While the Sony Open is also played in Hawaii, just like last week’s Tournament of Champions, it represents a complete shift from how the first tournament of 2021 was played. That one was about length, while this one is one of the shorter tracks on the PGA Tour. That field was elite, while this one is merely solid. That tournament was all driving and ball-striking, while this one favors great putters more than most. Still, there’s plenty of intrigue surrounding the first full-field event of 2021.
Let’s take a closer look at this week’s contest, with odds and prop bets provided via William Hill Sportsbook.
What: Sony Open
When: Jan. 14-17
Where: Waialae Country Club — Honolulu, Hawaii
Three things to know
1. Niemann’s next: I wrote on Monday about Joaquin Niemann, who finished…