Ryder Cup Top Scorer Odds
With some of the best golfers in the world set to take part in the 2016 Ryder Cup, here is a look at the odds to be the top scorer for the United States and Europe.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the United States is favored to win the Cup, as they are getting odds of -185 to win, while Europe has been given a money line of +145 to retain the trophy. The 2016 Ryder Cup takes place on Friday, Sept. 30-Sunday, Oct. 2 from Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. Here is a breakdown of the odds for each team’s individuals to lead them in scoring.
For the United States, Dustin Johnson is listed as the favorite to lead the team. He has odds of +350 to score the most. Other short odds are Jordan Spieth (+500) and Patrick Reed (+700). Johnson is appearing in his third Ryder Cup. He has a 4-3 record in matches all-time. Spieth is playing in his second Ryder Cup. He went 2-1-1 in his first appearance. Reed is also playing in his second Ryder Cup. He was 3-0-1 in the 2014 event. Phil Mickelson has the most experience of 41 total matches with a 16-19-6 record in his 10 previous Ryder Cups. He has +1000 odds to lead Team USA.
For Europe, Rory McIlroy is listed as the favorite to score the most points. His odds are at +300. Henrik Stenson has the next shortest odds at +550 while Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia each have +600 odds. McIlroy has played in three Ryder Cups and has a 6-4-4 match record. Stenson is appearing in his fourth Ryder Cup as well. His record in matches is 5-4-2. Rose is playing in his fourth Ryder Cup and has an impressive 9-3-2 mark while Garcia is 18-9-5 all-time over seven Ryder Cups. Lee Westwood is the veteran of the group, playing in nine Ryder Cups with a 20-15-6 record. His odds are listed at +1200.