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Where To Bet PGA E/W (Each-Way) Bets?

Graeme

Picking a PGA tournament winner is hard. There are a ton of golfers and they are the very best in their field. Each one is capable of having a great day and busting out a huge under par score.

That said, picking someone to win and picking someone who will be in contention to win are too very different things. In a lot of sports, you don’t get credit for picking someone that will be in the mix. Not in golf though. Golf has this magical betting option called E/W or each way betting. In this, you pick your winner but then also get credit if they finish in the top five.

PGA E/W Betting is the key to a winning season when betting on golf. This article is going to explain a bit more about E/W betting, how to bet it, where to bet it, and the best strategies for doing so.

What are PGA E/W Bets?

A PGA each way bet is a bet on a particular golfer to win a tournament. If that golfer wins, you get paid at the full amount of their odds. This is typical of a tournament winner bet. Where things get interesting is if they don’t win and still place in the top five, you still get paid. Not that full amount, but at reduced odds that can still be profitable.

Typically, this is for top-five but some books like Bet365 Sportsbook they will improve that to a top-eight finish for major tournaments.

Variants To A PGA E/W Bet:

Common PGA E/W Questions:

What is the typical pay out on a top-five finish with an E/W bet?

Typically the pay-off on a bet of this type is 1/4 the odds of what the “to win” odds on the gofler were.

For example, Brooks Koepka is +800 to win the tournament. He does not win, but manages to finish in the top-5. This would then pay +200.

Of course, odds vary from book to book so be sure to check when placing your bet.

Where To Bet PGA E/W:

Everywhere (except US): Bet365 Sportsbook offer the best E/W betting on golf online. They up the odds to top-8 for major tournaments as well.

United States: Unfortunately, Bovada does not offer E/W betting. They do, however, let you bet on PGA Tournament winners, top-5 and top-10. So you can make your own E/W bet by spreading the bet around.

How To Bet PGA E/W:

Bet365 Sportsbook: Head to the tournament of your choice (click “Golf” on left side of the page) and pick your golfer or golfers that you would like to bet on. On the bet slip you will see an option for E/W. Click that box and you’re on your way.

PGA E/W Betting Strategy:

My favorite strategy when it comes to golf is recent history. I find this far more predictive of future success than any other stat. You might see a golfer who has been really putting well of late, but the courses haven’t been kind to him. Or a golfer who has been consistently under par, but has just run into other golfers having monster days. These are the golfers to target for E/W bets.