2020 Travelers Championship Preview and Betting Strategies – The Sports Gambling Podcast
After a birdie bonanza down in Hilton Head, the PGA Tour heads north for the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, CT.
Here’s everything to know about the tournament before placing a single wager.
Despite its customary place on the schedule as the first tournament after the U.S. Open, the Travelers Championship had turned into one of the more popular events for top professionals to play. Between a fun golf course that suits multiple styles of play to an enthusiastic fan base, the strength of the field at the Travelers has improved in recent years.
The strength of this year’s field is only bolstered with forcing top golfers to play as much as possible to try and secure enough FedEx points in this jam packed modified schedule. Headlining the field are Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Jon Rahm, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Bryson DeChambeau and last week’s winner Webb Simpson.
In addition, two top players who make their post-COVID break debut on the PGA Tour are Paul Casey and Patrick Cantlay. TPC River Highlands is one of Paul Casey’s best golf courses, as he has four Top 5 finishes in five career appearances at the tournament. As for Patrick Cantlay, he’s