2023 Sony Open in Hawaii PGA Tour Betting

2023 Sony Open in Hawaii Betting

Sony Open in Hawaii PGA Tour Betting

The first full-field PGA Tour event of the new calendar year is the Sony Open in Hawaii. It follows on the heels of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Maui. The Sony Open in Hawaii takes place at the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 2023 event takes place from January 12 through January 15 with 144 golfers competing for $7.9 million in prize money, with the winner taking home just over $1.5 million. This tournament has a rich history, as it began in 1965 as the Hawaii Open. Hideki Matsuyama is the defending champion.

Catch all of the action at the Sony Open in Hawaii from Thursday, January 12 through Sunday, January 15.

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2023 Sony Open in Hawaii At a Glance

Course: Waialae Country Club, Honolulu, HI

Par: 70

Course Length: 7,044 yards

Defending Champion: Hideki Matsuyama

Tournament Record: -28 (John Huston, 1998)

The Waialae Country Club is located in Honolulu and was founded in 1927. It was designed as a par 72 but it is a par 70 for the Sony Open in Hawaii. The course has a number of interesting holes based on holes from other famous courses. The 8th hole is based on a hole at the North Berwick Golf Club in Scotland. The 10th hole is similar to the 17th or Road hole at St. Andrews in Scotland. The 13th hole is designed based on a hole at the Biarritz Course in France and the 16th hole is similar to a hole at the National Golf Links of America at Southampton, Long Island.

Sony Open in Hawaii Winners (2000)

YEAR WINNER SCORE TO PAR
2022 Hideki Matsuyama -23
2021 Kevin Na -21
2020 Cameron Smith -11
2019 Matt Kuchar -22
2018 Patton Kizzire -17
2017 Justin Thomas -27
2016 Fabian Gomez -20
2015 Jimmy Walker -23
2014 Jimmy Walker -17
2013 Russell Henley -24
2012 Johnson Wagner -13
2011 Mark Wilson -16
2010 Ryan Palmer -15
2009 Zach Johnson -15
2008 K.J. Choi -14
2007 Paul Goydos -14
2006 David Toms -19
2005 Vijay Singh -11
2004 Ernie Els -18
2003 Ernie Els -16
2002 Jerry Kelly -14
2001 Brad Faxon -20
2000 Paul Azinger -19

Justin Thomas was great in 2017, as he shot 27-under par to win this event. That was one shot off the record that was set in 1998 when the event was known as The United Airlines Hawaii Open. Scores have been pretty good for the most part, except in 2020 when Cameron Smith won by shooting 11-under par.

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Most Career Wins

WINS GOLFER YEARS
2 Hubert Green 1978, 1979
2 Corey Pavin 1986, 1987
2 Lanny Wadkins 1988, 1991
2 Ernie Els 2003, 2004
2 Jimmy Walker 2014, 2015

Five golfers have won this event twice, most recently Jimmy Walker who won the event in 2014 and 2015. Some famous names are on the list, including Ernie Els who won this event in 2003 and in 2004.

Best Winning Tournament Scores

SCORE GOLFER YEAR
-28 (260) John Huston 1998
-27 (253) Justin Thomas 2017

Huston has the record for most under par in this event at -28 under set in 1998, but Thomas did shoot -27 in 2017 and had a lower overall score at 253, but the course was different in 1998 for Huston, as it was a par 72, while Thomas played the course at par 70 in 2017.

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