2022 LA Open
April 21, 2022 4:00 am EDT
This Thursday, the LPGA Tour presents golf fans with the first round of the 2022 LA Open.
Before I discuss my favorite tournament matchup bets for the 2022 LA Open let’s take a look at the top five players in scoring average on the LPGA Tour that are in this week’s field.
Top Five Golfers in Scoring Average
- Nanna Koerstz Madsen 68.85
- Minjee Lee 69.00
- Brooke Henderson 69.04
- Xiyu Lin 69.30
- Celine Boutier 69.37
Now that we have determined who the top five golfers with regard to scoring average are on the LPGA Tour (in this week’s field) let’s shift our attention to my favorite tournament matchup bets for this week’s 2022 LA Open.
Inbee Park +150 over Hinako Shibuno
Three weeks ago, seven-time major championship winner Inbee Park fired a final round 68 at the 2022 JTBC Classic en route to an eventual eighth place finish.
Inbee Park also checks the box for me when it comes to previous event/course history. Park has played the LA Open three times since 2018. In those three events played, Inbee Park has accumulated an impressive three top ten finishes, including a second place result at the 2018 LA Open.
Atthaya Thitikul +140 over Jennifer Kupcho
Since the beginning of February, Atthaya Thitikul has played six tournaments on the LPGA Tour. In those six events just mentioned, Thitikul has accumulated five top 11 finishes, including a win at the 2022 JTBC Classic.
Thitikul certainly checks the box for me when it comes to key player statistics. Thitikul currently ranks 20th in total rounds under par (13), second in total birdies made (118), and 15th in driving distance (274.19 yards) on the LPGA Tour.