2017 PGA Tour:Sony Open in HawaiiJanuary 10, 2017 by Marc Jerbs

From January 12 up to January 15, the Waialae Country Club will host the Sony Open in Hawaii. Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Thomas currently occupy the top 2 position in the FedEx Cup points standings.

Both player opened their season with personal wins. Hideki Matsuyama won the Hero World Challenge while Justin Thomas won last week's SBS Tournament of Champions. This week's field at the Sony Open in Hawaii consists of 144 players.

Argentinian Fabian Gomez will return to defend his title. Last year, he scored a playoff win over Brand Snedeker.

A tough field of players awaits Fabian Gomez led by Jason Dufner, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson, Jordan Spieth, Zach Johson and Jimmy Walker.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Jordan Spieth as the favorite to win the Sony Open in Hawaii on Sunday.