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Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019: Top 5 Golfer’s to Earn Big Money

  • Scott McCarron expected to be the highest 2019 PGA Tour Champions earner
  • 10 time Money List leader Bernard Langer at risk of failing to keep his title
  • South African golfer Retief Goosen makes PGA Tour Champions debut
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Who will collect the most money from the Champions Tour?

This year, it’s expected that the competition to be the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 will be a tight one. Fortunately, Scott McCarron currently has favorable odds to be the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019. Consequently, he would end Bernhard Langer’s impressive 6 year Money List leader run.

The 2019 PGA Tour Champions season will run from 17 January with the last official tournament on 10 November. These are the following top 4 golfers according to Bet365 Sportsbook who have leading Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 odds:

Bet on the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019:
Scott McCarron-188
Steve Stricker+275
Jerry Kelly+100
Retief Goosen+2000
Bernhard Langer+2000

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Scott McCarron to earn big money according to our Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 predictions

American PGA Tour Champions golfer Scott McCarron currently has the best chance to be the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019. Fortunately, he has the best odds on the online sportsbooks in the USA at -188 to earn big this season. So far, the Bet365 Sportsbook front-runner tops the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 list with $1,991,805 from 16 events.

This is thanks to wins at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic, Insperity Invitational and MasterCard Japan Championship. Fortunately, with 10 official tournaments left this season, McCarron could extend his lead and claim the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 title.

Steve Stricker to threaten Scott McCarron’s position on the 2019 PGA Champions Tour Money List

PGA Tour Champions golfer Steve Stricker also stands a considerable chance to be the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019. According to the online sportsbook news in the USA, he has the 2nd best odds of achieving this at +275 on Bet365 Sportsbook.

Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 Steve Stricker
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As it stands, Stricker is currently 2nd in the 2019 Money List leaders with $1,534,327. It’s worth noting that these earnings came from a mere 9 tournaments. Luckily, the golfer still has various opportunities to close the gap between him and current Money List leader Scott McCarron.

Jerry Kelly on course to better 2018 PGA Tour Champions Money List ranking

Last year, American golfer Jerry Kelly (+1000) was the 4th highest earner in the PGA Tour Champions season. Fast forward to 2019 and he’s among the top 3 Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 contenders on Bet365 Sportsbook. Kelly is currently 3rd in the 2019 Money List with $1,406,262 in earnings from 14 tournaments.

Unfortunately, there’s still a considerable gap in earnings between him and current Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 front-runner Scott McCarron. Consequently, he will need to capitalize on all his remaining tournaments this season if he’s to surpass Scott McCarron.

PGA Tour Champions debutant Retief Goosen among top 2019 Money List leaders hopefuls

Goosen current finds himself among the favorites to be the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019. Consequently, achieving this would be a remarkable achievement for Goosen who marks his first PGA Tour Champions this season. As it stands, the odds of him being the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 are +2000 on Bet365 Sportsbook.

Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 Retief Goosen
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Unfortunately, he’s currently 8th in the 2019 Money List with $1,090,367 in earnings from 13 tournaments. The difference in earnings between him and the current 2019 Money List leader is a whopping $901,438. Consequently, Goosen will have to pull out all the stops if he’s to be the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019.

Bernhard Langer’s Richest Champions Tour Golfer winning run at risk of ending

Langer proved to be unstoppable topping the PGA Tour Champions Money List from 2008 to 2018 (with the exception of 2011). However, with Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 odds at +2000, he might have to make way for a new top earner. He’s currently 5th in the 2019 PGA Tour Champions Money List with $1,147,578 in earnings.

Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019 Bernhard Langer

Nevertheless, taking Langer’s impressive career into consideration, he has the potential to surpass current Money List leader Scott McCarron. Perhaps Bernhard could be worth the risk.

For information on the bookmaker to bet on the Richest Champions Tour Golfer in 2019, you can read about Bet365 Sportsbook.

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