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italian open

Italian Open – Free European Tour, DraftKings Picks and Betting Tips

Course/Event Preview & Key Stats


Venue – Olgiata Golf Club.

Location – Rome, Italy

Style – Parkland

Par – 71

Yardage – 7,556

Architect – Charles Ken Cotton and Frank Pennik and later adapted by Jim Fazio.

Event – Rolex Series. 76th edition of Italian Open. Last played at Olgiata in 2002 and won by Ian Poulter.

Greens: Bentgrass (10.5 stimp reading)

Fairways: Bent/Rye/Poa

Rough: Bent/Rye/Poa

Previous winners and runners up in last 10 years:

Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
Italian Open
2018 Thorbjørn Olesen  Denmark Gardagolf 262 −22 1 stroke Italy Francesco Molinari
2017 Tyrrell Hatton  England Milano 263 –21 1 stroke Thailand Kiradech Aphibarnrat,
England Ross Fisher
2016 Francesco Molinari (2)  Italy Milano 262 −22 1 stroke England Danny Willett
Open d’Italia presented by Damiani
2015 Rikard Karlberg  Sweden Milano 269 −19 Playoff Germany Martin Kaymer
2014 Hennie Otto (2)  South Africa Torino 268 −20 2 strokes England David Howell
Open d’Italia Lindt
2013 Julien Quesne  France Torino 276 −12 1 stroke Republic of Ireland David Higgins
England Steve Webster
BMW Italian Open
2012 Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño (2)  Spain Royal Park i Roveri 264 −24 2 strokes South Africa Garth Mulroy
2011 Robert Rock  England Royal Park i Roveri 267 −21 1 stroke England Gary Boyd
Denmark Thorbjørn Olesen
2010 Fredrik Andersson Hed  Sweden Royal Park i Roveri 268 −16 2 strokes England David Horsey
2009 Daniel Vancsik  Argentina Royal Park i Roveri 267 −17 6 strokes United States John Daly
France Raphaël Jacquelin
England Robert Rock
Key Stats:

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Approach Play –

Scrambling –

Putting –

Course Form and Recent Form – Always factored in and no different this week.

Other Factors –

European Tour DraftKings Picks

  • Paul Casey $11,500
  • Francesco Molinari $10,900
  • Andrea Pavan $9,200
  • Ian Poulter $9,000
  • Mike Lorenzo-Vera $8,600
  • Adri Arnaus $8,400
  • Jordan Smith $8,300
  • Matthias Schwab $8,200
  • Victor Perez $7,800
  • Paul Waring $7,600
  • Matthew Southgate $7,300 –
  • Jeff Winther $7,200 –
  • Jason Scrivener $6,900 –
  • Nicolas Colsaerts $6,700 –
  • Nino Bertasio $6,600 –

European Tour Betting Tips


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First Round Leader

 

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