Kiawah Island

No one saw it coming, least of all Phil Mickelson. At 115th in the world he was, to say the least, a very unlikely winner of the PGA Championship. A man thought to have had his day. However, the 50 year old stormed to a stunning victory and now looks ahead to Torrey Pines. Not that he’s a particularly good bet on the 2021 US Open. Online sportsbook sites in the US like Bovada give him rather long odds. But, in a year when underdogs keep winning, longshots are the bet du jour. ... read more

You can bet on the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island going anywhere save to plan. Pete Dye designed the course specifically to confound the professionals. Expect it to do so. That means whilst everyone lauds the short odds on Rory McIlroy, at online sportsbook sites in the US like Bovada, he may find it hard going. Sure, he might repeat his 2012 victory, but we have seen precious few predictable results so far this year. Fortunately, there are other betting options. ... read more

Those who like to bet on sports in the US, and golf in particular, will know Rory McIlroy’s form. He has been in a slump for quite a while, with no victories since 2019. So, until very recently, if you bet on the 2021 PGA Championship backing him, you’d get 18/1 at Bovada etc. However, after starting work with a new coach Rory shrugged off his winless period at Wells Fargo. So, he’s back on form, and his 2021 PGA Championship odds make him the favorite. ... read more

Just as the whole European Super League debacle begins to fade from memory, golf decides to try it too. Just why anyone believes the Premier Golf League won’t meet a similar fate to the ESL is a mystery. However, as anyone who likes to bet on sports in the US at Bovada will tell you, golf and soccer are very different worlds. In soccer, it was the fans more than the authorities that stood against the change, in golf you’ll find it’ll almost certainly be the other way around. ... read more