2009 British Open Odds

The 2009 British Open Championship is set to tee off June 16 and run through June 19 from Turnberry, Scotland.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have made Tiger Woods a 2/1 favorite to win this year’s British Open.

Bet the 2009 U.S. Open Championship

Even though Tiger is coming off a lackluster (for him) showing at The Masters, oddsmakers have every reason to make him a favorite in the 2009 British Open Championship. Woods has won three British Open Championships, the most recent being in 2006 when he shot a 270 (-18). He also won in 2005 and in 2000.

Unsurprisingly, Padraig Harrington has been given the next best odds to win at 10/1. Harrington has won the last two British Open Championship tournaments, finishing with a 277 and a 283, respectively.

Despite winning the 2009 Masters, Angel Cabrera is a whopping 40/1 long shot to win this year’s British Open Championship according to oddsmakers. The reason for the long odds can be pinpointed to Cabrera’s struggles at The Open over the course of his career. The highest he has ever finished is tied for fourth, which was at the 1999 British Open.

Some of the more notably golfers playing in this year’s tournament include Sergio Garcia (14/1), Ernie Els (22/1) and Phil Mickelson (14/1). For complete odds on all of the golfers in the 2009 British Open Championship, see below.

Odds to Win the 2009 U.S. Golf Open Championship – July 16-19 – Turnberry, Scotland

Tiger Woods 2/1
Padraig Harrington 10/1
Sergio Garcia 14/1
Ernie Els 22/1
Lee Westwood 28/1
Adam Scott 40/1
Phil Mickelson 14/1
Justin Rose 33/1
Jim Furyk 25/1
Anthony Kim 28/1
Henrik Stenson 25/1
Luke Donald 50/1
Retief Goosen 33/1
Vijay Singh 33/1
Ian Poulter 33/1
Stewart Cink 50/1
Miguel Angel Jimenez 66/1
Kenny Perry 25/1
Graeme McDowell 50/1
Robert Allenby 50/1
Darren Clarke 100/1
Paul Casey 33/1
Andres Romero 40/1
Robert Karlsson 33/1
Geoff Ogilvy 33/1
Martin Kaymer 50/1
Angel Cabrera 40/1
Hunter Mahan 50/1
Ross Fisher 50/1
K.J. Choi 66/1
Trevor Immelman 50/1
Steve Stricker 40/1
Mike Weir 66/1
Justin Leonard 50/1
Stuart Appleby 80/1
Stephen Ames 100/1
Tim Clark 66/1
Nick O'Hern 125/1
Nick Dougherty 125/1
Rory McIlroy 25/1
Field (Any Other Golfer) 5/2

Bet the 2009 U.S. Open Championship

Posted: 4/13/09 9:43PM ET

Updated: 6/22/09 10:20PM ET

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