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Weekly Golf Preview – Honda Classic | Oman Open

See below as we run through the tournaments for you including facts, odds and picks from our own golfing professional Cliff Jackson and 32Red’s Jack Milner.

HONDA CLASSIC

  • Championship Course, PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens
  • First staged in 1972
  • Current champion is Justin Thomas

OVERVIEW: Traditionally one of the richest tournaments on the PGA Tour, it is normally the first stop in Florida of the year which guarantees a high quality line-up with so many players based in the state.

Defending champion Justin Thomas is favourite and along with close friend Rickie Fowler – the winner in 2017 – they are the headline acts of the field. Major winners Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott and Brooks Koepka also line-up to give the event a real high class look.

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OMAN OPEN

  • Al Mouj Golf Club, Muscat
  • First staged in 2018
  • Current champion is Joost Luiten

OVERVIEW: One of six European tournaments to take place on the Asian Peninsula – the Oman Open is a very new event, having been staged for the first time last year.

Dutchman Joost Luiten is the defending champion, and he comes in as favourite ahead of former Ryder Cup stars Thomas Pieters an Ross Fisher.

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The pro’s point of view…

Our resident golf expert is Cliff Jackson. Cliff is a leading youth coach and PGA professional at the famed Seaton Carew Links – one of the oldest courses in the world.

Two very competitive looking events and for each, the defending champions make compelling cases to win again in the shape of Justin Thomas and Joost Luiten.

The Honda Classic is an excellent event and I expect Rickie Fowler to be up there, but I think Matt Wallace might be in for a very good weekend.

In Oman, and aside from Luiten I find it hard to see past Thomas Pieters.

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