Jon Rahm Favored as Collin Morikawa Returns to PGA TOUR

2022 Genesis Invitational Odds

*Odds via BetMGM

Player Odds
John Rahm +900
Patrick Cantlay +1200
Justin Thomas +1600
Dustin Johnson +1800
Rory McIlroy +1800
Xander Schauffele +1800
Collin Morikawa +2000
Hideki Matsuyama +2000
Cameron Smith +2200
Viktor Hovland +2200
Scottie Scheffler +2500
Brooks Koepka +2800
Will Zalatoris +3000
Matt Fitzpatrick +3300
Songjae Im +3300
Adam Scott +4000
Bubba Watson +4000
Jordan Spieth +4000
Max Homa +4000
Sam Burns +4000
Joaquin Niemann +5000
Marc Leishman +5000
Russell Henley +5000
Sergio Garcia +5000
Talor Gooch +5000
Tony Finau +5000
Paul Casey +6600
Abraham Ancer +6600
Jason Kokrak +6600
Kevin Na +6600
Thomas Pieters +6600
Tom Hoge +6600
Cameron Tringale +6600
Corey Conners +6600
Alex Norene +8000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +8000
Erik van Rooyen +8000
Harold Varner III +8000
Lanto Griffin +8000
Luke List +8000
Mackenzie Hughes +8000
Maverick McNealy +8000
Patrick Reed +8000
Seamus Power +8000
Si Woo Kim +8000
Sahith Theegala +8000
Adam Hadwin +10000
Jhonattan Vegas +10000
Keegan Bradley +10000
Ryan Palmer +10000
Joel Dahmen +12500
Martin Laird +12500
Matt Kuchar +12500
Robert Macintyre +12500
Aaron Wise +15000
Andrew Putnam +15000
Cameron Young +15000
Carlos Ortiz +15000
Francesco Molinari +15000
KH Lee +15000
Min Woo Lee +15000
Pat Perez +15000
Patton Kizzire +15000
Rickie Fowler +15000
Russell Knox +15000
Sebastian Munoz +15000
Taylor Moore +15000
Taylor Pendrith +15000
Troy Merritt +15000
Aaron Rai +15000
Cam Davis +15000
Matt Jones +15000
Mito Pereira +15000
Branden Grace +20000
Charley Hoffman +20000
Chez Reavie +20000
David Lipsky +20000
Doug Ghim +20000
James Hahn +20000
Patrick Rodgers +20000
Scott Stallings +20000
Wyndham Clark +20000
Cameron Champ +20000
JJ Spaun +20000
JT Poston +20000
Beau Hossler +25000
Charl Schwartzel +25000
Doc Redman +25000
Harry Higgs +25000
Matt Wallace +25000
Matthew NeSmith +25000
Brendan Steele +30000
Dylan Frittelli +30000
Emiliano Grillo +30000
Sam Ryder +30000
Sepp Straka +30000
Vince Whaley +30000
Adam Long +35000
Adam Schenk +35000
Hayden Buckley +35000
Henrik Norlander +35000
Kramer Hickok +35000
Kyle Stanley +35000
Brian Steard +40000
CT Pan +40000
Scott Piercy +40000
Anirban Lahiri +50000
Brandon Hagy +50000
Brice Garnett +50000
Chesson Hadley +50000
Danny Lee +50000
Hank Lebioda +50000
J. Lee +50000
Kevin Tway +50000
Peter Malnati +50000
Robert Streb +50000
Roger Sloan +50000
Aaron Beverly +100000
Nick Watney +100000

One week after we got an elite field at TPC Scottsdale, it somehow gets even better in Los Angeles.

A stacked field is headlined by Collin Morikawa and Rory McIlroy, who are making their returns to the PGA TOUR after a brief foray on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai. Jon Rahm, as is the case whenever he’s in the field, is the betting favorite. Morikawa played the Sentry Tournament of Champions, while this will be McIlroy’s TOUR debut for 2022.

Patrick Cantlay will be in action for the third straight week after losing a playoff on Sunday at TPC Scottsdale, while Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Cameron Smith and Hideki Matsuyama round will also be in action.

It’s no surprise that the game’s best are out this week, since the Genesis’ $12 million purse is the largest of the season by $3.3 million.

Jordan Spieth is also playing his third straight tournament and will be joined by young guns Sam Burns and Scottie Scheffler, who’s coming off his playoff win over Cantlay at the Waste Management Open. Sahith Theegala is in the field after breaking out on a national stage in Arizona, as is Brooks Koepka.

Last year, Burns held the lead for most of the final round, ultimately faltering down the stretch. Max Homa missed a short putt on 18 that put him in a playoff against Tony Finau, which he ultimately won. The defending champion will also be in action this week.

Other noteworthy names in the field include Abraham Ancer, Brooks Koepka, Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed and Will Zalatoris, who will be making his first appearance since his playoff loss at the Farmers Insurance Open and subsequent COVID-induced withdrawal at Pebble Beach.

Past Champions

Don’t expect a very low number to bring home the trophy this week.

Since 2000, the lowest score to win this tournament is 17-under par. That has only happened twice: in 2009 by Mike Weir and in ’17 when Johnson won.

The last four tournaments at Riviera have been below that, though. Bubba Watson (2018) and Homa (’21) won at 12-under, JB Holmes won at 14-under (’19) and Adam Scott won by two strokes at 11-under in ’20.

Watson is in the field this week and is one of four players to have won this tournament more than twice, although he’s the only to have done it in the modern era. Watson, Ben Hogan and Arnold Palmer won it three times, while Lloyd Magnum won it four times between 1949-56.

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