Tiger Roars as Golf Betting Lines Favorite for 2019 PGA Championship

Tiger Roars as Golf Betting Lines Favorite for 2019 PGA Championship

April 23rd, 2019 Golf, Online Betting

In view of his win at the Masters Tournament, Tiger Woods mania is in full force.  Woods has opened as the Golf betting lines chalk for the 2019 PGA Championship.  The famed Black Course at Bethpage State Park is the venue for this year’s PGA Championship.  While this is the first time the PGA Championship has been held at Bethpage it has hosted two US Opens.  And Tiger Woods was the winner at Bethpage Black for the 2002 US Open.  Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Justin Rose, and Rickie Fowler are other top choices with gamblers.

2019 PGA Championship

Date and Time: May 16-19, 2019

Location: Bethpage Black Course, Farmingdale, New York

Golf Betting Online Odds at SBG: Tiger Woods 8/1, Dustin Johnson 10/1, Justin Thomas 10/1, Rory McIlroy 12/1, Brooks Koepka 15/1, Justin Rose 18/1, Rickie Fowler 18/1, Jason Day 20/1, Jon Rahm 20/1.

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Black Course

To begin with the Black Course is the most difficult of all of the five courses at Bethpage.  Subsequently it was rated as the as the sixth most difficult course in the United States.  It is also ranked as the 26th greatest golf course in the country.  Bethpage is located on Long Island, New York and is the first public course that hosted a US Open.  Bethpage has also hosted The Barclays in 2012 and 2016.  Last year Brooks Koepka beat the Golf Betting Lines to win the PGA championship at Bellerive Country Club, Town and Country, Missouri.

Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson remains atop the board of the Official World Golf Ranking.  Now Johnson’s lone major tournament win was at the 2016 US Open.  He is coming off his best ever finish at the Masters Tournament at second place.  Johnson’s top finish at the PGA Championship was fifth place in 2010.  So far in 2019 he has posted wins at WGC Mexico Championship and at the Saudi International powered by SBIA.

Justin Rose

Second on the Official World Golf Ranking is Justin Rose, who is coming off a terrible performance at the Masters Tournament.  Rose missed the cut at Augusta after opening as one of the favorites.  Like Johnson, Rose has only posted one major tournament win with the US Open in 2013.  So far in 2019 Rose has a win at the Farmers Insurance Open.  Rounding out the top five of the Official World Golf Ranking are Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, and Justin Thomas.

Tiger Woods

Concurrently Tiger Woods has had a remarkable climb up the charts of the Official World Golf Ranking.  Consider that Woods was ranked 668th as recently as 2017 only to now rank sixth.  Overall his online betting win at the Masters has been ranked as one of the greatest comebacks in American sports history.  Most important of all Woods is now just three wins away from tying Jack Nicklaus for the most major tournament wins in history at 18.

Matchup to Watch

In this situation Tiger Woods is going to draw a lot of money to the Golf betting lines.  However, it’s important to keep a level head.  To be exact Woods will no longer have the surprise underdog element.  Similarly, he will offer no betting value.  By contrast Dustin Johnson is a classic beaten favorite with real ability.

2019 PGA Championship Golf Betting Odds Picks

On this occasion Dustin Johnson makes for a top tier selection with value.

Golf Betting Online Pick: Dustin Johnson

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