British Open 2019 odds: Rory McIlroy remains the favorite at Royal Portrush

July 15, 2019

Odds for the 2019 British Open at Royal Portrush have been updated, but the favorite for the final major of the year remains the same: Rory McIlroy.

The 30-year-old from nearby Hollywood returns home this week; Northern Ireland’s Royal Portrush will host the British Open for the first time since 1951. The 2014 British Open champion hasn’t won a major since the 2014 PGA Championship, but he’s finished top-10 in his last two major appearances. Additionally, the No. 3 player in the world has finished no worse than fifth at the British Open since hoisting the Claret Jug in 2014, including a runner-up result last year.

McIlroy, a four-time major-winner, has won twice on the PGA Tour this year: the Players Championship and, most recently, RBC Canadian Open. With 8/1 odds to win, Rory will be playing alongside defending U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland and Paul Casey through the first two rounds of the tournament.

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The second-best odds to win the Claret Jug belong to the No. 1 player in the world, Brooks Koepka. The 29-year-old seeks his first British Open title this week at Portrush, a course that his caddie Ricky Elliott calls home. The four-time major champion’s most recent major victory and win on Tour came at the PGA Championship this past May, and he finished second to the aforementioned Woodland at Pebble Beach in June.

Koepka, who finished T39 at the 2018 Open, will be playing with Louis Oosthuizen and Shubankar Sharma during the first two rounds.

The man with more Open titles than anyone else in the field this week, Tiger Woods, enters with 18/1 odds to win. The 43-year-old Woods hasn’t played since his T21 finish at the U.S. Open last month, and he hasn’t won the Claret Jug since 2006. But the three-time Open champ won the Masters this past April and finished T6 in last year’s tournament at Carnoustie.

Woods, currently the fifth-ranked player in the world and 15-time major champion, will tee it up alongside Patrick Reed, with whom he played a practice round on Sunday, and Matt Wallace.

Lastly, defending champion Francesco Molinari enters Portrush with 20/1 odds to capture his second Claret Jug and major championship. The 36-year-old Italian finished T16 at the U.S. Open in June, and he won the Arnold Palmer Invitational this past March. The No. 7 player in the world will play with Bryson DeChambeau and Adam Scott during the first two rounds.

The Open Championship, which has been held outside of England and Scotland only once before, will tee off on Thursday, July 18th. A complete listing of betting odds for the entire field at Portrush are below, via golfodds.com.

British Open 2019 Odds

Brooks Koepka-10/1
Rory McIlroy-8/1
Dustin Johnson-10/1
Tiger Woods-18/1
Justin Rose-20/1
Jordan Spieth-40/1
Francesco Molinari-20/1
Rickie Fowler-25/1
Jon Rahm-16/1
Xander Schauffele-20/1
Patrick Cantlay-25/1
Tommy Fleetwood-25/1
Justin Thomas-25/1
Jason Day-40/1
Adam Scott-30/1
Louis Oosthuizen-30/1
Hideki Matsuyama-40/1
Sergio Garcia-80/1
Henrik Stenson-30/1
Matt Kuchar-30/1
Bryson DeChambeau-40/1
Paul Casey-50/1
Tony Finau-80/1
Graeme McDowell-50/1
Phil Mickelson-100/1
Gary Woodland-60/1
Marc Leishman-60/1
Matt Wallace-50/1
Shane Lowry-80/1
Ian Poulter-80/1
Tyrrell Hatton-100/1
Patrick Reed-80/1
Zach Johnson-150/1
Webb Simpson-100/1
Kevin Kisner-125/1
Bubba Watson-200/1
Matthew Fitzpatrick-80/1
Rafael Cabrera Bello-80/1
Branden Grace-200/1
Brandt Snedeker-150/1
Haotong Li-150/1
Thomas Pieters-200/1
Eddie Pepperell-100/1
Lee Westwood-150/1
Alex Noren-150/1
Lucas Bjerregaard-250/1
Thorbjorn Olesen-150/1
Keegan Bradley-200/1
Jim Furyk-250/1
Cameron Smith-200/1
Si Woo Kim-300/1
Russell Knox-200/1
Aaron Wise-250/1
Danny Willett-125/1
Byeong Hun An-200/1
Billy Horschel-250/1
Sungjae Im-150/1
Charley Hoffman-250/1
Emiliano Grillo-200/1
Kiradech Aphibarnrat-500/1
Padraig Harrington-250/1
Sung Kang-500/1
Luke List-300/1
Bernd Wiesberger-80/1
Justin Harding-500/1
Keith Mitchell-500/1
Jimmy Walker-300/1
Ryan Fox-500/1
Adam Hadwin-150/1
C.T. Pan-300/1
Kyle Stanley-300/1
J.B. Holmes-300/1
Jorge Campillo-300/1
Andy Sullivan-200/1
Abraham Ancer-200/1
Andrew Putnam-300/1
Jazz Janewattananond-300/1
Romain Langasque-300/1
Shubhankar Sharma-500/1
Joost Luiten-300/1
Adrian Otaegui-500/1
Chris Wood-500/1
Ernie Els-500/1
Alexander Bjork-500/1
Alexander Levy-500/1
Shugo Imahira-500/1
Stewart Cink-500/1
Miguel Angel Jimenez-500/1
Brandon Stone-500/1
Zander Lombard-500/1
Oliver Wilson-500/1
Patton Kizzire-1000/1
Dimitrios Papadatos-1000/1
Yuta Ikeda-1000/1
Shaun Norris-1000/1
Sang-Hyun Park-1000/1
Takumi Kanaya-1000/1
Jake McLeod-2000/1
Prom Meesawat-1000/1
Yoshinori Fujimoto-2000/1
Yuki Inamori-2000/1
Yosuke Asaji-2000/1
Isidro Benitez-3000/1
Paul Lawrie-2000/1
Tom Lehman-1000/1
Doyeob Mun-2000/1
Chan Kim-1000/1
Gunn Charoenkul-2000/1
Darren Clarke-1000/1
David Duval-3000/1
James Sugrue-2000/1
Innchoon Hwang-2000/1
Dongkyu Jang-2000/1
David Lipsky-500/1
Kurt Kitayama-500/1
Robert Macintyre-500/1
Richard Sterne-500/1
Erik van Rooyen-125/1
Chez Reavie-150/1
Charles Howell III-250/1
Ryan Palmer-300/1
Corey Conners-500/1
Joel Dahmen-500/1
Lucas Glover-250/1
Jason Kokrak-300/1
Tom Lewis-300/1
Mikumu Horikawa-2000/1
Matthias Schmid-2000/1
Christiaan Bezuidenhout-200/1
Mike Lorenzo-Vera-300/1
Adri Arnaus-500/1
Nate Lashley-300/1
Doc Redman-500/1
Andrew Wilson-3000/1
Thomas Thurloway-3000/1
Aston Turner-3000/1
Garrick Porteous-2000/1
Jask Senior-2000/1
Matthew Baldwin-2000/1
Curtis Knipes-3000/1
Callum Shinkwin-500/1
Austin Connelly-1000/1
Brandon Wu-1000/1
Connore Syme-1000/1
Sam Locke-2000/1
Robert Rock-500/1
Paul Waring-500/1
Kevin Streelman-300/1
Joaquin Niemann-200/1
Mikko Korhonen-500/1
Andrea Pavan-300/1
Rory Sabbatini-250/1
Benjamin Hebert-300/1
Andrew Johnston-300/1
Nino Bertasio-500/1
Dylan Frittelli-250/1

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