Webb Simpson was on top the golfing world last week after taking down the competition at Harbour Town. Can Simpson slay the beast at TPC River Highlands this coming weekend? If you ask the experts, the are some additional names who should be on your shortlist of players to bet on. Let’s review, but first, register below to make your picks.
Expert Picks and Predictions for the Travelers Championship PGA Golf Tournament Running from June 25 to June 28 2020
Where: TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT
When: June 25-28 2020
TV Broadcast: ESPN/CBS
|Rob Bolton||Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Thomas|
Bolton put up a 15-man power ranking of players expected to play at the 2020 Travelers Championship. The top two golfers on the list are DeChambeau and Thomas, who are also among the favorites to win the tournament, according to odds at TopBet. DeChambeau is priced +1100 — the shortest overall — while Thomas is not far behind with odds of +1200. DeChambeau has yet to win a tournament this season, but he’s racked up five-straight top 10s, heading into TPC River Highlands. Thomas has two wins on the season. He’s also finished no worse than a T10 in each of this last three PGA Tour starts.
|Kyle Porter||Joel Dahmen|
The 1o-year pro from Clarkston, Washington fired a 63 last Saturday in the third round of the RBC Heritage, but could not keep it going, scoring 75 in a forgettable final round. Still, Dahmen (+7500)is having quite a solid year, with four top 10s and seven top 25s in 15 starts. His best performance so far this season was a T5 at the Genesis Invitational.
|Jason Roulin||Abraham Ancer, Xander Schauffele, Joel Dahmen and Max Homa|
Speaking of top 25s, Jason Rollin of Awesome.com, while breaking down his DFS players to watch out for at the Travelers Championship, mentioned the names of Ancer, Schauffele, Dahmen, and Homa as those with have finished at least 50 percent of their respective starts inside the top 25. Ancer (+3300) is coming off his best finish of the year with a runner-up showing at RBC Heritage; Schauffele (+2800) also finished second at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions; Homa (+15000) has three top 10s in 13 starts.
Ryan Simpson, Top Bet News Editor
|Ryan Simpson||Webb Simpson|
This pick doesn’t come from the fact that the golfer has the same last name as our own TB News editor. Nope, instead our man behind the red pen is asking you all to strike (wager) whilst the iron is hot. Webb Simpson is that iron, having just won the RBC Heritage last Sunday. Simpson, who is leading the PGA TOUR in birdie average (4.92) and scoring average (68.662), is +2000 to win the Travelers Championship. Simpson has a total of three top 15s at the Travelers Championship, dating back to 2011.
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