The CJ Cup Odds: The Stars Are Finally Back In Action

PGA Tour betting fans finally got a star-studded field for the CJ Cup. Xander Schauffele, Justin Thomas, and Dustin Johnson entered as pre-tournament favorites. Follow along this weekend to see the updated odds leaderboard.

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021 10:26 AM ET Read Time: 3 min
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PGA betting fans are finally getting their taste of a star-powered event with this weekend's CJ Cup.   

Many of the world's top golfers, including Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas who top the CJ Cup odds board, are teeing off for this tournament. 

Follow along all weekend with our updated live odds to win the CJ Cup at The Summit Club.

Odds to win The CJ Cup

Live odds courtesy of Betway.

The CJ Cup pre-tournament favorites

There's a three-way tie at the top of the odds board, as Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, and Xander Schauffele are all tied at +1,200 in their first PGA event of the new season.

Johnson finished eighth in last season's TOUR Championship, while Schauffele finished T5, and Thomas finished fourth. All three participated in the recent Ryder Cup and all also sit within the Top 6 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

Also making his season debut is Collin Morikawa (+1,400), who finished a disappointing 26th in the TOUR Championship but is currently No. 3 in the OWG, as is Rory McIlroy, who starts the new season by rounding out the Top 5 at +1,600.

Where is the 2021 CJ Cup played?

The CJ Cup is played at the Summit Club in Las Vegas, NV. The Tom Fazio-designed course is a par-72 that plays 7,457 yards. The first three editions of this event were held at Jeju Island in South Korea, but it was moved to Las Vegas last year due to COVID-19 travel restrictions and again is staying in Nevada this year.

Who won The CJ Cup in 2020?

Jason Kokrak won the event in 2020, firing a 20-under 268 — to top Xander Schauffele by two strokes. 

What is The CJ Cup payout in 2021?

The CJ Cup purse for 2021 is $9.75 million, with $1.755 million going to the winner. 

How to bet on PGA Tour odds 

The most popular way to bet on golf is by simply picking the winner, which is also referred to as outright. There are plenty of other ways to wager, however. Some of the more popular markets include head-to-head betting, where sportsbooks pair up two golfers and you simply choose who you think will have the lower score over the course of the weekend or for one round only.

There are also 3-way betting markets (choose the best golfer among three choices) and group betting (choose the best golfer amongst a group of players).

Other ways to wager include Top-5/Top-10/Top-20 finish, top golfer by nationality, to make the cut/to not make the cut, and the leader after each round. Then, of course, there's the popular prop bet of whether or not there will be a hole in one at the tournament. 

Where can I bet on the PGA?

You can bet on PGA odds at many online and casino sportsbooks, including PGA outrights, matchup bets, and other golf props. Head over to our best golf betting sites for the top spots to bet on PGA odds in your area.

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