US PGA Championship betting
US PGA Championship Betting Odds
The PGA Championship (often referred to as the US PGA) is an annual golf tournament and one of the four Major Championships in professional golf. Formerly played mid-August, on the third weekend before Labor Day – constituting the 4th and final major of the golf season - since 2019 it starts on the weekend before Memorial Day and constitutes the seasons second major. This year the tournament will be held from the 11th to the 17th May and hosted by TPC Harding Park in San Francisco for the first time, with a prize of $12.5 million up for grabs. But winning the tournament also means that one is automatically invited to play in the three other majors, the Masters tournament, the US Open and the Open Championship, as well as the Players Championship for the following five years. The winner also receives membership on the PGA Tour for the following five seasons and seven seasons on the European Tour.
The Latest US PGA Championship Odds
When it comes to the US PGA Championship betting odds there are several contenders who strike our interest. Rory McIlroy, a Northern Irish golfer who is currently ranked number one by the Official World Golf Ranking, is a hard favourite. He is a four-time major champion, having won the US Open in 2011, the PGA Championship in 2012, the Open Championship in 2014, and the 2014 PGA Championship. Alongside Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Jordan Spieth, he is one of the four players to have won three majors by the age of 25. Another top contender is Brooks Koepka, an American professional golfer on the PGA tour. Having won the US Open in 2017 and 2018 as well as the PGA Championship in 2018 and 2019, he became the first golfer in history to hold back to back titles in two majors simultaneously. In the 2017 US PGA, he had the lowest absolute 72-hole score, 264. Dustin Hunter Johnson has excellent odds as well, an American professional golfer who was ranked world’s number 1 golfer in 2017 and held the title for 64 weeks. He also had six World Gold Championship victories, only exceeded by Woods. Finally, the aforementioned Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, arguably the greatest golfer in the history of the game and one of the best-known athletes of all time. By the age of 21 he had won three PGA tour events as well as his first major, which he won by 12 strokes in a record-breaking performance. He reached number one in the world’s ranking that same year. He has won 15 of golf’s major championships, meaning he is only three wins away from tying with the all-time record held by Nicklaus. He also holds the most PGA tour wins of all time, making him one of the big favourites when it comes to US PGA winner odds.
US PGA Championship Winner Odds
Who will take the The Wanamaker Trophy this year? The PGA Championship lets you enjoy a wide range of bets and each one comes with a fair chance of big winnings. Can you predict the Championship winner or the leader of each round? Or are you more comfortable identifying whether a playoff will be required, or you can tell the winning margin of the race. If you love golf and you want to see some great odds, check bwin’s latest bets.