2015 Quicken Loans National Golf Betting Preview
For as long as any golf betting fan can remember, Tiger Woods has been the top story in golf, although not always for the right reasons. Woods has seen his game drop off significantly, but this weekend will be a more positive experience for him, as he will be hosting the Quicken Loans National at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia.
Quick Analysis on the 2015 Quicken Loans National Golf Betting Preview and Event Info
Dates: July 30 – August 2, 2015
Location: Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, Gainesville, VA
TV: Golf Channel, CBS
*JUSTIN ROSE +650
*RICKIE FOWLER +650
*JIMMY WALKER +1300
*TONY FINAU +2000
*JUSTIN THOMAS +2000
While this tournament has provided a lot to charities over the years, it is also still a very lucrative purse that is on offer for the competing golfers. The winner will walk away with $1.206 million, but will have to negotiate a very tricky 7,385 yard Par 71 course before being handed the trophy and that gloriously oversized check.
A number of players took the weekend off when the PGA traveled to Canada last weekend. This wasn’t really a surprise given that many of them were just getting back from a long haul flight from Scotland after taking part in the British Open at St. Andrews. As you might expect, especially with so much money on the line, the field for the Quicken Loans National is stacked, and it will include Justin Rose, who walked away with the top prize at this tournament in 2014.
If we are to be honest, though, the majority of people tuning into this tournament over the weekend will be doing so in order to watch the train wreck that Tiger is turning into. The sad part is that the majority of golf fans are pulling for him and hoping that he can recover even a little of his former game, but it is looking more and more as though that might never happen. This is his tournament, though, so perhaps some of the pressure will be off when he steps onto that first tee on Thursday.
Woods is going to be up against a very strong field, with the likes of Rose, Jimmie Walker, and Rickie Fowler all expected to be there or thereabouts when Sunday afternoon rolls around. I will be posting another article about which golfers to possibly put a bet on this weekend, so be sure to keep checking back for updates.