What a finish to the PGA Tour with last week’s Tour Championship finale. With that said, the turnaround in golf is a quick one as the 2020-2021 season begins right away in September with the 2020 Safeway Open. With the coronavirus moving some dates around, there will only be a handful of events before the 2020 Masters and US Open, so these events are crucial early in the season, which is rare. With the season beginning, let’s take a look at the Safeway Open course preview, odds, picks, betting history and more.
Safeway Open Date and Info 2020
The 2020 Safeway Open will kick off the 2020-2021 PGA Tour season. It starts in Napa, California at the beautiful Silverado Resort and Spa. Here are the full details for watching and listening for the 2020 event.
Where: Silverado Resort and Spa North Course, Napa, California
When: Thursday, September 10th to Sunday, September 13th
Watch: Golf Channel, PGA Tour
Radio: PGA Tour Radio
Safeway Open Golf Course Preview – Silverado Resort and Spa North
The Silverado Resorts and Spa is home to two golf courses, the North and South. The 2020 Safeway Open will be played at the North Course, which is a 7,166 yard course designed by Johnny Miller. There are water hazards throughout the course, and it is a challenging one even for top PGA professionals. Despite the yardage, last year’s winner shot in the 270s, making it a harder course than anticipated for most. Here are some of the courses top features:
- Four Par-3s
- 10 Par-4s
- Four Par-5s
- Long Par 3 on Hole 2
- 538 yard Par 5 – Double dogleg
- 575 yard Par 5 on 18 to finish the course
Odds to Win the 2020 Safeway Open
The odds are released for the 2020 Safeway Open after the conclusion of the 2020 Tour Championship, so here is a list of the top 45 golfers in terms of odds for the 2020 Safeway Open. For more odds, check out our golf odds page.
|Golfer||Odds to Win Safeway Open|
|Si Woo Kim||+2200|
|Harold Varner III||+3000|
|Erik van Rooyen||+4500|
For a full list, check out DraftKings Sportsbook’s 2020 Safeway Open odds.
Bet on the 2020 Safeway Open This Week
Betting on golf is a fun sweat, as one hole can change the outcome of the winners, making the cut, and more. With the amount of legal sportsbooks available in legal sports betting states, it is crucial to use the best ones for PGA betting. Given the amount of betting markets available, here are the top sportsbooks to wager on the 2020 Safeway Open for this week.
FOX Bet Sportsbook
2020 Safeway Open Golf Betting Picks
Each week, we give some PGA betting picks based on odds at hand. Here are some sleepers, outright winners, picks to be in the top 5, and top 10. Since odds are released for the 2020 Safeway Open, picks are updated below. For more golf betting action, check out the US Open odds and the 2020 Masters odds.
Golf Betting Picks
Here is a look at some 2020 Safeway Open golf betting picks, as odds are released!
- Sergio Garcia (+2800)
- Doc Redman (+4500)
- Sergio Garcia (+500)
- Harold Varner III (+650)
- Doc Redman (+1000)
- Doc Redman (+500)
- Harold Varner III (+350)
Who is the public betting on at the 2020 Safeway Open?
Each week, DraftKings Sportsbook provides public betting information on the PGA event at hand. Stay tuned for the data on the 2020 Safeway Open.
Will Tiger Woods play in the Safeway Open?
“Today was nice. I hit the ball really well and made only a couple putts, but today was more indicative of how I want to play in a couple weeks,” Woods said looking onward to the U.S. Open. – TGRhttps://t.co/IEpfZLRjNa
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) August 31, 2020
With a tweet from Tiger Woods’ account mentioning looking forward to the US Open, it is doubtful that he will play in the 2020 Safeway Open as a small event. With that said, stay tuned for the list of the field of golfers for the event.
Update: Tiger Woods will not play in the 2020 Safeway Open.
2020 Safeway Open Field of Golfers
The field has been announced for the 2020 Safeway Open, so here is the full list of all golfers playing in this week’s tournament. For more golf action, check out our golf odds page.
|Rafa Cabrera Bello|
|Si Woo Kim|
|Ted Potter Jr.|
|Bo Van Pelt|
|Erik van Rooyen|
|Harold Varner III|
|Steve Watanabe Jr|
Safeway Open Golf Betting History
The beginning of the 2020 PGA season starts with the Safeway Open. Last year’s event showcased a heavy “favorite” in Justin Thomas at +650, here were the other players in terms of odds in the top 5:
- Justin Thomas +650
- Patrick Cantlay +1000
- Adam Scott +1400
- Hideki Matsuyama +1400
- Bryson DeChambeau +2000
Last year’s winner was Cameron Champ, whose odds to win were +8000. This means if a $10 wager was placed, $800 would have been the payout!
2020 Safeway Open Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bet on golf legally in the U.S.?
Yes. Legal sports betting states allow nearly all sports to be wagered on, and that includes PGA. This means you can bet on the Safeway Open, the Masters, and all other PGA events.
Can I bet on the 2020 Safeway Open?
Yes. With legal sports betting available in many states in 2020, it is legal to wager on the 2020 Safeway Open and all PGA events in legal sports betting states.
When is the 2020 Safeway Open?
The 2020 Safeway Open is Thursday, September 10th to Sunday, September 13th, 2020.
Where is the Safeway Open in 2020?
The Safeway Open in 2020 will take place in Napa, California at the Silverado Resort and Spa North course.
Who won the 2019 Safeway Open?
Last year’s winner of the Safeway Open was Cameron Champ, who shot a 271 and defeated Adam Hadwin by one stroke.
What course is the 2020 Safeway Open played at?
The 2020 Safeway Open is played at the Silverado Resort and Spa North course in Napa, California.
Who is the favorite to win the 2020 Safeway Open?
The favorite to win the 2020 Safeway Open is Phil Mickelson, with odds at +2200. His odds are tied with Si Woo Kim and Brendan Steele on DraftKings Sportsbook.
Is Tiger Woods playing this week?
With the Safeway Open being a smaller event, it is unlikely that Tiger Woods participates. Stay tuned for the official field.
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