Ben Coley

  • Last Updated: September 29 2014, 14:08 BST

Billy Horschel: 70/1 winning pick
Billy Horschel: 70/1 winning pick

Name: Ben Coley

Specialist sports: Golf, racing and football

Notable success: Picked out Hunter Mahan at 50/1 to win The Barclays towards the end of the 2013/14 PGA Tour season and quickly followed that up with 70/1 winner Billy Horschel in the BMW Championship.

Twitter: @BenColeyGolf

Profile: Ben joined the team on a permament basis in September 2011, having previously provided golf previews while working for Sportslive Radio. A former employee of one of the UK's largest independent bookmakers, Ben has experienced both sides of the fence and spends hours every week keeping track of his specialist sport in a bid to stay ahead of the layers.

  • USA set for strong start

    Ben Coley is backing USA to get off to a strong start in the Presidents Cup but doesn't expect the Internationals to roll over.

    Tuesday October 6 2015, 17:06 BST
    United States Presidents Cup team can win the first session
  • Pepperell the best of British

    There are three Spaniards in Ben Coley's British Masters preview, while Eddie Pepperell is tipped as the biggest home threat.

    Monday October 5 2015, 20:53 BST
    England's Eddie Pepperell can go well
  • The force is strong with Lucas

    Ben Coley previews the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship where big-hitting Lucas Bjerregaard is tipped to shine.

    Tuesday September 29 2015, 17:43 BST
    Lucas Bjerregaard can go close for the third event in succession
  • Perez poised to pounce

    Golf expert Ben Coley looks at the side markets ahead of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

    Tuesday September 29 2015, 16:47 BST
    Pat Perez: Could take a shine to the event
  • Keep it simple with Kaymer

    Golf expert Ben Coley confidently expects Martin Kaymer to make a strong bid to land his second KLM Open title.

    Monday September 7 2015, 20:52 BST
    Martin Kaymer gets the thumbs up in the KLM Open
  • Wales to secure Euro qualification

    Fresh from tipping 10/1 shots Iceland on Thursday, Ben Coley previews Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifiers.

    Sunday September 6 2015, 17:19 BST
    Wales can confirm their place at Euro 2016 with victory on Sunday
  • Scotland to get their revenge

    Ben Coley is expecting both Scotland and Northern Ireland to secure vital away wins on Friday night.

    Friday September 4 2015, 22:18 BST
    Gordon Strachan's Scotland can win in Georgia
  • Phil to thrill Boston crowds

    Ben Coley previews the Deutsche Bank Championship where Phil Mickelson's aggressive approach could pay off at 70/1.

    Friday September 4 2015, 13:23 BST
    Phil Mickelson can serve it up to the market leaders
  • Nixon gets the vote in Russia

    Ben Coley previews the M2M Russian Open where Matthew Nixon is fancied to go well at a big each-way price.

    Thursday September 3 2015, 09:01 BST
    Matthew Nixon: Should go well at a big price
  • Camilo to deliver in FedEx opener

    Ben Coley produced more each-way profits last week and fancies Camilo Villegas to go well at a huge price in The Barclays.

    Monday August 24 2015, 19:24 BST
    Camilo Villegas: Worth a bet at a massive 200/1
  • Charl has the Wynd in his sails

    Ben Coley fancies Charl Schwartzel to build on some solid recent play and land this week's Wyndham Championship.

    Tuesday August 18 2015, 15:27 BST
    Charl Schwartzel: Looks set for a good week
  • Former champion a cut above

    Ben Coley picks out the best bets from the side markets ahead of the 97th PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

    Wednesday August 12 2015, 10:35 BST
    Vijay Singh holds the Wannamaker Trophy after winning here 11 years ago
  • Day ready to break through

    Ben Coley has four selections for the PGA Championship ranging from 14/1 chance Jason Day to a 500/1 outsider.

    Monday August 10 2015, 14:28 BST
    Jason Day: Primed to win his first major championship
  • King Louis ready to fire

    Our golf expert Ben Coley previews the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational where Louis Oosthuizen looks set to contend.

    Monday August 3 2015, 15:16 BST
    Louis Oosthuizen can drive his way to a successful week at Firestone
  • Rose hard to oppose

    Ben Coley previews the Quicken Loans National where defending champion Justin Rose is expected to be difficult to beat.

    Thursday July 30 2015, 12:21 BST
    Justin Rose can win the title for the second year running
  • Sponsors to get their reward

    Golf expert Ben Coley thinks Graeme McDowell can win the RBC Canadian Open for his sponsors as he returns to top form.

    Wednesday July 22 2015, 12:52 BST
    Graeme McDowell: Close to top form again
  • Don't write off Harrington

    Ben Coley previews the final round of the Open Championship with Padraig Harrington poised to put pressure on the leaders.

    Monday July 20 2015, 15:00 BST
    Ireland's Padraig Harrington is good value
  • Charl can get the better of Rose

    Ben Coley fancies Charl Schwartzel to get the better of Justin Rose in their third round two-ball at the Open.

    Sunday July 19 2015, 13:37 BST
    Charl Schwartzel: Can get the better of Justin Rose
  • Every chance of a value winner

    After two winners on the first day, Ben Coley has two further selections for the second round of the Open Championship.

    Thursday July 16 2015, 21:12 BST
    Matt Every fought hard in round one and could build on an opening 73
  • Aiken to relish St Andrews return

    Completing our pre-tournament package, Ben Coley checks out the side markets for the Open Championship.

    Tuesday July 14 2015, 13:31 BST
    Thomas Aiken says he's played the Old Course nearly a hundred times