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PGA Tour Golf Predictions and Betting Picks

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Doc’s Sports offers free PGA Tour golf predictions and betting picks for every PGA Tour-sanctioned event. In addition, Doc’s Sports will release free picks for other major worldwide tournaments not affiliated with the PGA Tour.

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PGA golfer Justin Rose

PGA Tour Picks: Canadian Open Odds and Betting Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/23/2014

As usual, I will take a look back before looking ahead to this week's PGA Tour event, the RBC Canadian Open, and by far my favorite statistic from last week's 143rd British Open was that Rory McIlroy's father made about $150,000 more than Tiger Woods did.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Canadian Open Odds and Betting Predictions.

Adam Scott of the PGA Tour

2014 British Open Picks with Betting Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/15/2014

Freaking Brian Harman! It looked like my 2014 winner's drought would finally end last week at the John Deere Classic. I went with Zach Johnson, who is from nearby Des Moines. Johnson shook off a recent slump to shoot 21-under, which wins this tournament every other year but three. Alas, Harman was better by one shot to take his first PGA Tour victory in his 88th career start. Some compare Harman (5-foot-7) to Jim Furyk because he's such a little guy who plays gritty golf.
Read more about 2014 British Open Picks with Betting Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Jordan Spieth

PGA Tour Picks: John Deere Classic Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/9/2014

For anyone who says that golfers are athletes, I give you Argentine Angel Cabrera. That said, "El Pato" is one of my favorite golfers because Cabrera is usually boom or bust, and he generally looks like he's having a ball regardless. Cabrera, 44, came pretty much from nowhere last week at the Greenbrier Classic by two shots over George McNeill.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: John Deere Classic Odds and Predictions.

Brendon deJonge, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: The Greenbrier Classic Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/2/2014

Last week at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional, Justin Rose beat unknown Shawn Stefani in a playoff. Both players tried to give it away. Rose hit into the water on 18 and had to make a 15-foot bogey just to get into the playoff. Then Stefani hit into the drink on the first playoff hole, also No. 18. Rather shocking that Congressional played harder for this tournament in some regards than when the U.S. Open was there in 2011 and Rory McIlroy shot a record 16-under. Rose and Stefani finished at just 4-under.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: The Greenbrier Classic Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Tiger Woods

PGA Tour Picks: Quicken Loans National Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/24/2014

Last week's Travelers Championship outside Hartford pretty much summed up how impossible it has been to project winners on Tour this season. Needless to say I didn't expect much from Kevin Streelman at the tournament. Not that he's an unknown, but the guy had missed four straight cuts heading into the event and hadn't had a Top 10 since the first tournament of 2014 in Hawaii.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Quicken Loans National Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Matt Kuchar

PGA Tour Picks: Travelers Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/18/2014

They say close only counts in hand grenades and horseshoes, but the way the 2013-14 golf season is going for projecting winners, I'm relatively pleased with myself that American Dustin Johnson finished T4 at last week's U.S. Open at Pinehurst. I had him as my winner, and he wasn't close to that, finishing 10 shots behind Germany's Martin Kaymer. But, hey, fourth.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Travelers Championship Odds and Predictions.

adam scott

2014 US Open Expert Picks with Golf Odds and Betting Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/10/2014

About the only thing I can tell you for sure about this week's US Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina is that Ben Crane won't win it. How do I know that? No player has won a PGA Tour event the week before the US Open and then taken that tournament.
Read more about 2014 US Open Expert Picks with Golf Odds and Betting Predictions.

Rory McIlroy, PGA Tour golfer.

US Open Golf Betting Cheat Sheet
by George Monroy - 6/9/2014

The second major of the 2014, the US Open, is set to begin on Thursday June 12 at the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. The tournament may not carry its usual luster because of the absence of golf’s biggest name, Tiger Woods, but there are still plenty of reasons to pay attention, and big names to follow, during the sport’s biggest event of the summer.
Read more about US Open Golf Betting Cheat Sheet.

PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

PGA Tour Picks: St. Jude Classic Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/4/2014

Quite a wacky finish to Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament in Ohio last week, finally won by 22-year-old Hideki Matsuyama, a Japanese phenom who was low amateur at the 2011 Masters and will be winning more tournaments on the PGA Tour.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: St. Jude Classic Odds and Predictions.

PGA Golfer Jim Furyk

PGA Tour Picks: The Memorial Tournament Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/28/2014

The final round of the 2014 Masters was rather drama-free. Thus, I have no problem saying the most exciting day of golf so far this year was last Sunday. In his first tournament as the world's No. 1 player Adam Scott won the Colonial, a tournament he only entered late because he wanted to make sure he played at least one event as the world's top-ranked player.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: The Memorial Tournament Odds and Predictions.

Zach Johnson, of the PGA Tour

PGA Tour Picks: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/21/2014

I'd like to say I played golf once with Todd Brendon, err. Brendon Todd. That I knew him well and also knew the day was coming soon when he would win his first PGA Tour event. I'd like to say that. I've never heard of Brendon Todd. Todd deserved the victory at last week's Byron Nelson Championship, leading the field in scrambling and beating out a pretty good leader board with a final-round 66 -- the only bogey-free round of the contenders -- to edge former Masters champion Mike Weir (wow, where's he been?) by two shots.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Odds and Predictions.

PGA Tour player Keegan Bradley

PGA Tour Picks: Byron Nelson Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/14/2014

It seems inconceivable that last week's victory at the Players Championship was just the second-ever PGA Tour win for ex-world No. 1 Martin Kaymer of Germany. The other was the 2010 PGA Championship. During that span he missed more than twice as many cuts (nine) as he had finishes in the Top 10 (four).
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Byron Nelson Championship Odds and Predictions.

Adam Scott of the PGA Tour

PGA Tour Picks: The Players Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/7/2014

At least I was familiar with the guy who was the latest unlikely winner on the PGA Tour this season. That would be J.B. Holmes, who took the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte last week for his first Tour win since 2008 and jumped from No. 242 to 68th in the world.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: The Players Championship Odds and Predictions.

Rory McIlroy, PGA Tour golfer.

PGA Tour Picks: Wells Fargo Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/30/2014

I think it's fair to say that frustration is setting in for me on these weekly golf predictions stories. I have followed the PGA Tour very closely for years, but I had 100 percent never heard of last week's winner of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, South Korean Seung-Yul Noh.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Wells Fargo Championship Odds and Predictions.

Graham DeLaet, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Zurich Classic of New Orleans Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/23/2014

Well, I was right and wrong last week. Right in that a guy who doesn't bomb it of the tee would win the RBC Heritage on Hilton Head Island because that was usually the case. Wrong in that I believed Matt Kuchar, Mr. Consistent, would struggle a bit in the wake of a Masters hangover.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Zurich Classic of New Orleans Odds and Predictions.

PGA Tour golfer Luke Donald

PGA Tour Picks: RBC Heritage Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/16/2014

Ratings were down for the 2014 Masters and so was the overall interest at the sportsbooks. Whereas the Masters usually takes by far the most action of any golf tournament in a given year, I could see whichever major Tiger Woods returns for first this year passing it up. That's how much Tiger drives the needle.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: RBC Heritage Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Sergio Garcia

2014 Masters Picks with Betting Odds and Expert Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/9/2014

I'm going to quickly recap last week's picks at the Shell Houston Open instead of a more in-depth look back as usual because there are so many Masters props that I could write at least five stories alone on the season's first major championship that begins Thursday at historic Augusta National.
Read more about 2014 Masters Picks with Betting Odds and Expert Predictions.

PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

2014 Masters Betting: Top-Five Finish Futures Odds
by Dave Schwab - 4/8/2014

This Thursday at the storied Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia, play gets underway with the first of four rounds in this season’s Masters Tournament. The Masters is professional golf’s first of four Majors that are played throughout the season and one of the most prestigious events in all of sports.
Read more about 2014 Masters Betting: Top-Five Finish Futures Odds.

PGA golfer Hunter Mahan

PGA Tour Picks: Shell Houston Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/2/2014

What would a Masters be like without both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson? The huge news this week was that Tiger would be forced to skip Augusta after undergoing back surgery. It's fair to say his availability for the U.S. Open also is in jeopardy, and maybe he decides to just take the rest of the year off to get fully healthy.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Shell Houston Open Odds and Predictions.

Fredrik Jacobson, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Valero Texas Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/26/2014

Now I'm just getting irritated with this golf season. I'm 0-for Hawaii, 0-for-California, 0-for Arizona and now zip-for Florida. I have never gotten to April without picking at least one winner. So perhaps it's good news the PGA Tour moves on to Texas this week from the Florida Swing.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Valero Texas Open Odds and Predictions.

PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson

PGA Tour Picks: Arnold Palmer Invitational Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/19/2014

I continued my 0-for-2014 last week at the Valspar -- although to be fair it's been an unusual start to the year in terms of winners -- as Australian John Senden won for the first time in eight years. He was in a three-way tie entering No. 16 on Sunday but chipped in for birdie on that extremely tough hole, and that propelled him to a one-shot win over Kevin Na.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Arnold Palmer Invitational Odds and Predictions.

PGA Tour golfer Luke Donald

PGA Tour Picks: Valspar Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/12/2014

American Patrick Reed, just 23, says he's one of the five-best players in the world right now. Can you disagree? Reed, who played collegiately at Augusta State University, beat a very strong field last week at new-look Doral, taking the WGC-Cadillac Championship by a shot over Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Valspar Championship Odds and Predictions.

Adam Scott of the PGA Tour

PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Cadillac Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/5/2014

Before I get to this week's big-money, limited-field WGC-Cadillac Championship at a totally overhauled Blue Monster at Doral, let's look back to last week's Honda Classic, which is quickly becoming the most interesting non-major PGA Tour event on the annual schedule.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Cadillac Championship Odds and Predictions.

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland

PGA Tour Picks: The Honda Classic Golf Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 2/27/2014

One of the great things about golf is that it's probably the most honorable sport around. Players are expected to call penalties on themselves and almost always do when aware of them. Can you imagine NBA players self-policing themselves and calling fouls in the NBA Finals like they do on the playground? Or Rafael Nadal admitting a Novak Djokovic shot was in and not out as was called by the referee in the fifth set of a close match at Wimbledon?
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: The Honda Classic Golf Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Sergio Garcia

PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Match Play Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 2/18/2014

I'm going to be very happy to see the PGA Tour finish its West Coast Swing this week at the WGC-Accenture Match Play because it's been an 0-for thus far for me picking winners on Tour this year. Florida, however, has been very good for the past few years doing these stories.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Match Play Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Bill Haas

PGA Tour Picks: Northern Trust Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 2/12/2014

Let this sink in for a moment: Jimmy Walker is the best player on the planet right now. OK, that's somewhat hyperbole, but you can't argue Walker's resume. The 35-year-old American has been around quite a while, but he got his first Tour win in career start No. 188 back in October at the Frys.com Open, the first event of the new wraparound season.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Northern Trust Open Odds and Predictions.

PGA Golfer Jason Day

PGA Tour Picks: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Odds
by Alan Matthews - 2/5/2014

OK, I am pondering a change to my picking style on these PGA Tour events. I've never made it this deep into a season without recommending a winner. Well, I've made it through February without doing so but not this far into a season tournament-wise (this is No. 12). Maybe the new wraparound schedule has messed up my betting equilibrium.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Odds.

PGA golfer Webb Simpson

PGA Tour Picks: Waste Management Phoenix Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/29/2014

What a disappointing Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines last week! It was golf fans' first chance this year to see both Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in the same tournament, and both had huge previous success on the San Diego course. Yet come Sunday, neither was playing in the final round of a tournament in which they both started in more than 20 years.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Waste Management Phoenix Open Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Tiger Woods

PGA Tour Picks: Farmers Insurance Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/22/2014

You can't argue that Patrick Reed didn't deserve his second career PGA Tour title last week at Humana Challenge. Reed broke the Tour record for relation to par for the first 54 holes, finishing at 27 under Saturday to take a seven-stroke lead into the final round. The previous mark was 25 under, last shot by Steve Stricker in the 2010 John Deere Classic; Pat Perez also had a 25 under at this tournament in 2009. Stricker still holds the stroke record of 188 through 54 set on a par-71.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Farmers Insurance Open Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Bill Haas

PGA Tour Picks: Humana Challenge Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/15/2014

Only in golf -- OK maybe bowling and darts too -- can a player potentially find his prime in his mid-30s. Reason No. 47 why golf isn't a true sport, but I digress. American Jimmy Walker was a stellar amateur player, and great things were expected from him on the PGA Tour, but he mostly flopped. He just needed to hit his mid-30s, apparently.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Humana Challenge Odds and Predictions.

Tim Clark, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Sony Open of Hawaii Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/8/2014

So does it make me a golf nerd that I was watching the final round of the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Monday during the breaks of the BCS National Championship Game? Well, I was. Zach Johnson continued building off his excellent 2013 season by shooting a final-round 66 at Kapalua to win the event by a shot over reigning Rookie of the Year Jordan Spieth, who had a one-shot lead on back nine Sunday.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Sony Open of Hawaii Odds and Predictions.

adam scott

PGA Tour Picks: Hyundai Tournament of Champions Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/2/2014

Look, I understand that golfers are independent contractors. They pay their own way to tournaments and their caddies out of their pockets. But it just makes you realize how wealthy and privileged some of these guys are when the turn down the chance to play in Hawaii for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions and at worst pocket tens of thousands of dollars just for showing up at the beautiful Plantation Course at Kapalua on Maui.
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

Golf Odds and Predictions: 2014 Major Championship Winners
by Alan Matthews - 12/24/2013

The 2013-14 PGA Tour season is already underway with the new wraparound schedule, but for all intents and purposes it really doesn't kick off until the Hyundai Tournament of Champions next week in Hawaii, and of course I'll be previewing that and all tournaments as usual. Some casual golf fans would argue a typical season really doesn't begin until the Masters in April at Augusta. It's usually northerners who think that way because they are stuck up in the cold and snow and unable to get back on the links until around the Masters.
Read more about Golf Odds and Predictions: 2014 Major Championship Winners .

Jason Dufner, PGA golfer

Golf Odds and Predictions: Franklin Templeton Shootout Picks
by Alan Matthews - 12/11/2013

It was a very exciting finish to the unofficial Northwestern Mutual World Challenge last week in its final incarnation in California before moving to the Orlando area for 2014. Tiger Woods looked in great position to win his own tournament and get a great springboard for next year.
Read more about Golf Odds and Predictions: Franklin Templeton Shootout Picks.

