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PGA Championship odds 2019: Tiger Woods, Brooks Koepka favored to win at Bethpage

Sporting News — (Travis Durkee)

The last time we saw Tiger Woods on a golf course he was slipping on the green jacket after winning the Masters for his 15th major championship. And if we’re to believe Vegas — No. 16 is just days away.

Woods is listed as the betting favorite entering the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black with 10-1 odds. Defending tournament champion Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson are just behind at 11-1, and Rory McIlroy caps the top tier at 12-1 odds, via VegasInsider.com.

The second group features top international players Justin Rose and Jon Rahm and Rickie Fowler (who is still after his first major) at 20-1.

Woods has stayed away from competition since winning at Augusta to prepare for this week’s test at a course where he’s enjoyed some success during his career. He won the 2002 U.S. Open and finished tied for sixth at the 2009 U.S. Open — both on Bethpage Black. The last time he played the course, Woods battled knee pain and finished tied for 38th at The Barclays in 2012.

Among Woods' 15 major titles, four have come at the PGA Championship with back-to-back wins in 1999 and 2000 and again in 2006 and 2007. His performance in 2018, however, is freshest in the minds of golf fans as he played a phenomenal final-round 64 at Bellerive to push Koepka and ultimately finish two strokes behind in second place. 

Woods is playing the first two rounds with Koepka and Francesco Molinari. They tee off at 8:24 a.m. ET Thursday.

Odds to win the 2019 PGA Championship

Tiger Woods10/1
Brooks Koepka11/1
Dustin Johnson11/1
Rory McIlroy12/1
Jon Rahm20/1
Justin Rose20/1
Justin ThomasOFF
Rickie Fowler20/1
Francesco Molinari25/1
Jason Day25/1
Xander Schauffele28/1
Tommy Fleetwood33/1
Tony Finau35/1
Bryson DeChambeau40/1
Jordan Spieth40/1
Hideki Matsuyama45/1
Patrick Cantlay45/1
Matt Kuchar50/1
Sergio Garcia50/1
Adam Scott55/1
Paul Casey55/1
Bubba Watson60/1
Henrik Stenson65/1
Louis Oosthuizen65/1
Gary Woodland70/1
Patrick Reed70/1
Phil Mickelson70/1
Marc Leishman75/1
Webb Simpson75/1
Ian Poulter80/1
Kevin Kisner100/1
Billy Horschel125/1
Jason Kokrak125/1
Keegan Bradley125/1
Keith Mitchell125/1
Lucas Glover125/1
Matt Wallace125/1
Matthew Fitzpatrick125/1
Rafael Cabrera Bello125/1
Sungjae Im125/1
Tyrell Hatton125/1
Aaron Wise150/1
Alex Noren150/1
Branden Grace150/1
Brandt Snedeker150/1
Byeong Hun An150/1
Cameron Smith150/1
Charley Hoffman150/1
Eddie Pepperell150/1
Emiliano Grillo150/1
Haotong Li150/1
Jhonattan Vegas150/1
Joel Dahmen150/1
Ryan Moore150/1
Shane Lowry150/1
Si Woo Kim150/1
Thorbjorn Olesen150/1
Daniel Berger175/1
Lucas Bjerregaard175/1
Martin Kaymer175/1
Ryan Palmer175/1
Zach Johnson175/1
Charles Howell200/1
Graeme McDowell200/1
Jim Furyk200/1
Joaquin Niemann200/1
Julian Suri200/1
Justin Harding200/1
Kevin Na200/1
Kyle Stanley200/1
Lee Westwood200/1
Pat Perez200/1
Russell Knox200/1
Scott Piercy200/1
Thomas Pieters200/1
Abraham Ancer250/1
Adam Hadwin250/1
Andrew Putnam250/1
Brian Harman250/1
Cameron Champ250/1
Corey Conners250/1
Erik Van Rooyen250/1
J.B. Holmes250/1
Jason Dufner250/1
Jimmy Walker250/1
Joost Luiten250/1
Jorge Campillo250/1
Kevin Tway250/1
Kiradech Aphibarnrat250/1
Luke List250/1
Max Homa250/1
Michael Lorenzo-Vera250/1
Mikko Korhonen250/1
Ryan Fox250/1
Sam Burns250/1
Sung Kang250/1
Tom Lewis250/1
David Lipsky275/1
Beau Hossler300/1
Chez Reavie300/1
Danny Willett300/1
Dylan Frittelli300/1
Michael Thompson300/1
Richard Sterne300/1
Ross Fisher300/1
Steve Stricker300/1
Alexander Bjork350/1
Danny Lee350/1
Brian Gay400/1
Chesson Hadley400/1
J.J. Spaun400/1
Kurt Kitayama400/1
Lucas Herbert400/1
Adrian Otaegui450/1
Adam Long500/1
Brandon Stone500/1
Brendan Jones500/1
Harold Varner III500/1
Jazz Janewattananond500/1
Padraig Harrington500/1
Patton Kizzire500/1
Ryan Armour500/1
Shugo Imahira500/1
Troy Merritt500/1
Michael Kim750/1
Satoshi Kodaira750/1
Shaun Norris750/1
Vijay Singh750/1
Y.E. Yang750/1
John Daly1000/1
Martin Trainer1000/1
Alex Beach2500/1
Andrew Filbert2500/1
Ben Cook2500/1
Brian Mackey2500/1
Casey Russell2500/1
Cory Schneider2500/1
Craig Bowden2500/1
Craig Hocknull2500/1
Daniel Balin2500/1
Jeff Schmid2500/1
John O'Leary2500/1
Justin Bertsch2500/1
Marty Jertson2500/1
Rich Beem2500/1
Rich Berberian Jr.2500/1
Rob Labritz2500/1
Rod Perry2500/1
Ryan Vermeer2500/1
Shaun Micheel2500/1
Stuart Deane2500/1
Tyler Hall2500/1

Updated 10 a.m. ET May 14, 2019