Four stories that defined the PGA Tour in 2019

The PGA Tour season concludes Sunday with the final round of the 2019 Tour Championship. We take a look back at the four storylines that shaped the season including Tiger Woods' improbable Masters victory.

PGA Tour: WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational preview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJ2yb1N4u3g&feature=youtu.be   Golf's St. Jude Invitational Trend Talk Coming off an exciting weekend, where Shane Lowry scored his first major win in last week’s Open Championship, the golf world will move focus to a new event in Memphis July 25-28. While the Irishman is expected to sit out the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind, nearly all of the world's top 50 players will compete in the revamped tournament, formerly known as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Previously hosted at [...]

Golf moves from Ireland to Memphis for St. Jude Invitational

In a quick turnaround, the PGA has sent the world's best from Ireland to Memphis, via Gate B43. A fleet of Ford Expeditions from Memphis International Airport ushered some of the best crusty-eyed top 50 golfers to TPC Southwind for this year's installment of the FedEx St. Jude Invitational. The World Golf Championships are renowned as an extension of the Majors, primarily given the B.B. King-sized purses, as well as caliber of talent. Who will best shake off the Portrush [...]

Golf: PGA Tour returns to Michigan for Rocket Mortgage Classic

This week the PGA Tour makes its first stop in Michigan since the 2009 edition of the Buick Open. A decade later the PGA Tour returns to the Great Lakes State with a new tournament on the schedule—the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club. Detroit Golf Club was designed by Donald Ross and the tournament will be played on the 7,334-yard North Course. Ross is no stranger to courses in the Detroit area, as he designed Oakland Hills [...]

Dustin Johnson will rock out at Rocket Mortgage Classic

The Detroit Golf Club welcomes the Rocket Mortgage Classic (formerly the Quicken Loans National) this week. The origination of this golf tournament was back in 2007 (AT&T National) and eventually the nationwide mortgage lender Quicken Loans not only re-branded itself, but also the tournament name and eventual location in Detroit Rock City. Who will be in position to feel uptight on Saturday night? This year's U.S. Open champion, Gary Woodland (+1600), is fresh off his recent respite and ready to [...]

Key head-to-head matchups at U.S. Open

With the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach set to begin Thursday, here are some key head-to-head matchups. Rory McIlroy (-105) vs. Dustin Johnson (-115) McIlroy heads to Pebble Beach on fire. He shot 61 in the final round at the Canadian Open, but that doesn't make him a lock against Dustin Johnson. Johnson finished second at both the Masters and the PGA Championship. He also won back-to-back Pebble Beach Pro-Ams in 2009-2010. Rory McIIroy (-170) vs. Tiger Woods (+140) Tiger [...]

U.S. Open: Who thrives at Pebble Beach?

The 119th edition of the U.S. Open commences at historic Pebble Beach Golf Links on Thursday. This will mark the sixth time the coastal masterpiece has been the host, with past occurrences in 1972, 1982, 1992, 2000 and 2010. Pebble Beach stages the Pebble Beach Pro-Am each year in the winter, so the course is relatively familiar to avid golf viewers, though players only contest two of the four rounds at Pebble itself. For the U.S. Open the course will [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: U.S. Open Preview at Pebble Beach with Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the Bet America Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes back in sports and racing handicapper Garett Skiba. Scott and Garett discuss their approach for analyzing the 2019 U.S. Open, which players in the top tier they are most intrigued by, other golfers they think present value, and those they are willing to fade in head-to-head matchups. A great listen for those looking to get involved in the third major.

Golf: Top 10 betting favorites at the U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson is the early favorite to win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this week. Here is a look at the updated top 10 betting favorites for the final round of the tournament. Justin Rose +175 Gary Woodland +200 Brooks Koepka +500 Rory McIlroy +1000 Louis Oosthuizen +1200 Chez Reavie +2500 Matt Kuchar +6600 Henrik Stenson +10000 Jon Rahm +10000 Chesson Hadley +10000

Can Dustin Johnson top Brooks Koepka at the U.S. Open?

After securing his second straight PGA Championship on May 19, Brooks Koepka is set to play another major tournament he’s already claimed back-to-back. In 2017 and 2018 Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills and Shinnecock Hills, respectively, to spark what is now a streak of four major titles since the 2017 season. Should Koepka win at Pebble Beach Golf Links June 13-16, he will become just the second golfer to win the U.S. Open in three consecutive tries. [...]