9th Apr 2018 | RBC Heritage
RBC Heritage Trends
Players who disappointed at the Masters have a quick opportunity to bounce back at the RBC Heritage. We look at the trends of past winners.
It might be a comedown after the Masters but the RBC Heritage provides betting opportunities that shouldn’t be overlooked.
Harbour Town Golf Links has hosted the Heritage since 1969, so there is plenty of course form to go on, creating strong trends. A par-71, it measures 7,100 yards but is no pushover. Small greens demand accuracy and a demon short game, .
Top-60 on tour for scoring average
The field may be weakened as players recover from the Masters but the cream still rises to the top at Harbour Town. Ten of the last eleven winners ranked inside the top-60 on tour for scoring average. A good measure of all-round ability.
Top-60 on tour for proximity to the hole
Harbour Town’s greens were amongst the most difficult to hit in regulation in 2016r. They are some of the smallest on tour and demand accurate iron play. The last eleven winners ranked inside the top-60 for proximity to the hole from their approach shots.
Top-60 on tour for scrambling
Because the greens are small at Harbour Town players will need to rely on their short game to save par. Eight of the last eleven winners ranked inside the top-50 for scrambling on tour.
Players that fit all three trends:
Charles Howell III
Odds correct at time of publishing: 04:53 9th Apr, 2018 but subject to change