Listed as the favorite to win the CJ Cup, Rory McIlroy could take over as the world's number one.

PGA Tour action returns this week as some of the worlds best descend on Congaree Golf Club in South Carolina for The CJ Cup.

But there's also an opportunity for one very familiar face to claim a spot at the top of the Official World Golf Ranking.

Fresh off a FedEx Cup win, Rory McIlroy is the early favorite to repeat his CJ Cup success this weekend in Congaree, according to DraftKings.

Be aware that this will not be an easy task as this year's CJ Cup field is loaded with some of the world's best talent. Scheffler, world No. 5 Jon Rahm,

PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas and US Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick will challenge McIlroy this week.

15 of the top 20 players in the Official World Golf Ranking will compete at the CJ Cup in South Carolina next week, including No. 1 Scottie Scheffler,

Rory McIlroy, who enters the CJ Cup second in the Official World Golf Ranking, has a chance to dethrone No. 1, Scottie Scheffler.