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Charles Schwab Challenge Expert Picks & Predictions for 2020 PGA Tournament

By David Hayes
PGA expert golf picks favor Rory McIlroy to win the Charles Schwab Challenge in 2020.
PGA expert golf picks favor Rory McIlroy to win the Charles Schwab Challenge in 2020. / Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Expert Golf Picks for Charles Schwab Challenge 2020

After more than a 3-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the PGA Tour is set to make its long-awaited return this week with the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Forth Worth, Texas, this Thursday, June 11.

Despite this unexpected break, Tyrell Hatton remains the PGA's most recent event champion after finishing first in the 2020 Arnold Palmer Invitational before THE PLAYERS Championship was cancelled the following weekend. Now the golf world turns its attention to the Lone Star State with this weekend's Charles Schwab Challenge.

Charles Schwab Challenge Picks & Predictions

CBS Sports
The CBS Sports staff cite data scientist Rick Gehman's predictions for this weekend's tournament, riding high on Sungjae Im to contend for this Sunday's Charles Schwab Challenge title. Im is somewhat of an underdog with just +3300 odds to win, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Golf News Net (GNN)
Ryan Ballengee, of Golf News Net (GNN), ranked his top-10 picks to win this year's Charles Schwab Challenge, placing Rory McIlroy at the top spot and just ahead of Jon Rahm.

FanDuel Sportsbook
According to the current odds to win the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge reflected on FanDuel SportsbookRory McIlroy (+800) is the betting favorite to finish atop this Sunday's final results.

Expert Golf Picks

Rory McIlroy is both the consensus pick among the experts highlighted above and the betting favorite over Rahm to win this weekend, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Rory McIlroy (2)
- Sungjae Im (1)

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