PGA: Memorial Tournament Picks, Preview, Odds, Schedule (Jun 3)

  • Memorial Tournament takes place at Muirfield Village Golf Club
  • Jon Rahm is the defending champion
  • Rahm, Jordan Spieth, and Bryson DeChambeau among the leading players in betting

The action on the PGA Tour continues this weekend with a thrilling Memorial Tournament set to take place. It is one of the most picturesque events on the Tour, with the course passing through a neighborhood called Muirfield Village. However, which of the international stars on show will be able to win the famous event this year?

Memorial Tournament Schedule

  • When: Thursday, June 3rd- Sunday, June 6th, 2021
  • Location: Muirfield Village Golf Club
  • What Channel Is It On?: Golf Channel
  • Payout: $1,674,000 to the winner
  • Total Purse: $9,300,000

Memorial Tournament Odds

PlayerVegas Odds
Jon Rahm+1200
Jordan Spieth+1600
Bryson DeChambeau+1800
Collin Morikawa+1800
Justin Thomas+1800
Patrick Cantlay+1800
Rory McIlroyy+1800
Viktor Hovland+1800

Memorial Tournament Preview

History & Previous Winners

The Memorial Tournament has been a part of the PGA Tour since being placed for the first time in 1976. It has always taken place at the Muirfield Village Golf Club, which is in Dublin, Ohio. The course covers a length of 7,392 yards and has a part 72. It is a stroke play event, and there is a prize fund of $9.3 million available for players.

Tom Lehman won the event in 1994, and he remains the record holder for the best tournament score. He finished the event with an aggregate score of 268, which was -20 under par. Many of the players that are returning for the event this year have achieved successes at the Memorial Tournament in the past. Jon Rahm was the winner of the event 12 months ago, as he won by three strokes from Ryan Palmer.

Patrick Cantlay and Bryson DeChambeau have also won the event in the past, with the two stars winning the competition respectively in 2019 and 2018. Tiger Woods is the most successful player in the history of the event, as his success in 2012 was the fifth title that he won.

Leading Contenders

As you can tell from the odds, the leading contenders for the Memorial Tournament are all players that have achieved victories in the past. Rahm is the current market leader, as he was a dominant winner of the event last year. DeChambeau is also prominent in the market, but his game has changed since his victory in 2018, and it will be interesting to see whether his style suits the conditions that will be at play this weekend.

Cantlay is certainly the leading contender of the previous winners, as he comes into this event after making the cut at the PGA Championship just a couple of weeks ago. McIlroy will also be looking to bounce back to form after a disappointing showing at the PGA Championship, while Jordan Spieth has looked more competitive over recent weeks, as he finished in a tie for 30th at the PGA Championship and finished second last weekend in the Charles Schwab Challenge.

Memorial Tournament Field for 2021

  • Byeong Hun An
  • Christiaan Bezuidenhout
  • Keegan Bradley
  • Sam Burns
  • Rafa Cabrera Bello
  • Patrick Cantlay
  • Cameron Champ
  • K.J. Choi
  • Stewart Cink
  • Wyndham Clark
  • Corey Conners
  • Joel Dahmen
  • Cam Davis
  • Jason Day
  • Bryson DeChambeau
  • Jason Dufner
  • Tyler Duncan
  • Tony Finau
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Dylan Frittelli
  • Brian Gay
  • Doug Ghim
  • Talor Gooch
  • Branden Grace
  • Lanto Griffin
  • Emiliano Grillo
  • Adam Hadwin
  • Brandon Hagy
  • James Hahn
  • Padraig Harrington
  • Russell Henley
  • Lucas Herbert
  • Jim Herman
  • Harry Higgs
  • Bo Hoag
  • Charley Hoffman
  • Tom Hoge
  • J.B. Holmes
  • Max Homa
  • Billy Horschel
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Charles Howell III
  • Mark Hubbard
  • Mackenzie Hughes
  • Sungjae Im
  • Chase Johnson
  • Matt Jones
  • Takumi Kanaya
  • Sung Kang
  • Si Woo Kim
  • Chris Kirk
  • Patton Kizzire
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Martin Laird
  • Danny Lee
  • K.H. Lee
  • Marc Leishman
  • Haotong Li
  • David Lingmerth
  • Luke List
  • Adam Long
  • Joe Long
  • Jamie Lovemark
  • Shane Lowry
  • Peter Malnati
  • Hideki Matsuyama
  • Denny McCarthy
  • Tyler McCumber
  • William McGirt
  • Rory McIlroy
  • Troy Merritt
  • Collin Morikawa
  • Sebastián Muñoz
  • Kevin Na
  • Matthew NeSmith
  • Joaquin Niemann
  • Alex Noren
  • Henrik Norlander
  • Louis Oosthuizen
  • Carlos Ortiz
  • C.T. Pan
  • Victor Perez
  • J.T. Poston
  • Jon Rahm
  • Doc Redman
  • Patrick Reed
  • Patrick Rodgers
  • Antoine Rozner
  • Xander Schauffele
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Charl Schwartzel
  • Adam Scott
  • Robby Shelton
  • Vijay Singh
  • Cameron Smith
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Brendan Steele
  • Tyler Strafaci
  • Sepp Straka
  • Robert Streb
  • Kevin Streelman
  • Hudson Swafford
  • Nick Taylor
  • Sahith Theegala
  • Justin Thomas
  • Michael Thompson
  • Brendon Todd
  • Cameron Tringale
  • Harold Varner III
  • Camilo Villegas
  • Matt Wallace
  • Bubba Watson
  • Richy Werenski
  • Danny Willett
  • Aaron Wise
  • Gary Woodland
  • Will Zalatoris
  • Xinjun Zhang

Memorial Tournament Pick & Prediction

Who will win the Memorial Tournament this weekend

The betting odds suggest that this could be a wide-open affair this weekend. However, those looking for a player with decent odds and with a great chance of winning shouldn’t look past 2019 winner Patrick Cantlay. He has returned to form recently, and his past experience around this course is a huge plus.

Free Pick:

  • Patrick Cantlay

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