PGA Championship 2023 Leaderboard and Odds – How Things Stand After Day 2

PGA Championship 2023 Leaderboard and Odds – How Things Stand After Day 2
Scottie Scheffler watches his drive on the 6th hole during the second round of the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York on Friday, May 19, 2023. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk/UPI/ABACAPRESS.COM - Photo by Icon Sport

Round two of the PGA Championship has concluded with three players tied atop the leaderboard at 5-under par: Scottie Scheffler, Corey Conners and Viktor Hovland.

Bryson DeChambeau and Justin Suh (3-under) trail closely behind in a tie for fourth followed by Brooks Koepka and Callum Tarren (T6) at 2-under.

Some of the game’s most impressive talents who were highly touted entering the tournament such as Sungjae Im and Jason Day failed to reach the cut at 5-over and will miss the weekend.

PGA Championship Leaderboard

T-1Scottie Scheffler-5 (F)
T-1Corey Conners-5 (F)
T-1Viktor Hovland-5 (F)
T-4Bryson DeChambeau-3 (F)
T-4Justin Suh-3 (F)
T-6Callum Terren-2 (F)
T-6Brooks Koepka-2 (F)

Key Moments of the Day

The following section will showcase the highlights and memorable moments from round two.

Scheffler, Hovland and Conners share the lead

All three players went under par for the second consecutive day to grab a hold of the 36-hole lead. Hovland and Conners are attempting to win their first major championship. 

Scheffler triumphed last year at the Masters. The World No. 2 is the betting favorite to win the tournament at 13/8 (+163). He’s averaged 320.1 yards off the tee while hitting 57.1% of fairways and 61.1% of greens in regulation.

Hovland leads the field in strokes gained tee-to-green (4.71) while Conners has made nine total birdies (T2 behind Justin Rose). All three of the leaders have at least one win this season on tour.

Brooks Koepka shoots the low round of the day

The four-time major winner is back in top form and after posting a 2-over par round yesterday, bounced back with a four-under-par 66, better than the other 155 players in the field.

After playing the front nine even, the West Palm Beach, Florida native recorded five birdies on the next nine, including back-to-back on 17 and 18 to close out his round.

He sits just three shots back of the leaders and is attempting to capture his third PGA Championship after winning in 2018 and 2019.

Jon Rahm battles and makes the cut

The world’s top-ranked player rebounded with a 2-under par 68 (+4 overall) today to beat the cut line (+5) after shooting an abysmal 76 on Thursday. He currently sits in a tie for 48th and is nine strokes off the lead.

Rahm was in serious danger of missing his first cut at a major since the 2019 PGA Championship (has made 14 consecutive cuts at majors) but made three birdies in a row from holes 13-15 to move him to safety.

The driver has been the Spaniard’s biggest problem as he’s hit only 38.5% of fairways and has been seen holding the club with one hand after his drives.

Notables who missed the cut

The following players failed to make the cut at 5-over par.

  • Jason Day
  • Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Cameron Young
  • Sungjae Im
  • Sam Burns
  • Rickie Fowler
  • Tom Kim
  • Joaquin Niemann

PGA Championship odds after day 2

  • Scottie Scheffler: 13/8
  • Viktor Hovland: 4/1
  • Corey Conners: 7/1
  • Brooks Koepka: 10/1
  • Bryson DeChambeau: 14/1
  • Rory McIlroy: 20/1
  • Patrick Cantlay: 33/1
  • Justin Rose: 40/1
  • Justin Suh: 40/1
  • Dustin Johnson: 50/1
  • Collin Morikawa: 66/1
  • Keegan Bradley: 66/1
  • Shane Lowry: 66/1
  • Callum Tarren: 100/1
  • Jon Rahm: 100/1

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