Brooks Koepka's Odds to Win PGA Championship Prompted FanDuel to Offer Bettors Awesome New Prop Bet

FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK - MAY 18: Brooks Koepka of the United States plays a shot from the 17th tee during the third round of the 2019 PGA Championship at the Bethpage Black course on May 18, 2019 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
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Brooks Koepka has built such a commanding lead heading into the final round of this year's PGA Championship, he's effectively removed himself from the standard betting odds to win it all with a full day left to play.

That's right, Koepka has played so well through Saturday that the oddsmakers at FanDuel Sportsbook have now created an entirely new prop bet. Bettors can now bet on the rest of the field without factoring in Koepka.

Koepka walked off the 18th green of Bethpage Black 12-under-par on Saturday evening, boasting a seven-stroke lead over a four-way tie for second at 5-under-par. But his -1050 odds to win outright could be even more impressive than his lead.

As for the rest of the betting field, Dustin Johnson is the leader with +185 odds to finish ahead of everyone not named Koepka. Johnson, Luke List (+600), Harold Varner III (+900) and Jazz Janewattananond (+1000) are all tied at 5-under-par heading into Sunday's final round.

While it would surprising to see Koepka suffer a massive meltdown on Sunday, anything can happen in the final round of a major at Bethpage Black.

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David Hayes is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David Hayes also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username DavidWHayes. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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