After a very entertaining Aloha Swing through Hawaii that wound up with some very low scores, the PGA Tour heads back to the mainland United States as it kicks off its California Swing. Who comes out on top of the American Express golf odds for this tournament?

The American Express has been in action since 1960, when it was a pro-am and hosted by the late Bob Hope. It is held at the Stadium Course at PGA West in La Quinta, California (the Coachella Valley), as well as La Quinta Country Club and the Nicklaus Course at PGA West. Pros will play with amateurs over the first three rounds before going solo at the Stadium Course for the final round. They’re all stock par-72 courses, ranging from 7,060 yards to 7,159 yards. The defending champion is Si Woo Kim, and the tournament was only played on the Stadium and Nicklaus Courses last year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can watch the American Express on the Golf Channel from Thursday to Sunday, starting at 3:00 PM ET and going to 7:00 PM ET. You can also stream on PGA Tour Live, available on ESPN+.

All golf betting odds courtesy of Bovada.

American Express Golf Odds – Favorites

Jon Rahm (+650)

Jon Rahm holds up the US Open trophy

The world’s #1 player and reigning U.S. Open champion put lots of pressure on Cameron Smith at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but he fell one shot short in an incredible performance. Rahm won here in a playoff over Andrew Landry in 2018 and finished solo sixth the following year. This is his first time back since then.

Patrick Cantlay (+900)

The reigning FedEx Cup champion finished second here last year, wrapping up with a 61 in the final round. Cantlay finished solo fourth in the Tournament of Champions to kick off 2022.

Scottie Scheffler (+1800)

Scheffler has gone 4-T2-T57-2 in his last four starts and is so close to earning his first PGA Tour victory. Maybe it’ll be here, where Scheffler posted a solo third here in 2020.

American Express Golf Odds – Contenders

Corey Conners (+2200)

Corey Conners watches his golf shot

Conners is now the highest-ranked Canadian in the world golf rankings at 38th after a solo 11th at the Sony Open last week. He has posted six top-25s in his last seven starts, and four of those have been inside the top 20.

Sungjae Im (+2200)

Im missed his first cut in 17 starts at the Sony Open, but as much as he plays, it’s probably good that he had a rest. He returns to the American Express, where he has gone T12-T10-T12 in his first three starts.

Matthew Wolff (+2500)

Wolff is getting back on track after he had some mental-health issues, and he has been playing much better lately. He has gone T17-2-T5-T11 in his last four starts, and Wolff is wildly talented. But now that he’s in a better place mentally, Wolff looks like he’s ready for a big 2022.

Abraham Ancer (+2800)

Ancer missed the cut at the Sony Open, but this could be the tournament to spark his 2022 season. Ancer finished solo 76th here in his 2018 debut, then has gone T18-2-T5 since then.

American Express Golf Odds – Longshots

Patrick Reed (+4000)

After three finishes outside of the top 30 (and two outside of the top 55), Reed returns to a tournament he won in 2014, even though he has missed the cut in his last two trips here. Reed has quietly gone T3-T15 in his last two starts.

Si Woo Kim (+5000)

The defending champion is coming off a T55 at the Sony Open and has just three top-10s in his last 17 starts. He withdrew after a +15 in the 2020 edition of this event, but bounced back with a big win in 2021.

Andrew Landry (+12500)

Landry has fallen to 196th in the world golf rankings, but he has been up and down lately, going T4-MC-T7-MC-MC in his last five starts, so it’s feast or famine for him. Landry finished second to Rahm in the 2018 playoff here, then finished T28 the following year before winning in 2020. He stumbled to a T64 last season.

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