PGA Tour player Keegan Bradley

Golf Odds and Picks: Northwestern Mutual World Challenge Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 12/4/2013

First I will address last week's Alfred Dunhill Championship results on the European Tour, but then I quickly also want to look at what happened in Australia because I think it has a huge bearing on the golf world in 2014.
Read more about Golf Odds and Picks: Northwestern Mutual World Challenge Predictions.

Golfer Garth Mulroy

Golf Odds and Predictions: Alfred Dunhill Championship
by Alan Matthews - 11/26/2013

The golf karma gods were very kind last week at the World Cup of Golf in Australia. No, I didn't pick Aussie Jason Day to win the event but sure hoped he would in the wake of losing his grandmother, uncle and six cousins in Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the Philippines. And win Day did, shooting a final-round 1-under 70 to beat out Denmark's Thomas Bjorn by two shots. It as Day's first victory since taking the 2010 Byron Nelson Championship in Texas.
Read more about Golf Odds and Predictions: Alfred Dunhill Championship.

Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland

Golf Odds and Predictions: World Cup of Golf Picks
by Alan Matthews - 11/19/2013

It certainly wouldn't suck to be Henrik Stenson right now as he sits on top of the golf world. Despite playing with a wrist injury that forced him out of the pro-am,. the Swede dominated at the season-ending DP World Tour Championship in Dubai by finishing at a tournament-record 25-under 263 to win the European Tour's Race to Dubai on top of the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup title.
Read more about Golf Odds and Predictions: World Cup of Golf Picks.

PGA golfer Justin Rose

European Tour Picks: DP World Tour Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 11/12/2013

I will go across the pond this week in my golf column and preview the European Tour's season finale, the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. It's essentially the Tour Championship of Europe with the Top-60 players competing for the money title, otherwise known as the Race to Dubai. The PGA Tour is pretty watered down this week at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba in Mexico, so it was a no-brainer choice.
Read more about European Tour Picks: DP World Tour Championship Odds and Predictions.

Golfer Brendon de Jonge

PGA Tour Picks: The McGladrey Classic Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 11/6/2013

As good as Dustin Johnson has been in his PGA Tour career, there's no doubt that winning last week's WGC-HSBC Champions is his best victory so far. It almost turned into one of his worst choke jobs as Johnson led by six shots while teeing off on No. 18 on Saturday, only to drive in the water for a double.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: The McGladrey Classic Odds and Predictions.

paul casey

PGA Tour Picks: WGC-HSBC Champions Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 10/29/2013

Could this be the year that Ryan Moore goes from promising player to rising star? Moore won the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur last week, beating fellow American Gary Woodland in the first playoff of the 2013-14 season. Moore birdied the first extra hole, which had to be played on Monday morning in Malaysia (Sunday night in the USA). Woodland had a chance to win on the 72nd hole in the near darkness Sunday but just missed a 10-foot birdie putt.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: WGC-HSBC Champions Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Sergio Garcia

Golf Picks: CIMB Classic Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 10/23/2013

The new wraparound 2013-14 schedule seemed to do what it was supposed to last week at the Shriners Hospital for Children Open in Las Vegas as we had a pretty big-name winner, Webb Simpson. Most likely under the old format of the Fall Series where FedEx Cup points weren't at stake, Simpson wouldn't have been playing.
Read more about Golf Picks: CIMB Classic Odds and Predictions.

PGA golfer Nick Watney

PGA Tour Picks: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 10/16/2013

Jimmy Walker: FedEx Cup Champion and PGA Tour Player of the Year!! OK, I'm obviously kidding, but Walker won the PGA Tour season-opening Frys.com Open last week for his first career title in start No. 188. And this has me worrying we are going to see a ton of first-time winners early in the new season much as we did last year. I’m happy for Walker, who will get to play in the Masters for the first time. Rough finish for journeyman Brooks Koepka, who gagged away a four-shot lead with 11 holes left on Sunday.
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Odds and Predictions.

Charles Howell III, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Frys.com Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 10/8/2013

The 2013 PGA Tour season wrapped up unofficially last week with yet another American victory in the Presidents Cup, and the shortest offseason in sports history already is complete as well. The Tour's new 2013-14 wraparound season begins this Thursday with the Frys.com Open at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif. It's the last time the course will host the event.
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PGA golf pro Tiger Woods.

PGA Tour Picks: The Presidents Cup Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 10/1/2013

It's not an official PGA Tour points event, but this week's Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, site of Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament, is essentially the official end of the 2013 season. The new 2013-14 wraparound season begins next week with the Frys.com Open in California (which I will preview as usual).
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: The Presidents Cup Odds and Predictions.

Hunter Mahan

PGA Picks: Tour Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 9/18/2013

Look, I get that golfers are independent contractors and thus can play when and if they choose. No one is paying their salaries, other than some sponsorship money, and they are responsible for all expenses to travel, pay the caddie, etc. Still, how can anyone take the four-event FedEx Cup playoff seriously if a player can win the $10 million prize despite missing one of the four tournaments?
Read more about PGA Picks: Tour Championship Odds and Predictions.

Luke Donald, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: BMW Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 9/11/2013

I knew Henrik Stenson was due to win a tournament as he kept coming so close, but I unfortunately didn't pick the Swede to take the Deutsche Bank Championship before the PGA Tour took last week off. Stenson finished with a tournament-record 22-under 262 for a two-shot win at TPC Boston to take over the lead in the FedEx Cup standings and for his fifth Top-3 finish in his past six starts.
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

PGA Tour Picks: Deutsche Bank Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 8/27/2013

You know that PGA Tour Player of the Year Award that Tiger Woods seemingly had a hammer-lock on? Not so much anymore. Oh, sure, Woods is probably still the favorite with his Tour-high five victories. But Adam Scott's win last week at The Barclays jumped Scott to a career-high No. 2 in the world -- and No. 2 in the FedEx Cup points behind Woods. Scott also has a major title on his resume this year unlike Woods (he does have two WGC victories).
Read more about PGA Tour Picks: Deutsche Bank Championship Odds and Predictions.

PGA Golfer Jason Day

PGA Tour Picks: The Barclays Odds and Betting Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 8/21/2013

My two-tournament winning streak on picking correct PGA Tour victors ended on Sunday when some guy named Patrick Reed won the Wyndham Championship for his first Tour win. That was the trend for a long stretch earlier this year where a relative unknown would get his first Tour victory. Well-known players had won the previous four events (not counting the two opposite-field tournaments for the British Open and WGC-Bridgestone).
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Tim Clark, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Wyndham Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 8/14/2013

Yep, I'm feeling pretty good about my golf prognostication right now. For the first time in the nearly two years I've been writing weekly golf columns here at Doc's, I have not only picked my first major winner but also been correct back-to-back weeks. This means I almost assuredly jinxed myself for this week's Wyndham Championship.
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Jason Dufner, PGA golfer

PGA Championship Picks with Betting Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 8/7/2013

I can't exactly pat myself on the back too hard here, but I did predict my second winner of the year -- I'm saying two-and-a-half because of Hunter Mahan's withdrawal at the Canadian Open -- last week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. It's now pretty clear that Tiger Woods simply feels incredibly comfortable at a handful of courses, maybe none more so than Firestone.
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Tiger Woods, PGA golfer

Top Props of the Week: 2013 PGA Championship
by Dave Schwab - 8/7/2013

Professional golf’s fourth and final Major of the 2013 season gets underway this week at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. The first of four rounds starts this Thursday, and to get you ready for all the action Bovada has released a full set of prop bet odds for the event. The following is a look at a few these props that offer the best value when it comes to wagering on the tournament.
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Henrik Stenson of Sweden

PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/31/2013

I just can't catch a break!! While I applaud Hunter Mahan for being the father of the year by leaving last week's Canadian Open with the 36-hole lead -- thus flushing potentially $1 million down the toilet -- I had picked Mahan to win the tournament. I'm glad he did make it home to see the birth of daughter Zoe. Obviously, there's no way of knowing if Mahan would have held on, especially after eventual winner Brandt Snedeker shot a 63 on Saturday.
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PGA golfer Hunter Mahan

PGA Tour Picks: RBC Canadian Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/24/2013

It was a very exciting British Open at Muirfield last week where the players still couldn't solve the course despite very unseasonably warm conditions. That played a part in the greens acting more like Augusta than a Scottish links course.
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Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland

2013 British Open Picks with Golf Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 7/16/2013

Yet another first-time winner on the PGA Tour last week at the John Deere Classic, although I think it's pretty clear that 19-year-old Jordan Spieth won't be stuck on one career win whenever he retires. This kid is going to be a major force on the Tour barring injury or David Duval syndrome. Spieth beat defending champion Zach Johnson and David Hearn in a playoff to become the first teenage winner on Tour in 82 years.
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PGA golfer Lee Westwood

PGA Tour Picks: Travelers Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/19/2013

When you write for a newspaper or magazine, both of which I have done, you have to be impartial on stories. Your job isn't to influence people -- although columnists (to a degree) and op-ed writers are allowed to -- but inform. The nice thing about writing for Doc's Sports is the point is to influence you with good information. I mention this because I am a Phil Mickelson fan.
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Jason Day, of Brisbane, Australia

2013 US Open Picks and PGA Tour Golf Odds
by Alan Matthews - 6/12/2013

Last week's St. Jude Classic in Memphis rather summed up this golf year for me on these recommendations. Yet again, a guy I had barely heard of, Harris English, won his first PGA Tour event. Obviously I didn't predict that. I went with Charles Howell III (33/1), and he finished T39.
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PGA Golfer Tiger Woods.

Weekly Top Props Odds and Predictions – US Open
by Dave Schwab - 6/11/2013

The US Open is not just golf’s second major of the season; it is the toughest test of the year. The USGA is the governing body of this tournament, and its goal with the setup of the course is to make it a true test of par, which, in turn, makes this a grueling test of golf.
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Charles Howell III, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: St. Jude Classic Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/5/2013

As usual, I will recap last week's recommendations on the PGA Tour before looking to this week's event, which is the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis, the final tournament before the U.S. Open. Was it a shocker that American Matt Kuchar won last week's star-studded Memorial Tournament? Not at all.
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Tiger Woods, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: The Memorial Tournament Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/29/2013

Thankfully, the PGA Tour is out of Texas this week as I haven't had much luck in the few Lone Star State events in 2013. At least last week's winner at Colonial I definitely had heard of: Boo Weekley, who won for the first time in five years. He edged Matt Kuchar, the 36- and 54-hole leader, by a shot. Ironically, Weekley has won a tartan jacket now in all three career victories (RBC Heritage the other two).
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Tim Clark, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/22/2013

Before looking at this week's second stop on the mini-Texas Swing with the Crowne Plaza Invitational at storied Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, let's recap my recommendations from last week's Byron Nelson. Yet again, a relative unknown took home his first PGA Tour victory, this time 26-year-old South Korean Sang-Moon Bae.
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D.A. Points, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Byron Nelson Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/15/2013

Is Tiger Woods good for the game of golf? Of course he is. Ratings skyrocket whenever he's in contention, and PGA Tour pros now make obscene purses because of the Tour's boom in popularity due to Woods. With all due respect to any before him, Woods is the first golfer to become a pop culture world-wide icon (not always for good reasons).
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PGA Tour golfer Luke Donald

PGA Tour Picks: The Players Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/8/2013

Before I take a look at this week's Players Championship -- and don't call it the "fifth major" because that's simply a marketing ploy and not something players believe -- I have to look back at last week's Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte.
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PGA golfer Webb Simpson

PGA Tour Picks: Wells Fargo Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 5/1/2013

We had yet another first-time PGA Tour winner last week in Billy Horschel, and you could almost see it coming -- I mentioned he was "interesting" at 28/1 to win the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Horschel had three straight Top-10 finishes entering that tournament and a Tour-high 22 straight cuts made.
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PGA golfer Justin Rose

PGA Tour Picks: Zurich Classic of New Orleans Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/24/2013

Almost hit on my second winner of this PGA Tour season last week at the RBC Heritage but instead had to settle for another near-miss in 2013 as Luke Donald finished third behind Graeme McDowell and Webb Simpson. Donald did pay off at +125 on a Top-10 finish, and I also hit on a playoff as the winning margin with McDowell beating fellow former U.S. Open champion Simpson on the first extra hole.
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PGA Tour golfer Luke Donald

PGA Tour Picks: RBC Heritage Betting Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/17/2013

I would have to rank last week's Masters as among the five most exciting/unusual I have ever watched. Tiger Woods didn't win -- nor did I expect him to -- but once again stole the spotlight from the rest of the field with an illegal drop on No. 15 Friday. It was an incredibly unfortunate break that his approach hit the pin and ricocheted into the water, but there's still no excuse for Tiger not knowing the rules. Is it stupid a rules official on hand didn't tell him he couldn't then drop from about two yards back from his original spot?
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

2013 Masters Picks: Golf Odds and Predictions with Props
by Alan Matthews - 4/10/2013

Did you know that pretty much every year betting action on the Masters is more than the U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship combined (occasionally you have to take the U.S. Open out of there)? There are a few reasons for this in my opinion. From a pure betting perspective, football is still a long ways off and college basketball just ended.
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PGA Tour Golfer Charley Hoffman

PGA Tour Picks: Valero Texas Open Props Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 4/2/2013

I'd like to tell you that I saw D.A. Points' victory coming last week at the Shell Houston Open, but that's clearly false. The 36-year-old American arrived at the tournament having failed to break 70 in his last nine rounds on the PGA Tour and had missed seven cuts in nine events this year. But Points drained a 13-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to win the tournament by a shot. It gives Points a two-year exemption and entry into this year's Masters, just the second time he will play the year's first major.
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Charles Howell III, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Shell Houston Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/27/2013

Frankly, I would have been embarrassed to head into the Masters not having picked a winner on the PGA Tour this season despite coming close a few times. Thanks to Tiger Woods, I no longer have to type with a bag over my head.
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PGA golfer Tiger Woods

PGA Tour Picks: Arnold Palmer Invitational Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/20/2013

Only a few weeks left in March for me to land my first tournament winner of 2013 -- perhaps it happens this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. I did forecast Tiger Woods winning there a year ago, although that's not exactly rocket science considering Tiger's track record at the tournament.
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matt kuchar

PGA Tour Golf Picks: Tampa Bay Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/13/2013

On the surface, one might be inclined to start worrying about the San Antonio Spurs. After all, they have lost two of their past three games, allowing a whopping 136 points in a shocking home blowout loss to Portland and then 107 in a rout at injury-ravaged Minnesota on Tuesday.
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Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland

PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Cadillac Championship Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 3/6/2013

I didn't much like world No. 1 Rory McIlroy's chances of repeating last week at the Honda Classic at PGA National, but, wow, did I never see that coming. McIlroy was the golden boy of golf entering this year, but now his reputation is in tatters. He missed the cut in his season-opening event in Abu Dhabi and then lost in the first round of the WGC-Match Play. Many believed he would find his groove at the Honda, but after scrambling to shoot even par in the first round, McIlroy withdrew on his ninth hole in his second round while at 7-over-par.
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PGA Tour player and 2009 PGA Championship winner Y.E. Yang.

