Lee Westwood Picks 11 Winners At Cheltenham

The former world number one is on a hot streak at this week's Cheltenham Festival

Lee Westwood Picks 11 Winners At Cheltenham
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The former world number one is on a hot streak at this week's Cheltenham Festival

Lee Westwood Picks 11 Winners At Cheltenham

Lee Westwood backed every single winning horse on day one of the Cheltenham Festival to pocket £22,000.

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The former world number one told BBC Radio 5 Live, "I put £128 on the tote [totejackpot] and it paid just under £22,000."

That was for the first six winners and he then went on and picked a seventh winner as well.

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Westwood picked four more winners on day two of the Festival to take his total to 11 wins from the opening two days.

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Day two saw three bankers all win on what was a nightmare day for the bookies.

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Nicola McGeady of Ladbrokes told the Mirror it had cost the industry an estimated £20million, adding: “We couldn’t have had a worse day.”

Here are Lee's tips for day three at Cheltenham:

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The 44-year-old currently ranks 86th in the world and hasn't played since the World Super 6 Perth in early February where he held the 36-hole lead.

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The Englishman was world number one for a total of 22 weeks and has won a total of 42 professional titles.

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Elliott Heath
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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