Dustin Johnson leads the field this week and he will be looking to defend his 2018 Canadian Open crown. Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka are the other headliners in the field with Bubba Watson, Sergio Garcia and Henrik Stenson as part of a strong veteran contenders group. But are the big names worthy of this week’s golf picks? Ted Walker breaks down the odds to win as well as head to head matchups and gives his Canadian Open picks.
The Tiger v. Jack debate received a little boost with Woods’ most recent Green Jacket win but no matter who ends up with more Majors, Jack will always have a claim to golf’s throne. Jack puts just as much effort into his course and his tournament. The PGA makes it annual trip to Jack’s Place this week and few events outside Majors have the draw that The Memorial does. Can Tiger Wood, as one of the favorites, get another win at Memorial? Ted has your PGA pick.
The Charles Schwab Challenge has seen a steady rotation of title sponsors and even some years without a sponsor so the name has changed often but Colonial County Club has been a fixture as the host. The invitational status of this tournament consistently makes this field one of the strongest of the regular stops. Let’s take a look at the strongest golfers and their odds to win in Texas.
The new Major schedule adopted by the Tour was meant to give the season a different flow with a Major Championship each month starting in April and the FedExCup Playoffs finishing off the year. That change now has us facing the PGA Championship while Tiger Woods is still doing press off his Masters win. That’s a win for fans but what does it mean for golfers and Championship odds? Ted Walker gives his golf predictions!
Don’t let the Trinity Forest name fool you as there isn’t a single tree on the interior of this 7,380 yard, par-71 course. That forest does enclose the course completely but the trees only come into play on a few holes that make up the outer course border. The rest are decidedly links-style with rolling terrain being the dominant feature here. Let’s look at the sportsbook odds and which golfers are best suited for this course.