The dynamics of golf have changed dramatically since the fall of Tiger Woods. Parity is the name of the game now as nobody has shown the ability to dominate. Woods in his prime was a man amongst boys but his physical break down will prevent any future dominance. While there are a host of great players that can win any week there is not a single person that anyone can point towards as far as being above all others. This has made the Golf betting dynamics a far more challenging endeavor. Consider the variety of winners in recent major tournaments.
To begin with, there is a wide variety of recent winners at major tournaments. Since 2016 only Brooks Koepka has been able to win multiple major tournament titles. Thus, the challenge that handicappers face every week on the PGA Tour. Koepka is the closest thing to a dominant golfer but nowhere near the level of Woods in his prime.
The Major Tournaments:
The Master’s Tournament
At the onset of every year is the anticipation of the four major tournaments that draw the most online wagering action. The Masters Tournament is the opening major tournament every year and the most revered. The Masters is celebrated for tradition and rituals that can’t be replicated anywhere else. Starting with the venue of the beautiful and stately August National Golf Club does The Masters have something special. “A Tradition Unlike Any Other” is the apt moniker for this event. Additionally, the coveted green jacket that goes to the winner is priceless. Tiger Woods scored an upset win in 2019.
Second, on the major tournament docket is the PGA Championship. Unlike the Masters, the PGA Championship annually rotates to the best golf courses in the United States. TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, California will be the 2020 venue. Brooks Koepka has won the past two PGA Championships.
Similarly, the PGA Championship is the US Open rotating each year to different top USA courses. For 2020 the US Open will be held at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York. Gary Woodland was the 2019 winner with Koepka winning in 2018 and 2017.
Also known as “The British Open” this event rotates to some of the oldest and most historic courses in the United Kingdom. Shane Lowry was the Golf Betting winner in 2019. Fashion that only The Masters Tournament can match The Open for tradition, history, and ritual.
2020 Major Tournament Dates
The first among the major tournaments will be The Masters on April 9-12. The PGA Championship is yet to be determined. Following that is the US Open on June 18-21. The Open will be held on July 16-19. Gamblers can get future odds on these events well in advance. Additionally, during these tournaments, you can bet odds, matchups, props, and exotics.
A clear difference has been established between Brooks Koepka and the other top pro golfers. Koepka was the top player on the Official World Golf Ranking just as he was at the end of 2018. The native of West Palm Beach, Florida has hit is prime at age 29. Overall Koepka has seven PGA Tour wins and four major championships. He has won the PGA Championship and US Open twice each. And Koepka was named PGA Player of the Year for both 2018 and 2019.