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NAPA, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 19: Mito Pereira of Chile hits his tee shot on the first hole during the final round of the Fortinet Championship at Silverado Resort and Spa on September 19, 2021 in Napa, California. Meg Oliphant/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Meg Oliphant / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

After last week's Ryder Cup on the banks of Lake Michigan, we are back to the normal PGA Tour schedule with the 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship at The Country Club of Jackson, a parkland course with some of the smallest greens on the PGA Tour.

With a circa winning score of twenty under, Bermuda green specialists could have a field day this week although last year’s winner Sergio Garcia is not the best putter. Despite the track being tree-lined fairways the rough is not known for being too penal allowing long hitters to prosper.

2021 Sanderson Farms Championship

Wednesday, September 29 - Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Country Club of Jackson - Par 72, 7400 yards

Mito Pereira’s First Win Looks Inevitably Close at Hand

Chilean, Mito Pereira has made a seamless transition to the PGA Tour in recent months after three wins on the Korn Ferry Tour gave him an immediate promotion to the big league.

There's been no sign of the rapid progression slowing down for the twenty-six-year-old as he started the new season well at the Fortinet Championship with his third top 6 finish in seven PGA events since promotion.

Let’s not forget how well he played in the Olympics when finishing agonisingly close to the bronze medal. Despite it being his debut at the Country Club of Jackson, all courses are coming the alike to this impressive long hitter.

This week's best bet is Mito Pereira to win the Sanderson Farms Championship at .

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Stephen Jaeger of the United States plays a shot from a bunker. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Stephen Jaeger to Keep That Eerie Correlation With the Children's Hospital Championship Going

Two weeks ago, on his season debut at the Fortinet Championship Stephen Jaeger was a little disappointing with a facile missed cut.

I say disappointing because, he’s been ready for the PGA Tour a few months now after killing the Korn Ferry Tour with an amazing eight top 5 finishes, three of which came before the Fortinet Championship.

I think we will have to forgive him that effort at Silverado given he showed a liking for this week’s trackback in 2018 with an eye-catching 14th.

There is also an eerie correlation with results at an event on the Korn Ferry Tour where previous Sanderson Farms winners Peter Malnati and Ryan Armour both came runner up at the Children's Hospital Championship which funnily enough Jaeger did earlier in the year.

Undoubtedly, this year has been a breakthrough one on the Korn Ferry Tour for the thirty-two-year-old from Munich in Germany and it’s not over yet with this week the perfect opportunity to make the jump into the big league. I like him as a longshot win at .

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2015 Champion, Peter Malnati Loves the Country Club of Jackson

We touched upon Peter Malnati above as a previous winner who has a strong correlation with Stephen Jaeger’s chances.

There can be little doubt that Peter Malnati's favourite event on the PGA Tour is the Sanderson Farms Championship given he was a brave runner up to Sergio Garcia last year and the event launched his career when he won the title in 2015 as a longshot priced +50000.

After a bright start to 2021 in January, Malnati has struggled badly and his 22nd at the Fortinet Championship was his highest finish since the Farmers Insurance Open on the last day of January.

That improvement at the Fortinet Championship can hardly be timed better for the thirty-four-year-old from Indiana where his short game looked in fine fettle. Unlike Sergio Garcia, Malnati is a strong putter who we know plays these Bermuda Ultra-dwarf greens better than most.

He is undoubtedly a course specialist so we can expect his biorhythms to be back in perfect harmony after an improved Fortinet Championship giving him the best opportunity of another strong week at his favourite event.

If any firms are betting top 40 finish Peter Malnati that looks a lock-in but for my golf picks, I advise taking him in as a longshot win at .

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