2024 The Players Championship Odds: Betting Preview, Schedule, & History

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The Players Championship will take place Thursday to Sunday at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. The world’s best golfers will be competing for a $25 million purse at one of this season’s signature events, with $4.5 million going to the winner. 

Defending champion Scottie Scheffler is the favorite to win, followed by Rory McIlroy. Broadcast coverage will be available on NBC and the Golf Channel. Read on for a betting preview and the latest golf odds for The Players Championship.    

Latest odds for The Players Championship 2024

Below are the latest betting odds for the 2024 edition of The Players Championship. You can change the display by using the drop-down menus, and clicking any of the odds will take you to the sportsbook offering that line. Sports betting promos are available to new users. 

Best odds for The Players Championship 

The best available betting odds for the 2024 favorites at The Players Championship are below. You can bet on golfers to win or place in the top five or 10, along with other wagers at the best golf betting sites

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2024 Players Championship favorites

Scottie Scheffler is the betting favorite to win The Players Championship. He currently ranks first in the Official World Golf Ranking and is fresh off a win at last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational. Scheffler has booked a top 10 finish five times in six 2024 events.  

Rory McIlroy holds down the second spot in the latest odds. He also ranks second in the OWGR and finished in a tie for 21st last week. McIlroy won the Hero Dubai Desert Classic earlier this year but has failed to break the top 20 in his last four appearances. 

Behind the two leaders, Xander Schauffele and Justin Thomas are jockeying for position in the odds. Schauffele is ranked sixth in the OWGR and has four top 10 finishes for the year to date. Thomas is ranked 24th and tied for 12th place last week. 

Prize pool for The Players Championship in 2024 

There will be 144 golfers competing for a $25 million prize pool at The Players Championship. The first place finisher will take home a cool $4.5 million, second place is good for $2.725 million, and third will get $1.725. The purse size is the largest for the season to date, and also greater than the pool for any of last season’s four majors. 

2024 Players Championship TV and stream schedule

The Players Championship gets underway this Thursday, with the first tee time set for 7:40 a.m. ET. The top 65 players and ties will advance to play over the weekend, with the final round taking place on Sunday. Here’s where you can watch and stream:

The Players Championship course and weather

The Players Championship takes place at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. It’s a par-72 that spans 7,275 yards. At last season’s TPC, Tom Hoge set a course record in the third round, carding a -10 for a single-round score of 62. 

The early weather forecast is calling for temps in the 70s for the first round, with the highs potentially rising into the 80s over the weekend. There’s a slight chance of showers and minimal wind on Friday and through the weekend. The winner also receives 600 Fedex Cup points if a PGA player.

Recent winners of The Players Championship

The Players Championship was first introduced in 1974. The annual tournament has continued to gain prominence ever since and is often referred to as golf’s “fifth major.” Below are the recent winners and runners-up at TPC. 

2023Scottie Scheffler (-17)Tyrrell Hatton (-12)
2022Cameron Smith (-13)Anirban Lahiri (-12)
2021Justin Thomas (-14)Lee Westwood (-13)
2019Rory McIlroy (-16)Jim Furyk (-15)