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The 2019 PGA Championship will be played from May 16th to 19th at Bethpage Black in Bethpage, New York. The Black Course is famed for its difficulty, and is regularly included in lists of America’s toughest courses. It should be fascinating to see if golfers at this year’s tournament rise to meet its challenges or wilt under the pressure.

Each graph below has been generated by averaging the odds from numerous online sportsbooks to give you a better sense of each golfer’s chances of winning the 2019 PGA Championship. Bookmark this page and check back regularly to see how the odds for the world’s top golfers ebb and flow.

Top Contenders

Brooks Koepka rocketed up the odds sheet by recovering from his wrist injury and dominating the last two days of the US Open. As with last year at Erin Hills, the only impression you could get from watching Koepka was “how has this guy not won more?”

It’s strange to see Jordan Spieth still listed this short. He put in token efforts at the Masters and the Open, but he’s struggling with his most important skills.

PGA Championship Odds at Bovada

Player Odds to Win the 2019 PGA Championship at Bovada
Dustin Johnson +900
Tiger Woods +1200
Rory McIlroy +1200
Justin Thomas +1200
Brooks Koepka +1600
Jordan Spieth +1800
Justin Rose +1800
Rickie Fowler +2000
Bryson DeChambeau +2000
Jason Day +2000
Jon Rahm +2000

*Odds taken on 02/26/19

The favorites aren’t really a surprise, it’s just an unimaginative list that correlates pretty closely with the Official World Golf Ranking. Interestingly, this is the only major where Tiger Woods isn’t at least a co-favorite.

OWGR Top Ranked Golfers

Odds for Past PGA Championship Winners

Not exactly an all-star list, so you’re looking at some pretty long odds. Martin Kaymer is a hideously underappreciated golfer, and his career should get him in the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Florida. It wasn’t enough to even get him on the odds sheet, however.

Tiger Woods is the only active player to have wins at the PGA Championship and Bethpage Black.

Rory McIlroy had a tough 2018, and will need real changes to win in 2019. Tiger Woods is the only active player to have wins at the PGA Championship and Bethpage Black, but betting on him to win is still a bad play. Tiger’s odds are still too short, and likely will be for the rest of his career.

Past 10 Winners

Player Championship
2018 Brooks Koepka
2017 Justin Thomas
2016 Jimmy Walker
2015 Jason Day
2014 Rory McIlroy
2013 Jason Duffner
2012 Rory McIlroy
2011 Keegan Bradley
2010 Martin Kaymer
2009 Yang Yong-eun

Brooks Koepka has a long way to go before catching up to Walter Hagen and Jack Nicklaus. The American legends each won five PGA championships during their prime, including four-straight for Hagen from 1924-to-1927.

Winners by Country


No country has produced more PGA Championship winners than the good ‘ol US of A. 58 different golfers have accounted for America’s 80 championships since 1916.


Archived PGA Championship Odds: 2018

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