Peyton Manning during his NFL career was known for his intense preparation. It showed in his worked with ESPN: Detail breaking down game film after he retired. It helped him win two Super Bowls and be one of the greatest quarterbacks of his generation.
So it makes sense that during a practice round at The Medalist on Friday, he took copious notes on how to play one of the most difficult courses in golf.
Peyton teed it up this afternoon with @RickieFowler @matthew_wolff5 & his partner @TigerWoods ...asked him if he took any notes to prepare annnnnnd of course he did #CapitalOnesTheMatch pic.twitter.com/O8S6D6TQ8Z— Amanda Balionis (@Amanda_Balionis) May 22, 2020
First of all, it should be noted he bogeyed three of the four notoriously difficult Par 3’s on the course. Something to keep in mind for closest-to-the-pin betting.
There’s some other things that might be helpful. It looks like the circle around “1 driver 8-iron” would imply he’s going to hit the big stick off the first tee. On a hole that provides options that include 3-wood, that’s good information to have considering he’s -137 against Tom Brady being +110 to have the longest drive to start the contest.
It also looks he took a 6-iron on #16 Par 3, the only one he made par. For a hole that plays 239 from the tips to the center of the green, and 219 to the front edge, that would seem to imply he can really bomb it with his irons, even on a hole we know plays downwind.
Anything else you see in these notes that might be helpful for wagering purposes?
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