• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NCAA FB

Tiger Woods leads the way in British Open odds

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

The British Open will return to Muirfield in 2013 and Tiger Woods will continue to be the favorite. (USATSI)
The British Open will return to Muirfield in 2013 and Tiger Woods will continue to be the favorite. (USATSI)

More Golf: Leaderboard | Rankings | Schedule | Expert Picks | Equipment | FedEx Cup

The 2013 US Open is in the books. Justin Rose has left with the trophy, his caddie with a wicker basket, and all of us with some great memories from the week at Merion.

All eyes turn to the British Open now. Odds have been released on who will take Muirfield this year. No surprises at the top as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy open as favorites for the third straight major.

Here's a look at the odds:

Favorites

Tiger Woods: 6-1
Rory McIlroy: 12-1

Fringe favorites

Adam Scott: 18-1
Justin Rose: 18-1
Lee Westwood: 20-1
Luke Donald: 20-1
Phil Mickleson: 22-1

Other contenders

Sergio Garcia: 25-1
Graeme McDowell: 28-1
Brandt Snedeker: 33-1
Charl Schwartzel: 33-1
Dustin Johnson: 33-1
Ernie Els: 33-1
Jason Day: 33-1
Louis Oosthuizen: 33-1
Padraig Harrington: 33-1

The rest

Hunter Mahan: 40-1
Ian Poulter: 40-1
Jason Dufner: 40-1
Matt Kuchar: 40-1
Rickie Fowler: 40-1

If recent history holds -- both major winners this year have been top 10 golfers, age 32 -- smart money is on Brandt Snedeker.

For more golf news, rumors and analysis, follow @EyeOnGolf and @KylePorterCBS on Twitter or Google+ and like us on Facebook.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

golf Video

August 31, 2015
Jason Day wins at The Barclays (1:09)
August 31, 2015
Jason Day wins the Barclays
(0:54)
August 31, 2015
Brian Harmon scores two hole-in-ones
(1:13)
August 30, 2015
Jason Day shoots final round 62 to win The Barclays
(0:52)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now