the open championship odds

The Open Championship – also known as The Open or The British Open – is the oldest golf tournament in the world.

In 2024 The Open will be played over Royal Troon in 2024. This will mark the 101st year since the first time The Open was hosted at Royal Troon Golf Club in 1923.

The Open Championship 2024 Winner Odds

The Open Championship 2024: Winner
Team Odds
Scottie Scheffler +500
Rory McIlroy +1000
Jon Rahm +1600
Viktor Hovland +1600
Brooks Koepka +2500
Cameron Smith +2500
Collin Morikawa +2000
Cameron Young +4000
Ludvig Aberg +2000
Patrick Cantlay +3500
Jordan Spieth +2500
Tyrrell Hatton +4000
Xander Schauffele +1400
Tommy Fleetwood +2500
Matt Fitzpatrick +3000
Min Woo Lee +5000
Justin Thomas +4000
Hideki Matsuyama +4000
Will Zalatoris +4000
Wyndham Clark +4000
Joaquin Niemann +3000
Tom Kim +5000
Shane Lowry +3000
Dustin Johnson +4000
Jason Day +5000
Max Homa +4000
Tony Finau +4000
Bryson DeChambeau +2500
Rickie Fowler +6000
Brian Harman +6000
Sam Burns +8000
Corey Conners +7000
Justin Rose +6000
Sungjae Im +7000
Patrick Reed +8000
Louis Oosthuizen +8000
Abraham Ancer +10000
Adam Scott +10000
Robert MacIntyre +8000
Sahith Theegala +8000
Russell Henley +10000
Eric Cole +10000
Nick Dunlap +10000
Gary Woodland +12500
Tiger Woods +15000
Alex Noren +8000
Byeong Hun An +15000
Denny McCarthy +15000
Harris English +15000
Jordan Smith +15000
Keegan Bradley +15000
Lucas Herbert +15000
Matthew Jordan +15000
Mito Pereira +15000
Sepp Straka +10000
Sergio Garcia +15000
Si Woo Kim +15000
Talor Gooch +15000
Thomas Detry +15000
Thomas Pieters +15000
Adrian Meronk +20000
Cameron Davis +20000
Erik Van Rooyen +20000
J.T. Poston +20000
Keith Mitchell +20000
Kurt Kitayama +20000
Padraig Harrington +20000
Phil Mickelson +20000
Seamus Power +20000
Stewart Cink +20000
Thorbjorn Olesen +20000
Victor Perez +20000
Christiaan Bezuidenhout +25000
Davis Riley +25000
Shubhankar Sharma +25000
Branden Grace +30000
Chris Kirk +30000
Danny Willett +30000
Emiliano Grillo +30000
Ewen Ferguson +30000
Harold Varner III +30000
Hurly Long +30000
Taylor Montgomery +30000
Francesco Molinari +40000
Adri Arnaus +50000
Adrian Otaegui +50000
Billy Horschel +50000
Zach Johnson +50000

The Open Championship Betting

Many consider The Open Championship the most international of the four Majors (Masters Tournament, US Open Championship, and US PGA Championship). 156 players will compete for a chance to win the Claret Jug in mid-July. There are 28 categories to determine exemption from qualifying, and 46 spots are decided by The Open Qualifying Series. This series consists of 16 events held in 11 different countries.

Since the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) started in 1996, four golfers from outside the top 100 have won The Open Championship – two of them lifted the Claret Jug at Royal St. George’s. In 2003, ranked 396, Ben Curtis won the event with +30000 opening odds. Since 2000, the average age of the Champion Golfer of the Year is 33. Interestingly, the average opening odds of past winners have been around +6000 since 2011.

The Open Championship – The Stats

  • Most wins: Harold Vardon holds the record with six Open titles from 1896-1914.
  • Oldest winner: ‘Old’ Tom Morris won lifted the Claret Jug in 1867 at the age of 46 years, 99 days.
  • Youngest winner: In 1868, Morris’ son, Tom Morris (known as ‘young’ Tom Morris), won the tournament at the age of 17 years and 156 days. He went on to win the following three Open Championships.
  • Highest score on one hole: German amateur golfer Hermann Tissies recorded the highest score on a single hole at The Open Championship. In 1950, he shot 15 on the 8th hole at Royal Troon. The hole played as a 120-yard par-3.
  • Greatest comeback: Paul Lawrie pulled off a 10-stroke comeback in the final round to win the 1999 Open Championship at Carnoustie.

Last Ten Open Championship Winners

Year Golfer Course
2021 Collin Morikawa Royal St George’s
2019 Shane Lowry Royal Portrush
2018 Francesco Molinari Carnoustie
2017 Jordan Spieth Royal Birkdale
2016 Henrik Stenson Royal Troon
2015 Zach Johnson St Andrews
2014 Rory McIlroy Royal Liverpool
2013 Phil Mickelson Muirfield
2012 Ernie Els Royal Lytham & St Annes
2011 Darren Clarke Royal St George’s

What happened last year?

Collin Morikawa won the Open last year at the Royal St Georges course in Kent, England. He shot 17 under par to secure over $2 million in prize money and the coveted trophy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can compete in The Open Championship?

Around 65 percent of the 156-player Open field is made up of exemptions based on 28 categories. These include former champions of specific tournaments and players meeting certain cutoffs in the Official World Golf Rankings. Another 46 spots come from The Open Qualifying Series. The golfers who advance from the Final Qualifying in the UK get the final spots.

Which course hosts The Open Championship this year?

The 150th edition of The Open Championship will take place on The Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The last time the oldest golf course in the world held the event was in 2015.

What is the best score ever recorded at the Open Championship?

Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson secured a 20-under score of 264 to win the Open Championship at Royal Troon in 2016.

What is the prize money at the 2022 Open Championship?

The Total Prize Money at the 2022 Open Championship is $15 million. The winning player will receive over $2 million.

Has St Andrew's ever hosted the Open Championship previously?

Yes, St Andrews has been home to the Open 29 times previously. With this being the 30th occasion the magnificent course will create a champion.