Woods is listed as the 3/2 favorite at Bovada to win the PGA Tour’s money list, and he has earned $4.95 million through his 15 events on the tour so far this season – which included three victories. That has him just ahead of Rory McIlroy, who has picked up $4.90 million over 12 tournaments; McIlroy is second at 15/8 on the odds to win the money list.
Three other golfers have managed to earn over $4 million on the PGA Tour so far in 2012, with Jason Dufner at $4.55 million (in 19 events), Zach Johnson at $4.11 million (in 20 events) and Bubba Watson at $4.02 million (in 15 events). Dufner is at 10/1 on the money list odds, with both Watson and Johnson set at 16/1.
Hunter Mahan (20/1), Keegan Bradley (22/1) and Matt Kuchar (25/1) round out the top tier of contenders on the odds to win the PGA Tour’s money list at Bovada; Mahan has won $3.72 million so far this season, with both Bradley and Kuchar pocketing $3.61 million.
Justin Rose ($3.30 million), Luke Donald ($2.78 million), and Webb Simpson ($3.00 million) are all pegged at 40/1 odds to win the money list, with Phil Mickelson ($2.95 million) back at 50/1 odds.Ernie Els ($3.12 million) is farther back at 66/1 odds.
The FedEx Cup playoffs consist of four tournaments with big $8 million purses – The Barclays, the Deutsche Bank Championship, the BMW Championship, and the Tour Championship – which ends the season and runs from September 20-23.
The number of players in each of those tournaments goes from 125 to 100 to 70 to 30.