Sony Preview: JT Aims for Back-to-Back Wins
Sony Preview: JT Aims for Back-to-Back Wins

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

The PGA Tour stays in Hawaii this week as the first full-field event of 2020 tees off Thursday. If last week is any indication, it's going to be a fun season. Not only were we treated to a playoff, but three big names were involved. It's hard to know what you'll get early in the season, and it's great to see the big names show up en masse. 

There are some big names in the field this week as well and plenty of other guys who are on the brink of becoming big names, which should lead to another interesting weekend. We still don't know much about the form of most of these golfers, but we have a lot of course history as Waialae Country Club has been the only course used for this event.            

This Week: Sony Open – Waialae Country Club, Honolulu

Last Year: Matt Kuchar shot a final-round 66 on his way to a four-stroke victory over Andrew Putnam.  

FAVORITES

Justin Thomas (5-1)

Last week, Thomas was second-favorite to Jon Rahm, but this week Thomas is the clear favorite as no one else has single-digit odds. Thomas' track record here is pretty good, with a win in 2017 and another top-10 in 2015, but his placement atop the odds list this week is more a reflection of his current form. Thomas didn't exactly cruise to a victory last week at the Sentry, but a win is a win on the

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