Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth Favored in San Antonio

Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth Favored in San Antonio

2022 Valero Texas Open Odds

Odds through PointsBet.

Golf odds
Rory McIlroy +750
Jordan Spieth +1200
Hideki Matsuyama +1600
Corey Conners +1800
Abraham Ancer +2000
Bryson DeChambeau +2200
Adam Hadwin +3300
Gary Woodland +3300
Maverick McNealy +3300
If Woo Kim +3300
Chris Kirk +4000
Keegan Bradley +4000
Tony Finau +4000
Jason Day +5000
jhonattan vegas +5000
Kevin Strelman +5000
Russell Knox +5000
Charley Hoffman +6000
Davis Riley +6000
Luke List +6000
Patton Kizzire +6000
Ryan Palmer +6000
Matt Kuchar +6600
Mito Guillermo Pereira +6600
Sahith Theegala +6600
Brendan Steele +7000
Rickie Fowler +7000
Robert MacIntyre +7000
Denny McCarthy +8000
Ian Poulter +8000
Lanto Griffin +8000
Martin Laird +8000
Scott Stallings +8000
Alex Smalley +9000
Chad Ramey +9000
Charles Howell III +9000
Doug Ghim +9000
Kyoung-Hoon Lee +9000
Lucas Glover +9000
Brian Stuart +10000
Cheng Tsung Pan +10000
Dylan Fritelli +10000
Kramer Hickok +10000
Matthew NeSmith +10000
Min Woo Lee +10000
Pat Perez +10000
Takumi Kanaya +10000
Taylor Moore +10000
Troy Merritt +10000
Adam Svensson +12500
Anirban Lahiri +12500
Handsome Hossler +12500
Branden Grace +12500
Brendon Todd +12500
Cameron Field +12500
David Lipsky +12500
Doc Redman +12500
Lee Westwood +12500
matt jones +12500
Matthias Schwab +12500
Nate Lashley +12500
Nick Taylor +12500
Aaron Rai +15000
Adam Long +15000
Adam Schenk +15000
Brice Garnett +15000
At Reavie’s +15000
Danny Lee +15000
Garrick Higgo +15000
Greyson Sigg +15000
Hank Lebioda +15000
Harry Higgs +15000
Hayden Buckley +15000
JJ Spaun +15000
Joseph Bramlett +15000
Lee Hodges +15000
Nick Hardy +15000
Patrick Rodgers +15000
Sam Ryder +15000
Tyler Duncan +15000
Wyndham Clark +15000
Zach Johnson +15000
Andrew D. Putnam +20000
Andrew Novak +20000
Austin Smokerman +20000
Ben Kohles +20000
Ben Martin +20000
Brandon Hagy +20000
Brandt Snedeker +20000
Graeme McDowell +20000
Henrik Stenson +20000
Hudson Swafford +20000
John Huh +20000
J.T. Poston +20000
Justin Lower +20000
Kevin Chappell +20000
Kyle Stanley +20000
luke donald +20000
Matt Wallace +20000
Richard Bland +20000
Robert Streb +20000
Ryan Brehm +20000
Stephan Jaeger +20000
Vincent Whaley +20000
Andrew Landry +25000
Camilo Villegas +25000
Kevin Tway +25000
Max McGreevy +25000
Nick Watney +25000
Paul Barjon +25000
Peter Malnati +25000
Roger Sloan +25000
Trey Mullinax +25000
Bill Haas +30000
Curtis Thompson +30000
Dylan Wu +30000
Henrik Norlander +30000
James Hahn +30000
jimmy walker +30000
Michael Gligic +30000
Richy Werensky +30000
Bronson Burgoon +35000
Chesson Hadley +35000
Guido Migliozzi +35000
jim herman +35000
Logan McAllister +35000
Seung-yul Noh +35000
Sung Kang +35000
Ludwig Aberg +40000
austin cook +50000
Ben Kern +50000
David Skinns +50000
Dawie van der Walt +50000
Jonas Blixt +50000
Kelly Kraft +50000
Martin Trainer +50000
Seth Reeves +50000
William McGirt +50000

The final stop before Augusta National has arrived. The PGA TOUR goes from Austin to San Antonio this week for the Valero Texas Open, which has names of interests for bettors before the Masters.

Atop the opening odds board are two players who didn’t play the WGC-Dell Match Play last week in Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama. McIlroy opted to play at the Texas Open instead of the Match Play in order to prep for the Masters, while the reigning Masters champion has been recovering from a back injury that saw him withdraw from THE PLAYERS on the morning of the first round.

Outside of those two, Bryson DeChambeau is the biggest name in this field. The heavy hitter returned from an absence that lasted almost two months at the Match Play in uninspiring fashion, losing twice with one tie in his three group matchups.

Jordan Spieth and Abraham Ancer highlight the next part of the board. Spieth feels shockwaves through the golf world when he capped a stellar start to his year with a win at TPC San Antonio, which vaulted him to the top of some sportsbooks’ odds.

Masters Implications

The field at the Masters is nearly set.

The easiest ways to qualify are to be in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking as of this morning, or to have won a tournament on the PGA TOUR since the 2021 Masters.

That will include the Valero Texas Open, which means a longshot winner this week would punch his ticket to Augusta National. We’ve seen plenty of them on TOUR this year already with the likes of Hudson Swafford, Tom Hoge and Sepp Straka, so it’s not out of the realm of possibility.

Among the notable names in this field who are not currently heading to Augusta are Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler and Maverick McNealy.

The course

TPC San Antonio played almost 7,500 yards last year, which would make it one of the longer courses that players on TOUR will have seen this year. With that, players who drive the ball further than most tend to have an advantage here, although winds this time of year in Texas can play a big factor.

Ball-strikers should thrive here, especially if they’re able to stay in the fairway throughout the week. If the conditions are ideal, the winner this week could reach 20-under.

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