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2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic: Preview, Betting Picks and Favorites

Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic Preview Betting Picks and Favorites

2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic – Big-time golf action is set to take place at the Detroit Golf Club with the 2021 edition of the Rocket Mortgage Classic. The 72-hole competition will take place on July 1-4. It has a strong field of 156 parbusters. It will include three major championship winners and a group of golfers in the World Top 50. The live event will take place on NBC Sports Gold and Golf Channel will feature the tournament via livestream. The USD7.5-million sports spectacle will offer 500 FedEx Cup points and USD1.35 million for the winner.

Former US Open champion Bryson deChambeau will defend his title in a star-studded field. It features six-time major winner Phil Mickelson, 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed, and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson. Others include 2015 PGA Championship titleholder Jason Day and 2012 US Open king Webb Simpson. Other world-class stars and PGA Tour standouts will take part in the event. The best online betting website will cover the four-day tournament and provide important statistics after every round.

Betting on 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic Viewing Information

When: July 1-4, 2021
Where: Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA
TV: NBC Sports Gold
Livestream: Golf Channel

The Event

First staged in 2019, the Rocket Mortgage Classic was a replacement tournament for the Quicken Loans National. It is the first PGA Tour event in history that will take place within the city limits of Detroit. Nate Lashley was the first winner as he finished with a 25-under-par 263 and won by six strokes over Doc Redman. Last year, DeChambeau took home the title with a three-shot win over Matthew Wolff. Fans recognize the golf tournament as the “Best Special Event,” “Best Tournament Sales”, and the first “Fair Way Award” for its diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Betting on Golf at 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic

The Rocket Mortgage Classic field will feature 156 world-class parbusters. Organizers say that it is the “strongest in tournament history.” Leading the field is Mickelson. He became the oldest major championship winner in history by capturing the 2021 PGA Championship. Aside from Mickelson, there are three of the best golfers in the world playing in the event. They include number four DeChambeau, eighth-ranked Reed, and 11th seed Simpson. Emerging golfers Cameron Champ, Sungjae Im, Max Homa, Kevin Kisner, Harold Varner III and Garrick Higgo are also taking part in the tournament.

Recent Masters winner Hideki Matsuyama, Players Championship topnotchers Rickie Fowler and Si Woo Kim, and notable PGA Tour winners Keegan Bradley, Austin Cook and Dylan Frittelli will play in the 72-hole golfing spectacle. For qualified golfers, the event is sort of a preparation for the British Open. Golfers will participate in this July 15-18 event at the Royal St George’s in Sandwich, England.


Betting on golf is easy when they favor De Chambeau due to his power-hitting skills and refined game. He is also the defending champion and will be determined to retain the title. You could not sleep at the world-class field either with the likes of Mickelson, Matsuyama, Reed, Watson, Simpson and Day competing in the four-day event. Emerging PGA Tour stars are also in the tournament to bring surprises in the big-time golf spectacle. A tough field composed of the world’s finest golfers will bring excitement to the betting public, who are set to bet not only for their favorite golfers but for other prop bets that will be in store for the tournament.