It has been four years since Tiger Woods won his last championship and it would appear the odds makers are intent on ending that drought.
Woods is a heavy favorite to win the 94th PGA Championship at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course, coming in at an 8-to-1 favorite to win. The next closest are Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald at 18-to-1 each. Lee Westwood is the only other golfer at less than 20-to-1 odds.
2011's winner Keegan Bradley (Wood's tee-partner) comes in at 33-to-1. The three major winners so far this season didn't draw the best odds with Webb Simpson at 33-to-1, Bubba Watson at 40-to-1 and Ernie Els at a borderline forgotten 50-to-1. Everyone's favorite Phil Mickelson is sitting at 40-to-1.
There are a few golfers with bay area connections, but all of them are pretty long shots to make any rumblings on the green. Charlie Wi sits at 175-to-1, Mitch Lowe at 1,000-to-1 and Spencer Levin at 125-to-1. Only Nick Watney, who was born in Sacramento and attended Fresno State, is the only bay area representative not named Tiger Woods with a halfway decent shot at 50-to-1 odds.
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