Odds To Win: 2018 Sony Open

Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are the only two players in this week’s field with a world ranking in the top 10, so it’s not a huge surprise to see the young American stars listed as the heavy favorites to win the Sony Open.

Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas

Spieth, the 2017 Open Champion, has been given odds of 5/1 to lift the Sony trophy on Sunday night. Thomas, the reigning Sony and PGA Champion, is right behind at 7/1.

Aussie Marc Leishman, a two-time winner in 2017, is listed with odds of 14-1. A pair of American veterans, Brian Harman and Kevin Kisner, are at 18-1 and the only other players with odds better than 20/1.

Our payoff pick is Zach Johnson at 33/1. The two-time major champion is coming off a T8 at the RSM Classic, and has also played well in his two other starts this season (T23 at OHL Classic and T13 at Safeway). Johnson posted a T6 (-17) at last year’s Sony Open, including a 61 in the second round.


THE SKINNY

Tournament: Sony Open
Dates: Jan. 11-14, 2018
TV Network: GOLF Channel
Course: Waialae Country Club
Where: Honolulu, Hawaii
Distance: 7044 yards, Par 70
Architect: Seth Raynor
Field/Format: 138 players; 72-hole stroke; 36-hole cut
Purse: $6,000,000
Winning Share: $1,116,000
FedEx Cup Points: 500
Defending Champion: Justin Thomas


ODDS: 2018 SONY OPEN

PlayerOdds
Jordan Spieth5-1
Justin Thomas7-1
Marc Leishman14-1
Brian Harman18-1
Kevin Kisner18-1
Cameron Smith33-1
Gary Woodland33-1
Daniel Berger33-1
Russell Henley33-1
Tony Finau33-1
Webb Simpson33-1
Zach Johnson33-1
Charles Howell III35-1
Xander Schauffele40-1
Jason Dufner40-1
Si Woo Kim40-1
Ollie Schniederjans50-1
Jamie Lovemark50-1
Kyle Stanley50-1
Peter Uihlein50-1
Chez Reavie50-1
Chris Kirk50-1
Keegan Bradley50-1
Jimmy Walker50-1
Austin Cook60-1
Bill Haas66-1
J.J. Spaun66-1
Patton Kizzire66-1
William McGirt66-1
Emiliano Grillo75-1
Kevin Na75-1
Brian Gay80-1
Hudson Swafford80-1
Jason Kokrak80-1
Luke List80-1
Russell Knox80-1
Scott Piercy80-1
Ryan Armour90-1
Yusaku Miyazato90-1
Aaron Wise100-1
Brian Stuard100-1
Chris Stroud100-1
Danny Lee100-1
Harold Varner III100-1
James Hahn100-1
Jerry Kelly100-1
Ryan Palmer100-1
Satoshi Kodaira100-1
Shugo Imahira100-1
Patrick Rodgers100-1
Andrew Landry125-1
Ben Martin125-1
Ben Silverman125-1
Blayne Barber125-1
Harris English125-1
Luke Donald125-1
Scott Brown125-1
Sean O'Hair125-1
Stewart Cink125-1
Wesley Bryan125-1
Jonas Blixt150-1
Mackenzie Hughes150-1
Matt Jones150-1
Robert Streb150-1
Smylie Kaufman150-1
Tom Hoge150-1
Whee Kim150-1
Beau Hossler150-1
Brice Garnett175-1
Fabian Gomez175-1
Kevin Tway175-1
Seamus Power175-1
Vaughn Taylor175-1
Aaron Baddeley200-1
Abraham Ancer200-1
Cameron Tringale200-1
John Huh200-1
Kelly Kraft200-1
Michael Thompson200-1
Tyler Duncan200-1
Vijay Singh200-1
Cody Gribble225-1
Jim Herman225-1
Robert Garrigus225-1
Adam Schenk250-1
Brandon Harkins250-1
Chad Campbell250-1
Matt Every250-1
Michael Kim250-1
Morgan Hoffman250-1
Richy Werenski250-1
Rob Oppenheim250-1
Sam Saunders250-1
Stephan Jaeger250-1
Ted Potter Jr.250-1
Tyrone Van Aswegen250-1
Corey Conners300-1
Daisuke Kataoka300-1
John Peterson300-1
Jonathan Randolph300-1
Martin Piller300-1
Nicholas Lindheim300-1
Rory Sabbatini300-1
Talor Gooch300-1
Bronson Burgoon350-1
Hyung Sung Kim350-1
Jonathan Byrd350-1
K.J. Choi350-1
Keith Mitchell350-1
Peter Malnati350-1
Ryan Blaum350-1
Sangmoon Bae350-1
Andrew Putnam400-1
Billy Hurley III400-1
Brett Stegmaier400-1
Colt Knost400-1
Dominic Bozzelli400-1
J.J. Henry400-1
Lanto Griffin400-1
Nate Lashley400-1
Steve Wheatcroft400-1
Troy Merritt400-1
Xinjun Zhang400-1
Conrad Shindler500-1
Greg Chalmers500-1
Joel Dahmen500-1
Sam Ryder500-1
Tatsuya Kodai500-1
Tom Lovelady500-1
Zecheng Dou500-1
D.A. Points600-1
Ethan Tracy600-1
Jon Curran600-1
Mark Wilson600-1
Matt Atkins750-1
Robert Diaz1000-1
Tyler Ota1000-1
Eric Dugas1500-1
Omar Uresti1500-1

Credits: Bovada, Getty Images


Jordan Thomas

Jordan Thomas is a Pro Golf Weekly producer and contributor. He is mostly a degenerate gambler, making his way through college. But when not losing money at Draft Kings and Brovado, Jordan performs research, crunches numbers, compiles content, and writes quick-hit posts.

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