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2021 PGA Championship Odds, Picks & Betting Preview: Rory McIlroy Heads The Betting

Rory McIlroy has been installed as the favorite ahead of the PGA Championship but there's been plenty of movement in the odds below him.
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2021 PGA Championship Odds

The 2021 PGA Championship gets underway this week with Collin Morikawa attempting to win back-to-back PGA Championships. Last year's winner is sitting some way down the PGA Championship odds board, with no less than eight players being favored ahead of Morikawa. 

It will come as no surprise to find out the 2021 PGA Championship odds market is pretty congested near the top end, especially when you consider there are sixteen past winners in the 2021 PGA Championship field. 

Rory McIlroy returned to form at the Wells Fargo Championship a couple of weeks ago and has been the betting favorite. The Northern Irishman tops the PGA Championship odds market with odds of +1200. 

Jon Rahm has been knocking on the door over the last few months on the PGA Tour, Rahm's the joint-second favorite in the PGA Championship odds market alongside Jordan Spieth. 

Both Jon Rahm and Jordan Spieth are currently +1400 with FanDuel Sportsbook to win the PGA Championship. 

DraftKings Sportsbook have set Justin Thomas' PGA Championship odds at +1200, however, FanDuel Sportsbook have stuck with +1500 for Thomas to win the second Major of the year. 

Six months ago you'd have expected both Bryson DeChambeau and Dustin Johnson to be topping the 2021 PGA Championship odds market, however, DeChambeau is currently +1600, and Dustin Johnson's latest PGA Championship odds sit at +1800. 

The only other two players with shorter PGA Championship odds than Collin Morikawa are Xander Schauffele and Viktor Hovland. 

It's worth giving a special mention to Brooks Koepka given his Major record, Koepka had a less than impressive return to the PGA Tour at the AT&T Byrson Nelson, and following that Bet365 have made him +4500 to win the PGA Champs. 

You'll find a full list of 2021 PGA Championship odds further down, or click here to see the latest PGA Championship odds.

2021 PGA Championship Course Breakdown 

Where Is The 2021 PGA Championship Being Played: Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina. 

Yardage: 7,816

Par: 72

Green: Paspalum

2021 PGA Championship Cheat Sheet: Key DFS Stats 

- Shots Gained: Approach

- Par 4's (450-500)

- Proximity 200+ yards

- Ball Striking

- Driving Distance

How To Watch The 2021 PGA Championship

2021 PGA Championship Date: May 20 - May 24

How to watch the 2021 PGA Championship: ESPN, ESPN+, CBS, Paramount+

How to listen to the 2021 PGA Championship: SirusXM Radio. 

2021 PGA Championship TV Coverage: How To Watch

Thursday: First Round TV Coverage 

First round, 1 to 7 p.m., ESPN

PGA Championship Clubhouse Report, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network

First round replay, 10 p.m., ESPN2

Friday: Second Round TV Coverage

Second round, 1 to 7 p.m., ESPN

PGA Championship Clubhouse Report, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Second round replay, midnight, ESPN

Saturday: Third Round TV Coverage

Third round, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., ESPN

Third round, 1 to 7 p.m., CBS

PGA Championship Clubhouse Report, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Sunday: Final Round TV Coverage

Final round, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., ESPN

Final round, 1 to 7 p.m., CBS

PGA Championship Clubhouse Report, 8 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Previous Winners Of The PGA Championship

Below you find the last ten winners of the PGA Championship

YearPGA Championship Winner
2020Collin Morikawa
2019Brooks Koepka
2018Brooks Koepka
2017Justin Thomas
2016Jimmy Walker
2015Jason Day
2014Rory McIlroy
2013Jason Dufner
2012Rory McIlroy
2011Keegan Bradley

The Latest 2021 PGA Championship Odds

Below you will find the best Vegas odds for the 2021 PGA Championship. Odds taken from William Hill Sportsbook, to get the odds for every sportsbook click here.

