Golf tips and free bets: Picks for the Sony Open and best new customer offers

THE Sony Open is the second event of the calendar year on the PGA Tour – following Cameron Smith’s record-breaking score at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

And Smith is the 9/1 favourite following his 34-under performance ahead of Hideki Matsuyama, Sung-Jae Im, and Webb Simpson – all at 14/1.

Billy Horschel is 40/1 for the Sony Open

Billy Horschel is 40/1 for the Sony Open

And while the heavyweights may have left Hawaii early there may be some value in Honolulu this week.

Kevin Na won here last year and is priced at 25/1 – alongside the likes of Abraham Ancer and Talor Gooch.

But Billy Horschel finished seventh last year with four rounds in the 60s and comes off the back of a T23 last week where he shot 17 under.

He also won the BMW PGA at Wentworth in September after missing out on the Ryder Cup.

At 40/1 he looks a good each way bet with Sky Bet paying eight places.

For longer odds Brandan Grace appeals at 80/1 while there is a deep field of 100/1+.

Lucas Glover is 150/1 or 10/1 for a top 10. He won the John Deere last year to get into the event last week, finishing T35 after a disappointing 74 in round 1 but ended up 10 under for the week.

SunSport tips

  • Billy Horschel 40/1
  • Brandan Grace 80/1
  • Lucas Glover 150/1 or 10/1 top 10 (odds from Sky Bet)


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