First Spherical Chief Odds for 2021 AT&T Byron Nelson
Ryan Palmer watches after hitting from the fifth fairway through the closing spherical of the Valspar Championship golf event, Sunday, Could 2, 2021, in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photograph/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
- The AT&T Byron Nelson from McKinney, TX tees off Thursday, Could thirteenth
- Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm are co-favorites to steer after the primary spherical at TPC Craig Ranch
- See the most effective bets and odds to seize the first-round lead within the article under
The ultimate tune-up earlier than subsequent week’s PGA Championship sees the world’s finest head to McKinney, Texas for the AT&T Byron Nelson. Although Dustin Johnson withdrew Monday, there’s nonetheless a robust discipline headed by Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm, who’re co-favorites to earn the title.
Drawing on previous historical past at this monitor is troublesome as a result of that is the primary time that the PGA Tour will head to the TPC Craig Ranch after beforehand internet hosting this occasion at Trinity Forest Golf Membership. The 2008 and 2012 Korn Ferry Tour Championship was contested at this venue.
Sung Kang returns as defending champion from when he received in 2019, because the event was not performed in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. DeChambeau and Rahm are +2000 co-favorites to seize the primary spherical lead.
On this article, we’ll discover which gamers have the most effective likelihood of being the chief after day one, together with what gamers are enjoying effectively on Thursday’s this season.
2021 AT&T Byron Nelson First Spherical Chief Odds
|Golfer||Odds at DraftKings||Tee Time|
|Si Woo Kim||+5000||12:33pm|
Odds as of Could eleventh
The forecast is anticipated to be primarily sunny your complete day, with mid-50 diploma temperatures for when the morning wave tees off and getting hotter to the low 70’s for the afternoon gamers.
The wind might be related all day, gusting between seven and 13 miles per hour for the higher a part of Thursday.
A profit for these teeing it up within the morning is the very same as it’s each week – much less bumpy greens with fewer gamers chewing them up.
Ryan Palmer as Constant as They Come
44-year-old veteran Ryan Palmer has had a very stable season, making 14 straight cuts and posting 4 finishes contained in the top-seven, together with two tournaments in the past on the Zurich Traditional.
Palmer, a Texas native, might be enjoying one thing of a house sport this week. Of these competing, he’s been actually sturdy to start tournaments on the marketing campaign.
2020-21 PGA Tour First Spherical Scoring Common Leaders
|12. Scottie Scheffler||69.63||+3300|
|13. Russell Knox||69.70||+6600|
|14. Tom Hoge||69.71||+10000|
|18. Josh Teater||69.75||+12500|
|21. Ryan Palmer||69.77||+5000|
|T-23. Patton Kizzire||69.78||+9000|
|T-23. Kevin Chappell||69.78||+15000|
|26. Jon Rahm||69.83||+2000|
|29. Doug Ghim||69.94||+6600|
|31. Daniel Berger||70.00||+3300|
Palmer has the course document, a scintillating 11-under, 61, and he’s 14th in birdie common on the season.
Within the final twelve rounds, he’s eighth in strokes gained off-the-tee, which ought to give him loads of alternatives to make birdies. That dovetails effectively with him being fourth in par-five scoring and fifteenth in par-four scoring this 12 months.
- Decide: Ryan Palmer (+5000)
Brandt Snedeker Returning to Kind
After struggling for the higher a part of the final 12 months, Brandt Snedeker has rediscovered his sport to publish three actually sturdy tournaments within the final 4 instances he’s teed it up. He’s had T-4, T-6 and T-11 showings, to associate with an honest T-42 consequence.
Within the final twelve rounds on tour, Snedeker has been actually good in lots of strokes gained classes.
Snedeker’s Strokes Gained Stats In Final 12 Rounds
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In these final twelve rounds, the nine-time PGA Tour champion hasn’t shot something worse than a 72, and has been within the sixties on seven events.
- Decide: Brandt Snedker (+6600)
Ok.H. Lee a Darkhorse Chance
Should you’re on the lookout for an extended shot to seize the primary spherical lead, Ok.H. Lee is an incredible candidate. He’s made the lower in his final 5 occasions, and has made a behavior of beginning tournaments off scorching. In three of these situations, he’s ended up with a top-30 end.
The final three opening rounds, his scores have been as follows – 66, 69, 67.
In his final twelve rounds, Lee, who completed T-2 earlier within the season on the Phoenix Open, is first in SG: around-the-green and 18th tee-to-green. At these tremendous lengthy odds, he presents an intriguing choice.
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