2022 Travelers Championship
June 23, 2022 6:45 am EDT
This week, the PGA Tour travels to Connecticut for the 2022 Travelers Championship.
Before I discuss my favorite golf bets for this week’s PGA Tour event let’s take a look at the golf course the field will play and some additional facts that I feel are relevant to those that will be placing bets on the 2022 Travelers Championship.
The 2022 Travelers Championship will be played at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. The golf course is a par 70 that measures 6,852 yards. This course is a tree lined track that features only a few water hazards. In 2016, a PGA Tour renovation of this golf course directed the removal of over 50 bunkers. This track will present the field with two par five holes. In my opinion, the eventual winner of this week’s event will be a strong ball striker that also is an exceptional putter.
The Travelers Championship made it’s debut on the PGA Tour in 1984.
The average cumulative four round winning score of the three previous winners of the Travelers Championship was 16.33 strokes under par (2021 Harris English -13: 2020 Dustin Johnson -19: 2019 Chez Reavie -17).
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Now let’s shift our focus to my favorite golf bets for the 2022 Travelers Championship.
Here are two golfers to consider placing on your card to finish in the top ten.
Brendan Steele +350
Brendan Steele arrives at this week’s 2022 Travelers Championship on the heels of two consecutive top ten finishes on the PGA Tour, including an impressive ninth place result at the 2022 PGA Championship four weeks ago.
In relation to this week’s current listed 2022 Travelers Championship field, in the last 24 rounds played on the PGA Tour, Brendan Steele ranks first in strokes gained off the tee, first in strokes gained ball striking, 11th in strokes gained approach, and fifth in GIR (greens in regulation).
It should also be noted that Brendan Steele finished sixth at the 2020 Travelers Championship.
Davis Riley +400
Davis Riley has accumulated four top 13 finishes in his last five tournaments played on the PGA Tour, including a fourth place result at the 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge three weeks ago.
In relation to this week’s current listed 2022 Travelers Championship field, in the last 12 rounds played on the PGA Tour, Davis Riley ranks second in strokes gained ball striking, seventh in strokes gained tee to green, first in strokes gained approach, and 20th in GIR (greens in regulation).