2021 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Betting Odds: Xander Schauffele, Collin Morikawa Headline Field in Japan
Sarah Stier/Getty Images. Pictured: Xander Schauffele.
- Two Ryder Cup winners headline the field in Japan for the 2021 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP.
- Xander Schauffele and Collin Morikawa make the trip to the Far East, with many other top players in the field.
- Check out the betting odds via DraftKings and a breakdown of the event below.
2021 ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Odds
Odds via DraftKings. Learn more about reading American odds here.
|Si Woo Kim||+3500|
|Erik Van Rooyen||+4000|
|Kyoung Hoon Lee||+5000|
After one year stateside due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP returns to Narashino Country Club in Japan.
Last year, Sherwood Country Club in Southern California hosted the tournament, which was a fantastic event that saw Patrick Cantlay edge Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas by one stroke. None of those three are in the field this year, but two of the top 10 in the world are there.
The inaugural ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP back in 2019 was won by Tiger Woods, by three strokes over Hideki Matsuyama, who travels to his home country for this one.
Like last week’s CJ CUP, the ZOZO is a no-cut event with 78 players, featuring the top-60 who choose to play from last season’s FedEx Cup standings.
Ryder Cup winners Collin Morikawa and Xander Schauffele are scheduled to make the trip to the Far East. Morikawa was lights out on Sunday for the final round of the CJ CUP this past weekend, shooting 10-under on the day to finish 24-under — one stroke shy of winner Rory McIlroy.
Schauffele was in action, as well, making his first competitive appearance since the Ryder Cup in late September. He finished tied for 18th at 18-under, which included a stellar 9-under final round.
Behind Morikawa and Schauffele on the oddsboard is Matsuyama, the 2021 Masters champion.
Other noteworthy names in the field include Paul Casey and Will Zalatoris, as well as a host of Japanese players.
It’s not a particularly deep no-cut field. Emiliano Grillo, Chris Kirk, Keegan Bradley and Erik Van Rooyen all check in under 50-1.
Garrick Higgo, Sebastian Munoz and Doug Ghim are all interesting names further down the board at 80-1.
How To Watch the ZOZO
For those interested in watching coverage from Japan, Golf Channel will broadcast the action starting at 11:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday-Saturday nights, going until 2:30 a.m. on Thursday morning and then 2:45 a.m. from Friday-Sunday mornings.
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