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Mickelson Won’t Defend His PGA Championship – Action Starts Thursday

2022 PGA Championship Tournament Odds and Picks

Last year Phil Mickelson earned a lot of sentimental support with the Golf Betting Lines en route to the PGA Championship.  Mickelson’s win stunned both the golf and gambling worlds alike.  Lefty was expected to return from his current hiatus to defend his championship.  However, Mickelson has chosen to continue his low profile for the immediate future.  He has taken a lot of heat for his criticism of the PGA and near defection to am proposed new league.  Additionally, Mickelson was recently profiled in a story about blowing massive dollar amounts on gambling losses.

2022 PGA Championship Tournament

When: May 19-22, 2022
Location: Southern Hills Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma
TV Coverage: CBS, ESPN, ESPN+

2022 PGA Championship – Tournament Overview

Specifically, the PGA Championship is not held at a regular, annual location.  This year the venue is the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Founded in 1936, the Southern Hills Country Club has hosted the PGA Championship on five previous occasions.  Last time, in 2007, Tiger Woods was the Golf Betting Lines winner.  Also, the Southern Hills Country Club has hosted the US Open tournament on three occasions.  The course is a par 71 with a length of 7481 yards.

As mentioned earlier, Phil Mickelson was the winner in 2021.  Collin Morikawa was the winner in 2020.  Morikawa snapped a two-year winning streak by Brooks Koepka, who won the 2019 and 2018 PGA Championships.  Tiger Woods’ Golf Betting odds win at the 2007 PGA Championship was his fourth and last in his career.  Accordingly, Jack Nicklaus has the all-time record with five PGA Championship wins.  The Golden Bear won his final PGA Championship in 1980.

CashBet Odds Analysis – Scheffler Rides Masters Success

2022 Masters Tournament champion Scottie Scheffler opened as the best sportsbook online favorite for the PGA Championship.  On the whole, Scheffler is the hottest golfer on tour.   He has four wins in his most recent six tournaments.  Scheffler’s dominant win at the Masters Tournament set him apart as the best golfer today.  Previously, Scheffler built up plenty of momentum for the Masters Tournament.  He won the World Golf Championship Dell Technologies Match Play, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Late on, Scheffler finished in the top-10 in five of his last six tournaments.  Scheffler became the top-ranked golfer on the Official World Golf Ranking.  He has held that position for the past six weeks.

What Happened to Dustin Johnson?

Since winning the 2020 Masters Tournament, PGA Tour championship, and the 2020 FedEx Cup championship, Dustin Johnson has fallen off the map.  Johnson has dropped from the top of the Official World Golf Ranking to a current 9th-place.  Johnson has not won posted a tournament win in over a year.  Late on, he has failed to crack the top-10 in six of his most recent nine events.

The Highs and Lows of Justin Thomas

Once upon a time, Dustin Johnson was first on the Official World Golf Ranking.  Johnson will enter the PGA Championship ranked 8th.  Last time out, Johnson finished 35th at the RBC Heritage.  That followed an 8th-place finish at the Masters Tournament.  Also, Johnson finished 35th at the World Golf Championship Dell Technologies Match Play.  But he finished 3rd at the Valspar Championship.  Since his 2021 win at THE PLAYERS, Johnson hasn’t won a tournament.

2022 PGA Championship CashBet Free Pick      

Namely, Jon Rahm rates serious consideration with the Golf Betting Lines.  Rahm won the Mexico Open and has finished in the top ten in two of his last three events.  He is second on the Official World Golf Ranking and is eager to reclaim the number one spot.  Of course, Rahm was the number one ranked player for much of the past two years.

2022 PGA Championship CashBet Best Bets

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