2010 British Open Odds

The 2010 British Open Championship kicks off July 15 and with Tiger Woods’ playing status uncertain, Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood have opened as the favorites.

Bet 2010 British Open Championship Odds

There’s a good chance that Tiger Woods will play in the British Open this year, but as of this printing his playing status is still up in the air. With that, oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made Mickelson and Westwood 12/1 favorites. Those odds are obviously subjected to change.

What’s interesting about Mickelson and Westwood opening as favorites is that they’ve never won the British Open. Stewart Cink is the defending British Open champion, while Padraig Harrinton has won two of the last three tournaments (2008, 2007). Woods has won three British Open events, including back-to-back victories in 2006 and 2005, and one in 2000.

While Harrington’s odds to win are listed right behind Mickelson and Westwood’s at 14/1, Cink is a 33/1 long shot to win in 2010. Rory McIlroy (14/1), Ernie Els (16/1), Retief Goosen (20/1) and Sergio Garcia (20/1) are just some of the golfers that currently have better odds to win than Cink.

The 2010 British Open Championship (also referred to as The Open Championship or simply, The Open) takes place July 15 this year and runs through July 18. The event is played at the Old Course at St. Andrews in the United Kingdom and it’s a par 72. The official yardage for the 2010 event is 7,279 yards and the format is a stroke play.

For complete odds on the 2010 British Open Championship, see below.

PGA Tour – British Open Championship Odds to Win – July 15, 2010

Phil Mickelson 12/1

Lee Westwood 12/1

Padraig Harrington 14/1

Rory McIlroy 14/1

Ernie Els 16/1

Retief Goosen 20/1

Ross Fisher 20/1

Sergio Garcia 20/1

Jim Furyk 25/1

Paul Casey 25/1

Henrik Stenson 25/1

Steve Stricker 28/1

Stewart Cink 33/1

Anthony Kim 33/1

Ian Poulter 33/1

Hunter Mahan 33/1

Martin Kaymer 33/1

Geoff Ogilvy 33/1

Andres Romero 40/1

Robert Karlsson 40/1

Camilo Villegas 40/1

Sean O'Hair 40/1

Angel Cabrera 40/1

Luke Donald 40/1

Adam Scott 40/1

Graeme McDowell 50/1

Vijay Singh 50/1

Justin Rose 50/1

Nick Watney 50/1

Ben Curtis 50/1

Kenny Perry 50/1

Chris Wood 50/1

Alvaro Quiros 50/1

Simon Dyson 50/1

Soren Kjeldsen 50/1

Aaron Baddeley 66/1

Zach Johnson 66/1

Soren Hanson 66/1

David Toms 66/1

Mike Weir 66/1

Justin Leonard 66/1

Oliver Wilson 66/1

Lucas Glover 66/1

Trevor Immelman 80/1

Nick Dougherty 80/1

Miguel Angel Jimenez 80/1

David Duval 80/1

Field (Any Other Golfer) 5/2

Bet 2010 British Open Championship Odds

Posted: 2/17/10 11:00PM ET

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