2022 PGA Championship odds, course: Surprising golf picks, predictions from the model that nailed the Masters

Xander Schauffele finished third in the 2021 Masters, but when the next major came he missed out on the PGA Championship cut. This year, Schauffele missed the cut at the Masters, but can he reverse his luck with a stellar finish at the 2022 PGA Championship, which begins Thursday, May 19? Caesars Sportsbook ranks Schauffele at 22-1 in the latest 2022 PGA Championship odds, while Jordan Spieth, who also finished third at the 2021 Masters, is 20-1. Can either golfer make a serious run for the Wanamaker Trophy at Southern Hills Country Club? Schauffele is coming off a victory in the best-ball portion of the Zurich Classic, while Spieth won at the RBC Heritage event on April 17. ranking projected from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

SportsLine’s exclusive model, built by DFS pro Mike McClure, has been scorching since the PGA Tour resumed in June 2020. In fact, it’s risen more than $7,500 on its best bets since then, nailing tournament after tournament.

At the 2022 Masters, McClure’s pattern was all over Scottie Scheffler’s first major championship win heading into the weekend. Additionally, McClure’s best bets included winning Collin Morikawa at the 2021 Open Championship, even though he was on the 40-1 long shot list. The pattern was also all over Jon Rahm’s first career major championship win (10-1) at the 2021 US Open. Rahm was two shots off the lead heading into the weekend, but the pattern still projected him as the winner.

This same model also managed eight major tournaments entering the weekend. Everyone who followed him saw massive returns.

Now that the 2022 PGA Championship field is taking shape, SportsLine has simulated the event 10,000 times, and the results have been startling. Head over to SportsLine now to see the projected 2022 PGA Championship standings.

Best 2022 PGA Championship Predictions

A major surprise the model is claiming at the 2022 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka, a four-time major champion and one of the big favorites, stumbles in Southern Hills and finishes outside the top 10. Koepka was the last player to defend his title. with success in the PGA Championship, finishing at the top of the rankings in 2018 and 2019.

However, the two-time PGA Championship winner has struggled a lot in 2021-22. In fact, Koepka has already missed the cut six times this season, including the Masters. Koepka’s issues can be directly attributed to his accuracy off the tee. It ranks 170th in driving accuracy percentage (54.18), which could cause major problems for Southern Hills. He’s not a good pick to win it all and there are far better values ​​in the 2022 PGA Championship field.

Another surprise: Will Zalatoris, a 35-1 long shot, is having a good run for the title. He is a target for anyone looking for a huge salary. Zalatoris has come so close to picking up his first win of the season in his last three outings, he could taste it. After a fifth-place finish at the WGC Dell Technologies Match Play, a sixth-place finish at the Masters and a fourth-place finish in the Zurich Classic best-ball game, he’s in contention for a win for weeks.

Zalatoris has excelled in the majors. Prior to his sixth-place finish at Augusta National this year, he finished second in 2021 and also finished eighth in his only other PGA Championship appearance last year.

How to make picks for the 2022 PGA Championship

The model also targets two other golfers with odds of 20 to 1 or more who will make surprising runs. Anyone backing those long shots could hit big. You can only see them here.

So who will win the 2022 PGA Championship? And what long shots stun the golf world? Check out the 2022 PGA Championship odds below, then visit SportsLine to see the projected 2022 PGA Championship standings, all from the model who has won eight golf majors, including this year’s Masters.

2022 PGA Championship odds, field

Jon Rahm +1100
Rory McIlroy +1200
Scottie Scheffler +1200
Collin Morikawa+1400
Justin Thomas +1400
Dustin Johnson +1600
Brooks Koepka+1800
Patrick Cantlay +1800
Victor Hovland +2000
Jordan Spieth +2000
Bryson DeChambeau +2000
Cameron Smith +2000
Xander Schauele +2200
Hideki Matsuyama +3000
Daniel Berger +3500
Shane Lowry+3500
Will Zalatoris +3500
Tony Finau +3500
Louis Oosthuizen+4000
Patrick Roseau +4000
Sam Burns +4000
Tyrrell Hatton +4000
Webb Simpson +4000
Joaquin Niemann +4000
Tiger Wood +4000
Sungjae Im +5000
Abraham Ancer +5000
Corey Conner +5000
Matthew Fitzpatrick +5000
Tommy Fleetwood +5000
Paul Casey +5000
Rickie Fowler +6000
Justin Rose +6000
Adam Scott +6500
Gary Woodland +6500
Marc Leishman+6500
Luke List +6500
Jason Day +6500
Matthew Wolff +8000
Si Woo Kim +8000
Keegan Bradley+8000
Jason Kokrak +8000
Sergio Garcia +8000
Harris English +8000
Billy Horschel +8000
Thomas Pieters +10000
Cameron Tringale +10000
Talor Gooch +10000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +10000
Charl Schwartzel +10000
Bubba Watson +10000
Lee Westwood +10000
Max Homa +10000
Brian Harman +10000
Seamus Power +10000
Robert Macintyre +10000
Matt Wallace +10000
Ian Poulter+12500
Kevin Kisner +12500
Cameron Davis +12500
Champion Cameron +12500
Garrick Higgo +12500
Charley Hoffmann +12500
Tom Hoge +12500
Branden Grace +12500
Kevin Streelman +12500
Matt Kuchar +12500
Matt Jones +15000
Francesco Molinari+15000
Harry Higg +15000
Sepp Straka +15000
Kevin Na +15000
Erik van Rooyen +15000
Bernd Wiesberger +15000
Padraig Harrington+15000
Hudson Swafford +15000
Martin Kaymer +20000
Lucas Glover +20000
Lucas Herbert +20000
Jimmy Walker +30000
Henrik Stenson +30000
Ryan Brehm +30000
Jason Dufner +40000
Alex Cejka +50000
Davis Love +50000
Rich Beem +50000
YE Yang +100000
John Daly +100000
Vijay Singh +100000
Shaun Michel +100000

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