Sports gambling action, however, is not limited to Woods as the current online sports gambling list of big names on the FedEx Cup leader board world indicate. Ernie Els topped the FedEx Cup standings as April began as he had already picked up 2 tournament titles for 2010 out of 7 events played.
Els made the cut in all 7 of those events and finished in the top 10 a total of 4 times. Els had won a total of $3,031,106 in prize money. Els has been one of the more consistent names on the sports gambling board when it comes to golf and has a career mark of 18 wins out of 251 events played and 112 top 10 finishes.
He has been a pro since 1989 and hails from South Africa. Els sports gambling titles this year were at the World Golf Championships-CA Championship and the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. He also tied for 5th in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Steve Stricker may not be one of the bigger or more familiar golf names posted on the board at a sports gambling site but he is off to a fine start for 2010 and was ranked 2nd in the FedEx Cup standings with 1 win out of 7 tournaments played and 4 top ten finishes.
He has a total of $1,988,151 in prize money. His victory was in the Northern Open and he also placed third in the Sony Open in Hawaii. He has been a pro on tour since 1990 and hails from Edgerton, WI. He finished 3rd overall in the FedEx Cup standings last year.
Dustin Johnson is another player that lacks big name sports gambling recognition but ranks 3rd in the FedEx Cup standings. Johnson has 1 win and 2 top 10 finishes in 2010 with a total of $1,793,434 in prize money. His sports gambling title this year was in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He also finished 3rd in the Northern Trust Open.
Woods return will of course change the sports gambling equation but the competition looks to be fierce.