The new eligibility criteria for this year’s Sentry Tournament of Champions event will be the following: Winners of PGA Tour events from the 2020 season will continue to qualify for this event. Additionally, golfers who qualified (top 30 in FedEx Cup rankings) for the 2020 TOUR Championship will be eligible for the 2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions.
Dates – January 7 – January 10, 2021
Prize Pool – $6,900,000
First Place – $1,380,000
FedEx Cup Points – 500
What’s the Weather?
It’s Hawaii.Perfect weather. Forecast is for low 80’s and mostly sunny. HERE
Sentry Tournament Course Preview
ame of Course – Plantation Course at Kapalua
Where is Plantation Course at Kapalua – Kapalua, Maui, HI
Par – 73
Yards – 7411
Slope Rating – 144
Year Built – 1991
Designed by – Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore
Looking for Sentry Tournament of Champions Winner
Look for Thomas to be the favorite wherever you look. In his previous five evnets on this course since 2016, he has three top five finishes including winning it in 2017 and 2020. In the Master he complete the first round with a 66 and went on to a fourth plave finish.
Thomas fired a first round 66 at the Masters in November en route to an eventual fourth place finish.
Reed is hot. his resme has five sraight top 14 finishes which includes a third lae finish in the DP World Tour Championship. He has four top sic finishes at this event inclding a win in 2015..
Matsuyama has been on the watch for this event from his top 28 in his last four tournaments in the shortened 2020 season.
Sentry Tournament of Champions odds
Dustin Johnson +650
Justin Thomas +800
Jon Rahm +800
Xander Schauffele +1000
Bryson DeChambeau +1200
Patrick Reed +1800
Patrick Cantlay +1800
Webb Simpson +1800
Hideki Matsuyama +2000
Viktor Hovland +2000
Tony Finau +2200
Collin Morikawa +2500
Daniel Berger +2800
Harris English +3500
Scottie Scheffler +3500
Joaquin Niemann +4500
Sungjae Im +4500
Cameron Smith +4500
Kevin Kisner +5000
Abraham Ancer +5000
Sentry Tournament of Champions Pick
Justin Thomas prevails to open 2021