Mayakoba Golf Classic 2022: Field, Odds, and Picks

Fans of the PGA Tour just witnessed the conclusion of a spectacular golf competition on the charming island of Bermuda. However, only a week later, another fan-favorite event, the Mayakoba Golf Classic, is arriving to provide golf enthusiasts with another event to enjoy.

The Mayakoba Golf Classic is officially titled “World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba”. It is a regular golf event under the PGA Tour, held annually in Mexico. The 2022 edition of the golf tournament will be the 16th addition to the event. This year’s event features an increased prize pool of $8.2 million with a winner’s share of $1.476 million.

Mayakoba Golf Classic 2022 Field:

A total of 132 players qualified to participate in the upcoming event. Among them, 70 participants made the cut, while the other 62 missed. The two-time defending champion of the event, Viktor Hovland will also participate in the upcoming event. The event will feature five top-20 OWGR-ranked players on the field. Among them, Scottie Scheffler is the highest ranked with 2nd position in the OWGR.

Mayakoba Golf Classic 2022 field:

  • Viktor Hovland
  • Carlos Ortiz
  • Justin Thomas
  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Matthew Wolff
  • Joaquin Niemann
  • Danny Lee
  • Abraham Ancer
  • Andrew Landry
  • Sergio Garcia
  • Maverick McNealy
  • Seamus Power
  • Brendon Todd
  • Talor Gooch
  • Aaron Rai
  • Troy Merritt
  • Christiaan Bezuidenhout
  • Michael Thompson
  • Denny McCarthy
  • John Huh
  • Aaron Wise
  • Andrew Novak
  • Thomas Detry
  • Martin Laird
  • Adam Long
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Ryan Palmer
  • Brian Stuard
  • Danny Willett
  • Doug Ghim
  • James Hahn
  • J.J. Spaun
  • Greyson Sigg
  • Chez Reavie
  • Hudson Swafford
  • Sepp Straka
  • Charles Howell III
  • Billy Horschel
  • Nick Taylor
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Scott Piercy
  • Justin Rose
  • Anirban Lahiri
  • Tyrrell Hatton
  • Adam Svensson
  • Doc Redman
  • Charl Schwartzel
  • Bill Haas
  • Tony Finau
  • Joel Dahmen
  • Henrik Norlander
  • Tyler Duncan
  • Alex Noren
  • C.T. Pan
  • Roberto Díaz
  • Brandt Snedeker
  • Russell Henley
  • Patrick Reed
  • Kevin Tway
  • Tom Hoge
  • Patton Kizzire
  • Keith Mitchell
  • Adam Hadwin
  • Vincent Whaley
  • Andrew Putnam
  • Chris Kirk
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Garrick Higgo
  • Brendan Steele
  • Keegan Bradley

Odds at the Event:

The list of top odds at the Mayakoba Golf Classic 2022 was recently revealed officially. The list of top-20 odds is given below –

Player Odds
Scottie Scheffler 900
Viktor Hovland 1000
Billy Horschel 1500
Tony Finau 1500
Collin Morikawa 1500
Maverick McNealy 2000
Aaron Wise 2000
Emiliano Grillo 3000
Tom Hoge 3000
Taylor Montgomery 3000
Brian Harman 4000
Jason Day 4000
Seamus Power 4000
Thomas Detry 4000
Matt Kuchar 5000
Alex Noren 5000
Brendon Todd 5000
Russell Henley 5000
Andrew Putnam 5000
Keith Mitchell 5000

Top Picks at Mayakoba Golf Classic 2022:

Both the defending champion and runner-up of 2021 WWT have qualified to participate in the event. Additionally, five of the top-20 ranked golfers have also qualified to partake in the event. But, according to our analysis, these three will be the event’s top picks –

  • Scottie Scheffler
  • Viktor Hovland
  • Tony Finau

The initial top pick of the upcoming Mayakoba Golf Classic 2022 is most definitely the current OWGR 2nd-ranked Scottie Scheffler. The American golfer recently won the 2022 Masters Tournament. He is currently one of the most established golfers, having gained a total of six professional wins in only four years after going professional. This year, he also won the WM Phoenix Open, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

At present, the second favorite of the event is the defending champion, Viktor Hovland. The Norwegian professional golfer is currently ranked 3rd in the OWGR. Furthermore, he is the two-time consecutive defending champion of the event, winning it in both 2020 and 2021. Only within 3 years of going professional, he accumulated 6 titles, of which 3 from the PGA Tour and 2 from European Tour events. His most recent win came at the Dubai Desert Classic.

The Popular American golfer, Tony Finau is another favorite in the upcoming event. Ranked 9th since October 30, the player had a pretty stable run this year. He won three matches and lost one at the 2022 Presidents Cup. His most recent two PGA Tour wins came this year, from 3M Open, and Rocket Mortgage Classic.

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