Tiger Woods favored at 2011 Farmers Open but are his problems behind him? Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Wednesday, 26 January 2011 12:52

(The Spread) - When the 2011 Farmers Insurance Open kicks off on Thursday, January 27, Tiger Woods will return to the scene of one of his most famous career wins. But even though he’s favored, are his on-course problems behind him?

View Current Golf Odds

According to online sports book Sportsbook.com, Tiger is the clear-cut favorite to win the 2011 Farmers Open, ahead of other golfers like Phil Mickelson (16/1) and Dustin Johnson (16/1).

Woods hasn’t played at Torrey Pines since battling knee trouble to win a play-off at the 2008 US Open. That was his 14th major, but he failed to win in 2010 for the first time since turning professional in 1996.

It’s easy to see why Tiger is favored to win this weekend: He’s seeking his seventh victory at the Torrey Pines event after winning four consecutive times starting in 2005. But thanks to his off and on-field problems, he has dropped to world number three after spending more than five years as world number one.

Last season, he started to show signs that he was regaining his form. He also has a new swing coach in Sean Foley and appears hungry to return to greatness. With his issues presumably behind him, maybe the Torrey Pines tournament this weekend will be the first step to big things this season.

We’ll find out soon enough.

Bet 2011 Farmers Open Odds

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!


How To Bet Guides

Are you new to Sports Betting? If you are or, if you just want to try betting an unfamiliar sport, here are some guides to help you out!

How to Bet Baseball

How to Bet Basketball

How to Bet Golf

How to Bet NASCAR

Betting Moneylines

Betting Props

Betting Futures

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com