Tiger Woods will tee it up the next two weeks on the PGA Tour, with this week's Wells Fargo Championship followed closely by The Players, additionally known as the fifth major, on tap.
Padraig harrington says it's 'time to get back to function,' and that means more work with Las Vegas oddsmakers who'll offer a smorgasbord up of bets on the golfer's performance.
Forests inside the ropes means a surge in golf betting activity at on line and Nevada sportsbooks. Las Vegas always sees an uptick in activity when the 14-time major champ is within the field, and which will certainly end up being the case on the next week or two.
It's been 11 years since Woods won at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina, web site of this week's Wells Fargo. But that'sn't stopping gamblers from taking him.
The Westgate SuperBook has Tiger at 25/1 to win, tied up for the seventh-shortest line of the 156-player field.
Rory McIlroy is the justified favorite (7/1), as he's won twice at Quail Hollow including a tournament-best -21 in 2015 where he won by way of a record seven strokes.
After McIlroy, the SuperBook has Justin Thomas, the 2017 PGA Championship champion hosted at Quail Hollow, at 10/1. That line is distributed to Rickie Fowler, the 2012 Wells Fargo winner.
Jason Day, Masters champ Patrick Reed, and Hideki Matsuyama have reached 20/1, then Woods, Paul Casey, Phil Mickelson, and Tommy Fleetwood follow at 25/1. (more…)