British Open Odds

The 2010 British Open Championship tees off this Thursday from St. Andrews and Tiger Woods is still considered the favorite to win the major championship.

Bet 2010 British Open Championship Odds

The Favorite

Woods is a 9/2 favorite to win according to oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com. Other short odds to win are Phil Mickelson (10/1), Justin Rose (15/1), Ernie Els (15/1), and Lee Westwood (15/1). Woods has won three British Open titles in his career, two of which have come at St. Andrews. Woods has 14 major championships and has finished in the top six of five of the last six majors. Woods hasn’t finished in the top 10 of the British Open since 2006 and is winless in 2010 with just two top 10’s.

Past Winners

Stewart Cink won the 2009 British Open, his first major championship. Prior to that, Padraig Harrington won the title in 2008 and 2007. Cink has 80/1 odds to win this time around while Harrington comes in at 20/1. The last player aside from Woods to win this title at St. Andrews was John Daly in 1995. Daly has 200/1 odds to win this year.

World Rankings

Woods is the top-ranked golfer in the world but due to his recent struggles, Phil Mickelson is inching closer. Mickelson has never won the British Open and his best finish is third in 2004. It is his lone top-10 finish in the Open Championship. Westwood is the top-ranked European, as he is third in the world rankings. Westwood has one win and eight top 10’s in 2010. Westwood has three top 10’s in the British Open, including third in 2009.

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.

British Open Championship Odds to Win – July 15, 2010

Tiger Woods 9/2

Phil Mickelson 10/1

Justin Rose 15/1

Ernie Els 15/1

Lee Westwood 15/1

Padraig Harrington 20/1

Rory McIlroy 20/1

Martin Kaymer 25/1

Paul Casey 30/1

Ian Poulter 30/1

Graeme McDowell 30/1

Retief Goosen 30/1

Luke Donald 40/1

Sergio Garcia 40/1

Jim Furyk 40/1

Camilo Villegas 50/1

Robert Karlsson 50/1

Henrik Stenson 50/1

Matt Kuchar 50/1

Geoff Ogilvy 50/1

KJ Choi 50/1

Anthony Kim 50/1

Steve Stricker 50/1

Ross Fisher 50/1

Charl Schwartzel 60/1

Tim Clark 60/1

Adam Scott 60/1

Chris Wood 60/1

Vijay Singh 60/1

Dustin Johnson 60/1

Sean OHair 60/1

Ryo Ishikawa 75/1

Angel Cabrera 80/1

Robert Allenby 80/1

Alvaro Quiros 80/1

Zach Johnson 80/1

Hunter Mahan 80/1

Rickie Fowler 80/1

Miguel Angel Jimenez 80/1

Ryan Moore 80/1

Ben Curtis 80/1

Nick Watney 80/1

Stewart Cink 80/1

Bo Van Pelt 80/1

Steve Marino 100/1

Louis Oosthuizen 100/1

Tom Watson 100/1

Kenny Perry 100/1

YE Yang 100/1

Mike Weir 100/1

Francesco Molinari 100/1

Davis Love III 100/1

Rhys Davies 100/1

Ben Crane 100/1

Andres Romero 100/1

Justin Leonard 100/1

JB Holmes 100/1

Scott Verplank 100/1

David Duval 125/1

Thomas Bjorn 125/1

David Toms 125/1

Lucas Glover 125/1

Soren Kjeldsen 125/1

Soren Hansen 125/1

Bill Haas 150/1

Thongchai Jaidee 150/1

Anders Hansen 150/1

John Senden 150/1

Stephen Ames 150/1

Heath Slocum 150/1

Colin Montgomerie 150/1

Seung-Yul Noh 150/1

Peter Hanson 150/1

Michael Sim 150/1

Kevin Na 150/1

Brian Gay 150/1

Simon Dyson 150/1

Oliver Wilson 150/1

Edoardo Molinari 150/1

Matteo Manassero 150/1

Trevor Immelman 150/1

Tom Lehman 150/1

Alexander Noren 200/1

John Daly 200/1

Jason Bohn 200/1

Martin Laird 200/1

Simon Khan 200/1

Marc Leishman 200/1

Jason Dufner 200/1

Shane Lowry 200/1

Ross McGowan 250/1

Greg Norman 250/1

Yuta Ikeda 250/1

Tim Petrovic 250/1

Jerry Kelly 250/1

Nick Faldo 500/1

Mark Omeara 500/1

Byeong-Hun An 500/1

Todd Hamilton 500/1

Field (Any Other Golfers) 20/1

Bet 2010 British Open Championship Odds

Posted: 7/12/10 10:51AM ET

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