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2015 British Open Prediction Contest, Win 12 Dozen Bridgestone Golf Balls!


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I'm thinking about having a second/concurrent contest in which you can guess what % of the guesses made are "good" picks (meaning picks that follow the format rules, picks where the 2nd or 3rd pick ha

I was B-FIt for Bridgestone Tour B330-RX golf balls Dustin Johnson -11 Brandon Grace -14 Tiger +2

[quote name="dfreuter415" url="/t/82695/2015-british-open-prediction-contest-win-12-dozen-bridgestone-golf-balls#post_1157389"]I was B-Fit for Bridgestone B330 golf balls. Rory McIlroy = -14 Lee Wes

I was B-FIt for Bridgestone Tour B330-RX golf balls.

Matt Kuchar -16

Patrick Reed -16

Branden Grace -15

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I was B-Fit for Bridgestone Tour B330-RX golf balls

Jordan Spieth -16

Rory McIlroy -11

Louis Oosthuizen -9

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Here's how I made my (your) picks, just because I thought you might enjoy it. :-)

1) Copied all your picks into Excel

2) Took the top 3 picks by count (11 picked Speith, 9 picked McIlroy, 6 picked Oosthuizen)

3) Averaged the scores for the top 3 picks (Speith -11.82, McIlroy -14.44, Oosthuizen -13)

4) Picked a score as close to the average as possible that hadn't already been chosen

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Here's how I made my (your) picks, just because I thought you might enjoy it. :-) 1) Copied all your picks into Excel 2) Took the top 3 picks by count (11 picked Speith, 9 picked McIlroy, 6 picked Oosthuizen) 3) Averaged the scores for the top 3 picks (Speith -11.82, McIlroy -14.44, Oosthuizen -13) 4) Picked a score as close to the average as possible that hadn't already been chosen

Which clearly shows that you really didn't read the initial post completely, if at all.... Details regarding the red, underlined rule: - It's very simple guys. The winner is the first person (who satisfies the other rules) to choose the correct winner and score with their first choice. If nobody picks the correct score, the winner is the first person to have the closest score for the correct winner. If nobody chose the correct winner with their first choice, we repeat the process for everyone's second choice, and then the third. - In other words, if someone chooses Joe Smith for their first choice - at any score - and you choose him for your second choice, you've wasted your choice. Additionally, if someone chooses Joe Smith at -2 for their first choice, it makes no sense to choose Joe Smith at -2 for any of your choices if you're posting after that entry (unless the person is DQed or ineligible, of course). - Think of your picks like draft picks. Your second and third choices should be someone you don't think will be chosen in the first "round." Of course, if Spieth wins at -16, you're a genius! :-)

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Yep, just caught that. Oh well, had fun anyway. And don't really care about winning.

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I was B-FIt for Bridgestone Tour B330-RXS golf balls

Hideki Matsuyama   -15

Bernhard Langer     -12

Tom Watson            -10

As always, thanks for the contest!

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I was B-Fit for Bridgestone e7 golf balls

- Jordan Spieth - 6

- Adam Scott - 6

- Louis Oousthizen -6

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