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Odds favor Jon Rahm in Arizona homecoming

The Spaniard, a Scottsdale resident and former Sun Devils player, owns a solid history of top finishes at the PGA Tour's Waste Management Phoenix Open

44: Cumulative number of strokes under par for Spain’s Jon Rahm in his 16 rounds spanning four previous appearances at the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz. Rahm, 25, who lives in Scottsdale and went to college at Arizona State in nearby Tempe, has played TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course in four previous WMPOs, finishing as high as fifth and no worse than 16th, averaging 68.25 strokes per round. He enters Thursday’s first round at No. 3 in the Official World Golf Ranking and as oddsmakers’ 7-1 favorite to win his fourth PGA Tour title (tee times).

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