2010 British Open Guide

The 2010 British Open, also known as the Open Championship, will start on July 15 this year. In order to get you ready for the PGA event, we’ve put together a viewing guide including odds, facts and more.

Bet 2010 British Open Odds

Event: 2010 British Open (139th Edition)

Dates: July 15 – 18

Location: Fife, Scotland

Course: Old Course at St. Andrews

Tours: PGA Tour, PGA European Tour

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Par: 72

Yardage: 7,279

Field: 156

Website: http://www.opengolf.com/

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Overview:

The British Open is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf and is the only major held outside of the United States. It’s also the only major that is administered by the R&A, which is the govering body of golf outside of the U.S. and Mexico.

The Open is played on the third weekend of the third Friday in July and is always played after The Masters and the U.S. Open each year. The tournament takes place every year on one of the nine golf courses in Scotland or England and in 2010, the event will have a prize fund of $7 million U.S. Usually, the British Open’s prize money is the least of the four majors.

Past 10 Champions:

Year

Venue

Champion

Country

2009

Turnberry

Stewart Cink

 United States

2008

Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Pádraig Harrington (2)

 Ireland

2007

Carnoustie Golf Links

Pádraig Harrington

 Ireland

2006

Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Tiger Woods (3)

 United States

2005

St Andrews

Tiger Woods (2)

 United States

2004

Royal Troon Golf Club

Todd Hamilton

 United States

2003

Royal St George's Golf Club

Ben Curtis

 United States

2002

Muirfield

Ernie Els

 South Africa

2001

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club

David Duval

 United States

2000

St Andrews

Tiger Woods

 United States

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Posted: 5/20/10 8:00PM ET

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