Collin Morikawa among the favorites at Sony Open coming off strong performance at Kapalua

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The first full field PGA Tour event of 2021 is upon us, as Waialae Country Club will host the Sony Open for a 51st consecutive year. The Hawaiian Open dates back to 1965 (the event was skipped in 1970), and though this year’s field might lack a bit in starpower (only five of the top 20 players in the world are playing), this event usually produces a thrilling finish—three of the past five Sony Opens have gone into a playoff.

Fresh off his first win since 2013, Harris English is one of the co-favorites at Waialae, along with a pair of other players who played at last week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions—Collin Morikawa and Webb Simpson. Morikawa contended last week before fading with a final-round 73, but he should be a factor at this course that emphasizes iron precision. Simpson has top-five finishes in his two most recent appearances (2020 and 2018), so his 14-1 odds are also justified.

Defending champion Cam Smith, who finished runner-up at the Masters in November, has some inviting odds at 28-1. Sungjae Im, also a runner-up at Augusta National, is just above him at 22-1.

Here are the complete list of odds for the 2021 Sony Open.

Sony Open 2021 odds (courtesy of BetMGM as of Monday afternoon):

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