The PGA Tour is where America's best golfers go head to head each week all over the United States in a bid to be top of the money list at the end of the season. Qualification for the tour is based on World ranking points and in recent years the tour is much more of a global affair, with many golfers from Europe, South Africa, Asia and Australia competing in PGA Tour events.
Upcoming PGA Tour Events:
The upcoming events for the 2014/15 PGA Tour season are below. Click on the tournament to get the latest odds on that event.
|9th Oct||Frys.com Open||California||Bae Sang-moon|
|16th Oct||Shriners Hospitals for Children Open||Nevada||Ben Martin|
|23rd Oct||The McGladrey Classic||Georgia||Robert Streb|
|30th Oct||CIMB Asia Pacific Classic||Malaysia||Ryan Moore|
|6th Nov||WGC - HSBC Champions||China||Bubba Watson|
|13th Nov||OHL Classic at Mayakoba||Mexico||Charley Hoffman|
|9th Jan||Hyundai Tournament of Champions||Hawaii||Patrick Reed|
|15th Jan||Sony Open in Hawaii||Hawaii||Jimmy Walker|
|22nd Jan||Humana Challenge||California||Bill Haas|
|30th Jan||Waste Management Phoenix Open||Arizona||Brooks Koepka|
|5th Feb||Farmers Insurance Open||California||Jason Day|
|12th Feb||AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am||California||Brandt Snedeker|
|19th Feb||Northern Trust Open||California||James Hahn|
|26th Feb||The Honda Classic||Florida||Padraig Harrington|
|5th Mar||Puerto Rico Open||Puerto Rico||Chesson Hadley|
|5th Mar||WGC - Cadillac Championship||Florida||Patrick Reed|
|12th Mar||Valspar Championship||Florida||Jordan Spieth|
|19th Mar||Arnold Palmer Invitational||Florida||Matt Every|
|26th Mar||Valero Texas Open||Texas||Jimmy Walker|
|2nd Apr||Shell Houston Open||Texas||Matt Jones|
|9th Apr||MASTERS TOURNAMENT||Augusta||Jordan Spieth|
|16th Apr||RBC Heritage||S Carolina||Jim Furyk|
|23rd Apr||Zurich Classic of New Orleans||New Orleans||Justin Rose|
|29th Apr||WGC - Accenture Match Play||California||Rory McIlroy|
|7th May||THE PLAYERS Championship||Florida||Rickie Fowler|
|14th May||Wells Fargo Championship||N Carolina||Rory McIlroy|
|21st May||Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial||Texas||Chris Kirk|
|28th May||AT&T Byron Nelson Championship||Texas||Brendon Todd|
|4th June||The Memorial Tournament||Ohio||Hideki Matsuyama|
|11th June||FedEx St. Jude Classic||Tennessee||Ben Crane|
|18th June||U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP||Washington||Martin Kaymer|
|25th June||Travelers Championship||Connecticut||Kevin Streelman|
|2nd July||The Greenbrier Classic||W Virginia||Angel Cabrera|
|9th July||John Deere Classic||Illinois||Brian Harman|
|16th July||THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP||St Andrews, UK||Rory McIlroy|
|23rd July||RBC Canadian Open||Ontario||Brandt Snedeker|
|30th July||Quicken Loans National||Maryland||Justin Rose|
|6th Aug||Barracuda Championship||Nevada||Geoff Ogilvy|
|6th Aug||WGC - Bridgestone Invitational||Ohio||Rory McIlroy|
|13th Aug||PGA CHAMPIONSHIP||Wisconsin||Rory McIlroy|
|20th Aug||Wyndham Championship||N Carolina||Camilo Villegas|
|27th Aug||The Barclays||New Jersey||Hunter Mahan|
|4th Sep||Deutsche Bank Championship||Massachusetts||Chris Kirk|
|18th Sept||BMW Championship||Chicago||Billy Horschel|
|24th Sept||TOUR Championship||Georgia||Billy Horschel|
The PGA Tour operates the professional golf game in the United States and was formed in 1968. Although the PGA operate the Champions Tour for seniors and the Nationwide Tour for young players breaking through, it is the main tour that holds the majority of betting interest. The players that are competing in the regular weekly tour events are trying to finish in the top 125 of the money list so they can keep their playing rights on the tour for another year. The better players are playing to earn enough money to compete at the Fed-Ex Cup at the end of the regular season. Tournaments are attributed Fed-Ex points each week and the top 125 at the end of the season are eligible for the play-offs where the big bucks are.
As well as regular weekly events on the PGA Tour, the World Golf Championships and all four majors also contribute to ranking points on the money list. Those at the top of the money list gain automatic qualification to these events and in recent years the quality of the fields have been as good as the majors themselves.
Tiger Woods has dominated the PGA Tour for the last decade but there are question marks over his future, while players like Phil Mickelson don't appear to be the force they once were. Players like Luke Donald and Rory McIlroy look to be the big challengers nowadays, and they are just two of several European golfers, along with Sergio Garcia, Padraig Harrington, Paul Casey and Ian Poulter, who play most of their golf on the PGA Tour.
Betting on the PGA Tour is widely available with all bookmakers listed on the Betting Directory. Check for odds at the beginning of the week as tournaments get underway on Thursdays. You can bet live in-running on most events also which is very popular in golf betting due to the twists and turns of a usual tournament.
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The Race to Dubai is the name given to the European Tour and just like the PGA Tour in America, there are tour events all over Europe and the world each week available for you to bet on.
Lee Westwood won the Race to Dubai in 2009, with Martin Kaymer claiming the 2010 title and Luke Donald winning in 2011, with all three amongst the favourites to win again.....
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