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  • BookMaker.eu Outside of Dustin Johnson, who won last week’s tournament, some of the big name players on the PGA Tour haven’t had a lot of success since the reboot. Many of them are taking this week off leaving an open field for the second playing of the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Three of the OWGR top-10 are scheduled to appear, much less than the first three events when players returned to the links... 

  • BookMaker.eu The fourth tournament since the PGA Tour’s reboot sees fewer big names in the field. The first three weeks back from the COVID shutdown attracted the top players looking to refine their game after a three-month hiatus. Many of them decided this is the week to recover. Only three in the OWGR top-10 are scheduled to appear when the Rocket Mortgage Classic gets underway Thursday from the ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The unpredictability of the PGA Tour has never been more evident than since the reboot a few weeks ago. We saw upset winners in Daniel Berger and Webb Simpson in the first two events while notables like Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm finished well off the pace or didn’t even make the cut. Things may settle down this week with another stacked field entered in the Travelers Championship<... 

  • BookMaker.eu Another stacked field will gather just outside Hartford as the PGA Tour conducts its third tournament of the revised season schedule with this week’s Travelers Championship. There have been a few surprises in the first two with a pair of upset winners in Daniel Berger and Webb Simpson. However, that won’t deter the best players in the world from pegging it up at TPC Ri... 

  • BookMaker.eu The reboot to the PGA Tour season went off in spectacular fashion last week in Texas. A number of the same players involved in that event make the trip to Hilton Head, South Carolina, for Thursday’s opening of the RBC Heritage, hosted by Harbour Town Golf Links. Daniel Berger, an 85/1 long shot, took home the hardware in a playoff at Colonial, outlasting a number of highly-ranked play... 

  • BookMaker.eu Following its triumphant return from a three-month coronavirus-induced layoff, the PGA Tour is back at it this week with the RBC Heritage, hosted by Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Typically following The Masters, this event has a new place on the schedule and a stacked field ready to tee it up starting Thursday. The field was expanded to over 150 players, 20 more than the usual allotment. A number of golfers that helped reopen the season are back at it with the top-five in the world scheduled to compete. No. 1 Rory McIlroy opened as the betting favorite. Head over to BookMaker.eu for a complete list of betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The return of the PGA Tour after a three-month hiatus brings a major-like feel to it. The best players in the game are aching to get on the course and we’ll see a number of them competing in the Charles Schwab Challenge. It’ll be interesting to see what effect the shutdown had since few golfers played competitively since THE PLAYERS Championship was shut down after a round... 

  • BookMaker.eu The game returned with a few made-for-TV charity events last month. Now the PGA Tour is back ending a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19 with this week’s playing of the Charles Schwab Challenge, which starts Thursday from Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. You can tell everyone is ready to get back to work with 16 of the top 20 ranked golfers in the world schedule... 

  • BookMaker.eu The return of live golf was a rousing success with several million viewers tuning in to watch the charity skins competition last weekend. So let’s do it again. On Sunday four of the most accomplished professional athletes will tee it up at The Match: Champions for Charity event at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida. PGA Tour stars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson go head-to-head in an 18-hole made for TV event again, only this team with NFL royalty by their sides.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Following a two-month hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak, competitive golf is back with a charity event featuring PGA Tour stars Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson against Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff in the TaylorMade Driving Relief skins competition. The event takes place Sunday, May 17, from 2-6 p.m. ET at the Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Florida. All proceeds from the event will support charities of a team’s choosing for COVID-19 relief efforts.... 

  • BookMaker.eu Are you ready for some live sports action? The coronavirus has virtually shut down the sports world, so people are itching to see something on television that is competitive. It could be that we get to see some live golf action in May as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are looking at playing a heads-up match to support coronavirus relief efforts. These two met in a winner-take-all duel in 2018 in Las Vegas for $9 million dollars and it was Mickelson winning in extra holes. This time around the match could include two famous NFL quarterbacks, as Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are reportedly going to be the partners for Woods and Mickelson. Let’s look at Tiger vs. Phil II. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Often referred to as the fifth Major, THE PLAYERS Championship attracts the world’s best golfers thanks in part to its enormous prize pool and cool $2.7 million to the winner, which also adds plenty of incentive. The top-10 players in the OWGR are scheduled to tee off at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach this week with a chance to claim the most lucrative payout in professional golf. Defending champion and world No. 1 Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite at online sportsbooks, but keep in mind that in the 46-year history there has never been a successful title defense. The top players will make for some interesting matchups this week. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of matchup betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu While it’s not officially a major, THE PLAYERS Championship has often been referred to as the PGA Tour’s fifth major. The prize money ranks among the best on Tour and the prestige with winning the event is up there with the top tournaments of the season. A hefty purse tends to bring out the sport’s biggest names and the top-10 players in the world are set to peg it up at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach this week as the Tour continues its swing through the Sunshine State. Defending champ Rory McIlroy is No. 1 in the world and the betting favorite at online sportsbooks. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Arnold Palmer Invitational attracts a strong field with many of the best golfers in the world assembling in Orlando to pay tribute to the tournament’s namesake. One notable player missing from the lineup, however, is eight-time winner Tiger Woods. Still, five of the top-10 in the world are scheduled to peg it up at Bay Hill Club and Lodge, which has hosted since 1979 when Palmer lobbied the PGA Tour to bring an official event to his course. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is the betting favorite at online sportsbooks with the past four winners included in the field. That makes for some interesting tournament matchups. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of matchup betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The swing through the Sunshine State continues this week when the PGA Tour heads to Orlando for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The event attracts a strong field with a number of golfers attacking the Bay Hill Club and Lodge to pay tribute to the tournament’s namesake. One prominent name missing from the invitation list is Tiger Woods, who’s taking time to mend his back in preparation for The Masters. The elevated status of the API comes with a larger purse and three-year Tour exemption instead of the usual two. Francesco Molinari is back to defend his title and is situated well down the odds board due to recent struggles. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy opened as the betting favorite at online sportsbooks. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The PGA Tour says hello to the Sunshine State with the first of four straight tournaments in Florida, starting this week with The Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens. Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka, two of the bigger names in the field, will tee it up after an absence of several weeks. They are up the odds board but sit behind Tommy Fleetwood, who opened as the betting ... 

