2022 Sony Open Betting Odds: Cameron Smith Favored To Sweep Hawaiian Swing
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images. Pictured: Cameron Smith.
- Cameron Smith opened as the betting favorite for the 2022 Sony Open in Honolulu.
- Smith and Bryson DeChambeau headline a field with eight of the world's top-25 players at Waialae Country Club.
- Check out the opening odds for the tournament below, as well as a player to target early in the week.
2022 Sony Open Odds
Opening Odds via FanDuel.
|Si Woo Kim||+4600|
|Erik van Rooyen||+5500|
|Charles Howell III||+7500|
|Hao Tong Li||+35000|
|Dawie van der Walt||+55000|
Editor’s note: Bryson DeChambeau withdrew his name from the field on Monday morning.
After a thrilling start to 2022, Cameron Smith is favored to do the Hawaiian double and win the Sony Open for the second time in three years.
The Sony Open is the first full-field event of 2022 at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. More than half of the field at last week’s 38-player Sentry Tournament of Champions will stick around in Hawaii, including Smith.
Smith (No. 10 in the world) is joined by Harris English (14), Hideki Matsuyama (19), Abraham Ancer (20) Jason Kokrak (22), Billy Horschel (23) and Sungjae Im (24) as top-25 players in this week’s field, all of whom played in the Tournament of Champions.
Twenty three players are doing the doubleheader in Hawaii, going from gorgeous to Kapalua over to the Hawaiian capital, including FedEx Cup points leader Talor Gooch.
Smith won this tournament back in 2020, and the defending champion is Kevin Na, who bested Chris Kirk and Joaquin Niemann by one stroke last year at 21-under par. The Aussie started 2022 ranked 21st but leaped into the top 10 thanks to his win at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
DeChambeau did not play this tournament Sony last year, while Matsuyama finished tied for 19th. Webb Simpson, who will make his 2022 debut this week, and Marc Leishman tied for fourth, while Horschel also registered a top-10 finish.
Some of GolfBet’s players to watch in 2022 are in the field this week, with Keith Mitchell and Sahith Theegala teeing it up in Honolulu.
Here’s who one of our GolfBet analysts is targeting earlier in the week:
Shane McNichol: Corey Conners +2800
While many of this week’s participants at the Sony Open are holdovers from last week’s event at Kapalua, many of the new faces in Hawaii this weekend should figure in as contenders this weekend. Among that group, Corey Conners should be seen as one of the favorites to win this week.
In his three previous appearances in this event, Conners has excelled. He’s made the cut all three times with finishes of T39, T12 and T3 at Waialae in the past. Among players in this week’s field, Conners has the second most True Strokes Gained on the course, according to the numbers from Data Golf.
Conners is being offered as low as +1800, which would put him among the tournament’s five favorites. That’s warranted given the way he has played in recent months. Conners hasn’t missed a cut since the Scottish Open in July, with nine straight finishes in the top 40.
Conners opened the week on FanDuel at +3100 and Caesars at +3000. The latter has the best number on him as of 11:30 a.m. ET on Monday morning, which is +2800.
A win at the Sony Open could spark Conners into a breakout year on TOUR, and he should be priced toward the top of the leaderboard.