Golf Best Bets – Joburg Open Betting Tips 2022

Thriston Lawrence

The DP World Tour heads to both South Africa and Australia for the next two weeks as they kick off their 2023 season and the time-honoured Joburg Open starts the two-week South African swing.

Best Bet

Thriston Lawrence
Joburg Open Winner 2022

The defending champion who will again thrive at Houghton. Ranks Top 30 on the DP World Tour in Bogeys, Putting Average, GIR and Strokes Gained: Approach. Won his maiden DP World Tour title in Switzerland in August and has three Top 20s since.

Mid-Tier Bet

Hennie Du Plessis
Joburg Open Winner 2022

Should have a game to suit Houghton. Ranks 8th in Putting Average and 18th in GIR. Two Top 16 finishes in his last four starts including an 8th in the Open De Espana.

Value Bet

Jaco Prinsloo
Joburg Open Winner 2022

Quality Sunshine Tour local who ranks 2nd in Scrambling and 10th in GIR. Has 10 Top 11 finishes in his last 17 starts including a 2nd last time out in the SunBet Challenge.

Longshot Bet

Shaun Norris
Joburg Open Winner 2022

Tremendous putter who ranks 1st on the DP World Tour in Strokes Gained: Putting and 9th in Putting Average. Also ranks 16th in Bogey Avoidance and 24th in Scrambling.

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Nick has spent more than 15 years working in wagering around the world and is a regular NRL columnist for The Guardian.