Golf Tips - 'Player of The Week' 2022 (W/B 27th June)

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Golf Tips - 'Player of The Week' 2022 (W/B 27th June)

Postby PompeyJim » Mon Jun 27, 2022 1:54 pm

Welcome to Week 26 of Player of the Week 2022, hope everyone are keeping safe and well.

There are six tournaments this week featuring the DP World Tour's Irish Open.


If you have not played in previously then please feel free to come and have a go, below are the competition rules and scoring.

Player of the Week 2022:

*Change for the 2022 POTW Competition

Weekly Selections

*A player can only be selected ONCE during the season. So if you select Justin Thomas for the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Week 1 you cannot select him again during the 2022 weekly competition.

Golfer To Follow For The Year

In addition to a weekly selection we are asking members to nominate a golfer to follow for the year, once you have submitted your golfer to follow for the year ahead you do not need to post he/she every time you enter a weekly pick. We will confirm each week with the weekly selections if your golfer to follow for the year is active.

The golfer to follow for the year can be from any of the recognised tours and a selection will be required when members post their first weekly entry for 2022. This selection will earn points every time they finish in the top five places in a tournament.

*Your 'Golfer to Follow for the Year' selection can also be used ONCE as a weekly selection throughout the season, scoring will be the usual weekly points criteria plus additional points if he/she finishes in the top five places in a tournament.

Selection Analysis

A key factor in the feedback from OLBG golf fans following ‘Player of the Week’ is the analysis which accompanies a member's selection so we require at least 50 WORDS explaining why you think your golfer is a good bet, this is just a few lines and extremely useful for readers looking to follow your selection.


- For your first entry of 2022 we require your 'Golfer to Follow' for the year AND your selection for that week.
- After a 'Golfer to Follow' has been submitted it will then be ONE selection per week (not a player you have selected previously in the current POTW competition), with at least 50 words explaining your pick.
- If you select a player you have already selected in an earlier week of the current POTW competition then you will be asked to pick another player, if the replacement selection is not received before the entry cut off time then your original duplicated selection will be void for that week. It is advisable to keep track of the players you have selected in previous weeks of the current POTW competition to avoid any issues.
- The same golfer CAN be selected even if he/she has already been picked by another member that week.
- If your player withdraws BEFORE the tournament starts you can select a new pick as long as it is received before the cut off for entries.
- Deadline for entries each week will be before the scheduled first tee off time of the tournament your player is competing.

*The revised competition scoring is detailed below.


- Tournament Winner = 100 points
- 2nd = 50 points
- 3rd = 35 points
- 4th = 25 points
- 5th = 20 points
- 6th to 10th = 15 points
- 11th to 20th = 10 points
- 21st to 30th = 5 points

*For events where there are less than the normal field size, the points available for finishing places will be highlighted under This Week's Tournament Section below.


- A Round Leader (1st, 2nd & 3rd) = 10 points
- Made The Cut = 5 points


(Multiplier applied to final points (Finishing Position + Additional Points) based on the win odds of the selection))

- Up to 10/1 (11.0) = Points x 1
- 11/1 (12.0) to 20/1 (21.0) = Points x 1.5
- 21/1 (22.0) to 50/1 (51.0) = Points x 2
- 51/1 (52.0) to 80/1 (81.0) = Points x 2.5
- 81/1 (82.0) to 125/1 (126.0) = Points x 3
- 126/1 (127.0) to 250/1 (251.0) = Points x 3.5
- 251/1 (252.0) to 500/1 (501.0) = Points x 4
- 501/1 (502.0) and higher = Points x 5

So the bonus multiplier works on the basis of points earned that week. For example, a player @ best priced win odds of 25/1 making the cut but finishing outside the top 30 would earn 10 points (cut points = 5) x 2 (Bonus Multiplier 21/1 to 50/1).

Another example, a player was first round leader, made the cut and finished 5th @ best priced win odds of 16/1 would earn 52.5 points (10+5+20 x 1.5).

Dead Heat rules do not apply where there are place ties for point scoring, full points will be awarded.


- Tournament Winner = 100 points
- Runner Up = 50 points
- 3rd = 25 points
- 4th = 15 points
- 5th = 10 points

* No other additional points will be awarded for this pick


All points will be doubled (including for Golfer of the Year picks) for the 4 majors (US Masters, The US Open, The Open Championship and the USPGA Championship)


£15 to the Winner, this will be the member with the highest points total at the end of the year/final tournament week.
£5 to the Runner up.


