Sam Horsfield can make an early gallop on to the leaderboard
Oppose veteran plodders
Sky Sports Golf, 11.30am Thursday
European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn can spend the day watching his two charges who are playing in the Portugal Masters – Sergio Garcia is an early starter at the Victoria Course, while Thorbjorn Olesen tees off in the afternoon wave.
First-round threeball punters should consider rising star Sam Horsfield for his 12.50pm match against veteran plodders Soren Kjeldsen and Bradley Dredge.
Horsfield is a powerful, attacking youngster, who is well suited to the open, low-scoring Victoria layout. The Florida-based Englishman has made enough birdies this season to be considered the likely winner of this contest. Some layers make Horsfield the outsider of the trio.
1pt 11-5 Sky Bet
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