Hero World Challenge

This week is the Hero World Challenge. We’ve posted a betting market on who will win, click here to view the current odds.

Tour Confidential: Why isn’t Tiger Woods the favorite to win the Hero?

Check in every week for the unfiltered opinions of our writers and editors as they break down the hottest topics in the sport, and join the conversation by tweeting us @golf_com. This week we discuss Tiger Woods’ return to action at the Hero World Challenge, early Presidents Cup storylines, golf tips (and golf courses) we’re thankful for and more.

Scott asks Australians not to cheer for Tiger, U.S.

3:24 PM ET Bob HarigESPN Senior Writer Close Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University Adam Scott is happy Tiger Woods is headed to Australia next week for the Presidents Cup. He simply hopes his countrymen don’t cheer for the reigning Masters champion.

Ryder Cup Preview

While there are no fantasy contests this week because of the Ryder Cup, we still have some golf action. Click Here to view our open golf bets.¬†Users can choose to bet on the Ryder Cup winner in a parimutuel pool we posted several weeks ago, but we’ve also posted fixed odds on the tournament winner. At the time of writing USA is the favourite with an implied 57% chance of winning.

Phil finishes last in final tuneup before Ryder

6:11 AM ET Bob HarigESPN Senior Writer Close Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University ATLANTA — Phil Mickelson never matched par in his four rounds and finished last in the 30-man field at the Tour Championship, a final tuneup for the Ryder Cup next week in France.