The future of golf betting? Here’s what the PGA Tour thinks it will look like Evan Rothman, GOLF Magazine · May 14, 2022 at 11:52 am Has wagering on golf taken off in the four years since a Supreme Court decision helped bring about legalized sports betting in many U.S. states? You bet your Nassau it has. The amount of money wagered with PGA Tour official betting operators — aka “the handle” — rose almost 50 percent from 2020 to ’21, and total bets increased almost 40 percent. Further growth is pretty much a given; among the more interesting questions is what kind of golf betting the future might bring, and what role it will play in the Tour’s business more generally. To find out, we spoke to Scott Warfield, the Tour’s vice president of gaming.