FanDuel has been named as the exclusive sports betting and fantasy partner for the Payne’s Valley Cup, a team charity golf match which will raise funds to support The Payne Stewart Family Foundation.
The tournament will feature Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas – making up Team USA – who will compete against Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose, who make up Team Europe. The game will also commemorate the grand opening of Payne’s Valley Golf Course at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri.
FanDuel Sportsbook will be the odds provider of the made for TV event. Live odds will be updated throughout the exhibition match, including hole-by-hole result predictions based on player and team performances.
“The Payne’s Valley Cup is the future of golf betting,” said Mike Raffensperger, CMO, FanDuel Group. “The ability to offer hole by hole betting markets featuring golfers the caliber of Thomas, Woods, McIllroy and Rose is really exciting and will provide a glimpse into the future of golf betting in the United States.”
The competition will be punctuated by in-the-moment commentary from the players as they all try to be the golfer to set the course record.
FanDuel customers and golf fans will be able to place legal wagers on match results, individual hole outcomes, players to hit the fairway and greens in regulation.
In addition, FanDuel will also offer a $25K free to play fantasy contest for the Payne’s Valley Cup where fans will build a lineup around the overall match winner, 9-hole leader, closest to the pin on holes and longest drives.