Woods vs. Mickelson
The biggest rivalry in the golf world is between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Here is a look at both heading into the 2010 British Open Golf Tournament.
Both golfers are among the favorites to win the tournament, but in a head-to-head matchup, Woods is expected to get the best of Lefty.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL, Tiger Woods has a money line of -155 against Mickelson, who has a line of +115. Here is a look at both golfers heading into this tournament, which takes place from St. Andrews Old Course in
Tiger Woods -155:
Woods is a three-time British Open winner with his last title coming in 2006. Woods has won two of his British Open titles at
Phil Mickelson +115:
Mickelson has never won the British Open and his best finish was third in 2004. It is the only top 10 Mickelson has in the Open Championship in 16 attempts. In the past two Opens at
Who will win: Due to Woods recent issues we would likely suggest Mickelson, but this tournament doesn’t suit his game. Mickelson has struggled greatly at the British Open and his rebellious style usually leads to big numbers because of wayward tee shots. Even if Woods is not at his best, his familiarity with the course should be enough to allow him to finish higher than Mickelson.
Posted: 7/13/10 9:29PM ET