Tour Championship Odds 2023: Best Bets For Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy

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Rory McIlroy playing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

The Tour Championship begins Thursday at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. There’s a staggering $75 million in bonus money at stake for the final event of the season. Scottie Scheffler is the betting favorite to win the tournament and among FedEx Cup odds

The field will consist of 30 golfers, and all will begin play with starting strokes based on their standing in the season-long points race. Here’s a complete look at what you need to know and the latest Tour Championship odds.   

Latest 2023 Tour Championship betting odds

The table below has the latest odds from legal online sportsbooks for the 2023 Tour Championship. If you’d like to place a bet, click on the odds to head to the sportsbook and get started. Sports betting promos are available for new users. 

2023 Tour Championship quick facts 

Best odds to win the 2023 Tour Championship 

Below are the latest golf odds for the current favorites to win or finish in the top five or 10 at this week’s Tour Championship.

GolferTo WinTop 5Top 10
Scottie Scheffler
Rory McIlroy
Viktor Hovland
Jon Rahm
Patrick Cantlay
Xander Schauffele
Max Homa
Lucas Glover
Matthew Fitzpatrick
Brian Harman

2023 Tour Championship starting strokes 

Golfers begin play at the Tour Championship with starting strokes based on their FedEx Cup points standings. Here’s a breakdown of the 30 golfers in the field.  

Scheffler finished atop the season-long standings with 4,218 points, booking two wins and 16 top-10 finishes over 22 events. He holds down the top spot in the Official World Golf Ranking, and he finished in a tie for second at last week’s BMW Championship

Hovland moved into second place with 4,024 points following a victory at the BMW Championship, his second win of the season. He’s ranked fifth in the OWGR and has eight top 10 finishes in 22 tournaments. 

McIlroy is a three-time winner of the FedEx Cup and will be looking to defend his title. He’s third in points with 3,494 and second in the OWGR, and he has a pair of wins and 12 top 10 finishes in his 17 appearances.  

Rahm has tumbled to fourth place with 3,486 points. He has an impressive four victories, including this season’s Masters, and 10 top 10 finishes in 19 events. He finished in a tie for 31st at last week’s tournament. 

As the odds indicate, the chances of someone outside of the top four pulling out a victory are long. However, there’s still an incentive for all of the golfers in the field in the form of a large sum of bonus money

What is the prize pool for the Tour Championship? 

Golfers will be competing for $75 million in bonus prize money. Here’s the payout structure for the top 10 finishers: 

The pool has grown in recent years. For perspective, 2018 winner Justin Rose won $10 million, while the top prize jumped to $15 million for McIlroy’s win in 2019. Golfers who finish in 11th through 30th place won’t go away empty-handed, with prizes ranging from $500,000 to $950,000 based on the final standings. 

2023 Tour Championship TV, live stream schedule

Here’s the full broadcast and streaming schedule for the 2023 Tour Championship. 

2023 Tour Championship course and weather

The East Lake Golf Club has been the site of the Tour Championship since 2004. At last year’s event, McIlroy began play at -4 but managed to claim victory with a final score of -21. Scheffler opened on top at -10, finishing in a tie for second at -20. 

The course is a par 70 that stretches 7,346 yards. The tournament course record, absent starting strokes, was a -23 for an aggregate four-round score of 257, set by Tiger Woods in 2007. The starting stroke format was introduced in 2019. 

The forecast does not call for rain or any significant wind, but heat could be a factor, with projected high temperatures in the upper 90s to low 100s for all four days. For round one, the first group tees off at 11:26 a.m., with the final pairing getting started at 2 p.m.