 rose finished as the event’s runner-up. Coming off his 9th PGA Tour Title last week, some bettors are considering Rose when making parlay and picks off of this year’s Muirfield.

Rickie Fowler

Fowler was actually the runner-up for Rose’s triumphant run in 2010. Interestingly enough, Fowler was also vying for his maiden PGA Tour triumph but fell short when he shot 73 on the final day. Since then, Fowler has struggled quite severely. In 2012 he shot 84 on the final day and missed the cuts in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Notwithstanding that streak, Fowler did manage to finish as last year’s runner up. This year Fowler’s numbers aren’t looking that great. That said, him finishing second at the Masters has turned some sportsbook heads.

Rory McIlroy

Despite being a 4-time major champion, McIlroy is coming off a rather big letdown this past Sunday. McIlroy ended up being pummeled by Francesco Molinari at the BMW PGA. On one hand, McIlroy hasn’t been racking up any wins. But on the other, tennis sportsbooks are starting to believe that there are indications McIlroy is about to go off. Most notably is his putting, which has shown promise as of late. With his win at Arnie’s looming over us, it’s clear McIlroy could be turning heads this time around.

Kevin Na

Despite the fact that he finished fourth place at Colonial, many fans agree that that was the most riveting 4th place finish we’ve ever seen. In that stretch, we saw Na engage in some humorous banter with his caddy. In that exchange, we can see Na’s brimming confidence on full display. That confidence might lead him to a thrilling finish in this year’s draw and ultimately makes him one of the best golfers to back at Muirfield.

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