Golf Update: Tournament Of Champions Leaderboard Status
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Tournament Of Champions – The PGA Tour Betting Picks have been updated after an exciting session that took place on Saturday. Bettors are able to place their best bets on their favorite players with the help of the odds and betting lines. While the leaderboard has been updated, the competition continues with top players battling for a Purse of $8,200,000. Jon Rahm and Cameron Smith ties at the top after the impressive game on Saturday.
Jon Rahm And Cameron Smith’s Battle
Rahm picked up the pace on the seventh as he tossed in an eagle. Rahm Birdied at eight and there was one bogey between the two. Smith birdied at ninth and both continued in the 10th and 11th. Smith, later on, finds the hole of 20 feet. Matching by Rahm, who birdied at 14, 16, and 17, while Smith birdied at 14, 15, 16, and 17. Both players dropped consecutive 28-foot putts. Rahm and Smith are expected to continue their lead in the upcoming days.
Daniel Berger And Matt Jones
Following Smith and Rahm is Daniel Berger and Matt Jones. Berger is at the third spot on the leaderboard and Jones is right behind at the fourth. Berger experienced an initial struggle since he never had his clubs until Tuesday. Fortunately, Berger had Brett Waldman load his clubs for two days. Waldman is an experienced PGA Tour caddie and came right in time for Berger’s rescue. The American pro-golfer had to make a few adjustments to Waldman’s clubs to suit his preference.
Matt Jones continues to fight his battle behind Berger. The Australian had to battle his way through Patrick Cantlay but moves back to the sixth spot. Cantlay moves in at the fourth position and is followed by Sungjae Im. Jones is now in a tough spot and will need to get past two strong golfers. Marc Leishman is in the seventh position followed by Hideki Matsuyama at the eighth. At the ninth spot is 28-year-old Justin Tomas. Steward Cink is at the 10th position and the 48-year-old will need to do more to get past Thomas.
The Battle For The Fourth Place
The battle for the fourth spot continues as Matt Jones, Sungjae Im, and Patrick Cantlay continue to make their way forward. Jones rose up the leaderboard after shooting an 11-under-62. As for Smith, he seems confident to win this tournament of champions. At present, Rahm and Smith are 26 under par in the first three rounds. Berger is safe for now at the third spot at 21 under. Smith and Rahm have a five-stroke lead over Berger.
The top golf betting websites have updated the odds and lines based on the recent betting trends. The betting lines are open and bettors will continue to place their bets after the next showdown. While several betting websites have predicted Rahm to win this tournament, Smith has an equally good opportunity to breakthrough.