AUTHOR: Star Sports Content

#BettingPeople: STEVE PALMER

Interview: STEVE PALMER Steve Palmer has been a Racing Post columnist, golf tipster and punter for most of his working life. One of the most well-known tipsters in the country, his columns have been must read material for years. Palmer’s weekly diaries were so popular that Michael Owen, Dietmar Hamann, and Paul Merson gave endorsements to his 2011 book ‘Born To Punt’. In the same year he landed the biggest winner in the Racing Post’s history when 200/1 shot Thomas Bjorn won at the Qatar Masters. Palmer was also part of the 2015 BBC documentary Britain at the Bookies, in which his performance of ‘This Will Not Be Beaten’ became an instant meme. Meeting Steve Palmer.

STEVE PALMER (part 1 of 4)

Steve talks about falling in love with sport, his first ever trip to the betting shop, and his advice for novice. We also find out what sports, apart from golf, he enjoys.

STEVE PALMER (part 2 of 4)

Steve explains his process behind the selections he makes. He explains how he assesses form over different tours, what influence stats have in his calculations and how he evaluates course layouts and putting surfaces for different tournaments.

STEVE PALMER (part 3 of 4)

Steve takes us through his favourite golfing memories from more than 20 years watching the game….. plus how it all very nearly didn’t happen when he was 11 days late for his Racing Post job interview.

STEVE PALMER (part 4 of 4)

In the final section of the interview, Steve gives us some golfers to keep a watch on, ranks the majors in order, tells us what he does in his downtime and tells us which course he most wants to play in the world.


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