Olympic Golf Tournament Odds: Best Bets & Sleeper Picks

For the first time since Canada's George Lyon took gold at the 1904 St. Louis Games, golf is back in the Olympic program. Although the world's top four players and five of the Top 10 won't be in Rio (many of them dropped out citing Zika concerns), it's still going to be a highly compelling tournament. Not much is known about the 7,128-yard Par 71 Olympic Golf Course, and when you throw in the fact that it's a 60-player field with many players who are almost never seen on the PGA TOUR, and anything could happen. Open Championship winner and red-hot Henrik Stenson enters as the odds-on favorite (full list of odds here, courtesy of OddsShark), with Sergio Garcia right behind. Justin Rose, Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed, Rickie Fowler, Martin Kaymer and Matt Kuchar are all piled up in between 13-to-1 and 16-to-1, then comes the values. You can click through the gallery for a closer look at some sleepers and under-the-radar players who have what it takes to capture Olympic gold. (Getty)

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