David John

  • Last Updated: March 31 2014, 16:43 BST

Name: David John

Trevor Fisher Jnr won the Investec Cup at 40/1
Trevor Fisher Jnr won the Investec Cup at 40/1

Specialist sports: Golf, American football, football

Notable success: Trevor Fisher Jnr to win Investec Cup at 40/1, LeSean McCoy most NFL regular season rushing yards at 28/1, Thomas Bjorn to win Nedbank Challenge at 33/1, Joost Luiten to win KLM Open at 22/1, Ernie Els to win BMW International Open at 22/1, Brett Rumford to win the Ballantine's Championship at 80/1, Thomas Aiken to win Avantha Masters at 50/1.

Twitter: @SLifeDaveJohn

Profile: Dave forms part of our golf team who enjoyed a spectacular 2012 season and he's followed that up with a series of winners in 2013, while his expert knowledge of the NFL scene is a valued addition. Clearly knows his football too, having landed plenty of ante-post success for us in recent times.

  • Rainey night in Georgia

    David John is keen to follow Tampa running back Bobby Rainey against Atlanta in Thursday night's NFL.

    Wednesday September 17 2014, 16:56 BST
    Bobby Rainey: Key man in the running game for the Bucs
  • Seek out Hyde for 49ers

    David John makes a score from San Francisco rookie Carlos Hyde one of his bets this Sunday in week two of the NFL.

    Sunday September 14 2014, 21:14 BST
    Running back Jamaal Charles: Expect more from him
  • Steelers set for success

    David John says Pittsburgh can get the better of big rivals Baltimore when they meet in the NFL on Thursday.

    Friday September 12 2014, 09:29 BST
    The Pittsburgh Steelers could be celebrating again
  • Crabtree to celebrate homecoming

    San Francisco receiver Michael Crabtree can make an impact back in Dallas with a touchdown on Sunday in the NFL.

    Sunday September 7 2014, 21:34 BST
    Michael Crabtree is fancied to find the end zone against the Cowboys
  • Rely on Legion of Boom

    David John is siding with Seattle's defense to keep a lid on Green Bay when they meet in Thursday's NFL opener.

    Friday September 5 2014, 09:00 BST
    Defensive end Cliff Avril will pose a threat to Aaron Rodgers
  • Steam in with the mighty Quinn

    Robert Quinn to rack up the most sacks is among David John's best bets among the NFL's player markets this season.

    Wednesday September 3 2014, 09:55 BST
    Robert Quinn: fancied to be the NFL's sack-leader
  • Bowled over by bucking Broncos

    David John previews Super Bowl XLIX and fancies Peyton Manning to confirm his Hall Of Fame status with Denver.

    Tuesday September 2 2014, 12:50 BST
    Peyton Manning can double his Super Bowl tally
  • Sun to shine at Loftus Road

    Andy Schooler, David John and Ben Coley preview Saturday's Premier League games with Sunderland fancied to win at QPR.

    Thursday August 28 2014, 17:29 BST
    Sunderland: Worth backing to secure an away win at QPR
  • Big brother to upstage favourite

    David John previews the Open d'Italia and fancies Edoardo Molinari to lead the charge for the home contingent.

    Thursday August 28 2014, 09:26 BST
    Edoardo Molinari: Ready to win again
  • Monday stalemate on the cards

    Our David John thinks Manchester City and Liverpool will take a point each in their Premier League clash on Monday.

    Monday August 25 2014, 19:57 BST
    Raheem Sterling: Now the focus for Liverpool
  • Luiten can rise to challenge

    David John says Joost Luiten can give his Ryder Cup hopes a boost with a big week at the D+D REAL Czech Masters.

    Thursday August 21 2014, 09:20 BST
    Joost Luiten: Fancied to go close in the Czech Republic
  • Gunners to fire; Tigers can bite

    We preview the opening day of the Premier League season, with Arsenal and Hull among the sides we're tipping to impress.

    Saturday August 16 2014, 18:00 BST
    Arsenal can make a flying start against Crystal Palace
  • Drop beckons for duo

    David John predicts a tough year for both Aston Villa and QPR in the Barclays Premier League.

    Wednesday August 13 2014, 12:47 BST
    It could be a thumbs down for Villa this season
  • Hatt fits in Denmark

    Rising English stars Tyrell Hatton and Eddie Pepperall are among David John's picks this week for Made In Denmark.

    Thursday August 14 2014, 15:04 BST
    Tyrrell Hatton: Refreshed and ready to go in Denmark this week
  • Bale looks a Super star

    David John predicts a big game from Gareth Bale in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup between Real Madrid and Sevilla.

    Sunday August 17 2014, 22:15 BST
    Bale looks set to thrive back in Cardiff on Tuesday
  • Fowler to finish with a flourish

    David John is taking Rickie Fowler to trump Rory McIlroy tonight in the final round of the US PGA Championship.

    Sunday August 10 2014, 21:47 BST
    Rickie Fowler is fancied for victory at Valhalla
  • Dive in for Friday double

    David John has a threeball double to get stuck into on day two of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla.

    Friday August 8 2014, 17:00 BST
    Jim Furyk can follow-up his round one threeball victory
  • Un-Leish Marc against Aussies

    David John thinks in-form Marc Leishman can be crowned top Australasian in this week's USPGA Championship at Valhalla.

    Thursday August 7 2014, 16:07 BST
    Leishman: Worth backing at 5/1 this week
  • Get me to the Chappell

    Kevin Chappell and Brendan Steele head David John's staking plan for this week's Barracuda Championship in Reno.

    Tuesday July 29 2014, 12:01 BST
    Chappell: Good reasons to suggest he can lose his maiden tag
  • Stick with Nixon in Moscow

    Matthew Nixon heads David John's three selections for this week's M2M Russian Open near Moscow.

    Tuesday July 22 2014, 09:48 BST
    Nixon: Can continue a good spell in Moscow