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2022 BMW Championship pick: Trey Mullinax tops the long shot bet in Wilmington

2022 Round 2 of the 2022 FedEx Cup Playoffs, the BMW Championship, will take place on Thursday, August 18 at the Wilmington Country Club in Delaware. to start.

Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite at +1000, butFanDuelhas him listed 13 players at +2200 or less, so the BMW Championship is wide open. It seems that 

Recent history suggests that the winner of this event will be picked from the top of the board — the past three winners have been Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm and Patrick Cantley — but that doesn't mean it isn't. Longshot he's not worth considering adding a card or two. 

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Early reports from Wilmington Country Club (a course that has never hosted a PGA TOUR event) indicate that the course has been played long and the ball It is very advantageous to players who can blow up. tea.

"This golf course is definitely the same as last year, extremely uneven in distance. You have to hit as many fairways as you can," Patrick Cantley said of the course. . "I don't think there's too much strategy on this golf course."

With that in mind, you'll want to find someone who puts 'long' on his shot. Here are two players with the skill sets needed to flip the odds in the BMW Championship:

Trey Mullinax (+12500, BetMGM)

Playing the best golf of his career, Trey Marinax has both the form and skill set you're looking for on long shots on this course. The Alabama native has his one win and his T5 in his last four tournaments, and in spins he has finished inside the top 40 with four starts. Marinax ranks him ninth in driving distance on his PGA Tour and 27th in strokes he gained. 

Trey Mullinax.
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Kurt Kitayama (+21000, FanDuel)

He is one of the highest priced on the board Kurt Kitayama is all A boom or bust player, like a big hole. That said, the California native packs a lot of craze into his game for a 5-foot-7 player. Coming into the weekend, Kitayama ranks him 25th in driving distance on his PGA TOUR and should be able to keep up with Ball's elite drivers if the length of this course is all there is to it. Kitayama has finished runners-up twice this year, including the Scottish Open a month ago, and is just three weeks away from his T20 on his mortgage, which also favors the Bombers. increase.