After a two-year wait, golf followers everywhere in the world might be eagerly counting down the previous few remaining days till the return of The Open Championship — the game’s oldest and most prestigious match.
With the coronavirus pandemic that means that the 2019 version of match at Northern Eire’s Royal Portrush was the final time The Open was held, it’s comprehensible that pleasure is rife forward of the match teeing off at Royal St George’s in Kent on July 15th.
Jon Rahm’s maiden main triumph on the latest US Open at Torrey Pines in California implies that the Spaniard is the outright favorite in The British Open Odds. Nonetheless, it’s notoriously tough to win back-to-back majors, and that implies that somebody from left of discipline may raise the Claret Jug later this month.
So, with simply over per week to go till the 149th version of The Open will get underway, let’s check out a couple of good exterior bets. Learn on to search out out extra!
Jordan Spieth – 18/1
After such a promising begin to his profession, profitable three main titles in two years, Jordan Spieth endured a tough interval. With out a win in over 4 years, the American dropped out of the top-100 ranked gamers on the earth. Nonetheless, with a victory within the Texas Open again in April, Spieth kicked his profession again into life and it looks as if it’s solely a matter of time earlier than he wins his fourth main. He recorded a third-place end within the Masters and a top-20 end on the US Open already this season, and with expertise of already profitable the Claret Jug, he may very well be there or thereabouts at Royal St George’s.
Justin Thomas – 22/1
At 22/1, World No. 3 Justin Thomas actually makes for an attention-grabbing each-way wager. The American, who hasn’t gained a serious since his maiden triumph within the PGA Championship again in 2017, had a tough begin to the yr, with private points away from the game and on-course controversy showing to take its toll. Nonetheless, he bounced again with a victory in The Gamers Championship, the subsequent smartest thing to a serious, at TPC Sawgrass in March, proving he nonetheless has what it takes to compete on the high. He hasn’t actually kicked on since, lacking the reduce on the PGA Championship earlier than a 19th-place end on the US Open. However he’ll certainly need to have crack at profitable 2021’s ultimate main.
Brooks Koepka – 14/1
Because the fourth favorite, Brooks Koepka isn’t precisely a large outsider to win The Open. Nonetheless, at odds of 14/1 there may be the potential for cash to be made. The 31-year-old has been within the headlines currently for a rift with 2020 US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau, however within the latest US Open and Vacationers Championship, the place he completed fourth and fifth respectively, the four-time main winner proved his focus is solely on his recreation, and there’s little question he would love so as to add a victory at The Open to his CV.
Collin Morikawa – 25/1
Like Thomas, Collin Morikawa is one other tempting each-way wager at 25/1. The World No. 4 completed eighth within the defence of his PGA Championship crown at Kiawah Island Golf Resort again in Could, and he topped that consequence with a fourth-place end on the latest US Open. This would be the 24-year-old’s first outing at The Open, and it will likely be no simple feat to win at Royal St George’s. Nonetheless, on present kind, he will certainly be feeling assured.