PGA Tour Picks: The Honda Classic Props Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 2/27/2013

I couldn’t be happier that the PGA Tour begins its Florida Swing this weekend with the Honda Classic at the PGA National Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens on the Sunshine State’s East Coast. Much like last year, I failed to hit on a 2013 tournament winner on the opening West Coast Swing (came close twice). However, in 2012 I did hit on the Honda Classic winner and then again a few weeks later at Bay Hill up in Orlando. The fact that I chose the two best players in the world to win those events, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, respectively … well, it is what it is.
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PGA golfer Ian Poulter

PGA Tour Picks: WGC-Match Play Championship Props Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 2/19/2013

It’s a shame that Brandt Snedeker and Phil Mickelson will be missing from this week’s WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at the par-72 Ritz Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain (at 7,791 yards, it’s the longest course on PGA Tour) outside of Tucson, Ariz. If the two Americans, ranked No. 4 and No. 9, respectively, were in the field, this might be one of the most anticipated Match Play events ever with Snedeker’s early dominance on Tour and Mickelson’s wire-to-wire win at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
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PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson

PGA Tour Props Betting: WGC-Accenture Match Play First-Round Matchups
by Alan Matthews - 2/19/2013

Because I believe that this week’s World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play is the best betting event of the golf season (and some nice bracket practice for the NCAA Tournament), I will be breaking down the event at Dove Mountain outside Tucson, Ariz., into two stories. One an overall look at whom I like to win each bracket and the championship, and this one breaking down every single first-round match on Wednesday. The field features 64 of the Top 66 ranked players in the world, with Americans Brandt Snedeker (minor injury) and Phil Mickelson (family vacation) not in the desert.
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PGA Tour player Keegan Bradley

PGA Tour Picks: Northern Trust Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 2/13/2013

This week’s PGA Tour stop is at historic Riviera Country Club in the shadow of Hollywood for the Northern Trust Open, so you would think most players would want to tee it up. However, no golfer on the planet deserves this week off more than Brandt Snedeker.
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Padraig Harrington golfer

PGA Tour Picks: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Odds
by Alan Matthews - 2/6/2013

Before getting to this week’s PGA Tour stop at the nation’s top public course, let’s review the recommendations from last week’s Waste Management Open outside of Phoenix. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a lot of faith in Phil Mickelson despite his previous success at the tournament. Lefty hadn’t been playing all that well for a while, but he was utterly dominant at TPC Scottsdale. Mickelson opened with a 60 that could have been a 58 and went wire-to-wire for the third time in his pro career by finishing at a tournament-record 28-under and four shots ahead of the field.
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PGA golfer Hunter Mahan

PGA Tour Picks: Waste Management Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/30/2013

The golf world is back on its correct orbit. By that I mean that Tiger Woods overshadows every tournament, even those he doesn’t play in. That is indeed the case for this week’s Waste Management Open outside Phoenix. Tiger isn’t in the field after a dominating win last week at Torrey Pines, his record eighth victory on the same course in a PGA Tour event – that includes the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey, his last major victory. Tiger now has 75 career wins, just seven behind Sam Snead’s career record.
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PGA golfer Rickie Fowler

PGA Tour Picks: Farmers Insurance Open Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/23/2013

Before I get to this week’s preview of the Farmers Insurance Open at storied Torrey Pines outside of San Diego as well as Phil Mickelson sticking his foot in his mouth, let’s recap my predictions from last week’s European Tour event in Abu Dhabi.
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Charles Howell III, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Picks: Sony Open in Hawaii Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 1/9/2013

Well, it was quite the unusual opener on the PGA Tour at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Because of high winds in Maui, the tournament’s start was postponed and it ended up being shortened to 54 holes and a Tuesday finish. I don’t have any statistical records to back this up, but I can’t remember such a quick turnaround for the next week’s event as will be the case starting Thursday at the Sony Open in Hawaii – thankfully the players only have to travel from Maui to Honolulu.
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matt kuchar

PGA Tour Picks: Hyundai Tournament of Champions Betting Odds
by Alan Matthews - 1/3/2013

The incredibly short golf offseason is already in the books, and the PGA Tour tees it up for the first time in 2013 starting Friday (one of only two events with a Friday-Monday schedule) at the Plantation Course at Kapalua in Maui for the winners-only Hyundai Tournament of Champions. If you didn’t win a sanctioned PGA Tour event in 2012, then you aren’t in this week’s field. Overall, 30 of 37 eligible golfers are playing at Kapalua.
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PGA golfer Tiger Woods

Golf Odds and Predictions: World Challenge Props and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 11/28/2012

Kudos to Rory McIlroy last week at the European Tour finale in Dubai, as he completed an amazing season with his fifth worldwide victory while surpassing Tiger Woods’ record for combined earnings in one year. I thought Rory was spent after missing the cut in his tournament prior and that his thoughts were on a nice vacation with girlfriend and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki. McIlroy now has a whopping 17 Top-10 finishes in his past 26 European Tour events dating to his 2011 U.S. Open victory (majors and WGC events count as Euro events as well).
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golfer Simon Dyson

European Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: UBS Hong Kong Open Picks
by Alan Matthews - 11/13/2012

The PGA Tour’s season officially ended last week at Disney, so now we get a healthy dose of golf’s “silly season” here in the United States until the 2013 season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua in Hawaii. Before I look at this week’s UBS Hong Kong Open on the European Tour I would like to recap last week.
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PGA golfer Davis Love III

PGA Golf Odds and Predictions: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic Picks
by Alan Matthews - 11/7/2012

Last year’s PGA Tour season-ending Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic was very unique. Normally, you won’t see any top players competing at Disney because they are either resting from the long season or off playing lucrative silly season events or in Europe. The multi-millionaires are “above” playing in the Fall Series.
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PGA Tour golfer Louis Oosthuizen

Golf Odds and Predictions: WGC-HSBC Champions Props and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 10/30/2012

It’s a tremendous field this week at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions event, perhaps the best group we will see the rest of 2012. Seven of the Top 10 in the world are playing on the Mission Hills Golf Course in Guangdong, China. However, golf fans and bettors will notice two big names who aren’t here: Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.
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Tiger Woods, PGA golfer

Asian Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: CIMB Classic Props and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 10/23/2012

There is two-week break on the PGA Tour right now, with the Fall Series’ final event starting Nov. 8 at Disney before we really get into golf’s silly season. So this week, it’s a preview of the Asian Tour. Yep, you heard that right. It’s the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. But there’s a decent field, led by Tiger Woods, because of a good purse and a few financial incentives. Tiger no doubt got a nice chunk of change to play in Malaysia for the first time since he won the individual and team titles in the 1999 World Cup.
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Zach Johnson, of the PGA Tour

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: McGladrey Classic Props and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 10/17/2012

Maybe I should just stick to previewing fall events. It’s been a good run on golf recommendations starting with the Ryder Cup. And last week was as well. No, I didn’t get the Frys.com Open winner, choosing Brendan Steele at 50/1 as the best long-shot value. He missed the cut, but I rather knew he was “all or nothing” there. I did, however, hit on Vijay Singh at -115 in a head-to-head matchup with Ernie Els. Singh finished T4 and the Big Easy T16. I also hit on Sweden’s Jonas Blixt to be the top European finisher at 4/1. Blixt took home his first career PGA Tour title, vaulting him from No. 60 to No. 35 on the money list (Top 30 brings extra benefits).
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PGA golfer Brendan Steele

