|Written by Michelle Allan|
Golf betting for the British Open Championship July 16-19 will feature the top players in the world as this is one of the most prestigious events in all of sports. Golf betting fans handicapping their selections for the British Open Championship can go to the World Golf Rankings for a list of who’s who in golf.
Tiger Woods tops the golf betting list of the World Golf Rankings and he enters British Open Championship action as a 3 time winner of the event. Woods has a substantial lead over Phil Mickelson on the World Golf Rankings. Woods has played in 8 golf betting events so far this year and made all 8 cuts with 2 wins and 7 top 10 finishes. Woods two golf betting wins were in the Arnold Palmer and The Memorial. Even with his limited schedule he ranks 3rd in the FedExCup standings.
Mickelson is likely to miss the British Open golf betting tournament due to his wife’s upcoming breast cancer surgery. Paul Casey ranks 3rd in the World Golf Rankings. In 9 tournaments played this year he made 8 cuts and posted 1 win and 1 second place finish. He had 3 top ten finishes and 6 in the top 25. His golf betting win this year was in the Shell Open. It was the only win of his career.
Sergio Garcia was ranked 4th in golf betting for the World Golf Rankings. He has made 7 cuts out of 9 tournaments played this year and finished in the top 10 just 1 time, which was his 10th place finish in the US Open. Henrik Stenson ranked 5th overall in golf betting for the World Golf Rankings. Rounding out the top 10 in order are Geoff Ogilvy, Kenny Perry, Steve Stricker, Vijay Singh, and Jim Furyk.
Ogilvy has won two tournaments this year with the Mercedes-Benz Championship and the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. He has 4 top 10 finishes in 13 tournaments this year. Perry, of course, had the infamous meltdown at Augusta in the Masters this year as he blew what looked like a certain victory.