The FedEx St. Jude Championship begins on Thursday at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. The top 70 golfers in the season-long point standings will tee it up in the first round of the FedEx Cup playoffs, with the top 50 finishers advancing to the next event.
The field is loaded with contenders, including current betting favorites Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, and Rory McIlroy. Let’s take a closer look at the participants, what’s at stake, and the latest FedEx St. Jude Championship odds.
Latest FedEx St. Jude Championship odds 2023
The table below has the latest odds from legal online sportsbooks for the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship. If you see a bet that you want to place, just click on the odds to head to the sportsbook offering that wager.
BetMGM has the best odds early in the week for three of the top four golfers. Scheffler is favored to win the event at +650, followed by Rory McIlroy at +800, Jon Rahm at +900, and Patrick Cantlay at +1600. Use BetMGM bonus code PLAY1000 to get up to $1,000 in bonus bets back on the first bet. Learn more about sports betting promos.
Best odds for the FedEx St. Jude Championship
Below are the latest betting odds for the current favorites to win or finish in the top five or 10 at this week’s FedEx St. Jude Championship.
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What’s at stake at the FedEx St. Jude Championship?
This is the first round of the FedEx Cup playoffs. The top 70 golfers in the season-long point standings have qualified to play at this week’s FedEx St. Jude Championship event, which carries a total purse of $20 million.
The top 50 finishers at St. Jude will advance to the second round at the BMW Championship, followed by the top 30 advancing to the Tour Championship on Aug. 24. The total prize pool for the playoffs is $75 million, with $18 million for first place.
FedEx St. Jude Championship betting favorites
As the FedEx St. Jude Championship plays out, betting odds on who will win will continue to shift. Here’s a look at the current top five favorites in advance of the event.
- Scottie Scheffler : Currently first in the Official World Golf Ranking, Scheffler had a stellar stretch of seven consecutive top five finishes this season.
- Jon Rahm : The winner of the 2023 Masters, Rahm tied for 10th at the US Open and finished in a tie for second at the British Open.
- Rory McIlroy : A three-time winner of the FedEx Cup, including last year, McIlroy’s most recent win was at the Scottish Open.
- Patrick Cantlay : The fourth-ranked player in the OWGR, Cantlay booked eight top 10 finishes over 18 events this season.
- Xander Schauffele : Ranked sixth in the OWGR, Schauffele finished 18th or better at all four of this season’s majors.
FedEx Cup point standings 2023
This season’s FedEx Cup chase featured two golfers who paced the field in terms of points. Further down the standings, there was more jockeying for position as the season played out. Here are the top 10 golfers in terms of points:
- Jon Rahm, 3,320
- Scottie Scheffler, 3,146
- Rory McIlroy, 2,304
- Max Homa, 2,128
- Wyndham Clark, 1,944
- Brian Harman, 1,827
- Viktor Hovland, 1,795
- Keegan Bradley, 1,774
- Rickie Fowler, 1,732
- Tony Finau, 1,655
The cutoff line to make it to the FedEx Cup playoffs is the top 70 in points. A number of notable names missed out, including Justin Thomas, who finished in 71st place with 608 points, just nine behind 70th-place finisher Ben Griffin.
2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship TV, live stream schedule
Here’s the full broadcast and streaming schedule for the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship.
- Round 1, Thursday, Aug. 10
- 2-6 p.m. ET: Golf Channel, Peacock
- Round 2, Friday, Aug. 11
- 2-6 p.m. ET: Golf Channel, Peacock
- Round 3, Saturday, Aug. 12
- 1-3 p.m. ET: Golf Channel, Peacock
- 3-6 p.m. ET: CBS
- Final round, Sunday, Aug. 13
- Noon-2 p.m. ET: Golf Channel, Peacock
- 2-6 p.m. ET: CBS
FedEx St. Jude Championship course and weather
The FedEx St. Jude Championship takes place at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. The course is a par-70 that stretches for 7,233 yards. At last year’s edition, Will Zalatoris carded a -15 and defeated Sepp Straka in a playoff.
The early forecast calls for warm weather with temperatures in the 90s and minimal winds. There is a slight risk of precipitation and the potential for some pop-up storms throughout the four-day event.