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By Eric Cohen

When you’re going up against the experts, sometimes you have to

overachieve to fit in. Going into last week’s Memorial Tournament, both

Parlay Kid and Harry were embarrassing me in this golf challenge. But I

changed my strategy and stumbled upon picking the winner, Jon Rahm. So

as you’ll see below, I’m right back in the thick of things and finally with a

positive ROI after four weeks!

I really have no idea how to handicap this week’s 3M Open considering the

lack of star power and only one year of course history. So I’ll save the big

betting for the next two weekends when we have big tournaments including

a WGC event and the PGA Championship!

Once again the rules for our challenge:

Each week, Harry, Parlay Kid, and I will get a simulated $200 to bet…$100

on golfers to win that week’s tournament and another $100 to be spread

amongst top-5, top-10, and top-20 bets. We’ll track the progress to see who

does the best and whether we can produce positive ROIs.

Here are this week’s plays for the 3M Open:

(Odds courtesy of Draft Kings Sportsbook)

Parlay Kid

Last Week’s Results: -$200

Total ROI: +$156

$20 to WIN on: Dustin Johnson (+1200)

$20 to WIN on: Tommy Fleetwood (+1700)

$20 to WIN on: Paul Casey (+1800)

$20 to WIN on: Lucas Glover (+2500)

$10 to WIN on: Charley Hoffman (+7000)

$10 to WIN on: Si Woo Kim (+9000)

$20 on Top-10: Doc Redman (+550)

$20 on Top-10: Henrik Norlander (+550)

$10 on Top-5: Paul Casey (+450)

$10 on Top-5: Erik van Rooyen (+900)

$10 on Top-10: Luke List (+400)

$10 on Top-20: Carlos Ortiz (+300)

$10 on Top-20: Troy Merritt (+300)

$10 on Top-20: Ryan Armour (+400)


Last Week’s Results: +$462.50 (Rahm winner)

Total ROI: +$92.50

$25 to WIN on: Tony Finau (+1400)

$25 to WIN on: Matthew Wolff (+2500)

$15 to WIN on: Bubba Watson (+2800)

$15 to WIN on: Harris English (+3500)

$10 to WIN on: Sam Burns (+5000)

$10 to WIN on: Troy Merritt (+7000)

$40 on Top-10: Matthew Wolff (+275)

$30 on Top-10: Sam Burns (+500)

$30 on Top-10: Troy Merritt (+600)


Last Week’s Results: -$200

Total ROI: -$348

$25 to WIN on: Dustin Johnson (+1200)

$20 to WIN on: Paul Casey (+1800)

$20 to WIN on: Matthew Wolff (+2800)

$15 to WIN on: Brooks Koepka (+1400)

$10 to WIN on: Russell Henley (+3500)

$10 to WIN on: Adam Long (+9000)

$40 on Top-20: Paul Casey (+110)

$30 on Top-20: Russell Henley (+163)

$20 on Top-20: Adam Long (+350)

$10 on Top-10: Paul Casey (+200)

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