Ogilvy Els favorites in Hawaii


With Geoff Ogilvy and Ernie Els coming off year-end victories overseas, oddsmakers like them best at the PGA Tour’s season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii this week.

Ogilvy is listed as the favorite by Ladbrokes, William Hill, BettingZone and Paddy Power with Els getting the next lowest odds from each bookmaker.

Ogilvy, the defending champ at Kapalua, won the Australian Open the first week of December and Els won the South African Open in the middle of December.

Here’s Ladbrokes’ breakdown:

Geoff Ogilvy 8/1

Ernie Els 10/1

Dustin Johnson 12/1

Graeme McDowell 12/1

Jim Furyk 14/1

Steve Stricker 14/1

Matt Kuchar 16/1

Ian Poulter 20/1

Hunter Mahan 20/1

Adam Scott 20/1