A trio of courses in La Quinta will host the Desert Classic 2019, which begins Thursday and will mark the first of five tournaments in California and Arizona in the coming weeks. It's an event where the best players have the chance to get extremely low scores and get a good start on the PGA tour, just like Patrick Reed, Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer all won victories at this event. The 2019 departure times for the Desert Classic start at 23:30. Thursday, Thursday, with players like Kevin Kisner, Justin Rose and Russell Knox among the first to hit. Defending champion Jon Rahm is the favorite of Vegas this time with a 13-2 rating for the Desert Classic, but players like Rose (9-1) and Patrick Cantlay (16-1) are in the lead. dragged. Before making a 2019 Desert Classic or participating in a DFS PGA tournament on sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel, check out the latest golf predictions from SportsLine's advanced computer model.

SportsLine's prediction model, built by DFS professional Mike McClure, has allowed four of the last eight majors to engage in the weekend and has called Tiger Woods' deep race into the PGA Championship, despite a long shot of 25-1. The model was also developed at the beginning of the 2018-19 season of the PGA Tour. He was everywhere Rahm (12-1) at the Hero World Challenge 2018, projecting it from the start. He also correctly predicted the victory of Brooks Koepka (9-1) at the 2018 World Cup earlier this season. Whoever followed the model is great.

Now that the Desert Classic 2019 field is locked, SportsLine has simulated the event 10,000 times and the results have been surprising. The model claims a shock: Rahm, defending champion and favorite of Vegas, fails to repeat itself.

So far in the 2018-19 season of the PGA Tour, Rahm has finished 22nd at the World Championships – HSBC Champions and eighth at the Tournament of Champions. Although he won this event last year, he has only finished one time since the top of the standings at the Hero World Challenge 2018, an unofficial PGA Tour event. In addition, Rahm had only a top 10 to finish in his last eight races last season. There are much better values ​​to have in this field loaded 2019 Desert Classic.

Another surprise: Adam Hadwin, a long shot 25-1, made a good performance in the title. It is a target for anyone looking for a big salary.

Hadwin is the only golfer to have been in the top 10 at this event in the last three years. He finished sixth in 2016 and finished second in 2017 after firing 19 shots. Last year he got a third place at 20 under par, two strokes back. He has also been in the top 10 in four of his last five starts, including fourth place at the ISPS Handa Melbourne Golf World Cup.

Last season, the Canadian was in the top 40 on the PGA Tour with a driving accuracy percentage of 65.60, a fourth position for putts of 37.30 percent and a 27th place with an average of 4 (4.00 shots). It has enough ammo to quickly climb the Desert Classic 2019 rankings and is a first-rate choice that you should find everywhere.

In addition, the model indicates that five other golfers with a rating of 25-1 or higher make a solid run for the title. Anyone who bets on these outsiders can hit hard.

So, who wins the 2019 Desert Classic? And what long shots are dizzying the world of golf? Check out the odds below and visit SportsLine right now to see the Desert Classic's projected full standings of the model that has allowed the winners of four major golfers.

Jon Rahm 13-2
Justin Rose 9-1
Patrick Cantlay 16-1
Charles Howell III 20-1
Adam Hadwin 25-1
Andrew Putnam 25-1
Aaron Wise 33-1
Abraham Ancer 33-1
At Reavie 33-1
Hudson Swafford 40-1
Luke List 40-1
Patton Kizzire 40-1
Phil Mickelson 40-1
Scott Piercy 40-1
Kevin Kisner 45-1
Lucas Glover 45-1
Sungjae Im 45-1
Brian Harman 50-1
Russell Knox 50-1
Zach Johnson 50-1