10th Oct 2017 | CIMB Classic

CIMB Classic Tip: Jason Dufner

CIMB Classic Tip: Jason Dufner

Excellent iron player who just needs a few putts to drop. Big price considering he is a winner on tour this calendar year.

Jason Dufner enjoyed a consistent 2016/17 season making 21/24 cuts and winning the Memorial, after trying to throw it away in the third round. A mercurial character he battles with the putter but his ball-striking in never in doubt.

Last season he ranked 16th in strokes gained with approaches to the green and he is a similair type of player to past champions Ryan Moore and Justin Thomas who fire at pins with laser like accuracy.

It’s difficult to win a tournament with ball-striking alone, some putts have to find the bottom of the hole but Dufner is capable. He was a runner-up at the 2012 HSBC Champions and has form in Asia; this is winnable.

1pt Jason Dufner e/w 50/1 with William Hill
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 20:09 10th Oct, 2017 but subject to change