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Added August 22nd, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy Co-Favorites At The Barclays [Odds]

The PGA Tour’s FedeExCup playoffs begin this week with the first postseason event, The Barclays, in Farmingdale, New York. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, won the PGA Championship less than two weeks ago, are the co-favorites to win the Barclays. Tiger finished first in the regular season FedExCup standings, but Rory is Number One in the Official World Golf Rankings.

The man with the best chance of challenging Tiger and Rory, according to the oddsmakers anyway, is England’s Justin Rose. Dustin Johnson will be back to defend after winning here last year, and other past winners in the field include Matt Kuchar, Steve Stricker and Sergio Garcia, who won the final PGA Tour regular season tournament on Monday.

Here are your 2012 The Barclays odds for all the top competitors:

  • Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland (World Ranking: 1, FedExCup Standing: 3) 7/1

 
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Added August 8th, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods Favored At 2012 PGA Championship [Odds]

Golf’s final major of the year starts Thursday, and Tiger Woods is favored to win the PGA Championship for the fifth time. It’s been five years since Tiger’s won the PGA Championship and over four years since he’s won any major, but it has seemed like he’s getting closer in recent majors, so maybe this weekend will be the culmination of his comeback.

Tiger’s stiffest competition is expected to come from World Number One Luke Donald, who is still looking for his first major title, and 2011 US Open winner Rory McIlroy. Defending champion Keegan Bradley is at 33/1 to repeat.

Here are your 2012 PGA Championship odds for all the top competitors:

  • Tiger Woods, USA (World Ranking: 2) 8/1 – Won PGA Championship in 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007
  • Luke Donald, England (1) 18/1
  • Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland (3) 18/1

 
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Added July 11th, 2012 by Chalk

Stricker Favored For Four-Peat At John Deere Classsic [Odds]

The PGA Tour heads to Illinois this week for the John Deere Classic. Steve Stricker has won this event the past three years and is the betting favorite to make it four in a row. Stricker’s stiffest competition is expected to come from fellow American Zach Johnson. Other former winners in this week’s field include Jonathan Byrd, John Senden and Sean O’Hair.

Here are your 2012 John Deere Classic odds for all the top competitors:

  • Steve Stricker, USA (World Ranking: 13) 7/1 – three-time defending champion at the John Deere Classic
  • Zach Johnson, USA (17) 12/1
  • Nick Watney, USA (30) 20/1
  • Jonathan Byrd, USA (46) 25/1 – Won the John Deere Classic in 2007
  • Ryan Palmer, USA (79) 25/1
  • Jeff Overton, USA (96) 33/1
  • Seung-yul Noh, Korea (103) 33/1Brendon De Jonge, Zimbabwe (122) 33/1

 
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Added July 3rd, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods Favored Over Webb Simpson at Greenbriar

Can Tiger Woods win two weeks in a row? Oddsmakers seem to emphatically think so — Tiger is a big +350 favorite to win this week at the Greenbriar Classic in West Virginia, a week after winning the AT&T National at Congressional outside Washington, D.C. His nearest competition is expected to come from reigning US Open Champ Webb Simpson at +1600.

The field also includes longtime Tiger rival Phil Mickelson, last year’s PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley, and Bill Haas, who made it to a three-way playoff here last year before losing to Scott Stallings. The international player with the best odds to win this week is Zimbabwe’s Brandon De Jonge.

Here are your 2012 Greenbriar Classic odds for all the top competitors:

  • Tiger Woods, USA (World Ranking: 2) 7/2
  • Webb Simpson, USA (5) 16/1
  • Phil Mickelson, USA (15) 20/1

 
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Added June 28th, 2012 by Chalk

Love Picks Two Ryder Cup Assistant Captains On Wednesday, US team captain Davis Love III officially announced Fred Couples and Mark Hubert would be two of his four assistant captains.

 
Added June 19th, 2012 by Chalk

US Open Champ Simpson Is Co-Favorite At Travelers [Odds] Just a few days after winning his first major at the 2012 US Open, Webb Simpson will be competing again at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

 
Added June 18th, 2012 by Matt

Crazy Rooster Guy Videobombs New US Open Champ Crazy guy videobombs the US Open trophy presentation to winner Webb Simpson.

 
Added June 15th, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods Starts US Open Strong, Three Back Tiger Woods was one of only six players to break par in Thursday's first round of the 2012 US Open in San Francisco.

 
Added June 13th, 2012 by Chalk

Rory McIlroy 2012 US Open Prop Bets Tiger Woods may be the favorite this week at the US Open in San Francisco, but there will still be a lot of eyes on Rory McIlroy.

 
Added June 12th, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods 2012 US Open Prop Bets Tiger Woods hasn't won a major title in the four years since and will attempt to end that drought this week in San Francisco at the 2012 US Open.