British Open Championship Golf Betting Preview
The British Open is one of the four golf majors, and the most prestigious golf event held in the UK. Being one of the major events on the golfing calendar, The British Open golf betting represents some great betting opportunities as the event is screened live on BBC1. Not only is the pre-tournament betting a popular bet, but viewers like to bet in play as the event takes place, with bets ranging on the three ball matches, handicap betting, to make the cut, nationality of winner amongst some of the most popular golf betting markets.
The 137th Open Golf Championship, has Sergio Garcia leading the betting at 11/1 favourite with VC Bet, thanks in part to his recent second place finish in the European Open. The winner of that event, Ross Fisher has been cut to 66’s following that impressive victory, however the chances of a relatively small name winning the British Open golf remain a long-shot with most bookies.
Others in with a chance for winning the British Open Golf include Ernie Els at 14/1 with Blue Square and Coral. For those who fancy last year’s winner Padraig Harrington he can be backed at best odds 20/1 with Paddy Power and last year’s runner up Phil Mickelson is available at best odds 18/1 with Betfred.
In recent years Golf Betting has been particularly popular for punters trading bets on Betfair, which basically means placing bets on the British Open and then laying the odds on Betfair as the golf tournament develops with layers missing and putting shots.
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