Charles Schwab Challenge odds to win: Rory McIlroy tops a stacked field

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Rory McIlroy is the man to beat this week at Colonial.

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After an unexpected and extended hiatus, the PGA Tour is finally back with the Charles Schwab Challenge. And even after a three-month absence, Rory McIlroy continues to sit atop the golf (and betting) world as he returns as the favorite at 10/1, according to

McIlroy’s top odds are no surprise when analyzing his body of work this season as the world No. 1 has yet to finish outside the top five in any of his six starts, including a win at the WGC-HSBS Champions last fall. This will be McIlroy’s first appearance at Colonial, but that shouldn’t be too much of an issue for the primo player on the planet.

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Just behind McIlroy is fellow European Jon Rahm who enters the week with 12/1 odds. While Rahm hasn’t won yet this season, he seems to be knocking on the door nearly every week he plays with four top-10 finishes in five starts this season, including a runner-up at the Farmers Insurance Open in January. This will be Rahm’s third appearance at Colonial where he’s finished in the top five twice before.

Justin Thomas has the third-best odds at Colonial at 16/1. Thomas has already won twice this season and sits second in the FedEx Cup Standings as the season ramps back up.

Webb Simpson, Bryson DeChambeau and Xander Schauffele round out the top five, all with 25/1 odds.

You can find odds for the entire field below.

Charles Schwab Challenge odds to win

Rory McIlroy 10/1

Jon Rahm 12/1

Justin Thomas 16/1

Webb Simpson 25/1

Bryson DeChambeau 25/1

Xander Schauffele 25/1

Dustin Johnson 30/1

Brooks Koepka 30/1

Rickie Fowler 35/1

Sungjae Im 35/1

Patrick Reed 35/1

Collin Morikawa 40/1

Tony Finau 40/1

Scottie Scheffler 40/1

Jordan Spieth 40/1

Justin Rose 40/1

Matt Kuchar 60/1

Marc Leishman 50/1

Gary Woodland 50/1

Sergio Garcia 60/1

Jason Day 60/1

Matthew Fitzpatrick 60/1

Shane Lowry 80/1

Louis Oosthuizen 60/1

Kevin Na 60/1

Viktor Hovland 60/1

Ryan Palmer 60/1

Abraham Ancer 80/1

Kevin Kisner 80/1

Billy Horschel 80/1

Daniel Berger 80/1

Harris English 60/1

Byeong Hun An 80/1

Max Homa 100/1

Joel Dahmen 100/1

Joaquin Niemann 100/1

Christiaan Bezuidenhout 125/1

Brian Harman 125/1

Andrew Putnam 150/1

Adam Hadwin 125/1

Danny Lee 125/1

Maverick McNealy 150/1

Phil Mickelson 150/1

Bubba Watson 150/1

Ian Poulter 150/1

Cameron Smith 150/1

Matthew Wolff 150/1

Corey Conners 125/1

Russell Knox 150/1

Jason Dufner 150/1

Zach Johnson 200/1

Chez Reavie 150/1

Ryan Moore 150/1

Rory Sabbatini 150/1

Tom Hoge 150/1

Charles Howell III 150/1

Keegan Bradley 150/1

Emiliano Grillo 150/1

Rafael Cabrera Bello 150/1

Erik van Rooyen 150/1

Jason Kokrak 150/1

Charley Hoffman 150/1

Graeme McDowell      150/1

Branden Grace 150/1

Alex Noren 150/1

Patrick Rodgers 200/1

Sebastian Munoz        150/1

Brendon Todd 150/1

Jim Furyk 150/1

Brendan Steele 150/1

Scott Piercy 150/1

J.T. Poston 150/1

Jimmy Walker 150/1

Danny Willett 200/1

Matt Wallace 200/1

Cameron Champ 200/1

Si Woo Kim 200/1

Harold Varner III 200/1

Talor Gooch 200/1

Harry Higgs 200/1

Kevin Streelman          200/1

Denny McCarthy 250/1

Matthew NeSmith      200/1

Victor Perez 200/1

Lanto Griffin 200/1

Carlos Ortiz 200/1

Bud Cauley 200/1

Lucas Glover 200/1

Wyndham Clark 200/1

Beau Hossler 200/1

Dylan Frittelli  200/1

Jhonattan Vegas         200/1

Keith Mitchell 200/1

Kevin Tway 250/1

Vaughn Taylor 200/1

Sung Kang 200/1

Chris Kirk 200/1

Adam Long 200/1

Nick Watney 200/1

Jazz Janewattananond 250/1

Sam Ryder 250/1

Cameron Davis 250/1

Nate Lashley 250/1

C.T. Pan 250/1

Robby Shelton 250/1

Matt Jones 250/1

Andrew Landry 250/1

Tom Lewis 250/1

Mackenzie Hughes 250/1

Mark Hubbard 300/1

Pat Perez 300/1

Steve Stricker 300/1

Xinjun Zhang 300/1

Doc Redman 300/1

Kyoung-Hoon Lee 300/1

Brice Garnett 300/1

Richy Werenski 300/1

Peter Uihlein 300/1

Chesson Hadley 300/1

Tyler Duncan 300/1

Troy Merritt 300/1

Zac Blair 300/1

Sepp Straka 300/1

Bill Haas 300/1

Josh Teater 400/1

Henrik Norlander 400/1

Brian Gay 400/1

Adam Schenk 400/1

Bronson Burgoon 500/1

Doug Ghim 500/1

Kramer Hickok 500/1

Jim Herman 500/1

Scott Brown 500/1

Andy Ogletree 500/1

Brian Stuard 500/1

Bernhard Langer 500/1

Scott Harrington 500/1

Chad Campbell 500/1

Tyler McCumber 500/1

Patton Kizzire 500/1

J.J. Henry 1000/1

John Senden 1000/1

Tom Lehman 1000/1

Scott McCarron 1000/1

Franklin Corpening 2000/1

Olin Browne 3000/1

David Frost 3000/1

Keith Clearwater 5000/1

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