Updated PGA Odds

The final major championship of the year, the 2009 PGA Championship is set to begin Thursday, Aug. 13 at Hazeltine in Chaska, Minn.

After opening as a 2/1 favorite to win, Tiger Woods is still the early favorite to win the event, now at 3/2 odds according to the online sports book Sportsbook.com.

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Other short odds for the PGA Championship are Padraig Harrington (20/1), Phil Mickelson (22/1), Lee Westwood (28/1), and Hunter Mahan (30/1).

Woods is on a hot streak, winning the Buick Open and WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in the last two weeks. Woods has won 14 of his last 24 events and is a four-time PGA Championship winner, with his most recent coming in 2007. Woods did finish runner up to Rich Beem in the 2002 PGA Championship, which also took place at Hazeltine. Woods has also won at least one major championship each year since 2005, and has yet to win one thus far in 2009.

Harrington tied for second last weekend in the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, and is the defending PGA Championship winner. Harrington changed his swing following the 2008 season where he won the final two majors, but the results did not continue. Harrington has missed eight cuts this year and missed five-straight cuts prior to the British Open. His runner-up finish last weekend was just his second top five of the year in 18 events.

Mickelson missed the British Open to be with his wife, who is recovering from breast cancer surgery. Mickelson did return last week for the Bridgestone Invitational, where he finished tied for 58th. In this year’s majors, Mickelson has placed fifth (Masters) and tied for second (U.S. Open). Mickelson is the 2005 PGA Championship winner, and finished seventh in last year’s event.

Westwood had four-straight top 10 finishes heading into this week’s PGA Championship. Westwood finished third at the British Open, but held the lead on the final day by two strokes at one point. Westwood has made the cut in 15-of-16 events this year.

Aside from missing the cut at the British Open, Mahan has finished sixth or better in his last four events. The British Open was the only cut Mahan has missed this year. Mahan has 10 top 20 finishes in 2009.

For complete odds on all of the golfers in the 2009 PGA Championship, see below.

Odds to Win the 2009 PGA Championship – August 13-16 – Hazeltine - Chaska, Minn.

Tiger Woods 3/2

Padraig Harrington 20/1

Phil Mickelson 22/1

Lee Westwood 28/1

Hunter Mahan 30/1

Steve Stricker 33/1

Retief Goosen 35/1

Stewart Cink 40/1

Geoff Ogilvy 45/1

Anthony Kim 45/1

Sergio Garcia 45/1

Jim Furyk 50/1

Kenny Perry 50/1

Henrik Stenson 50/1

Angel Cabrera 55/1

Zach Johnson 55/1

Ross Fisher 55/1

Ian Poulter 66/1

Vijay Singh 66/1

Ernie Els 66/1

Camilo Villegas 75/1

Robert Allenby 80/1

Rory McIlroy 80/1

David Toms 80/1

Paul Casey 80/1

Luke Donald 80/1

Mike Weir 80/1

Martin Kaymer 90/1

Sean O'Hair 90/1

Lucas Glover 100/1

Justin Leonard 100/1

Davis Love 110/1

Nick Watney 110/1

Miguel Angel Jimenez 110/1

Justin Rose 110/1

Adam Scott 110/1

Soren Hansen 125/1

Jerry Kelly 125/1

Ben Curtis 125/1

Boo Weekley 125/1

Tim Clark 125/1

Y.E. Yang 125/1

Woody Austin 140/1

Chad Campbell 140/1

Brandt Snedeker 150/1

Steve Marino 150/1

Stephen Ames 150/1

Alvaro Quiros 150/1

Oliver Wilson 150/1

Rory Sabbatini 150/1

Scott Verplank 150/1

Kevin Na 160/1

Brian Gay 175/1

John Rollins 175/1

Andres Romero 175/1

K.J. Choi 175/1

Graeme McDowell 175/1

Stuart Appleby 175/1

Aaron Baddeley 175/1

Dustin Johnson 175/1

J.B. Holmes 175/1

John Senden 175/1

Soren Kjeldsen 175/1

Mathew Goggin 175/1

Pat Perez 175/1

Bubba Watson 200/1

Trevor Immelman 200/1

John Mallinger 200/1

Chris Starkjohann 200/1

Ben Crane 200/1

Rod Pampling 200/1

Charles Howell 200/1

Charley Hoffman 200/1

J.J. Henry 225/1

Michael Sim 225/1

Chris Wood 225/1

Darren Clarke 225/1

Fred Couples 225/1

Mark Wilson 225/1

Paul Goydos 225/1

Steve Flesch 225/1

Bo Van Pelt 225/1

Brett Quigley 250/1

Kevin Streelman 250/1

Jeff Overton 250/1

Richard Green 250/1

Nathan Green 250/1

Nick Dougherty 250/1

Gonzalo F-Castano 250/1

Kevin Sutherland 250/1

Thomas Levet 250/1

Peter Hanson 250/1

Steve Webster 250/1

Jason Dufner 250/1

Charl Schwartzel 275/1

Jeev Milkha Singh 275/1

Charlie Wi 275/1

Carl Pettersson 275/1

Francesco Molinari 275/1

Matt Kuchar 275/1

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Posted: 8/10/09 4:51PM ET

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