The 2011 British Open is being played at Royal St George’s, and the course measures over 7,200 yards to a par 70 on a good day. As you survey the fairway prior to your tee shot, it looks like an endless terrain of dunes and hills. Even a great first shot could land in the fairway only to bounce into no man’s land.
Picking a winner at the Open Championship is a difficult task because of the unknown weather conditions a player will have to endure. It might be someone who scores par after bouncing back from a couple of tough rounds.
Let’s take a look at the top 10 favorites (odds are provided by Bodog) at Royal St George’s not named Rory McIlroy.