Lowry Leads, Johnson Looms in RBC Heritage

After a nearly four-hour rain delay, the PGA resumed the second round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links late Friday afternoon, but couldn’t get every round in. They’ll resume second-round play and begin the third round Saturday. Shane Lowry is the leader at 9-under, with Dustin Johnson, Trey Mullinax and Emiliano Grillo looming. Lowry has two more holes to play in the second round before starting the third round. His birdie on the 15th Friday put him [...]

PGA: Key Plays at RBC Heritage

Following the dramatic fifth Masters title and 15th major championship victory by Tiger Woods will prove an unenviable task. But the eyes of the golf world turn to Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, S.C, nonetheless. Other than in 2011, the Pete Dye/Jack Nicklaus designed venue has hosted what is now the RBC Heritage the week following the Masters in every year of this century. Hilton Head is a relatively short commute from Augusta and an opportunity to play [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: Golf, SportsWire|Tags: , , |

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson Favored to Win RBC Heritage

Fresh off a second-place tie in the Masters, the No. 1 golfer in the world, Dustin Johnson, is back in his home state of South Carolina to compete in the RBC Heritage April 18-21. The favorite to top the 132-player field at Harbour Town Golf Links finished 12-under at Augusta National on Sunday, one stroke off Tiger Woods’ lead. He’ll compete alongside several other notable names who made a deep run in the Masters, including Francesco Molinari (+1400, tied for [...]

Tiger’s Turnaround Complete With Masters Victory

Almost unthinkable a couple years ago, the great Tiger Woods played four rounds of exceptional golf to win the 2019 Masters Tournament on Sunday. Tiger Made a Move on Amen Corner Amen Corner—the 11th, 12th and 13th holes at Augusta National—didn’t get its name for nothing. Throughout Masters’ history, fortunes have been won and lost at Amen Corner. History repeated itself Sunday, as Amen Corner proved to be the turning point in the final round of the 2019 Masters Tournament. [...]

The Masters: Adjusted Odds and Free Picks for Saturday

Heading into the 2019 Masters Tournament third round, one name stands out among the favorites. Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods offers +700 odds to continue his hot play at Augusta National and win the Masters. Tiger’s not alone, though. He’s got competition among the favorites to win his fifth Green Jacket. 2019 PGA Masters Tournament: Adjusted Odds and Free Picks Check out updated Masters Tournament betting odds, analysis, and free picks for the first major golf tournament of the year! Favorites [...]

PGA Masters: Tiger a Stroke Off Heading into Saturday

The 2019 Masters Tournament heads into weekend play with some familiar names at the top. No name near the top is as familiar as Tiger Woods. Check out a recap of what happened in the first couple of rounds of the Masters! Tiger Looks for Major Number 15 Although a security guard tripped Tiger up after his tee shot on the 14th, it didn’t bother him in the least. Tiger, grimacing, simply walked to the green and nailed a birdie. [...]

Phil Mickelson Makes Masters Push

Phil Mickelson isn’t supposed to win the Masters. He hasn't finished better than 37th since he won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in February, missed the cut entirely in his last two tournament appearances, and to top it off he's nearing 50. Based on recent history, you should expect someone much younger to conquer Augusta National. Since a 41-year-old Mark O’Meara finished first at the storied golf course in 1998, no player older than 40 has topped the leaderboard in golf’s [...]

The Masters: Top Holes at Augusta National

The first major of the year takes place this week when the best golfers in the world head to Augusta National for the 2019 Masters Tournament. In addition to checking out the BetAmerica odds, check out a rundown of four of the best holes, along with why they’re so special. Click the link on the hole's name to get an up-close look. No. 9, 460-yard par 4 (Carolina Cherry) Jack Nicklaus’ last major championship happened at the 1986 Masters Tournament. [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: Golf, SportsWire|Tags: , , , |

The Case for Tommy Fleetwood in the 2019 Masters

The third time could be the charm for Tommy Fleetwod in the 2019 Masters. After failing to make the cut in his first Masters appearance two years ago, Fleetwood shot 66 in the third round last year and was tied for sixth entering Sunday at Augusta National. He didn’t carry the momentum forward, sliding to 17th after a final-round 74, but the experience proved beneficial. “It takes you a little time to get used to the atmosphere at majors,” the [...]

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: A 2019 Masters Preview With Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the Bet America Radio Network, Scott Shapiro welcomes in the incredibly successful sports and racing handicapper Garett Skiba. Garett discusses his golf handicapping methodology, how much course history matters to him overall and specifically at Augusta National, and gives some of his top plays for the 2019 Masters. A must listen for anyone getting involved in golf's most prestigious tournament later this week.