This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.
The Ryder Cup
Whistling Straits GC
The PGA Tour heads...nowhere this week, actually, as just one week into the season we get another quick break.
This time it's for a little event you may have heard of called the Ryder Cup. I know you might be thinking, "this article isn't typically set up to preview the Ryder Cup," and you're right, it's not, but I'm going to try to provide some insight regardless. While we generally cover OAD scenarios and try to peg the tournament winner, I assume there aren't any OAD leagues playing this week. However, there are still certainly bets to be made. Below you will see odds for the highest-scoring player on each team. I'll emphasize, the odds below represent the number you can get on a golfer scoring the most points within his team. There's no crossover with the other team, no overall winner, just within his and only his team.
Before we get to the individual players, I'm going to throw out which team I think will win, and that is...Team Europe. I was on site last time Team USA won, and there was a special vibe all week. Team USA was attempting to end a long drought, Tiger was on hand – albeit as a captain – and everything just seemed to fall into place. I'm not sure that magic will be there this week, and if there's one thing we know about this event, it's that Team USA always needs something