DJ listed as betting favorite at Congaree

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The PGA Tour is heading into uncharted territory this week, and the world No. 1 is leading the way.

Dustin Johnson begins the week as a betting favorite for the inaugural Palmetto Championship, listed at +800 according to oddsmakers at PointsBet Sportsbook. Johnson will be teeing it up in his home state at Congaree Golf Club, about 45 minutes north of Savannah, which is hosting a Tour event for the first time.

The tournament was created by Tour officials in response to the cancellation of the RBC Canadian Open, which was scrubbed for a second straight year because of COVID-19 complications. The relatively new layout is a brawny par-71 and will be on display for public consumption for the first time this week.

Close behind Johnson is another multiple major winner, Brooks Koepka. Koepka grabbed headlines last week without even playing, as his feud with Bryson DeChambeau continued via social media, and he's listed at +900 as he looks to follow up a PGA Championship runner-up with his second win of the year.

Englishmen Tyrrell Hatton and Matthew Fitzpatrick are next on the list, followed by former Tour winner Sungjae Im. Here's a look at some of the notable betting odds this week at Congaree, with the U.S. Open now just a week away:

Odds to win Palmetto Championship (via PointsBet)

+800: Dustin Johnson

+900: Brooks Koepka

+1400: Tyrrell Hatton

+1600: Matthew Fitzpatrick

+1700: Sungjae Im

+2500: Harris English, Tommy Fleetwood

+3500: Alex Noren, Ian Poulter

+4000: Garrick Higgo, Keith Mitchell, Lucas Glover, Patton Kizzire

+5000: Brandt Snedeker, Harold Varner III

+6000: Ben Martin, Danny Willett, Jhonattan Vegas, Kevin Kisner, Russell Knox

+7000: C.T. Pan, Doc Redman, Martin Laird, Pat Perez, Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Scott Stallings

+8000: Bo Hoag, Camilo Villegas, Erik van Rooyen, Luke List, Matthew NeSmith, Rory Sabbatini, Vincent Whaley

+10000: Byeong-Hun An, Jason Dufner, J.T. Poston, Patrick Rodgers, Richy Werenski, Seamus Power, Sepp Straka

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+12500: Bronson Burgoon, David Lipsky, Nate Lashley, Nick Taylor, Satoshi Kodaira, Scott Piercy, Sung Kang, Tom Lewis

+15000: Adam Schenk, Andrew Putnam, Brian Stuard, Brice Garnett, Davis Thompson, Hank Lebioda, Henrik Norlander, James Hahn, John Huh, John Pak, Joseph Bramlett, Kevin Chappell, Kramer Hickok, Mark Hubbard, Padraig Harrington, Peter Uihlein, Robby Shelton, Roger Sloan, Vaughn Taylor, Wilco Nienaber

+20000: Chase Seiffert, Chesson Hadley, Danny Lee, J.J. Spaun, Luke Donald, Sean O'Hair, Tyler McCumber

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