- IRISH OPEN (DP World Tour) Entry deadline 07:00 Thursday
- AMUNDI GERMAN MASTERS (Ladies European Tour) Entry deadline 07:00 Thursday
- ITALIAN CHALLENGE OPEN (Challenge Tour) Entry deadline 07:00 Thursday
- INVITATIONAL PORTLAND (LIV Golf) Entry deadline 07:00 Thursday
- JOHN DEERE CLASSIC (PGA Tour) Entry deadline 14:00 Thursday
- THE ASCENDANT (Korn Ferry Tour) Entry deadline 14:00 Thursday

Please add your pick using the template style below so your selection and tournament is clear for readers looking to follow your pick. Please also include your 'Golfer to Follow for the Year' with your first entry (you don't need to include this pick every week).





Please feel free to ask any questions and it will be great to see as many members as possible post a selection each week and a golfer to follow for the year.

Also you can join in at any time, don’t worry if you miss a week or did not post the first week etc..

Good luck!
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Re: Golf Tips - 'Player of The Week' 2022 (W/B 27th June)

Postby STEVEOCN » Tue Jun 28, 2022 7:30 am

Player - Aaron Rai (30/1)

Tournament - Horizon Irish Open

Reasons for Support -

The Englishman is a two time winner on the DP World Tour and I fancy he heads to the Emerald Isle this week with his game in good shape. 26th at the Memorial Tournament and 13th in the RBC Canadian Open, Rai was tied 40th last week at the Travelers Championship with his opening three rounds being 68 or better, a final round 71 cost him posting another good finish. Tied 12th last year at Mount Juliet and runner up in the Irish Open twelve months prior, I am siding with Aaron Rai’s ball striking game to have him right in the mix come the back nine on Sunday. 30/1 is the best industry price available with William Hill and Sky Bet.
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Re: Golf Tips - 'Player of The Week' 2022 (W/B 27th June)

Postby uls2000 » Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:56 am

PLAYER Romain Langasque 40/1


Langasque missed the cut at last year's Irish Open on the same course as this year, but then he was in the middle of a poor run of form with six missed cuts in eight starts. Now he is putting together a run of consistent good results, with five top ten finishes since March, and a 5th placed finish in Germany last week.

(Previous picks Sam Burns, Alexander Bjork, Shane Lowry, Victor Perez, Joaquin Niemann, Brooks Koepka, Nate Lashley, Zander Lombard, Brian Harman, Daniel Berger, Matt Fitzpatrick, Daniel van Tonder, Jason Day, Dean Burmester, Min Woo Lee, Kevin Kisner, Xander Schauffele)

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Re: Golf Tips - 'Player of The Week' 2022 (W/B 27th June)

Postby denden » Wed Jun 29, 2022 3:22 pm

Player : Pierceson Coody. 28-1 William Hill

Event : The Ascendant

Reason for Support : Pierceson Coody remember the name he won the Live and Work in Maine Open last week by five shots, on his third professional start he missed the cut on his first and came 4th on the second. He should be on the PGA Tour next season he just needs a few more points with about eight events to play. He comes from a golfing family his dad played on the Korn Ferry tour and his Grandad won The Masters in 1971 Charles Coody. Will Zalatoris won this in 2020 and Coody just 22 years looks similar very bold confident attacking player and I am very strong on him, could be back to back come Sunday evening. Gl all

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Re: Golf Tips - 'Player of The Week' 2022 (W/B 27th June)

Postby PompeyJim » Mon Jul 04, 2022 1:57 pm

Week 26 Results:

Irish Open

STEVEOCN - AARON RAI 30/1 T9 (40 points)
uls2000 - ROMAIN LANGASQUE 40/1 T30 (20 points)

The Ascendant

denden - PIERCESON COODY 28/1 T30 (20 points)

Golfer To Follow 2022


denden - JIN-YOUNG KO
Caliace - JIN-YOUNG KO
uls2000 - KEVIN NA

2022 POTW Leaderboard:

1st: denden - 1300
2nd: STEVEOCN - 1052.5
3rd: The rabbit - 730
4th: Caliace - 662.5
5th: uls2000 - 420
6th: ju29ro - 415
7th: nawoo - 392.5
8th: Flowgo - 325

Here's the new thread for this week (W/B 4th July):


Good luck.
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