|Written by Jerry Santiago|
Golf betting will resume this upcoming weekend after a thrilling British Open with the RBC Canadian Open from Ontario, Canada. Golf betting fans will wager on a RBC Canadian Open that is worth 500 FedExCup points and with a purse of $5,100,000. The defending champion is Chez Reavie.
This will be the 100th Canadian Open golf betting event and it will take place at the Glen Abbey Golf Club. The golf betting field will include five former champions along with 11 Canadians. The big names for the RBC Canadian Open include Reavie, Anthony Kim, Sean O’Hair, Camilo Villegas, Trevor Immelman, Luke Donald, Bubba Watson, JB Holmes, Dustin Johnson, John Daly, Mark Calcavecchia, Fred Couples, Reteif Goosen, and Canadians Mike Weir and Stephen Ames. A Canadian has not won this golf betting event since Pat Fletcher did it in 1954.
Camilo Villegas has the highest golf betting ranking in the field with the Word Golf Ranking system as he is now 12th. He has played in 15 events for 2009 with 3 top 10 finishes. His best finish was 3rd in the Buick Invitational.
Sean O’Hair ranks 13th in the World Golf Rankings. He has played in 16 golf betting events this year and has 1 win at the Quail Hollow Championship. He also had a 2nd place finish at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Master Card. He has a total of 6 top 10 finishes this year.
Anthony Kim ranks 15th on the World golf betting charts. In 15 golf betting events this year he has placed in the top 10 a total of 2 times. His best finishes this year were 2nd in the Mercedes-Benz Championship and 3rd in the AT&T National.
Reteif Goosen ranks 23rd in the World Golf Rankings. He has played in 13 events and has posted 3 top 10 finishes. He won the Transitions Championship this year.
The Canadian Mike Weir ranks 25th overall in the World Golf Rankings. He has played in 16 tournaments this year and finished in the top 10 a total of 4 times. He finished 2nd at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am and 3rd at the Bob Hope Classic hosted by Arnold Palmer.