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 sportinglife.com 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.

  • Finau poised for breakthrough win

    After securing more each-way profits last week, Ben Coley previews the Greenbrier Classic with Tony Finau his best bet.

    Monday June 29 2015, 19:50 BST
    Tony Finau: Should go well in West Virginia
  • Golden Graham ready to shine

    Ben Coley previews the Travelers Championship from TPC River Highlands and fancies the chances of Graham DeLaet.

    Thursday June 25 2015, 14:43 BST
    Graham DeLaet: Loves the venue
  • Snedeker to conquer Chambers Bay

    Our expert Ben Coley makes Brandt Snedeker his headline selection for this week's US Open at Chambers Bay.

    Monday June 15 2015, 12:50 BST
    An unflappable Brandt Snedeker looks the ideal player for this week's test
  • Colt Knost to fire in Memphis

    Ben Coley previews the FedEx St. Jude Classic and fancies Colt Knost to contend at an ideal layout.

    Thursday June 11 2015, 15:23 BST
    Colt Knost: Playing well
  • Sparks to fly for Jordan Spieth

    Ben Coley previews the Memorial Tournament where Jordan Spieth is fancied to win for the third time this season.

    Thursday June 4 2015, 12:38 BST
    Masters champion Jordan Spieth is worth backing to win this week
  • Row in with Russell Henley

    Ben Coley bids for more profit with five selections for the AT&T Byron Nelson at TPC Four Seasons.

    Thursday May 28 2015, 16:36 BST
    Russell Henley: Deadly on the greens and driving the ball superbly
  • Donald to land the hat-trick

    Ben Coley previews the BMW PGA Championship and fancies Luke Donald to land his third victory in the event.

    Thursday May 21 2015, 09:12 BST
    Luke Donald: Back to the course he knows and loves
  • Wade in with top Aussie

    Ben Coley has three selections from the side markets at the BMW PGA Championship including Wade Ormsby for top Australian.

    Thursday May 21 2015, 09:12 BST
    Wade Ormsby: Should thrive at Wentworth
  • Bank on Lukaku for profits

    Our team of football tipsters turn their hand to Saturday's Premier League coupon, with Romelu Lukaku fancied to score.

    Thursday May 14 2015, 22:31 BST
    Romelu Lukaku: Can score against West Ham for the sixth game running
  • Quail eggs in number one basket

    Ben Coley previews the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow, where Rory McIlroy looks poised to take all the beating.

    Friday May 15 2015, 09:44 BST
    Rory McIlroy: Poised to win for the third time this year
  • Zach fancied to redeem himself

    Ben Coley has tips ranging from 70/1 to 300s for the PLAYERS Championship as he spies an upset at TPC Sawgrass.

    Thursday May 7 2015, 12:08 BST
    Zach Johnson: Fancied to grind out a good week
  • Back Kyle to turn on the style

    Ben Coley previews the Zurich Classic of New Orleans and fancies Kyle Reifers to go close at a huge price.

    Thursday April 23 2015, 14:32 BST
    Harris English: Free from Augusta concerns and able to capitalise
  • Go on the attack with Zach

    Having hit the crossbar with outsiders of late, Ben Coley is turning his attentions to the top of the RBC Heritage market.

    Thursday April 16 2015, 13:54 BST
    Zach Johnson: Ready to return to the winners' circle
  • Aussies to rule at Augusta

    Ben Coley previews the US Masters and fancies Jason Day and Adam Scott to spearhead a strong Australian challenge.

    Tuesday April 7 2015, 11:19 BST
    Jason Day: Ready to win his first major
  • Stick with Giroud to down Reds

    David John and Ben Coley preview Saturday's Premier League games with Olivier Giroud taken to continue his scoring form.

    Saturday April 4 2015, 17:56 BST
    Olivier Giroud: One of the league's most in-form strikers
  • Take the long road to success

    Ben Coley previews the Shell Houston Open and fancies four big-hitting outsiders plus an old Betting Zone favourite.

    Thursday April 2 2015, 15:18 BST
    Russell Henley: Zone favourite is a big price
  • Local connections point to Lee

    Ben Coley has five big-price tips for the Valero Texas Open including 175/1 chance Danny Lee.

    Thursday March 26 2015, 13:54 GMT
    Danny Lee: Primed to go well this week
  • Rory to lay down Augusta marker

    Ben Coley previews the Arnold Palmer Invitational and fancies Rory McIlroy to secure his second victory of 2015.

    Thursday March 19 2015, 12:16 GMT
    Rory McIlroy: Can take to Bay Hill and remind the world who is number one
  • Mersey match worth 18/1 punt

    There are three games on Sunday in the Premier League and we have an 18/1 tip for Everton v Newcastle.

    Monday March 16 2015, 08:50 GMT
    Everton can play their part in an 18/1 punt on Sunday
  • Moore success for Ryan

    Ben Coley previews the Valspar Championship with Luke Donald and Ryan Moore heading his staking plan.

    Thursday March 12 2015, 14:28 GMT
    Ryan Moore: Playing nicely and this course should be ideal