Bet Rory McIlroy will win after a stellar Round 1

Rory McIlroy is one of the best golfers alive, but it’s been a while since he won a major tournament. 2014 (!) was the last time the Northern Irish golfer won an illustrious title in the sport. Coincidentally – with the 2022 PGA Championship running throughout this weekend – that 2014 title was also the PGA title.

Hmm, that really makes you think.

After Thursday’s first round of this year’s major PGA Championship at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma, McIlroy could be in line to get back on top and win a shiny trophy. At least that’s what his history at this tournament says.

What a good omen for McIlroy.

Notably, McIlory entered this year’s PGA Championship with +1300 odds to win, according to bettors Tipico Sportsbook. After his five-under dynamite in the first round, he is now +360 and the heavy favorite to win the PGA title.

He will start Friday with a one shot lead over Will Zalatoris (+1200) and Tom Hoge (+3200). We’ll see if history and McIlroy can meet their respective commitments through Sunday.

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