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Frys.com Open Props and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 10/10/2012

Eight of the top players in the world are over in Turkey playing in the World Golf Finals, but the early-week start to that cash-grab event made it to tough to preview in a timely fashion here at Doc’s Sports. So this week it’s again a PGA Tour Fall Series preview with the Frys.com Open at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif. It’s the first official Tour event in that state since the U.S. Open, and the Fall Series will conclude back East with events in Georgia and Florida.
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PGA golfer John Daly

Golf Odds and Predictions: Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
by Alan Matthews - 10/3/2012

Before I preview this week’s PGA Tour Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, which has to be the longest tournament name in pro sports history, let’s look back at a very successful Ryder Cup if you followed my advice. Needless to say, the United States should have beaten Europe, leading 10-4 at one point late Saturday and 10-6 entering Sunday’s final singles. But the Europeans staged the biggest comeback in the event’s history – U.S. rallied from a similar deficit in 1999 but that was on home soil – to win 14.5-13.5 and retain the Cup.
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Tiger Woods, PGA golfer

The 2012 Ryder Cup Props, Odds and Betting Picks
by Alan Matthews - 9/26/2012

Let me first say that I will be previewing all of the PGA Tour’s Fall Series tournaments and any other relevant big golf tournaments through the winter, but to the casual golf fan and bettor the season ends this weekend with the 39th Ryder Cup. The biennial competition between players from the United States and Europe visits Medinah Country Club outside Chicago for the first time.
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Zach Johnson, of the PGA Tour

The Tour Championship PGA Golf Props Odds and Betting Picks
by Alan Matthews - 9/18/2012

I previewed this weekend’s FedEx Cup-ending Tour Championship last week at Doc’s, going with Phil Mickelson to take the tournament and the $10 million grand prize. Today, let’s look at some various Bovada props on the final big-time event on the PGA Tour for 2012 (Ryder Cup isn’t a Tour event).
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

PGA Golf Odds and Predictions: The Tour Championship
by Alan Matthews - 9/14/2012

The PGA Tour’s playoffs, the FedEx Cup, wrap up next weekend at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta with the Tour Championship. A cool $10 million grand prize is awarded to the winner of the FedEx Cup, and all 30 players in the field mathematically have a shot at winning the Cup, although, realistically, only a handful do.
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Jason Dufner, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: BMW Championship
by Alan Matthews - 9/5/2012

Not that Rory McIlroy likely gives a darn about what I think, but I am now squarely back in the McIlroy camp in terms of believing he is the future superstar on the PGA Tour. That seemed obvious after last year’s U.S. Open victory, a win at the Honda Classic back in March and taking over the world No. 1 ranking this spring.
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Brandt Snedeker, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Deutsche Bank Championship
by Alan Matthews - 8/29/2012

The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs have been shaven down from the Top 125 in the points to Top 100 for this week’s second postseason event, the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. However, don’t go channel surfing on Thursday morning looking for this tournament. It’s a Friday-Monday event designed to end on Labor Day. The only other scheduled Friday-Monday event on Tour is the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
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PGA golfer Justin Rose

2012 PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: The Barclays
by Alan Matthews - 8/22/2012

Pretty good results in my Wyndham Championship preview last week. I thought Sergio Garcia would contend but was still a bit surprised that he won – I would have jumped all over a Top-10 prop on El Nino but Bovada didn’t offer one. That victory essentially locked up a European Ryder Cup spot for Garcia. I picked Carl Pettersson to finish in the Top 10 (and win) and he finished T4. Also hit on a Top 10 for Jason Dufner and non-Top-10 finishes for Charl Schwartzel and Brandt Snedeker.
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PGA golfer Webb Simpson

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Wyndham Championship
by Alan Matthews - 8/15/2012

It’s a bit of a letdown week on the PGA Tour following Rory McIlroy’s dominating performance over the weekend at the PGA Championship that I certainly never saw coming. In fact, this weekend’s Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., is a lot like Week 17 in the NFL season.
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PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson

Golf Odds and Predictions: 2012 PGA Championship Preview and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 8/8/2012

The PGA Championship is called “Glory’s Last Shot” because it’s the final major championship of the golf season. And, unfortunately for the tournament, it’s always considered the weak sister of the four. The only time it won’t be overshadowed by the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open is if a golfer is going for the Grand Slam at the PGA. That’s certainly not the case this year with three different winners of the first three majors. In addition, the PGA is overshadowed even more this season because of the Olympics, not to mention the first full slate of NFL Preseason games on Thursday night.
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

Golf Odds and Predictions: PGA Championship Props Odds and Picks
by Alan Matthews - 8/7/2012

It’s a major championship week in golf, so that means it’s a two-story preview week for the 94th PGA Championship, held for the first time at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Resort in South Carolina. Let’s take a look at some of the hundreds of prop options at Bovada for the final major of the 2012 season.
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PGA golfer Hunter Mahan

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: 2012 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
by Alan Matthews - 8/1/2012

For most casual golf fans and bettors, this week’s World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron begins about a two-month exciting stretch that essentially ends the PGA Tour season. Following this tournament, you have the PGA Championship next week, then a middling Tour stop before the four-event FedEx Cup playoffs and then the Ryder Cup. It’s like the stretch run of baseball season.
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PGA Tour player Graham DeLaet

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: 2012 RBC Canadian Open
by Alan Matthews - 7/25/2012

Well, I would like to say that I nailed Ernie Els to win the Open Championship last week, but in all honestly Els didn’t win the tournament so much as Adam Scott lost it. I did think about picking Els as the best value at 33/1, mentioning in the preview that I did a double-take on the Big Easy because of his past success at Royal Lytham. Els’ victory, his fourth major championship, ended a streak of nine straight first-time major winners.
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Steve Stricker, PGA pro

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: John Deere Classic
by Alan Matthews - 7/10/2012

First off, I want to defend myself for my selections last week for the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia. It was a tough tournament to call because it was only the third annual event and the course changed radically after Year 1 to Year 2. I follow golf pretty intently, but I couldn’t pick Sunday’s Greenbrier winner Ted Potter Jr. out of a lineup. Ditto for runner-up Troy Kelly, third-place Charlie Beljan, fifth-place Daniel Summerhays … well, you get my drift. It was just one of those weeks on Tour.
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PGA Tour pro Jimmy Walker

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: The Greenbrier Classic
by Alan Matthews - 7/5/2012

While I didn’t have Tiger Woods winning his Tour-leading third PGA tournament of the season last week at his AT&T National event at Congressional, there were some good results in Top-10 picks. I had Woods (-250), Hunter Mahan (even-money) and Bo Van Pelt (+275) to all finish inside the Top 10 and they did. Van Pelt finished runner-up to Tiger by two shots. I also took Dustin Johnson (-175) to finish outside the Top 10 and he did. I did miss on Jim Furyk finishing in the Top 10 and Nick Watney and Adam Scott finishing outside it. My pick to win was Martin Laird, who was a solid 11th.
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Pro golfer Ryan Moore

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Travelers Championship
by Alan Matthews - 6/20/2012

