British Open 2019: Tiger Woods’ odds to win fourth Open Championship

July 15, 2019

The 2019 British Open kicks off this week at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, and there’s one man who has won more Claret Jugs than anyone else in the field: Tiger Woods.

A three-time British Open champion, Woods enters the fourth and final major of the year with 18/1 odds to win, which are the fifth-best odds entering the event. Only Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, and Jon Rahm have better odds to win this week.

He hasn’t played since his T21 at the U.S. Open last month, and he hasn’t won the Claret Jug since 2006. But the 15-time major champion won the Masters this past April and finished T6 in last year’s tournament at Carnoustie. In between Augusta National and Pebble Beach, Woods failed to make the cut at the PGA Championship and finished T9 at the Memorial Tournament.

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The 43-year-old Woods, who is currently the fifth-ranked player in the world, will tee it up alongside Patrick Reed, with whom he played a practice round on Sunday, and Matt Wallace for the first two rounds of the tournament. The trio tees off at 10:10 a.m. ET on Thursday morning and 5:09 a.m. ET on Friday morning.

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