Fantasy Report and Nedbank Golf Challenge Picks

Find out who recommend you pick in your teams this week

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We take a look at the highest points scorers in Turkey and reveal who to go for in Sun City with our Nedbank Golf Challenge Picks

Fantasy Golf Report and Nedbank Golf Challenge Picks

Thorbjorn Olesen bagged his fourth European Tour win, and biggest to date, at the Turkish Airlines Open to move within the top 10 of the Race to Dubai with just two Final Series events left.

The 26-year-old won 405 fantasy golf points as he became the youngest Dane to win four European Tour titles.

Related: Thorbjorn Olesen WITB: Turkish Airlines Open Winning Clubs

He beat David Horsey and Haotong Li by two strokes, they each won 345 points.

Austria's Bernd Wiesberger was fourth for 295 points with first-round leader George Coetzee in fifth with 275 points.

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The Top Fantasy Golf Scorers for the Turkish Airlines Open

405 points - Thorbjorn Olesen - Scandinavia

345 points - David Horsey - GB

345 points - Haotong Li - Asia

295 points - Bernd Wiesberger - Rest of Europe

275 points - George Coetzee - Africa

255 points - David Lipsky - USA 1

255 points - Joakim Lagergren - Scandinavia

215 points - Pablo Larrazabal - Rest of Europe

195 points - Nacho Elvira - Rest of Europe

As ever make sure to keep up with how the GM Tipster is doing this season at our golf betting tips homepage. His win total stands at over 950 points for this season!

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This week on Tour it's the second of the three European Tour Finals Series at the Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player CC in Sun City, South Africa. Marc Leishman won the title last year.

Preview: Race to Dubai Contenders in Sun City for Nedbank Golf Challenge

Fantasy Picks for the Nedbank Golf Challenge:

GB: Richard Bland - The Englishman is having the best season of his career and hasn't missed a cut since July at the French Open. Since then he's had four top seven finishes and his worst result has been a T30 at the WGC-HSBC Champions.

Rest of Europe: Martin Kaymer - The German has three top six finishes in his last five starts and won here in 2012.

Scandinavia: Henrik Stenson - The Swede now leads the Race to Dubai with just two events left and won this tournament eight years ago. He also finished runner-up last year and fourth in 2013.

Africa: Branden Grace - The South African is the highest ranked home player in the field and came T4th here last year.

Asia: Thongchai Jaidee - The Thai came ninth here last year and is on a decent run of form. Expect Thongchai to earn you some points this week.

Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x