Golf Expert Picks: Our Staff’s Favorite Bets for John Deere Classic, Scottish Open
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- There are two intriguing golf tournaments this weekend: The John Deere Classic and The Scottish Open.
- Our experts detail their favorite bets for this weekend's golf action on both sides of the pond:
The 2019 Open Championship is looming but that’s for next weekend. This weekend is about the John Deere Classic and the Scottish Open.
It doesn’t happen often, but this weekend the bigger tournament is on the European Tour, with the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler teeing it up in Scotland and exactly zero top-50 players at the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic.
That doesn’t mean there isn’t any juice to the John Deere as wunderkinds Matthew Wolff, Collin Morikawa and Viktor Hovland top the odds at TPC Deere Run.
Here are our staff’s favorite plays on both sides of the Mighty Atlantic: