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2022 PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open Odds and Picks

  • The Puerto Rico Open from Rio Grande at Grand Reserve Country Club tees off Thursday, March 3rd
  • Matthias Schwab is the +1600 favorite to win over Mark Hubbard and John Huh
  • See the 2022 Puerto Rico Open odds below and the best bets to win

With the best PGA Tour golfers teeing it up at this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, the rest of the players are headed to the Puerto Rico Open. Low scoring is essential for success at the Grand Reserve Country Club, with all but one of the 13 times this championship has been held seeing a double-digits under-par winning score.

The favorite to take the title is Austrian Matthias Schwab, who is fresh off a T-7th showing at the Honda Classic. He saw fellow countrymen Sepp Straka become the first golfer from their country to win on the PGA Tour, and he has the chops to make it back-to-back. Mark Hubbard and John Huh, who also posted strong showings at PGA National, are the two golfers favored behind Schwab.

The Puerto Rico Open is a totally wide open event that can see a variety of golfers take the title against inferior competition. The opposite field event at Bay Hill also has some intriguing sleepers and longshot picks to taste victory come Sunday evening.

2022 Puerto Rico Open Odds

Golfers Odds
Matthias Schwab +1600
Mark Hubbard +2000
John Huh +2000
Joseph Bramlett +2500
Rafa Cabrera Bello +2500
Peter Uihlein +2800
Kurt Kitayama +2800
David Lipsky +2800
Ryan Armour +2800
Victor Perez +3300
Nate Lashley +3300
Vaughn Taylor +3300
Brian Stuard +3300
Chase Seiffert +3300
Dylan Wu +3300
Chad Ramey +3300
Bronson Burgoon +4000
Brice Garnett +4000
Nick Hardy +4000
Austin Smotherman +4000

Odds as of March 1st at Barstool Sportsbook

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Kurt Kitayama Contended at Honda Classic

Golf is arguably the most fickle sport, and Kurt Kitayama’s recent performance would suggest that. The two-time DP World Tour champ had missed five straight cuts heading into last week’s Honda Classic. Given his recent poor play, a quick missed cut at one of the toughest tracks on Tour seemed to be in order.

Instead, all Kitayama did was take the first round lead en-route to a third place showing, where he was in contention all through the back nine.

 

Had he not had that strong appearance out of nowhere, he wouldn’t have even been considered a strong contender this week. In his lone start in Puerto Rico in 2017, Kitayama was respectable, tying for 17th. His +2800 odds to win outright are longer than the top-five golfers on the board, so you can get him with some value.

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Last Five Puerto Rico Open Winners

Year Winner
2021 Branden Grace
2020 Viktor Hovland
2019 Martin Trainer
2017 D.A. Points
2016 Tony Finau

*2018 there was no official Puerto Rico Open Tournament

2022 Puerto Rico Open Best Value Picks

  1. Scott Brown (+4500): Scott Brown won this tournament in 2013, part of nine trips to Puerto Rico without missing the cut. In that span, he’s racked up five top ten’s along the way. Twelfth in strokes gained: approach in the last 24 rounds of those competing.
  2. Rafael Campos (+10000): Rafael Campos will have the backing of the local supporters behind him this week in his native homeland. In three of his last four Puerto Rico Open’s, he’s posted a top-10 result. That was highlighted by a T-3rd last year, where he was in the hunt through the back nine on Sunday. 15th in SG: off-the-tee in last 24 rounds.
  3. Ted Potter Jr. (+12500): Ted Potter Jr. is one of those classic names that pops up on leaderboards from time-to-time, but has no consistency. He’s been able to taste success twice on the big stage, at the 2012 Greenbrier and 2018 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He’s made all four cuts lifetime at this championship, and in the last two years, the crafty lefty has gone T-6th and T-7th.

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Author: Micheal May