Well, I didn’t pick Webb Simpson as the winner of last week’s US Open, but then again I’m guessing pretty much no one did. Otherwise, it was a pretty solid week. Tiger looked like he would be a lock to finish in the Top 10 after sharing the lead heading into Saturday, but he struggled on the weekend and finished outside of that group.
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PGA Golfer Ryan Moore

WagerWeb: PGA Tour Travelers Championship Prop Bets
by Dave Schwab - 6/20/2012

This week the PGA Tour heads to the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn., for the Travelers Championship. While WagerWeb sportsbook has you covered with a complete set of odds for an expanded list of contenders to win this week’s event as well as odds for a number of head-to-head matchups, it also provides a couple of interesting prop bets to add a bit of extra action to this week’s tournament.
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PGA golfer Sergio Garcia

2012 US Open Golf Odds and Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/13/2012

In my opinion, the most interesting golf tournament of the year arrives on Thursday when the 2012 US Open, version No. 112, returns to the Olympic Club in San Francisco for the first time since 1998. While some golf fans don’t pay much attention until the weekend of big tournaments, if you are any sort of true fan, tune in Thursday and Friday simply because these are two of the threesomes going off together: Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson-Bubba Watson and Luke Donald-Rory McIlroy-Lee Westwood.
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Adam Scott of the PGA Tour

2012 US Open Golf Props Odds and Betting Predictions
by Alan Matthews - 6/12/2012

You can look for an overall preview of this week’s US Open at Olympic in San Francisco here at Doc’s Sports on Wednesday, but today let’s take a look at some of the many prop options available at Bovada for the second major of the season.
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PGA golfer Spencer Levin

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: FedEx St. Jude Classic
by Alan Matthews - 6/6/2012

Can we go ahead and just forget about last week’s Memorial Tournament? I not only didn’t like Tiger Woods to win last week, his second victory on Tour this year (yeah, he’s about back, although Tiger will never be the dominant force he was), but I thought he would finish outside the Top 10 after three below-average tournaments heading in. I liked Phil Mickelson to finish inside the Top 10 despite not often playing well at the Memorial, but he blew up with a first-round 79 and then took his clubs and went home (which is not cool to the fans who bought tickets to see him on Friday).
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PGA Golfer Jim Furyk

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: The Memorial Tournament
by Alan Matthews - 5/30/2012

It was hit-and-miss last week at the PGA Tour’s stop at Colonial. Zach Johnson was the 14/1 favorite at Bovada and won the tournament. I wrote that “Johnson should be the favorite as no one has played Colonial as well as Johnson the past three years. In that stretch, all 12 of his rounds have been in the 60s, including five of 65 or better, for an average of 66.58. He won in 2010, finished fourth last year and T9 in 2009. Colonial has narrow fairways, which suits the short but accurate Johnson off the tee.”
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PGA Tour golfer Louis Oosthuizen

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Byron Nelson Championship
by Alan Matthews - 5/16/2012

Can’t say I am sad in the least to see the 2012 Players Championship in the rear-view mirror. The Players is always a weird tournament to handicap because it seems to be all-or-nothing for many top players, some of whom simply don’t like the layout much -- Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods to name three. But it was a terrible week for my props and winner predictions.
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PGA golfer Lee Westwood

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: The Players Championship
by Alan Matthews - 5/9/2012

Even though the Players Championship isn’t even half as old as any of golf’s true four major championships, pretty much everyone refers to this tournament as the “fifth major” on Tour. And The Players Championship has two things no other event has: the iconic 17th island green – probably the most famous hole in the world but one which actually most players hate because they think it’s a gimmick that penalizes even a slightly awry shot – and the richest purse on Tour.
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PGA golfer Bubba Watson

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: The Players Championship Props
by Alan Matthews - 5/8/2012

It’s the PGA Tour’s “fifth major” this week as the pros visit TPC Sawgrass outside of Jacksonville, Fla., for the big-money Players Championship. I will have my usual weekly preview projecting the winner (and top American finisher) for readers on Wednesday, but because this is such a big tournament there are a near majors-level amount of props to bet. So let’s take a look at a handful that I like.
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Wells Fargo Championship
by Alan Matthews - 5/2/2012

Sorry, I have pat myself on the back before I preview this week’s PGA Tour stop at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte for the Wells Fargo Championship. Last week at the Zurich Open of New Orleans, this is what I concluded with under my picks section: “My choice is (Jason) Dufner at 22/1. The guy has too much talent to not win sooner rather than later. Plus, he has finished in the Top 10 in the past three years here, including that T3 a year ago. Dufner is eighth in the all-around ranking this year.”
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PGA golfer Brian Gay

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: RBC Heritage Betting
by Alan Matthews - 4/11/2012

It’s always interesting to see which players compete in a PGA Tour event the week after a major – most times the very big names like Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson don’t. And that’s mostly the case for this week’s tour stop at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head for the RBC Heritage.
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PGA Golfer Chris Kirk

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Shell Houston Open
by Alan Matthews - 3/28/2012

I have to say I am rather sad to see the PGA Tour’s Florida Swing end. After not being able to pick a winner in the first three months of the season out west, I was able to get Rory McIlroy winning the Honda Classic at PGA National and then last week Tiger Woods winning Arnold Palmer’s tournament at Bay Hill. Not that I can exactly pat myself on the back for picking the two best players in the world to win an event!
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PGA golfer Tiger Woods

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Arnold Palmer Invitational
by Alan Matthews - 3/20/2012

Back before Thanksgiving 2009, it wasn’t uncommon for a betting favorite to win a PGA Tour event. That’s because any event in which Tiger Woods was entered, he was the favorite. And, of course, the pre-scandal Tiger was usually money in the bank.
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PGA golfer Nick Watney

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Transitions Championship
by Alan Matthews - 3/14/2012

It goes without saying that if I pick a player to win a tournament, it’s always good to back up your bet by wagering on said player to at least finish in the Top 10. We all know how hard it is to win on the PGA Tour – just ask Tiger Woods. I mention this because I went with Matt Kuchar as my best “value” last week at the WGC-Cadillac at Doral. Kuchar didn’t win but certainly played well with a T8, so if you took him to finish in the Top 10 as a backup wager you still came out ahead. Consider that strategy going forward as most tournaments offer Top-10 props on the big-name players.
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matt kuchar

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: WGC-Cadillac Championship
by Alan Matthews - 3/7/2012

See, I told you that all it took was for the PGA Tour to get to the Sunshine State for me to pick my first winner of 2012! Last week at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Rory McIlroy won the Honda Classic, his first victory in the States since last year’s U.S. Open. It was a thrilling Sunday, and we have seen more than a few of those already this year. Tiger Woods went on a pre-2009 Tiger-like tear on the final 18, finishing birdie-eagle for a 62, the lowest final round of his career.
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Robert Allenby, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: The Honda Classic
by Alan Matthews - 2/29/2012

For last week’s WGC-Match Play, I picked American Bubba Watson, the No. 5 seed in the Hogan Bracket. Unfortunately, he lost in the Round of 32 to Matt Kuchar, 4&3. So who won the event? American Hunter Mahan, the No. 6 seed in the Hogan Bracket. He bested Rory McIlroy in the final – I couldn’t tell you the difference between Watson and Mahan if they were standing together on the tee, but they feel like the same player, you know?
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PGA golfer Bubba Watson

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
by Alan Matthews - 2/21/2012

If you ask 100 devoted golf fans, 95 or so will say the Masters is their favorite tournament. Hard to argue, considering it’s the Super Bowl of the sport, has the most tradition of any tournament (at least in the U.S.) and it heralds the start of spring in America. The U.S. Open is always a can’t-miss event as well, what with the usual difficulty of those courses turning the pros into duffers like you and I.
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PGA Golfer Tiger Woods.

