The former world number one is on a hot streak at this week's Cheltenham Festival


Lee Westwood Picks 11 Winners At Cheltenham

Lee Westwood backed every single winning horse on day one of the Cheltenham Festival to pocket £22,000.

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The former world number one told BBC Radio 5 Live, “I put £128 on the tote [totejackpot] and it paid just under £22,000.”

That was for the first six winners and he then went on and picked a seventh winner as well.

Westwood picked four more winners on day two of the Festival to take his total to 11 wins from the opening two days.

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Day two saw three bankers all win on what was a nightmare day for the bookies.

Nicola McGeady of Ladbrokes told the Mirror it had cost the industry an estimated £20million, adding: “We couldn’t have had a worse day.”

Here are Lee’s tips for day three at Cheltenham:

The 44-year-old currently ranks 86th in the world and hasn’t played since the World Super 6 Perth in early February where he held the 36-hole lead.

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The Englishman was world number one for a total of 22 weeks and has won a total of 42 professional titles.

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