Canadian golfers Adam Hadwin, Michael Gligic in contention Sunday

Posted By Erik Buchinger on October 11, 2020

The fourth round of the 2020 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open will start and finish on Sunday, Oct. 11 with a pair of Canadians in contention on the final day. After three rounds of action at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas Nevada, Adam Hadwin is sitting at -16. Also within striking distance is fellow Canadian Michael Gligic, who is at -15 through three rounds.

Hadwin is tied for ninth place with Si Woo Kim, Abraham Ancer, Varold Varner III and James Hahn heading into Sunday trailing by four strokes. As for Gligic, he will start five strokes down as he is tied for 14th place with Brandt Snedeker, Matthew NeSmith, Joseph Bramlett and Cameron Tringale.

No other Canadians will be in the field on Sunday. The only other two who entered the tournament failed to make the cut, including Nick Taylor at -3 and Graham DeLaet at +1.

Martin Laird and Patrick Cantlay are atop the leaderboard at -20 as the co-leaders of the tournament.

Third round reaction

Hadwin put together an incredible performance during Saturday’s third round to bring himself back within striking distance of the weekend’s top performers thus far. After shooting a 67 and 68 on Thursday’s Round 1 and Friday’s Round 2, respectively, Hadwin shot a 62 on Saturday, which was the second best performance among all the golfers in the third round, only behind Matthew Wolff, who shot a 61. Hadwin dropped in seven birdies and had an eagle on a par 5 at the 16th hole for his second of the day in what was a bogey-free Saturday.

Gligic has remained consistent throughout the weekend by shooting a 65 on Thursday, 67 on Friday and met in the middle with a 66 score during Saturday’s action. Gligic finished with six birdies in the third round and had a bogey on the 16th hole for his fourth of the weekend.

Looking ahead to Sunday

Hadwin will get his day started at 3:15 p.m. ET along with Si Woo Kim as his pairing. Gligic will get his final round going at 2:35 p.m. ET along with Cameron Tringlale.

Sunday’s final round action gets started at 10:25 a.m. ET with Luke Donald and George Markham on the tee box. Laird and Cantlay are the final pairing and will begin at 3:55 p.m. ET.

Before Sunday’s fourth round action gets started, let’s dive into the most updated odds for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Despite being in a tie for ninth place, Hadwin is tied with James Hahn for the 12th best odds to win the tournament at +5000.

Gligic is in a tie for 14th place overall but is tied for 21st in odds at +15000 with J.T. Poston and Webb Simpson.

All odds are via a popular United States sportsbook.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open winner

  • Patrick Cantlay +175
  • Martin Laird +500
  • Matthew Wolff +600
  • Brian Harman +900
  • Wyndham Clark/Will Zalatoris +1600
  • Austin Cook/Kevin Na +1800
  • Abraham Ancer/Si Woo Kim +3300
  • Harold Varner III +4000
  • Adam Hadwin/James Hahn +5000
  • Bryson Dechambeau/Brandt Snedeker +9000
  • Sergio Garcia/Matthew NeSmith/Sungjae Im/Cameron Tringale +10000
  • Joseph Bramlett +12500
  • J.T. Poston/Webb Simpson/Michael Gligic +15000

Top 5/Top 10 Finish

Hadwin has +550 odds to finish in the top five of the tournament, while Gligic can be had for +1400 odds. As for finishing in he top 10, oddsmakers have Hadwin’s odds slotted at +188 and Gligic at +500.

Best score in Round 4 matchups

The sportsbook has prop bets available for individual matchups for the best score of the final round, and Hadwin is matched up with Woo Kim. In this scenario, Woo Kim has slightly better odds at +100 with Hadwin sitting at +115. If the two of them tie on Sunday, the payout is +800.

Gligic is matched with Tringale as an underdog. Gligic is given +160 odds with Tringale at -136. With a tie, the payout is +800 odds.

Tournament prop

Bettors have the opportunity to wager on the winning margin for golfers on Sunday. The odds are as follows:

  • 1 stroke +188
  • After a Play-off +300
  • 2 strokes +350
  • 4 strokes or more +600
  • 3 strokes +650

In the most recent updated official FedExCup standings, Gligic is currently ranked at No. 51, while Hadwin is sitting at No. 146.

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