Aaron Rai has finished out of the Top 68 in six of his last tournaments, including 88th last week at the Wyndham Championship. He's 65th in the FedEx Cup and 93rd in the World Golf Rankings. He's 46th in Total Strokes Gained, including 153rd in Strokes Gained Putting. Birdies and these greens will be a tough challenge this weekend as Rai ranks 46th in Par 4 Birdie or Better, 69th in Birdie or Better Percentage (21.92%), 114th in Birdie or Better Conversion Percentage (30%), plus 151st in Total Putting. By contrast, Eric Cole is 40th in the FedEx Cup and 73rd in the World Golf Rankings ranked 23rd in Total Strokes Gained, including 12th in Strokes Gained Putting. He's well-suited for TPC Southwind's 12 Pars 4s at 26th in Par 4 Birdie or Better, 23rd in Birdie or Better Percentage (23.41%), 15th in Birdie or Better Conversion Percentage (34.15%), 26th in Par 4 Scoring Average, plus third in Total Putting. Take Eric Cole to win this head-to-head matchup.
This pick was released to clients on August 09, 2023 at 6:12PM ET.
Eric Cole vs. Aaron Rai
August 10, 2023
11:25 AM Eastern
1 unit on Eric Cole +124 (moneyline) (risk 1 to return 2.24)
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