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Odds, course history and expert picks for TPC Sawgrass

2022 Players Championship

For the fourth designated event in five weeks, the PGA Tour is in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, for the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Often dubbed “the fifth major,” the Players boasts one of the best fields of the year. Tiger Woods, who made his first start of the season at the Genesis Invitational, decided to sit this one out as he continues to recover. His next event will more than likely be the Masters in April.

A mega-group of Jon Rahm, Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, the top three players in the Official World Golf Ranking, will tee off at 7:56 a.m. ET Thursday.

Golf course

TPC Sawgrass | Par 72 | 7,256 yards | Pete Dye design

Course comparisons (from Data Golf): 1. Sedgefield Country Club, 2. TPC Twin Cities, 3. Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead)

The 17th green at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo: by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via AP Images)

Course history

Betting preview

Player Odds Player Odds
Rory McIlroy (+900) Jason Day (+2900)
Jon Rahm (+1100) Matt Fitzpatrick (+3500)
Scottie Scheffler (+1100) Sungjae Im (+3500)
Patrick Cantlay (+1800) Tyrrell Hatton (+3500)
Justin Thomas (+2000) Will Zalatoris (+3500)
Max Homa (+2100) Cameron Young (+4000)
Collin Morikawa (+2500) Tom Kim (+4000)
Tony Finau (+2800) Jordan Spieth (+4100)
Viktor Hovland (+2800) Keegan Bradley (+5000)
Xander Schauffele (+2800) Keith Mitchell (+5500)


2023 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

Max Homa hits his drive on the 18th hole during the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Max Homa is a six-time winner on the PGA Tour, but it’s time for him to add a next-level championship to his resume.

Homa missed the cut at Sawgrass in 2021 but finished 13th last season.

The Cal product is coming off a solid week at Bay Hill (T-14) and has performed well in the designated events so far this season: T-3 (Sentry Tournament of Champions), T-39 (WM Phoenix Open), 2 (Genesis Invitational) and T-14 (Arnold Palmer Invitational).

2023 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am



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