Golf betting fans know that the Deutsche Bank Championship takes place every year on Labor Day weekend at the TPC in Norton, Massachusetts. Golf betting fans know that the tournament is actually schedule to end on Monday because of Labor Day.
Golf betting fans may want to know that the purse for 2007 will be $7 million with just over $1.2 million going to the winner. Golf betting fans know that the tournament is part of the FedEx Cup which is a four tournament playoff at the end of the PGA Tour season. Golf betting fans know that Tiger Woods had a final round 63 to win last year’s event coming from three back to beat Vijay Singh by two shots. Tiger was the heavy golf betting odds favorite last year. Golf betting fans know that Adam Scott was the winner of the inaugural event in 2003. Vijay Singh won in 2004 as one of the golf betting odds favorites and Olin Browne won in 2005 as a longshot in golf betting odds.
Golf betting fans know that The Deutsche Bank Championship is the 2nd event in the FedEx Cup playoffs but not all of the top golfers will be playing. Golf betting fans should know that Scott Verplank has said that he will not play because it is just too difficult to play four consecutive events. Tiger Woods will be in the field as the golf betting odds favorite, but he did not play in last week’s Barclays event. Golf betting fans know that many of the top golfers in the world are not as excited about the FedEx Cup because it involves playing a lot of golf in a short period of time. "For some guys it will be (a concern) because some guys don't like to play four weeks in a row," said Geoff Ogilvy, "One golf tournament if played the right way can be a long week and tiring. So four of them backed up is tough. I'd rather play three with an off-week and then three more rather than four in a row. For some reason, that extra one is tough."
Golf betting fans know that Tiger has not played four straight events since 2000 and isn’t doing it this year. Golf betting fans know that Scott Verplank is the 11th seed and won’t play four straight weeks. Golf betting fans know that only the top 120 players qualifying for Deutsche Bank, with the number to be cut to 70 following the conclusion of the event. That should make for interesting golf betting odds.