The Open Championship
The Open Championship Odds
The Open Championship returned in 2021 as Collin Morikawa denied Shane Lowry a rare repeat championship.
After becoming the second-ever Irishman to win The Open Championship – and the first since Padraig Harrington went back-to-back in 2007 and 2008 – Lowry was a two-year reigning champion seeking to join Harrington and Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners in the last 35 years. Instead, Morikawa won his first Claret Jug in becoming the second American winner in the last four tournaments.
In announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Open Championship, Martin Slumbers, chief executive of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, said in April of 2020 they had “heavy hearts” in making the “disappointing” decision to cancel the Open Championship for the first time since World War II forced the cancellation of six straight championships from 1940-45.
One year later, hearts were full as the buzz and excitement returned to England in advance of one of the most unique and anticipated annual sporting events in the world. With a loaded field of past winners, major champions, and rising stars, there were many opportunities to bet online, as there are for the 2022 Open Championship at St. Andrews.
Live Golf Betting
While watching the British Open on TV or tracking scores online, you can place live bets on the tournament winner, round leader, lowest score on the next hole, and more. Live golf betting allows you to increase your pre-tournament position, hedge during the third round, or take advantage of favorable betting numbers for dozens of golfers.
How to Bet on The Open Championship 2021
At BetMGM, you can view golf betting odds for the British Open throughout the year and place your winning wager after nailing down a betting strategy or when odds move in your favor.
And come July 14, 2022, as the best golfers in the world arrive in Scotland, you can increase your position, hedge your bet with a favorite, or pick a dark horse winner to follow in the steps of Louis Oosthuizen, Ben Curtis, and Todd Hamilton.
Whether you like Morikawa to become the 17th back-to-back-winner in tournament history, Tommy Fleetwood to avenge his final-round 74 in 2019 with his first major championship, or a betting favorite like Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, or Rory McIlroy to hoist the Claret Jug on July 19, the best odds for the Open Championship are at the BetMGM online sportsbook.
Updated Open Championship Odds
While viewing other golf odds and PGA Tour betting opportunities at BetMGM, check out the updated Open Championship odds. BetMGM has updated British Open golf odds for the best online sports betting and mobile sports betting experiences.