For my preview of this tournament click here: Arnold Palmer Invitational Tips
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When picking players for Arnie’s event those based in the Orlando area where the course is located thrive. Now I’m not saying that the complex character that is Charles Howell III will win this week, but this talented individual has a number of attributes that will suit around Bay Hill. Firstly he hasn’t missed 2 cuts in a row since 2009 and that was after the disappointment of missing out on yet another victory at the wide open spaces of TPC Louisiana.
Fact is Howell isn’t the most accurate off the tee this season and that trait didn’t suit Copperhead last week where he missed the cut. On a course where there is more leniency off the tee I’m expecting the low scoring (13th on Tour in 2011) and high GIR game of Howell to pay dividends on a local track he likes. Loves Bermuda Poa Trivialis and Florida golf so there is room for profit here. RESULT: T38, -2 points
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