Action Report: Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy Leading PGA Championship Betting

The 2024 PGA Championship is seeing significant betting activity, particularly around Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy, who are coming off recent wins and are currently dominating the betting landscape.

Scottie Scheffler's Betting Odds and Performance

Scottie Scheffler is favored to win the PGA Championship with odds at +450. He is in exceptional form, having won both the Masters and the RBC Heritage in his last two starts. This recent success has made him the most popular bet:

  • Tickets: 18.2% of the total
  • Handle: 29.4% of the total

Rory McIlroy's Betting Odds and Performance

Rory McIlroy is another top contender with odds at +750. McIlroy's recent victories include the Wells Fargo Championship and the Zurich Classic team event. His popularity among bettors is also significant:

  • Tickets: 10.9%
  • Handle: 13.3%

Brooks Koepka's Betting Odds and Performance

Defending PGA Champion Brooks Koepka is also attracting considerable betting attention:

  • Tickets: 10%
  • Handle: 14.5%

Koepka's strong performance at last year's PGA Championship at Oak Hill and his consistent track record in majors contribute to his betting appeal.

Overall Betting Trends

As of Wednesday, Scheffler, McIlroy, and Koepka account for:

  • Tickets: 39.1%
  • Handle: 57.2%

Additional Betting Insights

Other Notable Players:

  • Jon Rahm: 4.9% of tickets, 5% of handle
  • Bryson DeChambeau: 4.8% of handle
  • Ludvig Åberg: 4% of tickets

Tiger Woods:

  • Odds: +20000
  • Tickets: 2.3% (11th-most)

Woods, making his second start of the season, is coming off a 60th-place finish at the Masters.

First-Round Leader Market

Scheffler is also favored in the first-round leader market with odds at +1200, pulling:

  • Tickets: 11.5%
  • Handle: 16.8%

Cut Market

  • Most Tickets to Make the Cut: Tiger Woods (+140)
  • Most Tickets to Miss the Cut: Jordan Spieth (+180)


Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy are leading the betting action for the 2024 PGA Championship, reflecting their recent form and high expectations. As the tournament progresses, these betting trends will be crucial for those looking to place informed bets.

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