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CJ Cup Byron Nelson 2024 Golf Betting Preview, Odds And PGA Picks

The PGA Tour returns to stroke play format at The CJ Cup Byron Nelson this week following the team pairing win last week by Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry in the Zurich Classic. The 156 player field for the Byron Nelson includes just Jordan Spieth (20), Jason Day (22) and Tom Kim (23) from the top 25 players in the world golf rankings after Will Zalatoris (30) withdrew Tuesday after a flare-up in his back.

The top players will attack wide open Zoysia fairways and large bentgrass greens in a birdie-fest and putting contest this week. TPC Craig Ranch is the host course for the fourth time, and the 7,414 yard course now plays to Par 71 with the 12th hole shortened from 547 yards (Par 5) to 493 yards (Par 4). Rowlett Creek runs through the property and crosses 14 of the 18 holes.

TPC Craig Ranch is located in McKinney about 30 miles north of Dallas, where FanDuel ambassador Jordan Spieth lives and enters as the tournament favorite. Close behind is 2023 Byron Nelson champion Jason Day. Longshot K.H. Lee won the other two events held at TPC Craig Ranch.

The field lacks star power as most of the top pros prepare for next week’s Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte followed by the PGA Championship at Jack Nicklaus-designed Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville.

CJ Cup Byron Nelson Golf Odds And Favorites

Leading favorites and contenders golf odds from FanDuel Sportsbook refresh periodically and are subject to change, including on props and live betting.

  • +1400: Jordan Spieth
  • +1600: Si Woo Kim
  • +2000: Jason Day (defending champion)
  • +2200: Alex Noren, Min Woo Lee, Adam Scott
  • +2500: Byeong Hun An, Stephen Jaeger
  • +2800: Tom Kim, Sungjae Im, Tom Hoge
  • +3500: Keith Mitchell, Adam Schenk
  • +4000: Mackenzie Hughes, Thomas Detry
  • +5000: Maverick McNealy, K.H. Lee
  • +5500: Mark Hubbard
  • +6000: Seamus Power, Davis Thompson, Beau Hossler
  • +6500: Ben Griffin, Aaron Rai
  • +7000: Doug Ghim
  • +7500: Sam Stevens
  • +8000: Taylor Pendrith, Kevin Yu, Nate Lashley
  • +8000: Justin Lower, C.T. Pan, Chad Kim
  • +9000: Jake Knapp, Ryan Fox, Matti Schmid, Luke List

72 Hole Winning Score (Par 71): Over/Under 260.5

Some key strokes gained stats and performance metrics to consider this week include:

  • SG: Approach and Total (easy scoring conditions)
  • SG: Putting and Off the Tee
  • Birdies or Better Gained
  • Proximity to hole from 200+ yards

Tom Hoge leads the field in SG: Approach and No. 2 in SG: Total and No. 13 in SG: Putting over his last 36 rounds. Hoge’s best finish in three starts at TPC Craig’s Ranch is T17 in 2022 when he shot 18-under par. Jordan Spieth and K.H. Lee have the best Strokes Gained stats profiles in 8 rounds at TPC Craig Ranch. Lee is No. 1 in Approach, Total and No. 2 in Putting while Spieth is 4, 2 and 21.

Byeong Hun An ranks No. 1 in this field in Birdies or Better Gained and No. 4 in this field in Opportunities Gained over his last 36 rounds. He’s also No. 3 in Driving Distance Gained and No. 12 in Greens in Regulation Gained. Hun An also ranks top-20 in Proximity to the hole from 175-200 yards and 200+ yards and top-5 inside 125 yards. Byeong Hun An finished T8 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational and T16 in The Masters against stronger field on courses where driving and approach were key stats.

CJ Cup Byron Nelson Golf Picks

Leading golf analysts and contributors picks to win and top finishing position include:

  • Golf Digest – Alex Noren (2), Sungjae Im, Byeong Hun An, Adam Schenk, Thomas Detry, Keith Mitchell,
  • SportingLife: Jordan Spieth, Tom Kim and longshots Sam Stevens, Davis Riley, Nate Lashley and C.T. Pan
  • Golf Bet – Tom Kim, Stephen Jaeger, Si Woo Kim, Mark Hubbard
  • FanDuel – Si Woo Kim, Alex Noren, Tom Hoge, Mackenzie Hughes

Tournament Matchups

Additional golf betting odds from FanDuel and leading online sportsbooks are updated and adjusted througout the tournament along with props and tournament matchups.

  • Sungjae Im (-120) vs. Tom Kim (+100)
  • Byeong Hun An (-115) vs. Min Woo Lee (-105) – Bet Byeong Hun An
  • Tom Hoge (-120) vs. Keith Mitchell (+100)
  • Davis Thompson (-120) vs. Beau Hossler (+100)

How To Watch The CJ Cup Byron Nelson

All times Eastern. Tournament May 2-5

  • Thursday-Friday: 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel/Peacock)
  • Saturday-Sunday: 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel/Peacock), 3-6 p.m. (CBS)

Thursday and Friday pairings and tee times.

Featured Groups

Thursday PGA Tour Live on ESPN+

  • 8:23 am, hole #10: Tom Hoge, Brice Garnett, Daniel Berger
  • 8:34 am, hole #10: Tom Kim, Camilo Villegas, Mackenzie Hughes
  • 8:45 am, hole #10: Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Sungjae Im (Marquee)

Friday

  • 8:23 am, hole #10: Jake Knapp, Luke List, Adam Schenk
  • 8:34 am, hole #10: Stephan Jaeger, Nick Dunlap, Byeong Hun An
  • 8:45 am, hole #10: Adam Scott, Si Woo Kim, K.H. Lee ‘(Marquee)

Featured holes Par 3’s at No. 4, 7 and 17 and Par 4 at No. 14

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