Sergio Garcia aims to defend his most recent PGA Tour title when the Sanderson Farms Championship tees off this week at the Country Club of Jackson. The Spaniard won by one stroke last season in Mississippi, and he is the only player from last week’s Ryder Cup scheduled to tee it up this week. He will compete with the likes of PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Will Zalatoris, 22-year-old former NCAA champion Matthew Wolff and some other seasoned veterans. The 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship field also includes a handful of lesser-known major champions, including Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley and Jimmy Walker.
Zalatoris is listed as the 16-1 co-favorite along with Sam Burns in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship golf odds. Other golfers in the 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship field that oddsmakers expected to be in contention include Sungjae Im (18-1), Garcia (20-1) and Corey Conners (22-1). Before you lock in any bets on the 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship or make any PGA Tour predictions, you have to see what proven golf insider Sal Johnson has to say.
The media legend and esteemed golf insider has a strong track record on picks, and he knows what it takes to win on the PGA Tour. He comes off a stellar season where he showed his uncanny knack for gauging momentum and how players fit the courses.
Before the U.S. Open in June, he pegged Jon Rahm among his best bets to win and touted Louis Oosthuizen at 45-1 as his top long-shot candidate. Rahm and Oosthuizen battled to the finish, with Rahm surging to his first major title.
And before the Tokyo Olympics, he had Xander Schauffele, Collin Morikawa, Rory McIlroy and Hideki Matsuyama among his top five golfers. Schauffele won the gold medal for Team USA, while the other three made the playoff for bronze.
He also was one of the few experts to say 55-1 long shot Kevin Kisner had a legitimate chance before he…
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