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
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|
For a full look a the betting odds for the 2021 Sony Open, check them out on DraftKings.
Top Golf Betting Apps
When it comes to legal sports betting, there is nothing more important than picking and using sportsbooks that you trust and enjoy. That does not change for golf betting, and it matters even more so because of how different golf betting is from the other sports. The golf betting styles are almost exclusively betting on futures and players to place in the top 10, etc. But, some sportsbooks do provide matchups, props, and other betting types for your PGA betting needs. It is quite important to use top sportsbooks for golf given the prices and betting markets available. Here are some of the best legal sportsbooks to bet on PGA.
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.
- 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:
|Charles Howell III|
|Si Woo Kim|
|Davis Love III|
|Ted Potter Jr.|
|Bo Van Pelt|
|Erik van Rooyen|
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.
- 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii PGA Betting Guide: Odds to Win, Golf Course Preview, Picks - January 11, 2021
- 2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions PGA Betting Guide: Odds to Win, Golf Course Preview, Picks - January 5, 2021
- Scott Van Pelt Picks This Week for NFL and College Football 2020 - December 24, 2020