Golf Betting Explained

Golf is one of the most popular sports to watch and thus is one of the most popular sports to gamble on. The rise in legal, online sports betting has only added to this as bettors want to cash in when their preferred golfer wins.

Sportsbooks do a great job of creating odds and betting markets for prospective gamblers to wager on in golf, like whether there will be a hole-in-one, betting the top golfer by nationality, betting the golfer to finish with the lowest score in a two- or three-player group and much more.

You can obviously bet on players to win, finish in the top-5, top-10 or top-20 in every PGA tournament as well.

Sportsbook apps and websites also offer the option to bet on Futures, like which player will win at a major tournament or which team will win at the Ryder Cup.

Golf Betting Tips

There’s more research that needs to go into a golf bet than other sports since individual sports are typically harder to handicap than team sports, especially on a tournament-in, tournament-out basis. But if you know a certain player plays better at an specific course, or if a player’s style is conducive to success at an individual course, you’ll obviously want to zero in on that in your golf betting.

Also, if you’re choosing to wager on a winner, make sure to bet on a few. If you do that you’ll have a better opportunity of winning, plus given the long odds of betting on a golfer to win a tournament, there will still be return on investment even if you wager on four or five players to win.

Golf Betting Picks

All of the picks you see on this website are based on real odds at real sportsbooks.

Educating yourself is the best way to cash in on golf. Finding tips or trends give bettors necessary information that can lead to big payouts, especially in a sport like golf where odds are very long on most golfers to win each tournament.

The best bets are always the ones we love, so make sure to think and do your homework to figure out which wager you love then place it.

How to Place a Golf Bet

Placing a golf bet is so easy, especially if you already have an account on a betting site or app. Here’s a look at how to do it:

  • Open your preferred sports betting app, log in
  • Click the “PGA Tour" or “Golf" tab at the top of the app
  • Peruse the available markets and find your preferred wager
  • Click “Add to Betslip"
  • Enter the amount you’d like to bet
  • Press “Place Bet"
  • Root for your wager to payout