Could Longshots Be the Play at the Houston Open?

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As we enter one of the final events of 2020, the Houston Open is set to kick off tomorrow. While some familiar names are at the top of the betting charts, Golf events in 2020 haven’t exactly favored the favorites.

We’ve seen quite a few longshots capture victories this year, which doesn’t bode well for the top competitors.

※ Current Odds Date & Time: November 4th, 9:30 P.M. (EST)

Online bookmaker William Hill has the latest odds for the Houston Open.

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ウィリアムヒルDustin Johnson (+750) leads all athletes by the widest of margin, with Tyrrell Hatton (+1600) the next closest competitor.With the Masters set to take place a week from the Houston Open, many of the top golfers are attempting to be in prime shape for the biggest major of the year.Brooks Koekpa is another familiar and favorable name in the field. Koepka hasn’t won a tournament since July of 2019 and is looking to get into prime form. Koepka has shown well at some tournaments but has not been able to close out any tournaments in a while.

Sung-Jae Im is receiving a ton of love from Golf analysts. While he is only listed at +3000, many think his knowledge of Bermuda greens will do him well this weekend. Im has inconsistency issues and putting issues over the past few tournaments, which could ruin his event, however.

As mentioned, longshots have been exploding on the PGA Tour this season, which makes names like Brandt Snedeker (+9000) and Phil Mickelson (+8000) other potential top picks to win in Houston.

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If you’re looking at true longshots, Adam Schenk (+10000) is a name you should be watching. He has made 10 straight cuts and is on the verge of contention. Could this be the weekend Schenk captures a victory?

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