PGA Championship Top American Odds

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KIAWAH ISLAND, SC (TheSpread) – The PGA Championship gives an American a chance to be on top of the golfing world this week. Here is a look at the odds to be the top American this weekend.

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According to oddsmakers, Tiger Woods is the favorite to be the top American, has he has 9/2 odds. Other short odds are Dustin Johnson (12/1) and Jason Dufner (14/1).

Woods is currently second in the world rankings and he has three wins in 2012. Woods has won the PGA Championship four times in his career. He has a total of 14 major titles in his career. He missed the cut in the 2011 PGA Championship, but is coming off a third-place finish at the British Open.

Dustin Johnson is 18th in the world rankings. He has placed in the top 20 in four of his last seven tournaments. He has one victory on the year. Johnson has never won a major championship but he has placed in the top 10 of this event in two of his three appearances.

Dufner is 8th in the world rankings. He has placed in the top 10 in four of his last five events and has two wins on the year. Dufner is seeking his first major championship. He has finished in the top 5 in this tournament the last two years and has placed 31st or better in his last four majors.

The PGA Championship begins on Thursday, August 9 and will run through Sunday, August 12 from the Kiawah Island-Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. For complete odds on which American will be the top golfer at the PGA Championship, see below.

2012 PGA Championship Odds to Win - Who Will Be The Top American?

Tiger Woods 9/2

Dustin Johnson 12/1

Jason Dufner 14/1

Matt Kuchar 16/1

Bubba Watson 16/1

Keegan Bradley 16/1

Webb Simpson 16/1

Hunter Mahan 20/1

Phil Mickelson 16/1

Steve Stricker 18/1

Zach Johnson 20/1

Jim Furyk 22/1

Rickie Fowler 22/1

Nick Watney 25/1

Bill Haas 28/1

Bo Van Pelt 28/1

Brandt Snedeker 33/1

Robert Garrigus 40/1

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