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THE PGA TOUR takes us to Maryland this week, as some of the best golfers in the world compete in the Wells Fargo Championship. This is a highly recognised event on the golfing circuit with some mouth-watering prize money on the line too. Look no further, as we have some excellent betting tips and free bets for you!

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Wells Fargo Championship Preview

After a compelling Mexican Open last week where world number three and pre-tournament favourite, Jon Rahm, triumphed, the PGA Tour brings us back to the America this week. Some of the world’s best golfers are heading to TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in a bid to win the Wells Fargo Championship in what should be a fun-filled, eventful week in Maryland.

Some notable names such as Tony Finau, Corey Conners, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler and Patrick Reed all feature at TPC Potomac this week.

Last year, Rory McIlroy triumphed as he fended off some stiff competition from the likes of Abraham Ancer and Viktor Hovland. The Northern Irishman goes into this week in a bid to defend his title and is the pre-tournament favourite and it is clear to see why. If you think McIlroy can go back-to-back, he can be backed at a price of 17/2 with Bet UK.

The prize money for this event is staggering. The prize pot is a tasty $9 million, with the winner taking home a tidy $1,620,000. So although this isn’t necessarily regarded as one of the biggest tournaments on the PGA Tour calendar, there is still a mouth-watering prize fund to play for.

Here is who we think has the best chance of winning and giving us a good each-way run at the Wells Fargo Championship this week at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm.

Wells Fargo Championship betting tips

Odds are correct at time of publishing and are subject to chance

Wells Fargo Championship Tip 1: Max Homa to win @ 40/1 with Bet UK

Although he may not be one of the names who jumps out in the field each week, Max Homa has proved he can contend with the best golfers in the world and is most certainly a fantastic player in his own right.

Having won three events on the PGA Tour in just a few years, Homa is quite clearly an exceptional player. One of those three wins came in this tournament in 2019, so the 31-year-old clearly knows how to get in around in this event.

When he won the Wells Fargo back in 2019, he blitzed the field. Homa finished on a mesmerising -15, three shots ahead of his nearest competitor. When on form, Homa can more than contend with all of the best golfers in the world, and we fully expect him to bring his ‘A game’ this week to Maryland.

The world ranked number 38 is in some decent form too, having a few top 10s this season but is still in search of his first victory of the new year. Here at SportsLens, we think he has a great chance this week.

Certainly one of the leading market contenders at a great price of 40/1 with Bet UK.

Wells Fargo Championship Tip 2: Jason Day to win and each-way @ 60/1 with Bet UK

Jason Day was the best golfer in the world not so long ago. The former PGA Championship winner was regarded as one of the best players for a five year period, consistently winning tournaments and cropping up at the top of leaderboards week after week.

However, due to a horrible back injury and an ingest of some exceptional young players, the Australian has seen himself fall well down the Official World Golf Rankings and hasn’t won on the PGA Tour since 2018.

Coincidently, that win came here in the Wells Fargo Championship. Like Homa, Day clearly knows how to play well in this tournament and will be hopeful of recapturing his best form again.

On his day, the 34-year-old is clearly one of the best players in the world, but just needs to find that form again which surely isn’t too far away. Day played well a fortnight ago in the doubles tournament so will be coming in this week looking to become a two-time winner of the Wells Fargo Championship and get back in the winners circle for the first time in four years.

Certainly a great each-way shout at a magnificent price of 60/1 with Bet UK.

Other notable mentions

Although Homa and Day are our biggest fancies for potential success this week, here are some other notable players who we think have a good chance at a great price:

Corey Conners @ 20/1, Matthew Fitzpatrick @ 33/1, Patrick Reed @ 50/1, Russell Knox @ 100/1 and Mackenzie Hughes @ 150/1. All prices are with Bet UK.

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