British Open: Free Bets & Offers
The 2013 British Open tees of at Muirfield on Thursday the 18th of July with some of the biggest names in Golf hoping to win the tournament and take home the £945,000 on offer for 1st place.
Online bookies have also started to offer some great free bets in advance of the players teeing off so make sure you claim a British Open free bet before betting!
British Open Bookie Offers
Tiger Woods is the currently the bookies favourite to win the 2013 British Open. It's a bold call as Woods hasn’t actually won a major tournament in the last 5 years and still has a lot to prove.
Both PaddyPower and Ladbrokes offer punters odds of 10/1 on a Woods win while those placing an each-way bet at Bet Victor get to take advantage of the bookies offer on this years British Open and are paying out up to 8 places instead of the usual 4.
Phil Mickelson and Justin Rose are also firm favourites to win this years British Open and you’ll find odds of 18/1 at most of the major bookies including Bet365, Coral and PaddyPower.
Mickelson could be a solid option for those free bets as he's recently had his first European success in 20 years, making a change from his 6 runner-up finishes in the last major golf tournaments. The free bet that Bet365 offer is one of the largest bookie offers and could lead to a profit of £3,600 if Mickelson or Rose win the 2013 British Open.
Adam Scott is currently 5th favourite with most bookies offering him at 25/1. The best bookie for betting on Scott is probably Ladbrokes as they offer a Ladbrokes betting offer that means that they'll refund losing outright winners bets if an Englishman wins the British Open!
Bookies also see Rory McIlroy as another serious contender although based on his form and performances this year he could be a bit of a long shot. Betfred offer the best odds on McIlroy to win at 28/1 and also offer new members a £50 free bet which could generate £1,400 in winnings!
British Open Betting Markets
Aside from outright betting bookies offer plenty of other British Open bets including betting on the first round leader, top 10 finishers, top country players, handicap betting or the 1st round 3 ball bet. As the British Open progresses it's wide to keep an eye on your chosen bookies daily betting offers as they tend to change quite regularly once the tournaments underway.
In terms of the British Open's difficulty, the course at Muirfield is considered to be quite challenging with players requiring utmost control to do well.
It’s also been a pretty wet spring and when you combine that with the heat of the summer, Muirfield will probably be fast playing and could lead to a number of the online bookies favourites not doing as well as expected and so betting on an outsider or two could be lucrative.