Can Rickie Fowler finally win this week? 2021 Zozo Championship odds

Rickie Fowler continues his comeback campaign this week at the 2021 Zozo Championship.

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Rickie Fowler has been fighting to get back in the winner’s circle for a long time now. The five-time PGA Tour winner last captured a victory in February of 2019 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Things got ugly after that, with the popular pro falling to 128th in the Official World Golf Ranking on two occasions, most recently this month after a missed cut at the Shriners Children’s Open to start his season. But things got interesting last week.

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At the CJ Cup in Las Vegas, Fowler charged out of the gates with an opening-round 66, and battled for the lead all weekend long. Unfortunately for Rickie, he ran into another accomplished pro making a comeback of his own, Rory McIlroy, who vaulted ahead on Sunday to win by three.

Still, the T3 finish was Fowler’s best result in years, and it came against a high-powered field. Now ranked a more respectable 82nd, Fowler has a another chance to make the final step to title town at this week’s Zozo Championship.

This year’s Zozo is heading back to Japan after a year in the U.S. due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fowler will have to navigate a tough field if he wants to win, but not as tough as last week’s. Despite that, Fowler is far from the favorite to win the Zozo. BetMGM has him at +2500 to pull off the victory, which puts him at T6 for the best odds.

The favorite? That would be your gold medal champion and U.S. Ryder Cup star Xander Schuaffele, who comes it at +600. You can check out the Top 12 players in odds for the Zozo Championship below via BetMGM, and be sure to sign up for a BetMGM account today to check out the full odds and place your bets.

2021 Zozo Championship odds to win

Xander Schauffele: +600
Collin Morikawa: +700
Hideki Matsuyama: +1200
Will Zalatoris: +1600
Tommy Fleetwood: +2200
Joaquin Niemann: +2500
Rickie Fowler: +2500
Jhonattan Vegas: +2800
Erik van Rooyen: +3000
Alex Noren: +3300
Keegan Bradley: +3300
Maverick McNealy: +3300

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