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2021 Tour Championship Odds: Patrick Cantlay, Jon Rahm Favored To Win Tour Championship

The 2021 Tour Championship odds give you a ton of ways to bet on the event. But, when it comes to who will be crowned Tour champion, there are two clear favorites.
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2021 Tour Championship Odds & Betting 

What an unbelievable finish we got this past week at the BMW Championship. It looked as though the event was Bryson DeChambeau's for the taking, but Patrick Cantlay battled and stayed with him, eventually winning in a lengthy playoff.

Now, we head to the final stage of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, the Tour Championship.

One of the best parts about the Tour Championship odds is there are so many different ways to bet them. You can play them with the season-long standings handicap, or you can play the 72 holes this weekend straight up.

Either way you play it, we're getting the 30 best golfers on Tour this year in an event with no cuts and millions of dollars on the line. Do some people dislike the Tour Championship format? Yes, it's far from perfect. But, it sets up for good drama and great golf.

If you don't know how the Tour Championship works, the winner of this weekend's event is crowned Tour champion, but unlike other events, the golfers don't start on an equal playing field. Each golfer is given starting strokes based on their current FedEx Cup points standings. First place starts 10-under par, second place starts 8-under par, third place gets -7 and so on.

Read on below for a full 2021 Tour Championship odds, starting strokes and course breakdown.

2021 Tour Championship Starting Strokes

GolferStarting Strokes
Patrick Cantlay-10
Tony Finau-8
Bryson DeChambeau-7
Jon Rahm-6
Cameron Smith-5
Justin Thomas-4
Harris English-4
Abraham Ancer-4
Jordan Spieth-4
Sam Burns-4
Collin Morikawa-3
Sungjae Im-3
Viktor Hovland-3
Louis Oosthuizen-3
Dustin Johnson-3
Rory McIlroy-2
Xander Schauffele-2
Jason Kokrak-2
Kevin Na-2
Brooks Koepka-2
Corey Conners-1
Hideki Matsuyama-1
Stewart Cink-1
Joaquinn Niemann-1
Scottie Scheffler-1
Daniel BergerE
Erik van RooyenE
Sergio GarciaE
Billy HorschelE
Patrick ReedE

The Latest 2021 Tour Championship Odds - With Starting Strokes

GolferTour Championship Odds
Jon Rahm+400
Patrick Cantlay+400
Bryson DeChambeau+550
Tony Finau+750
Justin Thomas+1800
Dustin Johnson+2500
Rory McIlroy+2500
Cam Smith+2800
Jordan Spieth+2800
Abe Ancer+3400
Xander Schauffele+3500
Harris English+4000
Sam Burns+4000
Viktor Hovland+4200
Louis Oosthuizen+5000
Sungjae Im+5000
Collin Morikawa+5500
Brooks Koepka+6000
Hideki Matsuyama+12000
Jason Kokrak+12500

See the full Tour Championship odds market with strokes here

See the full Tour Championship odds market without strokes here

2021 Tour Championship Course Breakdown 

  • Course: East Lake Golf Club
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Date: Sep. 2-5, 2021
  • Par: 70 / Yardage 7,346
  • Greens: Bermudagrass
  • TV: Golf Channel and NBC (Sat-Sun)
  • Live Streaming: NBCSports.com/live, NBC Sports App and PGA Tour Live

If you're a PGA Tour fan you're familiar with East Lake Golf Course. East Lake has been the permanent home of the Tour Championship for 16 years now, starting with the 2005 Tour Championship. Before that, it was hosted at East Lake on a few occasions, starting in 1998.

Last year, it was Dustin Johnson who came into the Tour Championship at -10 and won it by holding off the rest of the field. This year, Patrick Cantlay, fresh off his BMW Championship, will try and do the same for his first Tour title.

2021 Tour Championship Predictions & Betting Picks 

If you're looking from picks from the likes of Geoff Fienberg and Rick Gehman, check back on Tuesday for their Tour Championship picks video. Remember to check out their full betting preview here. 

But, I've got a few bets, with the starting strokes, that I like when it comes to this weekend's Tour Championship predictions. I'll be backing:

- Jordan Spieth

- Dustin Johnson

- Harris English

2021 FedEx Cup Standings

RankLast Week's RankPgolferEventsPointsWinsTop-10sPoints Back
14Patrick Cantlay234,302360
21Tony Finau263,56418738
39Bryson DeChambeau213,189281,113
42Jon Rahm213,0631141,239
53Cameron Smith232,821181,481
65Justin Thomas222,371161,931
78Harris English252,248282,054
810Abraham Ancer262,241182,061
97Jordan Spieth242,232192,070
1012Sam Burns252,214182,088
116Collin Morikawa222,188282,114
1225Sungjae Im342,141052,161
1314Viktor Hovland231,951162,351
1411Louis Oosthuizen201,935082,367
1522Dustin Johnson201,890182,412
1628Rory McIlroy201,878172,424
1713Xander Schauffele211,854072,448
1817Jason Kokrak261,847252,455
1918Kevin Na251,816142,486
2015Brooks Koepka191,793182,509
2120Corey Conners281,684082,618
2216Hideki Matsuyama261,681132,621
2319Stewart Cink251,656232,646
2421Joaquin Niemann261,629052,673
2524Scottie Scheffler281,608082,694
2623Daniel Berger221,594182,708
2745Erik van Rooyen261,448152,854
2844Sergio Garcia231,400142,902
2927Billy Horschel241,397152,905
3026Patrick Reed221,381162,921

Brian is a sports journalist with close to ten years of experience in the business. A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan with a passion for all things sports gambling.


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