Charles Schwab Challenge betting tips: Fleetwood back on form
Charles Schwab Challenge betting tips, odds and preview
The PGA Tour is back in Texas this week and we have picked out some Charles Schwab Challenge betting tips.
The winner of this event will once again receive a restored sports car – this year it is a 1979 Pontiac Firebird. So, who will drive off into the sunset on Sunday night?
The action takes place from May 26-29 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth and we have picked out five players to watch.
Charles Schwab Challenge odds: 12/1
Full crowds are back at Fort Worth for the first time since 2019 and that will be good news for local hero Jordan Spieth.
He will have to putt better than he did at the US PGA Championship last weekend to get them roaring though as his bid to complete the career grand slam of majors never really got going due to his struggles on the dancefloor.
If he can find a fix by Thursday, watch him go. He won this event in 2016, has finished runner-up three times, most recently in 2021, and has made nine out of nine cuts.
Before the US PGA, Spieth stayed the distance better than his rivals to win the RBC Heritage and followed that with runner-up at the AT&T Byron Nelson.
Charles Schwab Challenge odds: 11/1
Scheffler is still looking down on the rest from the summit of the world rankings and is hovering around the head of the betting even if he did fluff his lines at the US PGA.
He has been vying with Spieth and Justin Thomas for favouritism this week and will arrive in Texas more rested than his two rivals after missing the cut at Southern Hills.
The 25-year-old Masters champion is a four-time winner this year already and knows how to bounce back from disappointment.
His tie for 55th place at The Players ranks among his worst results of the season but he stormed to victory in his next two outings after Sawgrass – at Augusta National and then the WGC Match Play.
Charles Schwab Challenge odds: 33/1
Recent history at this event does not point to someone rocking up for the first time and walking off with the prize but Fleetwood is on the right path to buck that trend.
He got better with every round at the US PGA and closed with Sunday’s joint-lowest score (67) for a share of fifth place and his best finish at the tournament in his eighth attempt.
The 31-year-old now has a spring in his step and told reporters after Southern Hills that he is confident a run of what he described as “mediocre” golf is now behind him.
Charles Schwab Challenge odds: 28/1
Unlike Fleetwood, Ancer does have experience of getting round Colonial – he’s never missed the cut in four previous trips and was inside the top 15 on his two most recent visits.
Like Fleetwood, he is coming off a top-10 at the year’s second major and only a wobble on Sunday, when he dropped three shots in as many holes from the seventh en route to a 73, prevented him from being much closer.
He finished four shots off the mark needed to get into the play-off.
Charles Schwab Challenge odds: 70/1
With the world’s top 10 so well represented – five of them are due to tee it up on Thursday – it can be hard to look beyond the big names for Charles Schwab Challenge betting tips but Lee ticks a couple of boxes.
In his first eight events of 2022 he finished no better than T26 – at the Genesis Invitational – before three missed cuts in a row, but has turned a bit of a corner.
He managed a tie for 25th at the Wells Fargo Championship then successfully defended his AT&T Byron Nelson crown at Craig Ranch, just up the road from this week’s venue. This will be his third visit to the Colonial Country Club.
All odds and markets correct as of date of publication