Last Updated on January 11, 2021

After a tremendous start to 2021 with the Sentry Tournament of Champions, the PGA has a second tournament in Hawaii, for this week’s Sony Open. While it does not boast the same quality of field as last week’s, the Sony Open has a larger purse of nearly $7M, and there are plenty of prestigious golfers participating. Here is a look at this week’s course preview, odds to win, picks and more.


2021 Sony Open in Hawaii Date and Time Info

The second event of the 2021 calendar year for the PGA is the famous Sony Open in Hawaii, played at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. Here is a look at the details for this week’s event.

Where: Waialae Country Club, Honolulu, HI
When: Thursday, January 14th to Sunday, January 17th, 2021
Watch: Golf Channel
Radio: SiriusXM
Purse: $6,600,000


Sony Open in Hawaii Golf Course Preview – Waialae Country Club

This week’s PGA event brings us to Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. This is a beautiful golf course that has a rich history. The course was built in the 1920s, and was designed by Seth Raynor. It opened for the first time in 1927 and held its first competitive tournament a year later. Here are some features of the golf course.

  • Par 70
  • Just over 7,000 yards for the course
  • 17th hole Par 3 is the signature with deep bunkers surrounding the hole


Odds to Win the 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii

The odds have been released for the 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii. Courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook, let’s take a look at the top 10 in terms of odds to win the Sony Open. For more odds, check out our PGA page.

Golfer Odds to win 2021 Sony Open
Webb Simpson +1200
Patrick Reed +1400
Collin Morikawa +1500
Harris English +1600
Daniel Berger +1800
Hideki Matsuyama +2200
Sungjae Im +2200
Abraham Ancer +2500
Joaquin Niemann +2800
Cameron Smith +3000

For a full look a the betting odds for the 2021 Sony Open, check them out on DraftKings.


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2021 Sony Open in Hawaii Golf Betting Picks

There are quite a few golfers for this week’s PGA event in the Sony Open with long odds that could win the tournament. Here are our betting picks for this week’s tournament. For more picks and info, check our PGA odds page.

Outright Winner

  • Collin Morikawa (+1500)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (+2200)
  • Cameron Smith (+3000)




2021 Sony Open in Hawaii Field of Golfers

Here is a look at the full field of golfers playing in this week’s Sony Open in Hawaii. With it being the second tournament of the calendar, it is quite the deep field and will be a fun event to wager on from a sports betting perspective. Here’s the field:

Abraham Ancer
Mark Anderson
Ryan Armour
Aaron Baddeley
Chris Baker
Daniel Berger
Shane Bertsch
Keegan Bradley
Joseph Bramlett
Scott Brown
Wesley Bryan
Bronson Burgoon
Rafael Campos
K.J. Choi
Stewart Cink
Austin Cook
Cameron Davis
Eric Dugas
Harris English
Matt Every
Jim Furyk
Sergio Garcia
Brice Garnett
Brian Gay
Doug Ghim
Rhein Gibson
Michael Gligic
Fabián Gómez
Talor Gooch
Will Gordon
Branden Grace
Lanto Griffin
Emiliano Grillo
Brandon Hagy
James Hahn
Brian Harman
David Hearn
Russell Henley
Jim Herman
Kramer Hickok
Harry Higgs
Bo Hoag
Charley Hoffman
Tom Hoge
Billy Horschel
Charles Howell III
Mark Hubbard
Mackenzie Hughes
Sungjae Im
Ryo Ishikawa
Zach Johnson
Matt Jones
Takumi Kanaya
Sung Kang
Evan Kawai
Jerry Kelly
Michael Kim
Si Woo Kim
Ryosuke Kinoshita
Chris Kirk
Kevin Kisner
Patton Kizzire
Russell Knox
Satoshi Kodaira
Jason Kokrak
Jinichiro Kozuma
Matt Kuchar
Anirban Lahiri
Andrew Landry
Nate Lashley
Hank Lebioda
Nelson Ledesma
Danny Lee
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
Marc Leishman
Luke List
Davis Love III
Jamie Lovemark
Hunter Mahan
Peter Malnati
Hideki Matsuyama
Tyler McCumber
William McGirt
Parker McLachlin
Troy Merritt
Keith Mitchell
Collin Morikawa
Sebastián Muñoz
Grayson Murray
Kevin Na
Matthew NeSmith
Joaquin Niemann
Henrik Norlander
Rob Oppenheim
Carlos Ortiz
Ryan Palmer
C.T. Pan
Pat Perez
Scott Piercy
J.T. Poston
Ted Potter Jr.
Andrew Putnam
Chez Reavie
Patrick Reed
Sam Ryder
Rory Sabbatini
Adam Schenk
Adam Scott
Chase Seiffert
Robby Shelton
Webb Simpson
Vijay Singh
Roger Sloan
Cameron Smith
Brandt Snedeker
J.J. Spaun
Kyle Stanley
Brendan Steele
Sepp Straka
Robert Streb
Brian Stuard
Hudson Swafford
Ben Taylor
Nick Taylor
Vaughn Taylor
Michael Thompson
Brendon Todd
D.J. Trahan
Martin Trainer
Kevin Tway
Bo Van Pelt
Erik van Rooyen
Jhonattan Vegas
Jimmy Walker
Nick Watney
Mike Weir
Richy Werenski
Tim Wilkinson
Y.E. Yang
Xinjun Zhang


Sony Open in Hawaii Golf Betting History

The Sony Open is one of the more popular non-majors on the PGA schedule, and is a heavily-wagered on tournament each year. Last year, Cameron Smith won the tournament, but here was a look at the top 5 golfers in terms of odds to win the tournament.

  • Justin Thomas (+450)
  • Webb Simpson (+1200)
  • Patrick Reed (+1200)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (+1600)
  • Collin Morikawa (+1600)

As aforementioned, Cameron Smith was the winner. His odds were 50:1 last year to win the event! This means a $10 bet would have returned $500.


2021 Sony Open in Hawaii Frequently Asked Questions


Who is the betting favorite to win the 2021 Sony Open?

The betting favorite to win the 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii is Webb Simpson, at +1200 on DraftKings Sportsbook.


Who won the 2020 Sony Open?

The winner of the 2020 Sony Open was Cameron Smith, defeating Brendan Steele.


When is the 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii?

The 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii takes place on January 14th to the 17th, in 2021.


Is Tiger Woods playing this week at the Sony Open?

No. Tiger Woods is not listed in the field to play at the 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii.


Can I bet on the Sony Open?

Yes. With golf being legal in sports betting states that permit wagering, you can bet on PGA events such as the Sony Open.


Will there be fans at the 2021 Sony Open?

No. There will be no fans in attendance for the 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii, per the PGA Tour website.


Where is the best place to bet on golf?

With the US legalizing sports betting, many states allow for legal sports betting apps. The best ones to use are DraftKings Sportsbook, BetMGM Sportsbook, PointsBet, and others.



Action Rush Staff