Young Joaquin Niemann Is Trending Up Entering 2018 PGA Championship

Aug 07, 2018 10:00 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.


Joaquin Niemann PGA Championship Betting Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,600 DraftKings, $9,200 FanDuel

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

Odds: +6600 to win, +650 top-10 finish, +300 top-20 finish, -275 to make cut, +200 to miss cut

Best Odds Value: +200 to miss cut

Best Matchup Value: N/A

Tee Times: 3:10 p.m. ET (Thursday); 9:45 a.m. ET (Friday)


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The Outlook

Niemann has been on fire in his rookie season, parlaying sponsors exemptions into a full tour card next season. The 19-year-old hasn’t made a cut yet in a couple major tries and won’t be on my card, but he’s a guy who probably gets a win at some point during the fall swing.


The Metrics

Here’s how Niemann 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-20th
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: N/A
  • Long-Term Driving Distance: 9th
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: N/A

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Pictured: Joacquin Niemann

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