Cyprus Open Bet Preview


Golf: Cyprus Open

Venue: Aphrodite Hills Resort Golf Club, Paphos.
Dates: Thursday 29th – Sunday 1st November 2020

Tournament Preview

Whilst COVID 19 has played havoc with the conventional golfing calendar on the European Tour, the Aphrodite Hills Resort Golf Club in Cyprus have benefited as they have been given the chance to host a tour level event. The Cyprus Open is being played out for the very first time on the European Tour but it has managed to attract a stellar field – with some of the most established names in European golf taking part. With more than $1 million in the prize pot too, it promises to be a fascinating weekend of golf in the Cypriot sunshine.

Betting Preview

Outright Winner

Plenty of the biggest names on the European Tour are present in Paphos meaning it should be a hotly contested week of golf:-

Andy Sullivan – 14.00

Englishman Andy Sullivan has won twice on the European Tour this season and he tends to enjoy the warmer climes and could be well placed to make it 3 tournament wins this campaign.

Joost Luiten – 22.00

Dutchman Joost Luiten is a man searching for form on the European Tour, but he has an excellent game that could go well here in Cyprus and he has plenty of experience at this level.

Matthias Schwab – 22.00

Young Austrian Matthias Schwab has been trying to forge a name for himself on the PGA Tour and he should return to the European Tour full of confidence here in Cyprus.

Sam Horsfield – 30.00

Sam Horsfield has been pushing hard on the European Tour all season and he will be looking to add to his couple of wins this term, here at a course that should suit his game well.

Connor Syme – 60.00

Emerging Scot Connor Syme looks to have the makings of a serious contender on the European Tour and he will be looking to test himself against the best this week.

1st Round Leader

Producing the goods over 72 holes is often the most difficult thing for any golfer to do therefore here are our first round leader picks:-

Gavin Green – 30.00

Malaysian Gavin Green is one of the most consistent performers on the European Tour and he will be eager to get off to a quick start in Cyprus here.

Jordan Smith – 35.00

Englishman Jordan Smith looked in good form at the BMW PGA Championship last month and he will be keen to build on that from the off here.

Matthew Southgate – 45.00

Experienced Englishman Matthew Southgate is a quality operator, and he should relish conditions in Cyprus, following a good showing last time out at the Scottish Championship.

Top Ten Finish

With so many quality players assembled here in Paphos, getting into the winning enclosure could be tough but there are plenty of candidates to finish in the top 10 come Sunday:-

Haotong Li – 2.20

Emerging Chinese player Haotong Li is forging a strong reputation on both the European and PGA Tours and he will be keen to continue to build on his promise here.

Paul Waring – 3.50

Englishman Paul Waring showed glimpses of his best form in the Scottish Championship earlier this month and could be one to watch in a field he will fancy his chances in here.

Chris Paisley – 5.00

Englishman Chris Paisley is another man that always turns up on the bigger stages and he will benefit from the conditions here in Cyprus.

BetXChange Best Bets:

Outright Winner: Andy Sullivan – 14.00

1st Round Leader:  Matthew Southgate – 45.00

Top Ten Finish: Haotong Li – 2.20


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