|Written by Jerry Santiago|
Golf betting fans will have one last opportunity for a premier major event as the PGA Championship will take place this weekend from Hazeltine National Golf Club. Golf betting action will feature all of the elite players going for the PGA Championship which is worth 600 FedExCup points and $1,350,000 for the winning share!
Padraig Harrington is the defending golf betting champ of the PGA Championship as he took the win last year with a 3-under par at the Oakland Hills Country Club. Tiger Woods was the golf betting winner of this event in both 2007 and 2006 and Phil Mickelson was the 2005 winner. All will be in the golf betting event from Hazeltine!
Since 1999 Woods has won a total of 4 PGA titles. Woods is ranked number one on the Official World Golf Ranking and has won 4 out of his first 11 starts with 9 top 10 finishes and 10 cuts made. Woods golf betting wins this year included the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, the Memorial Tournament, the AT&T National, and the Buick Open.
Mickelson has had a rough golf betting season in which he has missed time due to the breast cancer diagnosis of BOTH is wife and his mother. He was ranked 2nd on the Official World Golf Ranking and had won 2 out of his 12 golf betting tournaments for 2009 with 6 top 10 finishes and 10 cuts made.
The last time this golf betting event was held Hazeltine was in 2002 when Rich Beem was the winner with a 10-under par. That win was just one 1 out of Beem’s 3 career titles out of 298 events played. Beem this year has entered 19 tournaments and made the cut only 10 times with just 1 top 10 finish.
Harrington was ranked 17th on the Official World Golf Ranking as he has entered 14 events this year with 8 cuts made and 0 top 10 finishes with just 3 overall top 25 finishes. 2004 PGA winner Vijay Singh ranked 11th in the Official World Golf Ranking with 3 top 10 finishes out of 17 events played in 2009.