Open Championship preview: Odds and sods

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Published 13/07/2009 15:57:45
 

We take a look at the golfers hoping to win the 138th Open Championship at Turnberry this week. Who will win? What are the odds?

Let's take a look at the runners and riders in this week's tournament:

 

Tiger Woods

The setup at Turnberry looks perfect for Woods to repeat his Hoylake domination of 2006. He's got the form and he's got the game. Prediction: Winner

Ross Fisher

A name that's been on the leaderboard before but not quite broke through. I feel strongly that a Brit will have a great performance this year. Prediction: Top 5

Rory Mcilroy

A talented young golfer but I don't fancy his chances because I think this course will eat better players than Rory alive. Prediction: Top 30

Padraig Harrington

Reigning champion looking for third successive win. Can he do it? He's out of form and I don't think he's ready. Prediction: Top 30

Segio Garcia

Underachiever but performs well in The Open. Spaniard must show his strength of character of be forgotten as also-ran. Prediction: Top 10

Paul Casey

Great talent but a little out of form recently. Backing the Englishman for a big performance. Prediction: Top 5

Adam Scott

The Aussie should be good in these windy conditions. Prediction: Top 10

Geoff Ogilvy

Another Aussie who I think has the game to take this course on. Prediction: Top 5

Kenny Perry

Great renaissance form from Perry over the last 18 months but this isn't his kind of golf course. That said, he's got a great swing and talent always shows through. WIll make cut but won't bother the leaderboard. Prediction: Top 30

Anthony Kim

Expecting great things of Kim in the future but this tournament isn't for him. Would love to see him place well and would also be surprised. Prediction: Top 30

Martin Kaymer

This 24 year old German is in great form on the back of two European Tour victories. He Prediction: Top 20

Ernie Els

Former winner and usually comes good at the Open. Sorry Ernie, not this year. Prediction: MC

Greg Norman

Sorry Greg, we loved your charge up the leaderboard last year but you never had the cojones to win it when you were in your prime and that isn't going to change now. Prediction: MC

Phil Mickelson

Lefty is out for family reasons - his wife and mother have cancer.

Time Selection Odds
07:00 T Woods 3.25

S Garcia 21.00

I Poulter 26.00

L Westwood 26.00

P Harrington 26.00

R McIlroy 26.00

Anthony Kim 34.00

H Mahan 34.00

H Stenson 34.00

J Furyk 34.00

M Kaymer 34.00

P Casey 34.00

E Els 41.00

G Ogilvy 41.00

R Fisher 41.00

R Goosen 41.00

S Stricker 41.00

A Scott 51.00

C Villegas 51.00

G McDowell 51.00

K Perry 51.00

A Cabrera 67.00

B Curtis 67.00

S O'Hair 67.00

V Singh 67.00

B Gay 81.00

D Toms 81.00

L Donald 81.00

N Watney 81.00

Z Johnson 81.00

A Romero 101.00

D Duval 101.00

D Love III 101.00

J Leonard 101.00

J Rose 101.00

K J Choi 101.00

L Glover 101.00

M Weir 101.00

MA Jiménez 101.00

S Cink 101.00

S Hansen 101.00

S Kjeldsen 101.00

B Snedeker 126.00

N Dougherty 126.00

R Allenby 126.00

S Ames 126.00

S Appleby 126.00

T Clark 126.00

A Hansen 151.00

A Quiros 151.00

B Weekley 151.00

C Montgomerie 151.00

D Clarke 151.00

G Fernández-Castaño 151.00

J M Singh 151.00

O Wilson 151.00

P Hanson 151.00

R Green 151.00

R Pampling 151.00

R Sabbatini 151.00

T Levet 151.00

A Wall 201.00

B Crane 201.00

B Watson 201.00

C Hoffman 201.00

C Howell 201.00

C Schwartzel 201.00

Chad Campbell 201.00

D Johnson 201.00

F Molinari 201.00

G Storm 201.00

L Oosthuizen 201.00

R Echenique 201.00

S Marino 201.00

T Aiken 201.00

B Molder 251.00

C Pettersson 251.00

Chris Wood 251.00

D J Trahan 251.00

F Jacobson 251.00

J Daly 251.00

J Edfors 251.00

JB Holmes 251.00

K Sutherland 251.00

M Brier 251.00

M Kuchar 251.00

P McGinley 251.00

Paul Lawrie 251.00

R Imada 251.00

R Jacquelin 251.00

R Sterne 251.00

T Hamilton 251.00

T Jaidee 251.00

B Baird 301.00

D Drysdale 301.00

G Norman 301.00

G Orr 301.00

J Kingston 301.00

J Overton 301.00

M Laird 301.00

P Goydos 301.00

P Larrazabal 301.00

P Marksaeng 301.00

B Grace 501.00

D Higgins 501.00

D Howell 501.00

D McGrane 501.00

D Smail 501.00

F Andersson Hed 501.00

J Driscoll 501.00

K Duke 501.00

M Calcavecchia 501.00

M Campbell 501.00

M Goggin 501.00

M Manassero 501.00

Mark Brown 501.00

O Fisher 501.00

P Broadhurst 501.00

P Hedblom 501.00

R Finch 501.00

R Ishikawa 501.00

R Rock 501.00

R S Johnson 501.00

Rhys Davies 501.00

Richie Ramsay 501.00

S Surry 501.00

T Lehman 501.00

Wen-Chong Liang 501.00

Azuma Yano 1001.00

B Mayfair 1001.00

B Vaughan 1001.00

D Gaunt 1001.00

D Wardrop 1001.00

E Saltman 1001.00

Gaganjeet Bhullar 1001.00

J Geary 1001.00

K Kuboya 1001.00

K Oda 1001.00

L Saltman 1001.00

M Cayeux 1001.00

M O'Meara 1001.00

M Wright 1001.00

P Baker 1001.00

P Ellebye 1001.00

T Kondo 1001.00

T Pilkadaris 1001.00

T Stewart 1001.00

T Watson 1001.00

T Wood 1001.00

Y Ikeda 1001.00

S Gross Jr 1501.00

S Lyle 1501.00

J Ahlers 2001.00

J Kavanagh 2001.00

N Faldo 2001.00

T Haylock 2001.00

Each-way bets 1/4 odds first 5

 

 

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