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2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational odds, expert picks to win and more

2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational odds, expert picks to win and more

We’re back at The King’s place for the second leg of the Florida swing.

The 2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando is next up on the PGA Tour schedule, the third designated event in four weeks.

World No. 2 Scottie Scheffler is back to defend his title while No. 1 Jon Rahm is looking for his fourth win of 2023. Rory McIlroy, No. 3 in the Official World Golf Ranking and the same in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings, has finished inside the top 13 at Bay Hill in seven of the last eight seasons including a win in 2018.

Overall, 23 of the game’s best 25 players will tee it up come Thursday.

Golf course

Bay Hill Club and Lodge | Par 72 | 7,466 yards

Course comparisons (according to Data Golf): 1. Annadale GC, 2. PGA West (Nicklaus Tournament Course), 3. TPC Scottsdale

A tee box on the range is reserved containing a golf bag and umbrella for Arnold Palmer during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament at Bay Hill Club and Lodge. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Course history

Betting preview

2023 Honda Classic

Shane Lowry talks to his caddy on the seventh tee during the second round of the Honda Classic golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

Forgettable week in Palm Beach Gardens. Two of our picks missed the cut while Shane Lowry had a respectful T-5 performance.

On to Bay Hill.

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Player Odds Player Odds
Jon Rahm (+700) Viktor Hovland (+3100)
Rory McIlroy (+1000) Jason Day (+3300)
Scottie Scheffler (+1000) Cameron Young (+3600)
Max Homa (+2000) Matt Fitzpatrick (+3600)
Collin Morikawa (+2100) Sungjae Im (+3700)
Will Zalatoris (+2200) Tyrrell Hatton (+4000)
Xander Scahuffele (+2400) Jordan Spieth (+4500)
Justin Thomas (+2500) Sam Burns (+5000)
Patrick Cantlay (+2500) Tom Kim (+5500)
Tony Finau (+2600) Keith Mitchell (+5500)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after making his birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented By MasterCard…


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