Last Updated on October 19, 2020


The 2020 Masters is just a few short weeks away, but there are some prestigious tournaments that will take us right up to the fall version of the Masters. This week is the Zozo Championship, played in Thousand Oaks, California this year instead of Japan due to COVID-19 concerns. After two straight weeks in Las Vegas, the PGA golfers make their way further west to cooler weather. While last week’s CJ Cup had a larger purse, the field of golfers for the 2020 Zozo Championship is expected to be star-studded, of course highlighted by Tiger Woods. Here is a look at a course preview, event betting history, top golf betting apps and more for this week’s PGA event.

 

2020 Zozo Championship at Sherwood Info 2020

After last week’s CJ Cup, the PGA tour stops in Thousand Oaks, California for the 2020 Zozo Championship. Tiger Woods will make his return to the PGA tour after quite a few tournaments off, as he looks to defend his 2019 win in this event. Here is a look at the full details for this week’s PGA tournament.

Where: Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, California
When: Thursday, October 22nd to Sunday, October 25th
Watch: Golf Channel, PGA Tour Live, Twitter
Radio: SiriusXM
Purse: $8,000,000

 

2020 ZOZO Championship Course Preview – Sherwood Country Club

In Thousand Oaks, California there is a lot to see and do. Still, one of the most popular attractions for golfers is the Sherwood Country Club for golf. The course was designed by Jack Nicklaus, and is known for beautiful tree placement and being the setting for multiple “Robin Hood” movies. Here are some course facts:

  • Hosted the World Challenge, via Tiger Woods
  • Hosted the Shark Shootout, via Greg Norman
  • Hosting the 2020 Zozo Championship, after the event cannot be played in Japan.

 

Opening Odds to win the 2020 Zozo Championship

The opening odds are released for the 2020 Zozo Championship. Here is a list of the top 10 players in terms of odds to win the event, one that includes last year’s winner in Tiger Woods. For more odds, check out the PGA odds page.

Golfer Odds to win Zozo Championship
Jon Rahm +1000
Dustin Johnson +1100
Xander Schauffele +1100
Rory McIlroy +1200
Justin Thomas +1200
Tyrrell Hatton +1800
Webb Simpson +1800
Collin Morikawa +2000
Patrick Reed +2500
Hideki Matsuyama +2800

For more golf odds, check out DraftKings Sportsbook.

 

Top PGA Betting Apps

With the legal sports betting space expanding from a platform and state perspective, there are a ton of options for those wishing to wager legally. With the Masters just a few weeks away, taking advantage of the ramped up PGA schedule and growing your bankroll is a great idea ahead of golf’s most prestigious tournament. For this week’s Zozo Championship, here are the top sportsbooks that offer new player bonuses to help boost your bankroll.

 

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2020 Zozo Championship Golf Betting Picks

The opening odds are released for the 2020 Zozo Championship at Sherwood, and here are our favorite PGA betting picks for this week’s tournament. With golf wagering being different than most sports, the most popular betting markets are futures, including outright winners. We will have our outright winner picks below, and potentially others as more betting markets are released. For more action, check out the 2020 Masters odds.

Outright Winner Picks

  • Tyrrell Hatton (+1800)
  • Collin Morikawa (+2000)
  • Matthew Wolff (+3300)

Top 5 Picks

  • Jon Rahm (+225)
  • Matthew Wolff (+600)

 

Who is the public betting on at the 2020 Zozo Championship this week?

Each week, DraftKings Sportsbook (and sometimes other sportsbooks) will provide public betting information for sports bettors to have information on which side the public is wagering on. As this information is released, it will be posted below. Stay tuned!

 

Is Tiger Woods playing this week at the 2020 Zozo Championship?

In late September, Tiger Woods released that he will play in the 2020 Zozo Championship to defend his crown. Does this mean he will definitely play in the 2020 Masters? We will see, but it is great to see Tiger Woods back on the course.

 

2020 Zozo Championship Field of Players

The 2020 Zozo Championship field has been released, including some top players such as Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and more to play in this year’s event. For more, check out our PGA odds page.

Golfer
Byeong Hun An
Abraham Ancer
Daniel Berger
Patrick Cantlay
Paul Casey
Cameron Champ
Gunn Charoenkul
Corey Conners
Joel Dahmen
Jason Day
Tyler Duncan
Harris English
Tony Finau
Matthew Fitzpatrick
Tommy Fleetwood
Rickie Fowler
Dylan Frittelli
Talor Gooch
Lanto Griffin
Adam Hadwin
Brian Harman
Tyrrell Hatton
Russell Henley
Harry Higgs
Tom Hoge
Mikumu Horikawa
Billy Horschel
Rikuya Hoshino
Viktor Hovland
Mark Hubbard
Mackenzie Hughes
Sungjae Im
Shugo Imahira
Ryo Ishikawa
Jazz Janewattananond
Dustin Johnson
Takumi Kanaya
Brad Kennedy
Chan Kim
Kevin Kisner
Satoshi Kodaira
Jason Kokrak
Andrew Landry
Danny Lee
Marc Leishman
Adam Long
Hideki Matsuyama
Rory McIlroy
Phil Mickelson
Collin Morikawa
Sebastián Muñoz
Kevin Na
Joaquin Niemann
Alex Noren
Shaun Norris
Carlos Ortiz
Ryan Palmer
Jon Rahm
Patrick Reed
Justin Rose
Xander Schauffele
Scottie Scheffler
Adam Scott
Naoki Sekito
Webb Simpson
Cameron Smith
Jordan Spieth
Brendan Steele
Kevin Streelman
Nick Taylor
Justin Thomas
Michael Thompson
Brendon Todd
Bubba Watson
Richy Werenski
Matthew Wolff
Gary Woodland
Tiger Woods

 

Zozo Championship at Sherwood Golf Betting History

Last year’s Zozo Championship was won by Tiger Woods, which makes this year’s tournament quite the attractive one from a betting perspective. Here is a look at the odds from the 2019 event, in terms of the top five:

  • Justin Thomas (+750)
  • Rory McIlroy (+800)
  • Hideki Matsuyama (+1600)
  • Adam Scott (+2000)
  • Paul Casey (+2200)

Last year’s winner was Tiger Woods, whose odds were 33:1 (+3300) to win the 2019 Zozo Championship. This means a $10 wager would have returned $330. After last week’s CJ Cup and these results from 2019, we can see that it is worth betting on golf!

 

2020 Zozo Championship Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the favorite to win the Zozo Championship?

The favorite to win the Zozo Championship is Jon Rahm at +1000 odds.

Is Tiger Woods playing this week?

Yes. Tiger Woods has announced he is playing this week at the Zozo Championship.

What are Tiger Woods betting odds?

Tiger Woods’ betting odds to win the Zozo Championship will be released after the opening odds are announced.

Who won the 2019 Zozo Championship?

The winner of the 2019 Zozo Championship was Tiger Woods, who won by three strokes over Hideki Matsuyama.

Where is the 2020 Zozo Championship?

The 2020 Zozo Championship takes place in Thousand Oaks, California at Sherwood Country Club.

What course is the Zozo Championship played at?

The 2020 Zozo Championship will be played at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California.

Can I bet on the Zozo Championship?

Yes. Legal sports betting states are permitted to wager on PGA, including the Zozo Championship.

Can I bet on Tiger Woods this week?

Yes. Tiger Woods will be playing in the 2020 Zozo Championship, so you can wager on him.

 

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