2017 Joburg Open fantasy golf picks, betting tips
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2017 Joburg Open fantasy golf picks, betting tips


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The European Tour is back to South Africa this week for one of the largest fields in all of golf: the 190-plus-player Joburg Open. This event, like many in South Africa, is dominated by South African players, meaning that you should give them a lot of preference this week in your lineups.

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2017 Joburg Open rankings: Top 10 picks

1. Richard Sterne - Sterne is a two-time winner here, and we haven't heard from him in a while since a runner-up at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

2. Jordan L. Smith - Great start to the season, including some top-six finishes. Hasn't missed a cut, and this is where he could clean up.

3. Thomas Aiken - Aiken is off to a brilliant start, and he's got a very good record in this event. Two things could come together here.

4. George Coetzee - Coetzee is in a similar spot to Aiken, and he arguably has a better record in this championship. Highly priced, however.

5. Trevor Fisher Jr. - Fisher makes cut in general, which is good news, but he's got a particularly strong record here. (Catch the drift with South Africans?)

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