PGA Tournament Odds: Waste Management Phoenix Open 1/30/18

PGA Tournament Odds: Waste Management Phoenix Open 1/30/18

The Phoenix Open Pro is a professional golf tournament held every year in Scottsdale, Ariz., between January and February.

One player who will be roared on is the popular three-time champion Phil Mickelson, who went to Arizona State University, as he makes his 29th appearance at the event (a joint record).

The victor two weeks ago in La Quinta, Rahm eagled the par-5 third on his second nine.

A big reason for his strong showings here is the Bermuda greens.

"The putter was hot the first nine holes", Haas, a six-times PGA Tour victor, told reporters after a round that included a 30-foot birdie at the second hole, his 11th. Haas was frustrated with his results - he's missed three cuts in six starts this season with a best finish of T-17 - so he did what normally does and called his dad, Jay Haas, who then recommended his son dial up Utley.

Born and raised in Las Vegas, it's no surprise that Piercy has a reputation for being a 'desert rat'.

Meanwhile, it's worth noting that no one has won the same PGA Tour event three times in a row since Steve Stricker achieved this remarkable feat at the John Deere Classic between 2009-2011. Although five of the last 10 events, including the last two, have been decided in a playoff, historically the requirement of extra holes was rare.

We're going streaking! Bring your green at hat.

Bill Haas set the early pace at the Phoenix Open, where he earned a two-stroke lead following the first round, while former world number one Jordan Spieth opened with a 72. "I could have easily three-putted that if it had run by", he said, "but it went in and saved two shots there, basically". "I was very proud of that, and hopefully I can keep putting well".

Piercy ranked 3rd in Strokes Gained: Tee-To-Green at both the Sony Open and CareerBuilder so the stats back up his words. Course: TPC Scottsdale. Yardage: 7,216.

This year's Waste Management Phoenix Open finishes Sunday.

The Korean has been a leaderboard regular in the United Arab Emirates, only once finishing outside the top 15 in 11 starts there. Holmes comes in off just missing out on a playoff at the Farmers where there was an uproar about his slow play, especially on the last hole.