Scottish Open provides final tune-up before Open Championship

While the John Deere Classic is underway in the states, many of golf's top names can be found overseas at the Scottish Open ahead of the final major of the year. Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Mutt Kuchar and Justin Thomas opened as the favorites to win at the Renaissance Club, east of Edinburgh, Scotland. The Tom Doak-designed course will host the Scottish Open for the first time, just a week before the best of the golf world head to Northern [...]

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

Who Do Ya Like Podcast: PGA Championship Preview with Garett Skiba

On this week's episode of the Who Do Ya Like Podcast over the BetAmerica Radio Network, host Scott Shapiro welcomes back golf analyst Garett Skiba to chat about the second major in Farmingdale, New York. Scott and Garett take a quick look back at the Masters, discuss what metrics Garett is weighting most this week at Bethpage Black, and then chat about which players they think are good bets based on the BetAmerica Sportsbook outright win odds. Garett also gives [...]

How to Bet the Each Way (E/W) Market & Win at the 2019 Masters

The most prestigious golf tournament of the year starts on Thursday at Augusta National. Betting on golf is extremely fun and there are several ways to wager on the Masters, but one of the best value options is the BetAmerica Each Way (E/W) Market. Each Way Wagers: The best way to think about an Each Way(E/W) bet in golf is basically two independent wagers. One of them is an outright on a particular golfer to win the tournament. The other [...]

Best Prop Bets for the 2019 Masters

Players tee off in Round 1 at the 2019 Masters Tournament on Thursday. BetAmerica oddsmakers are offering wagering options for more than just head-to-head matchups and the Masters winner. Check out analysis and picks for four of the top prop bets you can find on BetAmerica. First-Round Leader Only four golfers offer odds of +2000 or less to lead after the first round: Rory McIlroy +1150, Dustin Johnson +1550, Justin Rose +1750, and Tiger Woods +2000. Of the four favorites, [...]

2019 Masters Tournament Preview

The likes of Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth are all at Augusta National this week to compete in the 83rd Masters Tournament. Held April 11-14, golf’s first major of the season will host one of the smallest fields in the last two decades of the event. After his win at the Texas Open last weekend, Corey Conners earned the 87th and final slot in the tournament. It will be his second time playing in the Masters. Ahead of [...]

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods to Face Each Other in WGC-Match Play

Rory and Tiger Meet in Match Play for the First Time Following his win at the Players Championship, Rory McIlroy opened as the favorite, along with Dustin Johnson, in the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play. Heading into the weekend, McIlroy is now the lone favorite at +410 and set to face Tiger Woods (+1600) in the last 16 at Austin Country Club. Woods defeated Patrick Cantlay in a 4-and-2 victory on Friday in his final Group 13 match. On [...]