PlayerPGA Championship Odds
Rory McIlroy1100
Justin Thomas1400
Jon Rahm1400
Jordan Spieth1600
Bryson DeChambeau1600
Dustin Johnson1800
Xander Schauffele2200
Viktor Hovland2500
Daniel Berger3000
Collin Morikawa3000
Brooks Koepka3300
Hideki Matsuyama3300
Patrick Cantlay3500
Webb Simpson3500
Patrick Reed3500
Tony Finau3500
Scottie Scheffler4000
Cameron Smith4000
Sam Burns4000
Tommy Fleetwood4500
Will Zalatoris5000
Tyrrell Hatton5000
Paul Casey5000
Abraham Ancer5000
Matthew Fitzpatrick5500
Sung-Jae Im6000
Joaquin Niemann6000
Louis Oosthuizen6000
Marc Leishman6000
Justin Rose6600
Shane Lowry6600
Sergio Garcia6600
Corey Conners6600
Adam Scott7000
Keegan Bradley7000
Brian Harman8000
Gary Woodland8000
Max Homa8000
Garrick Higgo8000
Jason Day8000
Si-Woo Kim8000
Charl Schwartzel9000
Bubba Watson9000
Robert Macintyre10000
Matt Wallace10000
Lee Westwood10000
Harris English10000
Matt Kuchar10000
Billy Horschel12500
Jason Kokrak12500
Rickie Fowler12500
Cameron Tringale12500
Kyoung-Hoon Lee12500
Cameron Champ12500
Charley Hoffman15000
Branden Grace15000
Russell Henley15000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout15000
Kevin Na15000
Alex Noren15000
Matt Jones15000
Stewart Cink15000
Ian Poulter15000
Emiliano Grillo15000
Francesco Molinari17500
Aaron Wise17500
Ryan Palmer17500
Chris Kirk17500
Kevin Kisner20000
Cameron Davis20000
Martin Kaymer20000
Sebastian Munoz20000
Thomas Pieters20000
Harold Varner20000
Kevin Streelman20000
Victor Perez20000
Zach Johnson20000
Brendon Todd20000
Phil Mickelson20000
Carlos Ortiz20000
Joel Dahmen25000
Dylan Frittelli25000
Bernd Wiesberger25000
Brendan Steele25000
Henrik Stenson25000
John Catlin25000
Danny Willett25000
Talor Gooch25000
Sam Horsfield25000
Dean Burmester25000
Erik Van Rooyen25000
Lanto Griffin25000
Denny McCarthy30000
Harry Higgs30000
Thomas Detry30000
Antoine Rozner30000
Maverick McNealy30000
Martin Laird30000
Steve Stricker30000
Andy Sullivan30000
Tom Lewis30000
Tom Hoge30000
Mackenzie Hughes30000
Byeong Hun An30000
Adam Hadwin30000
Rasmus Hojgaard30000
Jazz Janewattananond35000
Jim Herman40000
Kalle Samooja40000
J.T. Poston40000
Brandon Stone40000
Padraig Harrington40000
George Coetzee40000
Sami Valimaki40000
Kurt Kitayama40000
Aaron Rai40000
Jimmy Walker50000
Rikuya Hoshino50000
Peter Malnati50000
Robert Streb50000
Brian Gay50000
Adam Long50000
Chan Kim50000
Hudson Swafford50000
Daniel Van Tonder50000
Richy Werenski50000
Takumi Kanaya50000
Jason Scrivener50000
Chez Reavie50000
Lucas Herbert50000
Brett Walker50000
Jason Dufner50000
Vijay Singh100000
Y.E. Yang100000
John Daly100000
Brad Marek200000
Sonny Skinner200000
Peter Ballo200000
Patrick Rada200000
Greg Koch200000
Alex Beach200000
Stuart Smith200000
Danny Balin200000
Rich Beem200000
Mark Geddes200000
Rob Labritz200000
Frank Bensel200000
Omar Uresti200000
Ben Polland200000
Larkin Gross200000
Derek Holmes200000
Ben Cook200000
Tim Pearce200000
Joe Summerhays200000
Shaun Micheel200000
Tyler Collet200000

As mentioned, the latest PGA Championship odds above are from William Hill, take advantage of their huge betting promotion below and place your bets on the PGA Championship. 

How To Bet On The 2021 PGA Championship Online 

Betting on the PGA Championship has never been easier, with every sports betting sites letting sports fans get a slice of the pie and place bets on their PGA Championship predictions. 

DraftKings Sportsbook, FanDuel Sportsbook and BetMGM will be the three most popular options for bettors looking to place their bets in the PGA Championship odds market this week. However, we fully recommend you shop around to get the best PGA Championship odds, and also the best betting promotions available. Click here to get the best odds for each sportsbook.

There is one amazing sports betting promotion which every golf fan should take advantage of for the 2021 PGA Championship. This betting promo comes from BetMGM, and they are essentially guaranteeing your first bet is a WINNER!

BetMGM are not only boosting the odds of your first bet, but they will pay you out as a winner regardless of the result. For example, you could wager Rory McIlroy to make the cut with BetMGM which will have ridiculously short odds, BetMGM will boost the odds to +5000, and then pay you out as a winner even if McIlroy misses the cut! 

The BetMGM offer is called "Bet $20, Win $100 On Any Event". See below how you can claim this offer for the 2021 PGA Championship:

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The Best Recent PGA Championship Form

Below you will find the players with the best recent PGA Championship form, however, remember this form will be on different courses. 

