The PGA Tour heads south of the border this week for the Mayakoba Golf Classic, which is being played at El Camaleón Golf Club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on December 3-6.
The Mayakoba Golf Classic marks the final event of the calender year for the PGA Tour. After having a week off, the golfers will be well rested to compete in what’s shaping up to be a stacked field in Mexico.
When it comes to odds on which golfers have the best chance to win the Mayakoba Golf Classic, Sportsbook has you covered.
Justin Thomas is the +500 favorite to win the hardware, followed by Brooks Koepka (+1400), Abraham Ancer (+1600), Harris English (+1600) and Daniel Berger (+1800) in the top five.
Here’s a look at the golfers with the likeliest odds to emerge triumphant this week:
Odds to Win the Mayakoba Golf Classic
Odds as of December 3 at Sportsbook
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Plenty of Talent Set to Descend on El Camaleón
Previous FedExCup Sportsbook Justin Thomas and four-time major champ Brooks Koepka headline the field in Mexico this week. Thomas is making his first start at the tournament since 2014, while Koepka is back for the first time since 2013.
Eight past champions will tee it up this week at the Mayakoba, including Brian Gay, who’s already won this fall at the Bermuda Championship.
There has never been a Mexican Sportsbook at this event, but that trend could change sooner rather than later. Carlos Ortiz was the runner-up here a year ago and is in excellent form after winning the Vivint Houston Open in early November.
Ancer placed T-8 at last season’s Mayakoba and was in the final group at the Masters, where he notched a T-13 showing at -8.
Can Todd Go Back to Back?
Brendon Todd will return to Mexico with some great memories after winning the 2019 tournament. Todd, who went five years between PGA Tour victories, won the Bermuda Championship last year and went on to win the Mayakoba in his next event.
Todd won by one shot at 20 under – enough to top Adam Long, Vaughn Taylor and Ortiz, who finished at -19. Only once in the tournament’s history has a Sportsbook prevailed at Mayakoba by more than two shots, with four editions going into a playoff. Todd is +5000 to win two in a row at the Mayakoba.
In total, 10 of the 13 Sportsbooks at the Mayakoba have been in their 30s, so it might be wise to target players in that age demographic when placing your golf bets.
Roland Thatcher’s round of 61 in 2008 serves as the 18-hole record at El Camaleón, while Matt Kuchar’s 262 in 2018 holds up as the 72-hole record at the venue.
Golf is unique for many reasons, but one of them is the significant number of betting props available at weekly tournaments. The Mayakoba Golf Classic is no different.
Sportsbooks are offering odds on things like whether there will be a hole-in-one, OVER/UNDERs on the winning score for the eventual champion and odds on which players from specific countries will have the lowest score, to name a few.
Like other sports, betting on props is a fun and unique way to enhance your golf gambling experience.
Live Betting is arguably one of the most exciting ways to bet on golf. If the player you placed a pre-tournament bet on is out of the running at any point during the Mayakoba Golf Classic, you can bet on another golfer as the days go by and have another stake in the game.
If there are only a few men in the hunt on the final day, the odds likely won’t be significantly high, but your chances of winning are. We’ve seen this happen multiple times in the PGA Tour’s Return to Golf, as multiple tournaments have gone to a playoff.
These helpful pages will assist you in handicapping your golf wagers: