Wednesday, 7 September 2011

KLM Open 2011

After a fantastic result for this blog last week when Martin Kaymer placed in Switzerland and Webb Simpson won in Boston, the bank balance is starting to turn around for the year with a busy 3 months still to run. Last year at the KLM, the blog put up a very confident 4pt win bet on Martin Kaymer @ 12/1 to win, which he duly obliged by 4 shots. He should go well again this year. In fact he could and should have won last week only for that tiddler of a birdie putt on 14 missing, which seemed to affect the birdie putt on 15, he would have got so far ahead that I don't think Bjorn would have reeled in under pressure to do so. But that's the way it goes and I suppose we were fortunate enough that Simpson got into the playoff after Reavie had bogeyed the last. With Westwood & McIlroy joining Kaymer in Holland this week, it makes picking the winner difficult but I have selected three who can go well and could surprise.

Ross Fisher has like kaymer, not had his best year but has shown signs that his best is not far away and the 33/1 with Betpack is a must for me. Can stay patient which is paramount this week as the weather is mixing rain with a lot of wind.

Local hope, Joost Luiten has a very successful year so far and finished well last week. He will be keen to go well this week and is sure to do so and is well worth taking @ 40/1 with Paddypower

Nicolas Colsaerts makes a welcome return to the Tour following his withdrawal at The Open in July due to a freak injury whilst skateboarding. He has taken his time to recover and by all accounts has been back to full strength the past 4 weeks and will be eager to test his competitive ability in Holland only a stone's throw from his native Belgium. Good odds this week, possibly due to the long lay off and the chance that he may be rusty, but the value is there at 55/1 also with Paddypower

TIP 1: 1pt e/w R.Fisher @ 30/1 Betpack

TIP 2: 1 pt e/w J.Luiten @ 40/1 Paddypower

TIP 3: 1pt e/w N.Colsaerts @ 55/1 Paddypower