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Odds to Win WGC-Workday Championship

The PGA Tour’s Florida swing kicks off this week at the 2021 World Golf Championships-Workday Championship at the Concession. The tournament takes place at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida, from February 25-28.

At Bovada, Dustin Johnson is the +650 favorite, followed by Jon Rahm (+1000), Rory McIlroy (+1600), Xander Schauffele (+1600) and Bryson DeChambeau (+1800) in the top five on the oddsboard.

Here’s a look at the golfers with the likeliest odds to go all the way in the Sunshine State:

Who is Favored to Win the WGC-Workday Championship?

2021 WGC-Workday Championship Odds
GolferOdds
Dustin Johnson+650
Jon Rahm+1000
Rory McIlroy+1600
Xander Schauffele+1600
Bryson DeChambeau+1800
Justin Thomas+1800
Patrick Cantlay+1800
Brooks Koepka+2200
Tony Finau+2200
Tyrrell Hatton+2200
Viktor Hovland+2200
Daniel Berger+2800
Patrick Reed+2800
Webb Simpson+2800
Collin Morikawa+3300
Sungjae Im+3300
Joaquin Niemann+4000
Scottie Scheffler+4000
Cameron Smith+5000
Harris English+5000

Odds as of February 25 at Bovada

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Course and Tournament Information

  • Course: The Concession Golf Club
  • Location: Bradenton, Florida
  • Dates: February 25-28, 2021
  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7,474 yards
  • Purse: $10.5 million

WGC Departs Mexico in Favor of Florida

Due to logistical challenges via the COVID-19 pandemic, the year’s first World Golf Championships event will relocate from Mexico in favor of Florida. A loaded field is set to descend on the Concession Golf Club, as the top 15 golfers in the Official World Golf Ranking will tee it up this week.

Four men – Sebastian Munoz, Mackenzie Hughes, Lanto Griffin and Cameron Champ – earned a spot in the field as a result of their finish in last year’s FedExCup standings. 

The field at the Concession includes top players from the European Tour’s Race to Dubai (both from 2020 and this season), the Japan Golf Tour Order of Merit, the Australasian Tour Order of Merit, the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit and the Asian PGA Tour Order of Merit.

The winner of the WGC-Workday Championship receives 550 FedExCup points.

Can Reed Defend His Title?

Patrick Reed, one of the most controversial players on the PGA Tour, emerged triumphant at the first WGC event of the year in 2020, which was then held in Mexico City. 

Reed birdied holes 15, 16 and 17 on the final day despite making it interesting with a bogey on the 72nd hole. The American’s 4-under 67 was good enough to fend off runner-up Bryson DeChambeau for his second WGC trophy. 

Jon Rahm and Erik van Rooyen finished T-3, while Rory McIlroy rounded out the top five south of the border.

WGC-Workday Championship Picks

Tyrrell Hatton +2200

Hatton, the fifth-ranked player in the Official World Golf Ranking, has been in excellent form of late with four straight top-22 finishes on the European Tour, including a win at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship a month ago. 

Hatton has the talent to get it done on both sides of the pond. The Englishman won the Arnold Palmer Invitational last year and is in an excellent spot to add another title to his collection in North America.

Cameron Smith +5000

Smith is a risky pre-tournament bet due to his streaky nature, but the +5000 value is too good to pass up on him at the WGC-Workday Championship.

Smith is coming off a fourth-place showing last week at Riviera, which is his third top-five finish of the season (second at the Masters, T-4 at the ZoZo Championship). 

There’s going to be plenty of stellar competition in his way, but the Australian is not afraid of performing on the big stage, and the WGC-Workday Championship certainly fits that description.


Props

Golf is unique for many reasons, but one of them is the significant number of betting props available at weekly tournaments. The WGC-Workday Championship 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

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 WGC-Workday Championship, 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.

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