PGA Championship 2nd Rd. Odds

2011 pga championship second round odds steve stricker

JOHNS CREEK, GA (TheSpread) – Steve Stricker tied a PGA Championship record, shooting a 63 on Thursday to hold a two-shot lead in the year’s final major championship.

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Stricker started the day with a 5-under 30 on his front nine and then played solid for the final nine holes to get to 7-under par. He holds a two-shot lead on Jerry Kelly, who shot a 65 on Thursday.

According to oddsmakers, Stricker is now the favorite to win the PGA Championship, with 5/2 odds. Other short odds to win are Luke Donald (12/1) and Rory McIlroy (14/1).

Stricker is seeking his first major championship and his best finish in a PGA Championship was second back in 1998. Stricker’s 63 ties the lowest score of any golfer in a PGA Championship.

Donald shot an even-par 70 on Thursday. He is currently ranked No. 1 in the world but is seeking his first major championship.

McIlroy also shot a 70 on Thursday. He injured his wrist early in the round but played through the pain. There is no indication that he will be unable to play on Friday. McIlroy won his first major, the U.S. Open, this past June.

The 2011 PGA Championship is played at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Georgia and will continue on Friday, Aug. 12 and finish on Sunday, Aug. 14.

2011 PGA Championship Second Round Odds to Win - Who Will Win PGA Championship?

Steve Stricker 5/2

Luke Donald 12/1

Rory McIlroy 14/1

Adam Scott 20/1

Jason Day 20/1

Lee Westwood 20/1

Jerry Kelly 25/1

Shaun Micheel 30/1

Bill Haas 33/1

Davis Love III 33/1

Phil Mickelson 33/1

Scott Verplank 33/1

Simon Dyson 33/1

Brendon De Jonge 40/1

Matteo Manassero 40/1

Nick Watney 40/1

Stewart Cink 40/1

John Senden 50/1

K.J. Choi 50/1

Trevor Immelman 50/1

Zach Johnson 50/1

Anders Hansen 66/1

Brandt Jobe 66/1

Charl Schwartzel 66/1

Gary Woodland 66/1

Matt Kuchar 66/1

Robert Karlsson 66/1

Martin Kaymer 80/1

Ricky Barnes 80/1

Sean O'Hair 80/1

Brian Davis 100/1

D-A Points 100/1

Hunter Mahan 100/1

Sergio Garcia 100/1

Alexander Noren 125/1

Brendan Steele 125/1

Camilo Villegas 125/1

David Toms 125/1

Jim Furyk 125/1

Justin Rose 125/1

Miguel Angel Jimenez 125/1

Peter Hanson 125/1

Tiger Woods 125/1

Y-E Yang 125/1

Jason Dufner 150/1

Robert Garrigus 150/1

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