2022 PGA Championship odds, course: Surprising golf picks, predictions from an advanced model that made it to the Masters

The second major championship of the 2021-22 PGA Tour season will take place May 19-22 when the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa hosts the 2022 PGA Championship. This will be the fifth time the club has hosted the Championship. of the PGA and has also previously received three US Open. Tiger Woods won the last PGA Championship played at Southern Hills in 2007, tying the course record with a 63 in the second round on his way to beating Woody Austin by two strokes and capturing his 13th major.

Woods has signed on to return to Southern Hills 15 years after his win and has the odds to lose 40-1 in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest 2022 PGA Championship odds. Jon Rahm is the 11-1 favorite, while new World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler is priced at 12-1 along with two-time PGA Championship winner Rory McIlroy. Before you lock in your own 2022 PGA Championship picks, be sure to check out the golf predictions and projected leaderboard from the computer model tested at SportsLine.

SportsLine’s proprietary model, created by DFS pro Mike McClure, has been red hot since the PGA Tour resumed in June 2020. In fact, he’s raised more than $7,500 in his best bets since that time, winning tournament after tournament.

At the 2022 Masters, McClure’s model was the first major championship win of Scottie Scheffler’s career before the weekend. Additionally, McClure’s best bets included Collin Morikawa winning outright in the 2021 Open Championship, even though he was listed as a massive 40-1 longshot. The model was also present for Jon Rahm’s (10-1) first career major championship victory at the 2021 US Open. Rahm was two shots off the lead heading into the weekend, but the model still projected it. as the winner.

This same model has also clinched a whopping eight majors before the weekend. Anyone who has followed him has seen 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 astounding. Head over to SportsLine now to see the projected 2022 PGA Championship standings.

The best predictions of the PGA Championship 2022

One big surprise the model is asking for at the 2022 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka, a four-time Major champion and a top favorite, stumbles in Southern Hills and finishes outside the top 10. Koepka was the last player to defend his title. him with success at the PGA Championship, finishing atop the standings in 2018 and 2019.

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

Another surprise: Will Zalatoris, a long shot from 35-1, has a strong title run. It’s a goal for anyone looking for a big payday. The 25-year-old was a star at Wake Forest, but after struggling at Q School, he had to rely on Monday’s heats and sponsor waivers to make his way up the Korn Ferry Tour. He, too, had to overcome special temporary member status on the PGA Tour during the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, he quickly established himself as one of the most talented young players in golf and is capable of dominating courses from tee to green. Zalatoris ranks second on the PGA Tour in strokes gained at the approach (1,048), eighth in strokes gained off the tee (0.631), and first in strokes gained from tee to green (1,767). So far, he has been unfazed by the pressure of major championship golf, posting top-10 finishes in four of the six majors he has played as a pro.

How to make selections for the 2022 PGA Championship

The model also points to two other golfers at odds of 20-1 or better who will make amazing runs. Anyone backing these long shots could be successful. You can only see them here.

So who will win the 2022 PGA Championship? And what long shots amaze the golf world? Check out the 2022 PGA Championship odds below, and then visit SportsLine to see the projected 2022 PGA Championship standings, all from the model that has won eight golf majors and is up more than $7,500 since the start. restart.

2022 PGA Championship Odds, Course

Jon Rahm +1100
Rory McIlroy +1200
Scottie Scheffler +1200
Colin 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 Schauffele +2200
Hideki Matsuyama +3000
Daniel Berger +3500
Shane Lowry +3500
Will Zalatoris +3500
Tony Finau +3500
Luis Oosthuizen +4000
patrick cane +4000
Sam Burns +4000
Tyrrell Hatton +4000
Webb Simpson +4000
Joachim Niemann +4000
Tiger Forest +4000
Sungjae Im +5000
Abraham Ancer +5000
Corey Conners +5000
Matthew Fitzpatrick +5000
Tommy Fleetwood +5000
Paul Casey +5000
Ricky Fowler +6000
Justin Rose +6000
Adam Scott +6500
Gary Woodland +6500
Marc Leishman +6500
Luke List +6500
Jason Day +6500
Matthew Wolff +8000
Yes Woo Kim +8000
Keegan Bradley +8000
Jason Kokrak +8000
Sergio Garcia +8000
Harris English +8000
Billy Horschel +8000
Thomas Pieters +10000
Cameron Tringale +10000
Gooch Talor +10000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +10000
Charlie Schwarzel +10000
Bubba Watson +10000
Lee Westwood +10000
Max Home +10000
Brian Harman +10000
Seamus Power +10000
Phil Mickelson +10000
Robert Macintyre +10000
Matt Wallace +10000
Ian Poulter +12500
Kevin Kisner +12500
Cameron Davis +12500
Cameron Champion +12500
Garrick Higgo +12500
Charlie Hoffman +12500
Tom Hoge +12500
Branden Grace +12500
Kevin Streelman +12500
Matt Kuchar +12500
Matt Jones +15000
Francisco Molinari +15000
Harry Higgs +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
Beem rich +50000
YE Yang +100000
Juan Daly +100000
Vijay Singh +100000
ShaunMichael +100000