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2021 Farmers Insurance Open Odds: Jon Rahm the Favorite at Torrey Pines

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The PGA TOUR heads to one of its most iconic venues this week for the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Even though a couple of big names won’t make the trip, this is probably the deepest full-field event we’ve seen so far in the new year.

Jon Rahm, who withdrew from The American Express last week, is back and healthy and tops the board as the +700 ($10 bet wins $70) favorite. The World No. 2 has made one start in 2021, finishing T7 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Prior to that, he strung together back-to-back top-10 finishes at the Zozo and The Masters.

It’s been a bit of a grind for Rory McIlroy over the past 12 months, but the Northern Irishman is fresh off a third-place finish in Dubai last week so he’s getting plenty of respect from bookmakers for the trip to Torrey Pines. McIlroy is just behind Rahm at +850.

Xander Schauffele opened as the third-favorite at +1100. Schauffele didn’t nab a victory in 2020, but he closed the season in some style. He finished fifth at the U.S. Open, second at the CJ Cup and then wrapped up the year with back-to-back T17s at the Zozo and The Masters. Schauffele has made one start in 2021, finishing T5 at the Tournament of Champions.

The American Express was another “close, but no cigar” moment for Tony Finau as he finished fourth after holding a share of the 54-hole lead. Bettors and DFS players often gravitate toward Finau, but he’s up near the top of the board at +1600 this week, so it wouldn’t be a surprise if he’s passed over after another disappointing finish.

There are a couple of intriguing names in the mid-tier, including defending champion Marc Leishman at +4000. The Aussie put together one of the more improbable wins at Torrey Pines in 2020 as he struggled to find fairways but was dialed in with his approach and short game.

After falling out of form for most of 2020, Leishman seemed to find something at Augusta and finished T13. That result was fresh on the mind of bettors after the offseason as Leishman was a chic sleeper pick for the TOC, where he finished T24, and the Sony, where he ended up T4.

Another name to keep an eye on in this range is Gary Woodland. After battling injuries to close out 2020, the 2019 U.S. Open champion looked more like his old self with a top-20 finish at The American Express. You can expect a seemingly healthy Woodland to attract some action at +8000.

Bettors were quickly enamored with Will Zalatoris when he burst onto the scene with a T6 finish at the 2020 U.S. Open. The current Korn Ferry Tour points leader then followed that up with a T6 at the Corales Puntacana before missing the cut at the Sanderson Farms. Zalatoris bounced right back with a T5 at the Shriners.

The fact that this is Zalatoris’ 2021 debut could keep bettors off him, but there could be plenty of people looking to back Zalatoris at +6600.

Zalatoris is one of a handful of young stars making the trip to Torrey Pines. Viktor Hovland, Scottie Scheffler, Sungjae Im, and Matthew Wolff are all between +3000 and +3500 this week. Also in that range is The American Express winner, Si Woo Kim at +3300.

One name to keep an eye on over the next couple of days is Francesco Molinari. The 2018 Open Champion only played three events after the hiatus in 2020, and he missed the cut in two of them, so he’s been off the betting radar for quite some time.

That could change this week. Molinari was hanging around the leaderboard at The American Express, so he could be worth circling at +6600.


Another sleeper who could have some buzz is Byeong-hun An (+9000). The affable-yet-mercurial South Korean hadn’t popped on a leaderboard for quite some time, but he came out of the gates firing at The American Express, which was his 2021 debut. An has a bit of a cult following among golf speculators — I would know since I belong to said cult following — so don’t be surprised if An catches some love as a potential longshot at Torrey Pines.

Speaking of longshots, there are a couple of big names with big prices this week including Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson, who are at +6600, +8000 and +15000, respectively.

Here are the full betting odds for the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open:

2021 Farmers Insurance Open Odds

Odds as of Monday at 11 a.m. ET and via DraftKings. Get up to a $1,000 sign-up bonus at DraftKings today or see more offers and reviews for the best online sportsbooks.

