The Players Championship will take place at the TPC Sawgrass at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida. The Players Championship is often called, “the fifth major.” The TPC at Sawgrass welcomes the best of the best. There are 56 of the most elite golfers on the PGA Tour invited and the Players Championship is one of the best events on the PGA Tour.
The Players Championship will be coming soon. In fact, the dates for The Players Championship are March 13th-March 16th. This event is played on the Stadium Course, which is a par 72-course contest. It can stretch 7,215 yards.
The iconic Par 3 17th, has a dramatic island green and is one of the most recognized holes in golf. This hole can determine if you win or lose the tournament and many golfers have sealed their destiny by missing or making this hole. The purse for The Players Championship is $12.5 million.
The new year and a new decade are going to bring a lot of interesting stories in golf around the globe. We have some predictions and analysis for what you can expect to see at The Players Championship this year.
Last year’s Players Championship was won by Rory Mcllroy, who had an amazing year. How will he do this year? Fans of golf everywhere predict that Rory will have yet, another winning year. It may be a little too early to predict exactly which golfer will win The Players Championship, but we have some ideas based on the Las Vegas betting odds we have seen.
The Players Championship has the strongest field of golfers and March is their showcase every year. The Players Championship is one of the most important events in golf. The Players Championship is very hard to predict, and anyone can win, even the most random golfer in the field.
Last year was won by Rory McIlroy. Rory is a huge favorite this year as well. Many have him winning The Players again this year. Rory has 10/1 odds of winning this year. Another strong favorite is Brooks Koepka, he has 9/1 odds that he will win The Players this year. Tiger Woods’s third favorite as far as winning The Players Championship goes.
Jon Rahm is also a strong favorite, followed by Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Zander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, and Tommy Fleetwood. Web Simpson has been mentioned as well considering how good he has been playing as of lately.
Honestly, this tournament is like none other. It takes a lot of skill to be a part of this championship and win. The honored 56 golfers will impress us no matter what. They will show us why they are the best of the best and there will be a lot of suspense and drama involved. Who wouldn’t want to win $12.5 million?
They all want the prize, so they will all do what they can to get it. There are some strong feelings about Justin Thomas winning this year due to his long driving distances. He is very selective with his shot off of the tee and he will pick Sawgrass apart. John Rahm is favored because of his power and ball-striking abilities. He does have quite the temper though. That could cost him in the end.
Tommy Fleetwood is one of the premier ball-strikers on the course and he has great precision. He is doing well and only getting better. He will be very impressive in March. Rickie Fowler is rock-solid and he is due for a win soon. These golfers are all excellent and we cannot wait to see how this will all pan out.