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Final round
scores from
the Crowne
Plaza Invitational
at Colonial

Chris Kirk -12
Jason Bohn -11
Jordan Spieth -11
Brandt Snedeker -11
Pat Perez -10
Adam Hadwin -10
Kevin Kisner -10
George McNeill -10
Ian Poulter -10
Danny Lee -9
Ben Martin -9
Colt Knost -9
Jerry Kelly -9
Brian Harman -9
Rory Sabbatini -9
Kevin Na -9
Charley Hoffman -9

Final round
betting odds
for the Crowne
Plaza Invitational
At Colonial

Kevin Na  2/1
Ian Poulter  11/4
Charley Hoffman  7/1
Chris Kirk  12/1
Brandt Snedeker  12/1
Jordan Spieth  14/1
Kevin Kisner  25/1
Adam Scott  33/1
George McNeill  33/1
Brian Harman  40/1
Rory Sabbatini  40/1
Boo Weekley  80/1
Jerry Kelly  80/1
Ben Martin  100/1
Marc Leishman  100/1
Vijay Singh  100/1
Adam Hadwin  100/1
Zach Johnson  125/1
Shawn Stefani  125/1
Nick Taylor  125/1
Graham DeLaet  150/1
Danny Lee  150/1

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Review & Betting Guide for the
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial


Jordan Spieth
Jordan Spieth

Zach Johnson
Zach Johnson

Ryan Palmer
Ryan Palmer
Keith Allison

Chris Kirk
Chris Kirk
Keith Allison

Jason Dufner
Jason Dufner
Keith Allison

David Toms
David Toms

This week the PGA Tour hits Fort Worth Texas for the Crowne Plaza Invitational, held at the stunning Colonial Country Club. The history of CCC is quite interesting as it came about through one man’s crusade to bring bent grass greens to Texas.

That man was Mr Marvin Leonard, who was so intent on bringing bent grass greens to his then golf club, the River Crest GC, that he offered to pay for two or three greens to be dug up and reseeded with bent grass. If the experiment did not work, he would then pay for them to be dug up again and reseeded back to Bermuda grass!

The president of River Crest GC at the time grew so weary of Marvin’s insistence about the greens that he told him "Marvin, if you're so sold on Bentgrass, why don't you go build your own golf course and put them in?" That became Marvin Leonard’s Eureka moment and the idea of the Colonial Golf Club was born.

Mr Leonard then commissioned John Bredemus of Texas and Perry Maxwell of Oklahoma to both submit five alternative course designs but after looking at the designs he asked them to submit five more. From the initial designs Marvin Leonard put together a composite course from which sprang the Colonial Country Club.

By 1935 the golf course and the first clubhouse neared completion and less than 10 years later the Colonial Country Club held its first US Open Championship in 1941. By 1946 the Colonial had its own tournament, ‘The Colonial Invitational’ with the inaugural event being won by none other than Ben Hogan, who retained the title the following year and won the event five times in his career.

Phil Mickelson who won this event in 2000 and 2008 stated, "This golf course is one of the best tests that we have in the game of golf. To have won this tournament is an amazing feeling. I can't exp

I am on a press trip to Catalonia this week so sorry about the lack of information on some players.

My tips to win:

Jordan Spieth 6/1 with BetFred

Tournament Record: 7th and 14th in the last two years

Zach Johnson 16/1 –with 888Sport
Tournament Record: since 2009 reads 9th, win, 4th, win, 3rd and last year he made the cut but didnít really challenge for the first time in six years

Ryan Palmer 28/1 – with BetVictor
Tournament Record: 5th 14th 5th in the last three years

My tips each-way tips:

Chris Kirk 35/1 – with 32Red
Tournament Record: 6th 5th 14th in the last four events

Jason Dufner 90/1 – with ToteSport
Tournament Record: 2 runners-up finishes in the last three years

My Outside tip:

David Toms 150/1 – with ToteSport
Tournament Record: 1 win and a Top 5 in the last four years and he also has a runners-up finish here and a Third place and a couple of other Top 25s

As always good luck

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