Sony Open Betting Tips

Sony Open Final Round Tadd FujikawaWho do you think will take the Sony Open in Hawaii for 2009? With a total purse of $5.3 million, a champion’s prize of $954,000, and a total of 25,000 FedExCup points up for grabs, competition is going to be stiff! Read on to find some of our 2009 Sony Open betting tips.

All eyes will be on world famous South Korean golfer, KJ Choi, winner of the 2008 Hawaii Open, to see if he can pull off another victory at Waialae, the Hawaii Open course in Oahu, Hawaii. Sony Open odds for golfers who scored in the top five with Choi are likely to be higher though, with more consistent performance across PGA Tour events by these players. Included in the top five scorers for 2008 were Rory Sabbatini, Jerry Kelly, Steve Stricker and Pat Perez.

  • Defending champion, KJ Choi has had a total of seven PGA wins, and this top-ranked golfer is likely to be a favourite
  • Rory Sabbatini was the 2008 runner up at the Hawaii Open and has won 4 PGA titles including the Air Canada Championship, FBR Capital Open, Nissan Open and the Crowne Plaza Invitational and Colonial
  • 2002 Hawaii Open winner Jerry Kelly also claimed the Advil Western in the same year, those wins have been his only PGA titles since
  • Luke Donald’s PGA wins include the 2002 Southern Farms Bureau Classic and the 2006 Honda Classic Golf Tournament
  • Doug LaBelle II won the 2006 Price Cutter Charity Championship and, in 2006, ranked as number 15 on the Nationwide Tour money list

Good 2009 Sony Open betting choices include any of the following, top-ranking PGA Tour golfers who make it to the Hawaii Open:

  1. Tiger Woods (United States)
  2. Sergio Garcia (Spain)
  3. Phil Mickelson (United States)
  4. Padraig Harrington (Ireland)
  5. Vijay Singh (Fiji)
  6. Robert Karlsson (Sweden)
  7. Camilo Villegas (Colombia)
  8. Henrik Stenson (Sweden)
  9. Ernie Els (South Africa)
  10. Lee Westwood (England)