The American Express Odds & Field

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Jon Rahm, of Spain, reacts after missing a putt on the 16th hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Southern Hills Country Club, Friday, May 20, 2022, in Tulsa, Okla.
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  • The American Express will be Jan. 19-22.
  • It will be played at PGA West, which has three courses.
  • Hudson Swafford is the defending champion.

After two weeks in Hawaii, the PGA Tour is back in the continental United States for The American Express Jan. 19-22.

When it comes to golf betting, it’s a unique event. It is held at PGA West in La Quinta, California, and has three courses — Pete Dye SC, Nicklaus TC, La Quinta CC. Players will play all three courses for the first three rounds, and then the final round will be exclusively at the Pete Dye SC.

It’s also the first of two pro-am events on the PGA Tour this season, meaning each professional will be paired with an amateur for the first three rounds.

Instead of a cut after the second round, the cut this week will be after the third round.

It has a purse of $8 million.

The American Express Field

Although it’s not a designated event, the tournament has several top players teeing it up.

Eight of the top 15 players in the Official World Golf Rankings and 10 in the top 20 are in the field, including Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm, Patrick Cantlay and Will Zalatoris.

Rahm is fresh off his win at the Sentry Tournament of Champions and won this event in 2018.

Below are odds for every golfer as of Jan. 18.

The American Express Odds

Player Odds to Win
Jon Rahm 600
Scottie Scheffler 1000
Patrick Cantlay 1100
Tony Finau 1400
Will Zalatoris 2000
Cameron Young 2200
Sungjae Im 2200
Tom Kim 2200
Xander Schauffele 2200
Sam Burns 3500
Brian Harman 4000
Si Woo Kim 4000
Tom Hoge 4000
Taylor Montgomery 4500
Aaron Wise 5000
Andrew Putnam 5000
Cam Davis 5000
Sahith Theegala 5000
K.H. Lee 6000
Adam Hadwin 6600
J.T. Poston 6600
Jason Day 6600
Wyndham Clark 6600
Denny McCarthy 6600
Patrick Rodgers 6600
Chris Kirk 8000
David Lipsky 8000
Davis Riley 8000
Justin Rose 8000
Rickie Fowler 8000
Taylor Pendrith 8000
Thomas Detry 8000
Keith Mitchell 9000
Will Gordon 9000
Alex Smalley 10000
Brendan Steele 10000
Brendon Todd 10000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout 10000
Emiliano Grillo 10000
Harris English 10000
Luke List 10000
Ben Griffin 12500
Greyson Sigg 12500
Lee Hodges 12500
Matthew NeSmith 12500
Nick Taylor 12500
S.H. Kim 12500
Sebastian Munoz 12500
Stephan Jaeger 12500
Taylor Moore 12500
Aaron Rai 15000
Beau Hossler 15000
Ben Taylor 15000
Byeong Hun An 15000
Callum Tarren 15000
Dean Burmester 15000
Kevin Yu 15000
Martin Laird 15000
Nate Lashley 15000
Russell Knox 15000
Adam Long 20000
Carl Yuan 20000
Davis Thompson 20000
Dylan Frittelli 20000
Jhonattan Vegas 20000
Justin Suh 20000
Michael Thompson 20000
Patton Kizzire 20000
Robby Shelton 20000
Danny Willett 22500
Mark Hubbard 22500
Stewart Cink 22500
Aaron Baddeley 25000
Austin Eckroat 25000
Ben Martin 25000
Brandon Wu 25000
Charley Hoffman 25000
Chez Reavie 25000
David Lingmerth 25000
James Hahn 25000
Joseph Bramlett 25000
Justin Lower 25000
Lucas Glover 25000
Ryan Armour 25000
Sam Ryder 25000
Troy Merritt 25000
Adam Schenk 30000
Andrew Novak 30000
Austin Cook 30000
Brice Garnett 30000
Danny Lee 30000
Doug Ghim 30000
Erik van Rooyen 30000
Garrick Higgo 30000
Harry Hall 30000
John Huh 30000
MJ Daffue 30000
Satoshi Kodaira 30000
Zac Blair 30000
Scott Piercy 35000
Tyson Alexander 35000
Zach Johnson 35000
Andrew Landry 40000
Chesson Hadley 40000
Harry Higgs 40000
Matti Schmid 40000
Michael Kim 40000
Nico Echavarria 40000
Paul Haley II 40000
Peter Malnati 40000
Rory Sabbatini 40000
Ryan Moore 40000
Taiga Semikawa 40000
Zecheng Dou 40000
Augusto Nunez 50000
Brian Stuard 50000
Eric Cole 50000
Erik Barnes 50000
Gunner Wiebe 50000
Harrison Endycott 50000
John Pak 50000
Kevin Chappell 50000
Kevin Tway 50000
Kramer Hickok 50000
Matthias Schwab 50000
Max McGreevy 50000
Michael Gligic 50000
Nick Watney 50000
Robert Streb 50000
Ryan Brehm 50000
Sam Stevens 50000
Sung Kang 50000
Tyler Duncan 50000
Vincent Norrman 50000
Kevin Roy 60000
Dylan Wu 60000
Bill Haas 75000
Brent Grant 75000
Jimmy Walker 75000
Kyle Westmoreland 75000
Philip Knowles 75000
Richy Werenski 75000
Scott Harrington 75000
Tano Goya 75000
Trevor Cone 75000
Jonathan Byrd 75000
Hank Lebioda 75000
Anders Albertson 100000
Brandon Matthews 100000
Caleb Surratt 100000
Carson Young 100000
Jason Dufner 100000
Michael Block 100000
Trevor Werbylo 100000

 

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