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2019 PGA Tour RBC Heritage Odds & Picks

Dustin Johnson follows through on an iron shot.
Dustin Johnson headlines the field at the 2019 RBC Heritage. Photo by Keith Allison (Flickr) [CC License]
  • The RBC Heritage tees off Thursday, April 18th
  • Dustin Johnson & Francesco Molinari are among a decent field teeing it up
  • We’ve narrowed down the golfers with the best chance of emerging victorious

It’s the week after Tiger Woods’ thrilling fifth career Masters title so a letdown in the golf calendar is to be expected. Harbour Town Golf Links, which puts a premium on ball striking with some of the smallest greens on tour, is the next destination.

The RBC Heritage boasts a pretty solid field that includes the newly minted world #1 Dustin Johnson, who’s coming off a runner-up finish at the Masters.

2019 RBC Heritage Odds

Golfer Odds to Win RBC Heritage at Bovada Odds to Win RBC Heritage at Mybookie
Dustin Johnson +650 +750
Francesco Molinari +1400 +1400
Bryson DeChambeau +1600 +1800
Xander Schauffele +1600 +1800
Jordan Spieth +2000 +2200
Matt Kuchar +2000 +2200
Patrick Cantlay +2200 +2000
Tommy Fleetwood +2500 +2500
Webb Simpson +2500 +2500
Kevin Kisner +2500 +2500
Jim Furyk +3300 +3300
Si Woo Kim +3300 +4000
Matthew Fitzpatrick +4000 +3300
Ian Poulter +4000 +4000
Sung-Jae Im +4000 +4000

*Odds taken 04/15/19. Follow the link in the table above to see all options.

Don’t bank on Dustin Johnson winning at RBC Heritage

At first blush, ever betting against Dustin Johnson, in particular without a loaded field, would seem blasphemous. This course doesn’t really play into his strengths, however, because driver is taken out of his hands on many holes since accuracy is at an all-time premium.

There also naturally will be a letdown in the immediate aftermath of losing out on a green jacket by one stroke. Last year, Johnson finished T-16th here to go along with two other missed cuts at Harbour Town in his career.

Webb Simpson a solid choice to win RBC Heritage

Coming off a top-five finish at the Masters, Webb Simpson returns to a course where he’s had a lot of success on, most notably finishing runner-up in a playoff in 2013.

Webb is 28th in strokes gained: tee to green and eleventh in SG: around the green this season which bodes very well at this tight and precise golf course. He’s worth a wager this week at +2500.

Webb Simpson’s Best Career Finishes at RBC Heritage

Year Result
2013 2nd (lost in playoff)
2018 T-5th
2017 T-11th
2011 T-14th
2010 T-14th

Last 5 RBC Heritage Winners

Year Winner
2018 Satoshi Kodaira
2017 Wesley Bryan
2016 Branden Grace
2015 Jim Furyk
2014 Matt Kuchar

2019 RBC Heritage: Best Value Picks

  1. Sung-Jae Im (+4000): Brilliant rookie season including five top-7’s with three in previous five starts. 20th in Total Strokes Gained on tour. Would continue trend of three straight first time winners at RBC Heritage.
  2. Luke Donald (+5000): Showed signs of a career resurrection after top-10 at Valspar Championship. He’s done everything but win here – five runner-ups and two third place showings.
  3. Marc Leishman (+5000): 20th in strokes gained: approach the green this year. Five top-10’s including a victory this season.
  4. Brandt Snedeker (+6600): Super juicy odds for the 2011 winner of this event. Fourth in strokes gained: around the green this season. Tied for fifth at last months Players Championship.
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