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Presidents Cup

The United States takes on an International team every other year in the Presidents Cup. The event has been held every other year since 1994, but it was delayed a year in 2021 due to COVID-19 and the next Presidents Cup will be held in 2022 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. The United States has owned the International team which does not include European players, so you can expect the United States team to be a solid favorite in Presidents Cup betting odds. The U.S. holds a dominating 11-1-1 advantage over the International team in the competition.

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PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is normally held in the month of May and is usually the second of golf’s four majors. Because of COVID-19, the PGA Championship was held in August of 2020, but it moves back to its normal May time slot for 2021. The 2021 PGA Championship will be held on the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, South Carolina from May 20-23. A prize pool of $11 million dollars will be on the line with first prize paying out nearly $2 million dollars. Dustin Johnson is listed as the favorite to win the 2021 PGA Championship in golf betting odds at top online sportsbooks.

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The Open Championship

By Phil Simon

The most prestigious events in professional golf take the game to another level on the course and at the betting window. In a non-pandemic year there are four such events known as major championships. These tournaments draw the best players in the world with a chance to stamp their name as one of the best players in the game.

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The U.S. Open

By Phil Simon

The biggest tournaments on the professional golf circuit always draw the largest crowds and create the most buzz. They are also a boon for sportsbooks, which break out all the betting markets as the wagers tend to flow. While they don’t have the largest purse among the PGA Tour’s roughly 50 tournaments a season, they are the most prestigious attracting the biggest names in the sport.

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The Masters

By Phil Simon

Just like any sport golf has its bigger tournaments that attract more attention than others. There is no Super Bowl or World Series instead golf has four major championships sprinkled throughout the year attracting the biggest names in the sport and the most money at the betting window. Sportsbooks go all out for the majors making them the perfect opportunity for first time golf bettors or the casual fan.

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Ryder Cup

Every two years some of the best golfers in the world from Europe and the United States compete for the Ryder Cup. A total of 12 players from Europe and 12 from the United States compete in match play format to determine the winner of the Ryder Cup. Unlike the Presidents Cup that has been dominated by the United States, the Ryder Cup has been very competitive. Since 1979, the European team has won 11 times, while the United States has 8 wins and there was one tie.

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