Kuchar and Harrington Make Open Championship Golf Top Ten Appeal

We have arrived at one of the biggest sporting events of the British summer calendar with the Open Championship getting underway at Royal Birkdale on Thursday afternoon, and as always, there are a plethora of betting markets for punters to get involved with. Of particular interest is the top ten betting market which gives you a great chance of collecting some nice profit.

Thursday 20th July - 6.30am OddsWon/LostBet
Open Golf Top Ten Finish    
Tips Padraig Harrington Top 10    Best Bet @ 5 / 1  
Matt Kuchar Top 10 @ 11 / 2  
Sergio Garcia Top 10 @ 15 / 8  

Top 10 Contenders

The weather is set fair for a decent week at Birkdale but the links style of golf always throws up a surprise or two, and form in similar tournaments is very important to follow this week.

It is impossible to ignore Padraig Harrington heading into the tournament with the Irishman heading back to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs. Harrington famously lifted the Claret Jug for a 2nd time back at Birkdale in 2008, and he is sure to be in confident mood as walks back in the gates this week.

Harrington has struggled in general over the past few years but his form recently has been decent, and his tie for 4th place at the Scottish Open last week is notice of his prowess on the links courses of the the UK. A top ten finish for Harrington at 5/1 with Betfair is a lively side bet this week.

Someone else heading to Birkdale in great form is Matt Kuchar, with the American always a popular man with punters. Kuch has made the cut at six of the last seven British Open's but more important than that, is his form over the last couple of months. He finished in a tie for 4th at the Masters and has followed that up with top ten finishes at the Byron Nelson and the Memorial, before he finished 3rd at the Scottish Open last week.

He has clearly put the prep in for as good week at Birkdale and a top ten finish for Kuchar looks a lovely price at 11/2 with Betfair Sportsbook.

Sergio Garcia isn't a big price in this market but he does still make some appeal given his record in this tournament. The Spaniard has been a top ten finisher at the British Open no less than ten times, including in the last three years, and with that in mind the Masters Champion remains interesting here at 15/8 with Betfair.

Conclusion

We have thrown three darts at the top ten market this week and all three go into the tournament with great confidence, and more importantly with some great form in the book. Kuchar, Garcia and Harrington all fall into those categories and we are confident all three are in for great weeks in pursuit of the Claret Jug.

Good luck!

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Posted: Monday, 17th July 2017

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