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Mayakoba Golf Classic Betting Preview 

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The PGA Tour will begin play this week in Mexico for the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Last year's winner, Brendon Todd, will look to repeat, but he will have a handful of other excellent golfers that will attempt to say otherwise. 

  • Date: Dec 3–6, 2020
  • Course: El Camaleon Golf Club
  • Watch on: GOLF
  • Purse: $7.2 million

Betting Overview 

There are plenty of top world-ranked golfers in this event. Justin Thomas is the highest at number three. Brooks Koepka comes in at 12th, while Daniel Berger is behind him at 13th. 

The other golfers are sprinkled out in the rankings in the mid-20s, but there is more than enough competition for this event. The following players are returning to this event, and they also finished in the top 10 last year:

  • Brendon Todd (-20)
  • Carlos Ortiz (-19)
  • Adam Long (-19)
  • Vaughn Taylor (-19)
  • Harris English (-17)
  • Joel Dahman (-15)
  • Robby Shelton (-15)
  • Abraham Ancer (-14)
  • Billy Horschel (-14)
  • Pat Perez (-14)

Players will need to drive straight in the fairways, as this course demands accuracy. The wind will also play a factor on a handful of holes if it is not being cooperative. 

There are some slower greens and a handful of trouble spots to mess with some golfers. In the event, the golfers with experience on their side tend to perform better overall. 

Dunkel Index For This Event 

The Dunkel Index is showing these top 10 golfers that could win this event. The following 10 are:

  1. Justin Thomas -2.513
  2. Abraham Ancer -9.271
  3. Brooks Koepka -9.331
  4. Tony Finau -10.338
  5. Daniel Berger -10.519
  6. Andy Ogletree -11.906
  7. Marc Leishman -13.073
  8. Corey Conners -13.721
  9. Ricky Fowler -14.207
  10. John Huh -14.275

Top Picks That Could Win 

Justin Thomas (-2.513)

The highest-ranked golfer in this event has a slightly better chance now that Dustin Johnson, the top-ranked golfer in the world, has withdrawn from the event. Thomas has done everything so far this year except win, so that is bound to happen soon. 

Abraham Ancer (-9.271)

Ancer finished eighth last year in this event. The 22nd-ranked golfer in the world has made positive strides again to make it here and put up a competitive fight. 

He recently tied for 13th at The Masters and has shown to be more consistent than a handful of golfers entering this event. 

Daniel Berger (-10.519)

Berger has a moderate chance of performing well here if he can stay patient and positive. He has not had the best start to the year so far, with several finishes outside the top 10 and a few in the 20s. However, he is a high-quality golfer closing in on the top 10 world rankings. 

Potential Winner of This Event 

Abraham Ancer (-9.271)

Ancer makes a great case for a player to win this event. He returns this time around with more experience and some momentum, and he is comfortable playing here. 

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