Other contenders further down the odds to win the PGA Championship include Rickie Fowler (+2200), Justin Rose (+2200), Jon Rahm (+2500), Tiger Woods (+2800), Tommy Fleetwood (+2800), Francesco Molinari (+3300) and Patrick Reed (+3500).
This week represents a last shot for some of these top players to make their 2018 with a victory. "So he's shown over the past few years he's mentally very good, so I'm sure he won't have a problem".
"I needed that day off, " Woods said. I played in a lot of final groups and I haven't played well enough when it's counted. He played in the final group at the Masters, at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and last week at the Bridgestone Invitational.
"So I've done well, I'm slowly getting back up the world rankings". "It's a big deal, but I think, once you get out on the golf course and you start the tournament, all you're thinking about is trying to shoot good scores and hit good golf shots".
He can lose the No. 1 ranking to Thomas if Thomas wins and Johnson finishes any worse than a three-way tie for second.
"Keep putting ourselves in position, get in contention, we have had plenty of runner-ups, Jack (Nicklaus) had a lot of runner-ups, we'll just keep beating down that door".
Everton seal sensational Bernard, Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes triple swoop
The 25-year-old began his career at Benfica, with his career highlight being a European Championship win with Portugal in 2016. I have spoken a lot to the coach and I know his passion for Everton and determination to be successful.
The fourth major of the year -which has a massive 156-man field - has seen big names and no-names capture its top spot and this year will likely be no different. And when Johnson became engaged to Paulina Gretzky, many of those fans became fans of the former U.S. Open champion, too.
In the search for a "modern headquarters setting" the PGA of America has been in discussions to partner with Frisco, Texas on a new headquarters and golf facility capable of more close interaction with major corporations and hosting future PGAs or a Ryder Cup.
"Right now it doesn't really favor anyone because it's playing so soft, " Woods said. He hopes that his health will allow him to play in many more majors.
Day's career-best round for approach play was when he hit all 18 greens during the 2016 Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
Prior to taking on Carnoustie in Scotland, the 42-year-old expressed hopes to add this year's tour on to his other wins.
"It will always be circled to complete the career Grand Slam, which will ultimately achieve a life-long goal for me, so certainly emphasis in my head on it, but nothing overpowering", Spieth said.