Tournament Matchups – PGA Championship Betting Tips 2022

The best tournament matchup bets for the 2022 PGA Championship.

Hideki Matsuyma v Dustin Johnson

Hideki Matsuyama
Matsuyama v Johnson

Matsuyama ranks 3rd in Ball Striking and 2nd in Proximity from 200+ Yards, both key guides to the PGA Championship. Johnson is also strong with his long irons but his form ball striking has fallen away badly.

Jason Day v Daniel Berger

Jason Day
Day v Berger

Daniel Berger is a major lay this week given his lack of distance from the tee. 2015 winner Jason Day is finally rediscovering some of his best golf thanks to a change in diet and setup. Day’s form at Pebble Beach suggests Southern Hills will suit.

Jhonattan Vegas v Mito Pereira

Mito Pereira
Vegas v Pereira

Young Chilean Mito Pereira is one of the better rough hopes this week. He ranks Top 15 in Strokes Gained: Approach and Scrambling. Vegas has missed seven of 11 major cuts and not made it inside the Top 35.

Shane Lowry v Joaquin Niemann

Shane Lowry
Lowry v Niemann

Lowry is masterful around the greens and is as creative a player as there is on Tour. In his last 11 majors he has a win and three Top 8 finishes while he has just three finishes outside the Top 25. Niemann’s best finish in a major is 23rd.