Adam Hadwin Is a Fade Candidate at PGA Championship

Aug 07, 2018 11:00 AM EDT

For betting odds and analysis of the top 80 golfers in the 2018 PGA Championship field, check out this page. “Best odds value” and “Best matchup value” listed below are determined by a proprietary model built by Colin Davy. It factors in the course, plus a variety of weighted metrics and the betting odds (via Bovada). This isn’t meant to imply every player is worth a bet; we’re simply showing the most efficient way to wager on each golfer should you so choose.


Adam Hadwin PGA Championship Betting Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,100 DraftKings, $8,400 FanDuel

PGA Championship History (2013-2017): N/A, N/A, N/A, N/A, MC

Odds: +20,000 to win, +1600 top-10 finish, +1000 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +1000 top-20 finish

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 8:45 a.m. ET (Thursday); 2:10 p.m. ET (Friday)


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The Outlook

Hadwin is coming off a missed cut at the Canadian Open and hasn’t sniffed the top 10 since early March. Further, he’s never been in the top 20 in a major in his career, and he missed the cut in his only PGA Championship appearance last year. He’s not very long off the tee, which is a problem at Bellerive. When guys like DJ are hitting gaps into long par 4s and 5s, your game has to be nearly perfect to keep up. Hadwin’s isn’t right now.


The Metrics

Here’s how Hadwin ranks in the PGA Championship field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.

    • Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-57th
    • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-58th
    • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 46th
    • Long-Term Driving Distance: 109th
    • Strokes Gained: Approach: 41st

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Credit:

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports. Captioned: Adam Hadwin

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