Author Archives: Wes

2017 Presidents Cup – International Competition Returns to the USA

Post by: Mike Philipps

With the PGA Tour season over, international team play takes center stage as the 2017 Presidents Cup returns to American Soil. Liberty National Golf Club (Par 71, 7,353 yards) in Jersey City, New Jersey serves as the host of the four-day event between the United States and all other non-European countries. A total of 30 points will be up for grabs – the first team to collect 15 ½ points wins the Cup. Continue reading

PGA Tour Launching Integrity Program to Combat Betting Corruption

The PGA Tour will be launching a new program to more closely monitor sports betting as it relates to professional golf beginning on January 1st, 2018. The new Integrity Program will implement a more comprehensive policy regarding sports betting and will have the PGA Tour partner with sports data firm Genius Sports to monitor regulated betting markets around the world for suspicious betting activity. Continue reading

2017 TOUR Championship: Betting on a Winner

Post by: Mike Philipps

The final event of the PGA Tour’s 2016-17 season begins on Thursday, September 21 and runs through Sunday, September 24 at East Lake Golf Club (par 70 7,307 yards) in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2017 TOUR Championship is the culmination of the season-long FedEx Cup points race, so there will be two trophies handed out – one for the event, and one for the FedEx Cup champion. Continue reading

Bad Month for Online Betting: Operators Warned for Fake News Ads

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We’re barely two weeks in to September and already it has been a rough month for online betting sites and their affiliates. Earlier this month, a pair of news articles published by the Guardian painted affiliate marketers in a negative light after alleging some tipsters were purposely giving punters bad advice in an effort to boost their own affiliate earnings. Continue reading