PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic odds: DeChambeau wins as favorite

Jul 7, 2020 |
PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic odds:  DeChambeau wins as favorite
With players like Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka taking the week off, Bryson DeChambeau was the betting favorite to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic. And he didn't disappoint.
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With players like Rory McIlroy and Brooks Koepka taking the week off, Bryson DeChambeau was the betting favorite to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic. And he didn't disappoint.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports

While the field was a little lighter, the golf odds were plentiful on the board for the Rocket Mortgage Classic, which was held at Detroit Golf Club in Michigan from July 2-5. This was the second year of the event with this tournament replacing the Quicken Loans National on the PGA Tour in 2019.

Here were the PGA Tour odds to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic for the top golfers in the field.

Who was the Favorite to win the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic? 

Bryson DeChambeau was the betting favorite on the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic odds board at +650. Next up was Webb Simpson (+1,100), Tyrrell Hatton and Patrick Reed (both listed at +1,600). But it was DeChambeau all the way. He had little value all weekend thanks to another strong start, and ended up winning in dominating fashion, overpowering Detroit GC on Sunday to win by three strokes.

It was a hard pill to swallow for anyone who had a pre-tournament ticket on Matthew Wolff. The 21-year-old was the betting favorite heading into Sunday, holding a three-stroke lead and was roughly +10,000 to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic before the tournamnet. Other top golfers such as Viktor Hovland (+2,200) and Rickie Fowler (+3,300) also had solid tournaments.

Odds to win the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic

Player Odds to Win
Bryson DeChambeau +650
Webb Simpson +1,100
Patrick Reed +1,600
Tyrrell Hatton +1,600
Hideki Matsuyama +1,800
Viktor Hovland +2,200
Sungjae Im +2,200
Rickie Fowler +3,300
Tony Finau +3,300
Scottie Scheffler +3,500
Kevin Na +4,000
J.T. Poston +4,000
Bubba Watson +4,500
Rory Sabbatini +4,500
Harris English +4,500
Doc Redman +4,500
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +6,000
Jason Day +6,000
Adam Hadwin +6,000
Brian Harman +6,600
Alex Noren +6,600
Lucas Glover +6,600
Rafa Cabrera Bello +6,600

Odds courtesy of bet365

Where is the Rocket Mortgage Classic being played?

The Rocket Mortgage Classic is played at the Detroit Golf Club in Michigan. While this was only the second year of the event the club was established in 1899. There are two courses at the club with the North Course used for the majority of this tournament, with the exception being hole No. 3, which takes place on the South Course.

The course is 7,334 yards and is a par 72. The fairways are bluegrass and the greens bermudagrass and, according to Shotlink data, it is the flattest course on the PGA Tour.

 

Who won the 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic?

Nate Lashley won the inaugural 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic with a masterful performance that saw him shoot 25-under and win by six strokes over Doc Redman. Lashley entered that tournament ranked as the No. 353 golfer in the world. He is listed at +12,500 to win this year, while Redman is installed at +4,500.

What is the Rocket Mortgage Classic payout in 2020?

The total purse for the Rocket Mortgage Classic is $7.5 million in 2020. The winner's share will be just over $1.3 million.

How To Bet On PGA Tour Odds

The most popular way to bet on golf is by simply picking the winner, which is also referred to as outright. There are plenty of other ways to wager, however. Some of the more popular markets include head-to-head betting, where sportsbooks pair up two golfers and you simply choose who you think will have the lower score over the course of the weekend or for one round only.

There are also 3-way betting markets (choose the best golfer among three choices) and group betting (choose the best golfer amongst a group of players).

Other ways to wager include Top-5/Top-10/Top-20 finish, top golfer by nationality, to make the cut/to not make the cut, and the leader after each round. Then, of course, there's the popular prop bet of whether or not there will be a hole in one at the tournament. 

 

Where can I bet on PGA Tour Golf Odds?

With PGA betting growing in popularity most online sportsbooks and casinos will offer golf odds for the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Check out the best sportsbooks available where you live and see what PGA Tour odds they have available.

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