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To draw a Venn diagram of “People who love golf” and “People who love betting on golf” you could basically draw one big circle. Because to embrace the game of golf is to embrace the thrill of a good gamble. And now Links + Locks is the NEW home for this golf betting podcast authority, which has already been serving its passionate listeners for years. So whether you're a weekend warrior grinding out DFS lineups, a seasoned pool player during major tournaments, or just a low-handicap hustler looking for great course fodder, this show offers best-in-class betting advice and fantasy analysis you won't hear anywhere else. Leading the charge is Action Network writer and veteran radio host Jason Sobel, one of the most popular and well-respected golf writers of his generation. He’s joined every week by Justin Ray, head of content for Twenty First Group, and one of the most experienced golf data analysts working today. Together they preview every PGA TOUR event, diving deep to cover every betting and DFS angle, and even building a DFS lineup at the end of every episode. The show also features Action Network golf personality Amanda Rose, a former Florida Gators standout whose insider knowledge and skewed humor about the PGA TOUR has made her one of the most popular figures in the world of golf social media. So if need Masters' picks, help building a U.S Open or Open Championship DFS lineup, or the best Top 5 plays for the 3M Open, our golf team is here to serve sports bettors every week of the PGA TOUR season… and beyond!

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    • Jan 19, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 39m AVG DURATION
    • 19 EPISODES


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    Best Bets | The American Express

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 22:21

    This week, the PGA TOUR makes its way back to mainland for the American Express in La Quinta, California. This season, Jason Sobel from the Action Network and GolfBet is joined every Wednesday by Ben Everill of the PGA TOUR for short, quick-hitting episodes breaking down all their favorite bets for that week's tournament, including outrights, positional finishing plays, matchups, 3-balls and so much more. We also get a visit from Nick Bretwisch (@StixPicks) and Spencer Aguiar (@TeeOffSports) from the Bettor Golf Podcast, who give their thoughts on the best Top 10 and Top 40 bets in the market this week. So if you're looking to get some money down and only have a few minutes, these episodes are your best bets in 2022!

    The American Express DFS Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 26:57

    The TOUR heads to La Quinta, California this week, and Jason Sobel of the Action Network is joined by RotoWire's Len Hochberg to break it all down from a fantasy perspective. Hochberg, a recent DFS Writer of the Year and one of the sharpest fantasy golf minds working today, shares his insights on the field, and together they discuss The American Express and construct their favorite lineup this week, go in-depth on One And Done pool strategies and so much more.

    Best Bets | Sony Open

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 20:53

    This week, the PGA TOUR heads to the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu for the Sony Open in Hawaii. This season, Jason Sobel from the Action Network and GolfBet is joined every Wednesday by Ben Everill of the PGA TOUR for short, quick-hitting episodes breaking down all their favorite bets for that week's tournament, including outrights, positional finishing plays, matchups, 3-balls and so much more. We also get a visit from Nick Bretwisch (@StixPicks) and Spencer Aguiar (@TeeOffSports) from the Bettor Golf Podcast, who give their thoughts on the best Top 10 and Top 40 bets in the market this week. So if you're looking to get some money down and only have a few minutes, these episodes are your best bets in 2022!

    Sony Open Betting + DFS Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 30:42

    This week we are delighted to be joined by Len Hochberg of RotoWire, one of the sharpest minds in golf daily fantasy today. A former DFS Writer of the Year and editor for the Washington Post, Len and host Jason Sobel of the Action Network go through the entire board to select their favorite betting and DFS plays for this week's Sony Open in Hawai'i. Is Adam Long a name to know? What about Corey Conners? So much to discuss, so little time!

    PGA TOUR Best Bets | Sentry Tournament of Champions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 20:40

    Golf is back! And there's no better way to celebrate the return of the PGA TOUR (and the thrilling beauty of golf betting) than heading to Maui for the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua.  Starting this season, Jason Sobel from the Action Network and GolfBet will present two episodes every week. On Tuesdays, we'll have our robust tournament betting and DFS preview episodes.  But on Wednesdays, he'll be joined by Ben Everill of the PGA TOUR for short, quick-hitting episodes breaking down all their favorite bets for that week's tournament, including outrights, Top 5/10/50 plays, matchups, 3-balls and so much more. So if you're looking to get some money down and only have 20 minutes, these episodes are your best bets in 2022!

    RSM Classic Betting + DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 31:19

    The final full field event of the year is this week, and Action Network writer Jason Sobel is joined by SiriusXM host and golf expert Chantel McCabe to preview all things betting in the world of the PGA TOUR. Together they go through their favorite longshot plays in what has historically been a wide open event, and build a DFS lineup that is certain to avoid duplication!

    Houston Open Betting + DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 45:53

    This week Jason Sobel of the Action Network is joined by Will Haskett of SiriusXM to break down the field in the Lone Star State. Together they go through their favorite outrights, Top 10s and DFS plays, including some horses-for-courses strategies that could pay dividends on Sunday.