  • BookMaker.eu After a brief layover in Mexico the PGA Tour heads to the Sunshine State for the first event in the four-tournament Florida Swing. This week’s destination is Palm Beach Gardens for the Honda Classic, contested on the Champion Course at PGA National Resort and Spa. Defending champ Keith Mitchell will attempt to become only the second player to go back-to-back at the Honda Classic, joining legendary Jack Nicklaus. Mitchell is well down the odds board at online sportsbooks. Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka will tee it up for the first time in several weeks looking to improve on their runner-up finishes 12 months ago. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu With the bigger names in the golfing world teeing it up this week at the WGC in Mexico, the alternate field Puerto Rico Open doesn’t have the splash. But it does have a highly-competitive field of golfers lower down the PGA Tour food chain looking to pick up some FedExCup points and a Tour title belt. Seven of the past 11 champions made the Puerto Rico Open their initial Tour victo... 

  • BookMaker.eu The PGA Tour heads further south this week for the second World Golf Championship of the season. Many of the top golfers in the world will convene just outside Mexico City for the WGC-Mexico Championship at the Club de Golf Chapultepec. This is the fourth year the event is held south of the border with Dustin Johnson emerging victorious in two of the previous three, including a five-swing triumph over current OWGR No. 1 Rory McIlroy 12 months ago. A limited field of 72 golfers with no cuts means tournament matchups will be played to their entirety, and there are a number of options available at online sportsbooks featuring eight of the top-10 ranked players in the world. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of matchup betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu With the West Coast swing completed, the PGA Tour heads south of the border to Naucalpan, Mexico, for this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship. The second WGC event of the season is contested on the 7,345-yard, par-71 Club de Golf Chapultepec for a fourth consecutive year with OWGR No. 1 Rory McIlroy opening as the betting favorite at online sportsbooks. The limited field of 72 golfers features some of the best in the world in what is sure to be a hotly-contested tournament. Dustin Johnson captured the inaugural title in 2017 and posted a five-shot victory last season. Visit BookMaker.eu for a complete list of betting odds when you’re ready to place a wager. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Held as an alternate field event alongside the WGC Mexico Championship, the Puerto Rico Open didn’t attract the biggest names in the golfing community. But there are FedExCup points, a nice payout to the winner and, of course, a PGA Tour title at stake. The 2018 event was made a fundraiser in the wake of Hurricane Maria, but the PRO returned last year with Martin Trainer emerging as a three-shot winner for his first career Tour victory, and seven of the 11 winners made the PRO their maiden Tour ... 

  • BookMaker.eu You know it’s time to get serious about golf when the big names start showing up. New OWGR No. 1 Rory McIlroy headlines the field as the betting favorite at online sportsbooks this week when the PGA Tour concludes the West Coast swing at the Genesis Invitational. The top six players in the world rankings take aim at the iconic Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. Currently ranked No. 8, tournament host Tiger Woods gets another shot at setting the Tour record for wins on a course he’s never... 

  • BookMaker.eu You know Major season is just around the corner when the big guns start pegging it up. The PGA Tour makes the short trek down the California coast to Pacific Palisades for this week’s Genesis Invitational. The status change means a smaller field, but it’s a stacked lineup with freshly minted world No. 1 Rory McIlroy listed as the betting favorite at online sportsbooks. How loaded is the field? Brooks Koepka, the man McIlroy supplanted at the top of the OWGR, is the ninth favorite. The top-six go... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Monterey Peninsula and breathtaking Pebble Beach Golf Links play host to this week’s stop on the PGA Tour, the ATT Pebble Beach Pro Am. The pro am format increases the number of players and requires the field to compete over three different courses with a cut after the third round. Sunday’s final round takes place on the iconic Pebble Beach layout. Phil Mickelson is back after recording his record-tying fifth title last year. OWGR No. 5 Dustin Johnson is the highest ranked player in the fiel... 

  • BookMaker.eu The PGA Tour moves from the Arizona desert to the California coast with Pebble Beach Golf Links playing host to its namesake event, the ATT Pebble Beach Pro Am this week. With a full field of 156 pros and celebrity amateurs, the four-day event will be spread across three courses with the field attacking each one over the first three days. The cut takes place after 54 holes with the survivors competing for the title at majestic Pebble Beach on Sunday. Phil Mickelson hasn’t won on Tour since his r... 

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