Player Odds
Jon Rahm +700
Rory McIlroy +850
Xander Schauffele +1100
Tony Finau +1600
Harris English +2000
Hideki Matsuyama +2200
Patrick Reed +2200
Viktor Hovland +3000
Jason Day +3300
Billy Horschel +3300
Scottie Scheffler +3300
Si Woo Kim +3300
Matthew Wolff +3300
Brooks Koepka +3500
Sungjae Im +3500
Marc Leishman +4000
Adam Scott +4000
Ryan Palmer +4500
Bubba Watson +4500
Emiliano Grillo +5500
Jason Kokrak +5500
Cameron Smith +6000
Corey Conners +6600
Cameron Davis +6600
Rickie Fowler +6600
John Huh +6600
Francesco Molinari +6600
Louis Oosthuizen +6600
Will Zalatoris +6600
Charles Howell III +7000
Cameron Champ +8000
Talor Gooch +8000
Lanto Griffin +8000
Ryan Moore +8000
Alexander Noren +8000
Jordan Spieth +8000
Gary Woodland +8000
Sam Burns +9000
Byeong Hun An +9000
Joel Dahmen +9000
James Hahn +9000
Carlos Ortiz +9000
Keegan Bradley +10000
Doug Ghim +10000
Charley Hoffman +10000
Max Homa +10000
Mackenzie Hughes +10000
Matt Jones +10000
Russell Knox +10000
Luke List +10000
Rory Sabbatini +10000
Kevin Streelman +10000
Cameron Tringale +10000
Erik van Rooyen +10000
Dylan Frittelli +12500
Lucas Glover +12500
Martin Laird +12500
Henrik Norlander +12500
Kyle Stanley +12500
Richy Werenski +12500
Adam Hadwin +15000
Harry Higgs +15000
Bo Hoag +15000
Tom Hoge +15000
Mark Hubbard +15000
Peter Malnati +15000
Denny McCarthy +15000
Troy Merritt +15000
Phil Mickelson +15000
Doc Redman +15000
Adam Schenk +15000
Scott Stallings +15000
Sepp Straka +15000
Wyndham Clark +17500
Maverick McNealy +17500
Pat Perez +17500
Patrick Rodgers +17500
Harold Varner III +17500
Bronson Burgoon +20000
Tyler Duncan +20000
Kramer Hickok +20000
Keith Mitchell +20000
Scott Piercy +20000
J.T. Poston +20000
Charl Schwartzel +20000
Roger Sloan +20000
Brandt Snedeker +20000
Jhonattan Vegas +20000
J.B. Holmes +25000
Kyoung-Hoon Lee +25000
Danny Lee +25000
Tom Lewis +25000
Matthew NeSmith +25000
Cameron Percy +25000
Chase Seiffert +25000
Brian Stuard +25000
Kristoffer Ventura +25000
Chris Baker +35000
Jason Dufner +35000
Chesson Hadley +35000
Brandon Hagy +35000
Hank Lebioda +35000
Tyler McCumber +35000
Andy Ogletree +35000
Rob Oppenheim +35000
Sam Ryder +35000
Robby Shelton +35000
J.J. Spaun +35000
Robert Streb +35000
Steve Stricker +35000
Justin Suh +35000
Camilo Villegas +35000
Vincent Whaley +35000
Xinjun Zhang +35000
Mark Anderson +50000
Aaron Baddeley +50000
Joseph Bramlett +50000
Ryan Brehm +50000
Scott Brown +50000
Sebastian Cappelen +50000
K.J. Choi +50000
Rhein Gibson +50000
Michael Gligic +50000
Fabian Gomez +50000
Will Gordon +50000
Scott Harrington +50000
David Hearn +50000
Beau Hossler +50000
Satoshi Kodaira +50000
Kelly Kraft +50000
Anirban Lahiri +50000
Satoshi Kodaira +50000
Kelly Kraft +50000
Anirban Lahiri +50000
Jamie Lovemark +50000
Ted Potter Jr. +50000
Seung-Yul Noh +50000
Tyler Strafaci +50000
Sung Kang +50000
Tyler Strafaci +50000
Sung Kang +50000
Ben Taylor +50000
Kevin Tway +50000
Jimmy Walker +50000
Nick Watney +50000
Tim Wilkinson +50000
Rafael Campos +100000
Michael Gellerman +100000
Kamaiu Johnson +100000
Michael Kim +100000
Nelson Ledesma +100000
Hunter Mahan +100000

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