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
by Alan Matthews - 2/8/2012

Well, not great results on my value picks for last week’s Waste Management Open outside Phoenix. I thought young Rickie Fowler had a great shot at his first victory and he started solidly with a pair of 69s but would finish at 26th. My value choice at long odds (+4200) was Y.E. Yang. Oops! He missed the cut after a pair of 73s.
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PGA golfer Rickie Fowler

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Waste Management Phoenix Open
by Alan Matthews - 2/1/2012

Well, it appears I am getting closer to nailing a winner on the PGA Tour this year. After a slow start, my guys are at least starting to show up on the leaderboard. Last week at Torrey Pines my top value pick was Camilo Villegas, and he was among the leaders after a first-round 65. Unfortunately, he didn’t break 70 again and finished 22nd.
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PGA Tour Golfer Phil Mickelson

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Farmers Insurance Open
by Alan Matthews - 1/25/2012

If you are a golf bettor, this weekend is easily the best of the early season so far. That’s because the top European Tour event thus far is in the Middle East for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, while the PGA Tour has a good field at historic Torrey Pines in San Diego for the Farmers Insurance Open.
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PGA golfer Bill Haas

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Humana Challenge
by Alan Matthews - 1/18/2012

Let’s go with the good news first. For last week’s Sony Open, the final PGA Tour stop in Hawaii, I recommended three longer shots to take a look at: defending champion Mark Wilson at +4000, Steve Marino at +3500 and Charles Howell III at +2000.
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PGA golfer Webb Simpson

PGA Tour Golf Odds and Predictions: Sony Open in Hawaii
by Alan Matthews - 1/11/2012

The PGA Tour season teed off last week at the winners-only Hyundai Tournament of Champions and my best “value” pick was David Toms at 20/1. And why not? Toms was coming off his best season in years and had four Top-10s in seven previous appearances at that tournament, both the most of any player in the field.
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PGA golfer David Toms

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: Hyundai Tournament of Champions
by Alan Matthews - 1/4/2012

As most of the United States shivers through wintry conditions, the PGA Tour pros will be teeing it off this weekend in the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions in gorgeous Hawaii. This Friday-Monday winners-only tournament is held at Plantation Course at Kapalua on Maui. This is the first scheduled Monday finish for this tournament.
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Rory McIlroy, PGA Tour star

Golf Odds and Betting Predictions: Dubai World Championship
by Alan Matthews - 12/5/2011

Hopefully I made you a bit of money this season on the golf circuit – I nailed a few winners for 2011. However, golf betting always is a challenge. I will return for 2012, starting with the PGA Tour’s season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Jan. 5, but this week’s Dubai World Championship on the European Tour is the final preview of the year and the season-ender on that Tour.
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PGA golf pro Tiger Woods.

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: The Presidents Cup
by Alan Matthews - 11/15/2011

The Presidents Cup, which tees off Thursday morning (Wednesday night U.S. time) at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia, is in many ways like the Ryder Cup: the Presidents Cup is also a team event pitting the United States against an international contingent, the scoring and competitive setup are much the same and it is staged every other year.
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Rory McIlroy, PGA Tour star

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: WGC-HSBC Champions
by Alan Matthews - 11/2/2011

To most casual U.S. golf bettors, this week’s World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions event at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai will be it for 2011 in terms of individual tournament competition – the team-oriented Presidents’ Cup in two weeks might draw some interest. But in terms of stroke play events, we hit the “silly season” on the PGA Tour after this weekend. And there are at least a few interesting events on that schedule I will preview (plus any key strong-field Euro events remaining).
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Carl Pettersson, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia
by Alan Matthews - 10/26/2011

The “official” PGA Tour season ended last week at Disney in exciting fashion as world No. 1 Luke Donald rallied on Sunday to win the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic to claim the PGA Tour money title over Webb Simpson and he also likely cemented his PGA Tour Player of the Year honors. Donald also is attempting to win the money title on the European Tour and be the first to take honors on both Tours in the same season.
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PGA Tour golfer Luke Donald

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic
by Alan Matthews - 10/19/2011

It’s the final official event of the PGA Tour golf season this week at Disney in Orlando for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic. (Quick aside, I will still provide betting previews for the rest of the year for any relevant strong-field tournaments, things like next week’s event in Malaysia, the following week’s HSBC Champions event in Shanghai, the Presidents Cup, Tiger Woods’ Chevron World Challenge, etc.)
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PGA golfer Matt Kuchar

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: The McGladrey Classic
by Alan Matthews - 10/12/2011

The beauty of the PGA Tour’s Fall Series – or irritation from a betting standpoint – is that more often than not you will see somewhat unknown guys get their first Tour win because, well, the fields are watered down and those journeymen (or young players) often have to perform well to keep the fully exempt status for the following year.
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PGA golfer Tommy Gainey

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: Frys.com Open
by Alan Matthews - 10/5/2011

If you really think the PGA Tour still isn’t all about Tiger Woods, then you haven’t been paying a lick of attention to what has made news in the golf world for the past week or so. Of course, Tiger plays in his first tournament this week, the Frys.com Open at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif., since missing the cut at the PGA Championship.
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Nick Watney, PGA golfer

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
by Alan Matthews - 9/28/2011

You can tell when the PGA Tour’s Fall Series begins because it’s when the golf tournaments start sounding like some weird NASCAR event. For example, good luck fitting “Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open” on a golf ball! This week’s tournament is staged at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas – the event is hoping to move to the spring after next year.
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PGA golfer Webb Simpson

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: The Tour Championship
by Alan Matthews - 9/21/2011

For casual golf fans and bettors, the PGA Tour season essentially ends at the final major of the year, the PGA Championship. That tees off a few weeks before football season, which is of course where most bettors are then lured. But for more dedicated golf bettors, the FedEx Cup playoffs remain a source of interest, and that four-tournament postseason concludes this weekend in Atlanta with The Tour Championship.
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PGA golfer Marc Leishman

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: BMW Championship
by Alan Matthews - 9/14/2011

The Top 70 players in the FedEx Cup points advanced from the Deutsche Bank Championship and the Top 30 after this tournament will move on the Tour Championship in Atlanta next week for a shot at the $10 million grand prize and, potentially, PGA Tour Player of the Year honors because that race is very much up for grabs as well.
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PGA golfer Vijay Singh

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: The Deutsche Bank Championship
by Alan Matthews - 9/1/2011

We are into the “conference semifinal” round of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs as the Top 100 in the points standings have advanced (99 are playing, with J.B. Holmes out due to health reasons) after last week’s rain-shortened Barclays tournament to this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. And it’s an unusual weekend on Tour because we know there will be a Monday finish – with this tournament scheduled around Labor Day weekend it goes Friday-Monday.
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PGA golfer Steve Stricker

PGA Tour Odds and Predictions: The Barclays
by Alan Matthews - 8/24/2011

The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs begin this week – sans the biggest star in the sport, Tiger Woods – with The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J. Of course the FedEx Cup is a four-event playoff system capped at the TOUR Championship that is essentially the end of golf season for most top players. This is the first-ever PGA Tour event at Plainfield.
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