    World Wide Technology Championship Betting + DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 45:22

    A robust field heads to Mayakoba this week, and Jason Sobel of the Action Network and Justin Ray of Twenty First Group are here to preview all the betting and DFS action for golf gambling enthusiasts everywhere. They discuss recent trends, players rounding into form, and plenty more analysis to get you ready for your outrights, DFS lineups, pool plays and so much more.

    Bermuda Championship Betting & DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 53:51

    After a fun weekend of overnight golf for American fans, the TOUR departs Japan and heads to Bermuda this week as most of last week's field bows out. What's left is a field PACKED with longshots, and Jason Sobel of the Action Network and Justin Ray of Twenty First Group return to break it all down for gamblers and DFS players everywhere. Is this the week for Adam Hadwin? 

    ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 51:04

    Ah, nothing quite like an event that spells its own name in all CAPS! It's the perfect way to let bettors know the action will be hot hot hot this weekend, and so Jason Sobel of the Action Network and Justin Ray of Twenty First Group reunited for another tournament handicap from a betting and DFS perspective. Together they go through this limited field event to dig up the players best suited for a shorter course on the other side of the globe, and build a DFS lineup that's sure to please.

    THE CJ CUP Betting & DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 22:38

    This week the TOUR stays in Sin City, and Action Network golf experts Jason Sobel and Amanda Rose break down the field for gamblers and DFS players everywhere. Together they give their favorite betting picks for the tournament, and build a lineup that includes some juicy longshots they have their eyes on this week.

    Shriners Children's Open | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 30:31

    The TOUR heads to Vegas this week, and with Justin Ray off this week Jason Sobel and Amanda Rose of the Action Network combine forces to preview the field. Together they breakdown the top, mid-tier and bottom of the board to discern the betting values, from outrights and Top 10's, along with statistical outliers that could pay dividends this weekend. 

    Sanderson Farms Championship + Ryder Cup Recap | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 50:11

    After a thrilling Ryder Cup in America's Dairyland, Jason Sobel of the Action Network and Justin Ray of Twenty First Group return to recap all the action from top to bottom, and preview the Sanderson Farms Championship from beautiful Jackson, Mississippi. We get analysis about course history plus a DFS lineup featuring Carlos Ortiz... what's not to like?

    Ryder Cup Betting Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 40:03

    After three long years, the Ryder Cup is finally here! And Jason Sobel of the Action Network welcomes Justin Ray of Twenty First Group to preview all the angles from a betting perspective. The Americans come into this Ryder Cup in a familiar position as the betting favorites, but with so little recent history on their side, where does the value lie this weekend for gamblers everywhere?

    Fortinet Championship Betting & DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 56:39

    We head to the Golden State this week to tee off the 2021-2022 PGA TOUR season at Silverado, and Jason Sobel of the Action Network is joined as always by Justin Ray of Twenty First Group to preview all the action for sports gambling enthusiasts and DFS diehards everywhere. Together they talk about the importance of approach shots at this course, along with some Tiger talk, horses for courses, former Korn Ferry darkhorses worth playing, and so much more. 

    TOUR Championship Betting Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 57:40

    Although it certainly felt endless, the most daunting PGA TOUR season in history comes to a conclusion this week as the TOUR Championship finally crowns a winner. Action Network senior golf writer Jason Sobel is joined as always by head of content at the Twenty First Group Jason Ray to break down the small field from a betting and DFS perspective.

    BMW Championship | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 45:55

    The TOUR heads to Maryland this week as Caves Valley hosts one of the final events of the PGA TOUR season. Jason Sobel of the Action Network is joined as always by Justin Ray, the head of content for Twenty First Group to break down the entire field from a betting perspective. Together they build a DFS lineup and discuss the statistics and trends that will be most valuable for gamblers to understand heading into this weekend.

    The Northern Trust Betting & DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 54:56

    We turn our gambling attention to Jersey City this week for The Northern Trust, and Jason Sobel of the Action Network is joined as always by Justin Ray of Twenty First Group to cover all the action from a betting and DFS perspective.  Together they also discuss holes-in-one, along with a dive into the Ryder Cup, as they make arguments for roster construction on both sides. And for those interested in past episodes, our previous feed was The Action Network Podcast, which can be found using the links below! https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1004530793 https://open.spotify.com/show/2TQ7IWsyPGXrwU2Pb2ziZT?si=HfVO44qFR4qCVxFXp9d3Og&dl_branch=1

    Wyndham Championship Betting & DFS Preview | PGA TOUR

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 49:56

    Welcome to the all-new Links + Locks podcast! Long-time listeners of The Action Network Podcast are already familiar with our hosts. That's Action's senior golf writer Jason Sobel, who's joined every week by Justin Ray, the head of content for Twenty First Group and one of the best golf data analysts on either side of the pond. Today they look to the Tarheel State to preview the Wyndham Championship, where they give their best bets for outrights, Top 10s, DFS plays and so much more. Plus, plenty of love for Webb Simpson, who has named a child after this event and serves as essentially it's unofficial host. Please do us a favor and rate and review Links and Locks on Apple Podcasts, and we look forward to serving golf bettors every week of the PGA TOUR!

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