Louis Oosthuizen is 5/1 market leader (Totesport) to win the season opening Africa Open in East London, a title he won in a thrilling 3-way playoff last year and will take all the beating while Chris Wood (who lost in last year’s playoff) is the same price – 35/1 with Stan James – as he was 12 months ago and should also go close again.
Tommy Fleetwood looks over the odds at 66/1 with Betfred and looks a great each way bet, he is a player who looks sure to make it pay in 2012.
Gary Woodland will arrive at Plantation Course in Maui Hawaii for the first time and will find a setting perfect for his game and looks worth taking a chance with at the PGA Tour’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which gets under way on Friday. He is 18/1 at .
Bubba Watson is another who looks to be ideally suited by this long 7411 yard layout which has a rare par on Tour of 73. He looks over the odds at 16/1 (Sportingbet) in this field of 28, made up of last year’s Tour winners, and with no cut.
The 2012 season looks set to be a classic with Woods and Mcllroy the two to bet with and Westwood and Donald both sure to go close in a bid for first Majors.