Preview & Picks for the Best Field in Golf at the Players Championship
The iconic stats of The PLAYERS Championship brings together the strongest and deepest field of the year as 144 top pros tee it up at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; home of the PGA Tour headquarters. The best players in the world will be challenged on the Stadium Course at Sawgrass that is one of the most mentally challenging in the world. So many superlatives are bestowed upon TPC Sawgrass, and the Pete ...
FairwayJay’s Perfect Match-ups and Las Vegas Sportsbook’s Record Handle for Masters
While defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia was shooting himself out of the Masters Thursday and setting a record with an octuple-bogey 13 on the 15th hole, Las Vegas sportsbooks were already setting records with a record betting handle on the 2018 Masters.
The Las Vegas Superbook, recognized as the leader in Las Vegas for offering the biggest betting menu for golf and other sports, more than doubled ...
Player Profiles with Match-ups and Props Should be Focus at The Masters
There is so much to cover when analyzing a golf event and a major one like The Masters. I’ve provided some insight on betting the Masters with a betting guide with the expected contenders based on world ranking and odds to win. So many storylines, but also plenty of betting action on the tightly-bunched contenders and favorites in the 2018 Masters with a bias towards recent results, play and big brand names.
The most ...
Keys to Success and Handicapping the Masters at Augusta
While so much media coverage is pointed towards the marquee players and odds to win the Masters, the best way to make money consistently is isolating head-to-head match-ups and selected proposition bets. Your main handicapping focus should be on current form and course form, which includes a players experience and results playing at Augusta National. Finding value early and shopping around for the best long-shot prices and matchups is a ...
Betting the Masters and Odds to Win
For nearly a decade starting in 2003, I have provided golf insight, analysis and match-up selections on PGA events with special interest in the four major championships, including The Masters. I did a weekly radio show in Las Vegas and nationally on Wednesdays providing golf insight and tips, and I often contacted and corresponded with golf professionals, course superintendents, golf writers, journalists, media personnel as well as other handicappers and ...
Phoenix Open Acts as Golf’s Super Bowl Party with Star Shooter Hideki Matsuyama
Some notables will be conspicuous by their absence at this weekend’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, namely Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose. Eldrick, too, as Woods didn’t want to party in Phoenix. Is the rowdy atmosphere—especially the raucous par-3 16th that earned its own white-lettered, blue-background logo six weeks ago—too much for them? The famous ‘Coliseum’ ...
PGA Championship Betting Preview: Evaluating the Stats and Leading Contenders
Quail Hollow Club – Par 71, 7,600 Yards
The top of the leading contenders list keeps getting stronger as the list grows of potential winners from the 156 players challenging for a major PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. While 20 of those players entered are PGA Club pros, it’s still the deepest and most competitive field of the majors.
Value should always be a major consideration when wagering at the ...
Long Shots Worth Watching who Could Contend at the PGA Championship
The PGA Championship at Quail Hollow has a deep pool of leading contenders, but as we’ve seen in many tournaments and majors over recent years, the next wave of players below those favorites and even some long shots have not only contended, but won big events. Last year’s PGA Championship was won by well-liked pro Jimmy Walker, who was offered at odds of 125-1. So while the big names and favorites get more headlines and ...