Waste Management Phoenix Open Odds: Koepka Takes the Title

Feb 8, 2021 |
By: Covers Staff
Waste Management Phoenix Open Odds: Koepka Takes the Title
Brooks Koepka was +5,000 to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but came away with a one-stroke victory to claim the title at TPC Scottsdale.
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Brooks Koepka was +5,000 to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open, but came away with a one-stroke victory to claim the title at TPC Scottsdale.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports

As the PGA Tour eased out of its 2021 winter hibernation, golf's elite slowly returned to the tees, with Waste Management Phoenix Open odds the focus during Super Bowl LV week. 

Jon Rahm returned to action the week before, giving golf bettors another one of the top pros to back this weekend, along with Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Rory McIlroy and Webb Simpson.

Let's take a look at the odds to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open, which ran from February 4-7, 2021 at TPC Scottsdale.  

Who Was the Favorite to Win the Waste Management Phoenix Open?

After withdrawing from the American Express, OWGR No. 2 Jon Rahm was back on the tees the weekend prior at the Farmers Insurance Open. As the pre-tournament favorite, Rahm finished T7 in that event – extending his streak to four straight Top-10 finishes – and was the favorite for this weekend's event as well at +600.

Second on the odds board was Justin Thomas (+750), who had previously played in the Sentry Tournament of Champions, where he finished third.

Just like the weekend before, Xander Schauffele took the third spot at +800. Schauffele had finished inside the Top 20 in all six of his appearances leading into this event, including a tie for second at the Farmers Insurance Open. 

Rounding out the Top 5 on the odds board were Rory McIlroy (+1,100) and then-defending champion Webb Simpson (+1,400).

Odds to Win the Waste Management Phoenix Open

Golfer Odds to Win
Jon Rahm +600
Justin Thomas +750
Xander Schauffele +800
Rory McIlroy +1,100
Webb Simpson +1,400
Daniel Berger +1,600
Hideki Matsuyama +2,200
Harris English +2,500
Sungjae Im +3,300
Billy Horschel +4,000
Louis Oosthuizen +4,000
Ryan Palmer +4,000
Scottie Scheffler +4,500
Will Zalatoris +4,500
Rickie Fowler +5,000
Brooks Koepka +5,000
Bubba Watson +5,000
Matthew Wolff +5,000
Si Woo Kim +5,500
Russell Henley +6,600
Gary Woodland +6,600

Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

Where Was the 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open?

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was played at the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course in Scottsdale, Arizona. Designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, the Stadium Course is a 7,266-yard par-71, which opened in 1986 and has played host to this tournament since 1987.

Who Won the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2020?

Webb Simpson captured the Waste Management Phoenix Open title in 2020, shooting 17-under for the weekend and securing a playoff victory over Tony Finau. 

What Was the Waste Management Phoenix Open payout in 2021?

The Waste Management Phoenix purse was $7.3 million, with Koepka pocketing the standard 18 percent ($1.314 million) as champion. 

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 an 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. Similarly, 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 PGA Tour Odds?

With PGA betting growing in popularity, most online sportsbooks and casinos will offer golf odds for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Check out the best sportsbooks available where you live and see what PGA Tour odds they have available.

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