NameEventsCuts MadeTop 10sAvg Finish
Collin Morikawa1111
Scottie Scheffler1114
Robert Streb33213
Brooks Koepka88417.3
Lanto Griffin11019
Hideki Matsuyama88221.6
Victor Perez11022
Justin Thomas55225.6
Rory McIlroy1211625.8
Jason Day119626.5
Patrick Cantlay44126.5
Sam Burns11029
Dustin Johnson119629.3
Abraham Ancer22029.5
Erik van Rooyen22129.5
Cameron Champ22132
Francesco Molinari1111332.2
Viktor Hovland11033
Matt Wallace33133

2021 PGA Championship Picks & Predictions: Early Leans & DFS Predictions

We've used the key course stats above to make our early PGA Championship predictions. We will have plenty of content from some of the best handicappers in the industry later in the week, so make sure you check OddsChecker on a daily basis to get the best PGA Championship picks and precictions.

Early PGA Championship Predictions 

Bryson DeChambeau +1600

Keegan Bradley +10000

Paul Casey +7000

Charley Hoffman +17500

Joaquin Niemann +8000

if you are looking at the top of the market in terms of DFS plays, we would advise taking DeChambeau, Spirth and McIlroy over others. In terms of down the bottom of the market for DFS plays, we'd recommend players such as Lanto Griffin, Kevin Streelman and Cameron Davis. 

2021 PGA Championship Field 


An, Byeong Hun

Ancer, Abraham

Balin, Daniel

Ballo, Pete

Beach, Alex

Beem, Rich

Bensel, Jr., Frank

Berger, Daniel

Bezuidenhout, Christiaan

Bradley, Keegan

Burmester, Dean

Burns, Sam

Cantlay, Patrick

Casey, Paul

Catlin, John

Champ, Cameron

Cink, Stewart

Coetzee, George

Collet, Tyler

Conners, Corey

Cook, Ben

Dahmen, Joel

Daly, John

Davis, Cameron

Day, Jason

DeChambeau, Bryson

Detry, Thomas

Dufner, Jason

English, Harris

Finau, Tony

Fitzpatrick, Matt

Fleetwood, Tommy

Fowler, Rickie

Frittelli, Dylan

Garcia, Sergio

Gay, Brian

Geddes, Mark

Gooch, Talor

Grace, Branden

Griffin, Lanto

Grillo, Emiliano

Gross, Larkin

Hadwin, Adam

Harman, Brian

Harrington, Padraig

Hatton, Tyrrell

Henley, Russell

Herbert, Lucas

Herman, Jim

Higgo, Garrick

Higgs, Harry

Hoffman, Charley

Hoge, Tom

Hojgaard, Rasmus

Holmes, Derek

Homa, Max

Horschel, Billy

Horsfield, Sam

Hoshino, Rikuya

Hovland, Viktor

Hughes, Mackenzie

Im, Sungjae

Janewattananond, Jazz

Johnson, Dustin

Johnson, Zach

Jones, Matt

Kanaya, Takumi

Kaymer, Martin

Kim, Chan

Kim, Si Woo

Kirk, Chris

Kisner, Kevin

Kitayama, Kurt

Koch, Greg

Koepka, Brooks

Kokrak, Jason

Kuchar, Matt

Labritz, Rob

Laird, Martin

Lee, K.H.

Leishman, Marc

Lewis, Tom

Long, Adam

Lowry, Shane

MacIntyre, Robert

Malnati, Peter

Marek, Brad

Matsuyama, Hideki

McCarthy, Denny

McIlroy, Rory

McNealy, Maverick

Micheel, Shaun

Mickelson, Phil

Molinari, Francesco

Morikawa, Collin

Muñoz, Sebastián

Na, Kevin

Niemann, Joaquin

Noren, Alex

Oosthuizen, Louis

Ortiz, Carlos

Palmer, Ryan

Pearce, Tim

Perez, Victor

Pieters, Thomas

Polland, Ben

Poston, J.T.

Poulter, Ian

Rada, Patrick

Rahm, Jon

Rai, Aaron

Reavie, Chez

Reed, Patrick

Rose, Justin

Rozner, Antoine

Samooja, Kalle

Schauffele, Xander

Scheffler, Scottie

Schwartzel, Charl

Scott, Adam

Scrivener, Jason

Simpson, Webb

Singh, Vijay

Skinner, Sonny

Smith, Cameron

Smith, Stuart L.

Spieth, Jordan

Steele, Brendan

Stenson, Henrik

Stone, Brandon

Streb, Robert

Streelman, Kevin

Stricker, Steve

Sullivan, Andy

Summerhays, Joe

Swafford, Hudson

Thomas, Justin

Todd, Brendon

Tringale, Cameron

Uresti, Omar

Valimaki, Sami

van Rooyen, Erik

van Tonder, Danie

Varner III, Harold

Walker, Brett

Walker, Jimmy

Wallace, Matt

Watson, Bubba

Werenski, Richy

Westwood, Lee

Wiesberger, Bernd

Willett, Danny

Wise, Aaron

Woodland, Gary

Yang, Y.E.

Zalatoris, Will


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