Scottish Open Betting Tips

LUSS, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 15: Phillip Archer of England lines up his putt on the 6th green during the final round of The Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond Golf Club on July 15, 2007 in Luss, Scotland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Make your experience of the 2009 Scottish Open more exciting by joining the thousands of golf fans who participate in golf betting.

Scottish Open Betting Guidelines

There are several factors you should consider before picking your favourite players for the 2009 Scottish Open.

First, check previous Scottish Open winners and the performance of the top golfers in other European Tour tournaments. Identifying players who have consistently done well and are continuing to show good performance in other tournaments gives you the best start.

Favourites in Scottish Open betting for 2009 will include the 2008 winner Graeme McDowell and James Kingston who secured second place in 2008. Other players to look for are Grégory Havret, 2007 winner, and top golfer Phil Mickelson, who secured a second place in 2007, as well as those who scored best in recent Scottish Open tournaments. These players include:

  • South African Ernie Els, who is currently ranked number four in the world and who has won the Scottish O pen twice, in 2000 and in 2003. In 2007, Ernie Els secured third position in the Scottish Open.
  • Luke Donald, Pelle Edberg, Louis Oosthuizen and Richard Sterne, who shared fourth position in the 2007 Scottish Open.
  • Retief Goosen, who is currently ranked number 22 in the world and who holds the record, at par 62, for the Scottish Open course at Loch Lomond.

Scottish Open Betting Options

Scottish Open punters have lots of choices – from betting on the first nine or the last nine, to betting on places, individual rounds, and even groups of players. You can choose to bet on whether one player will outscore another over one round (known as a two-ball bet) or on whether one player will outscore another two players over one round (known as a three-ball bet).

You can also choose to “bet each way” – a combination of betting to win and place betting. You pay the same stake for each part of the bet. For example, if you pay £1 each way for a player winning at 5/1, you would get £5 for the win plus £2.50 for the place. If the player does not win but finishes in a place, you win only the place bet.

Combination betting involves combining more than one type of bet, but you must win all the bets to win a payout. The payout is equal to all the individual odds multiplied.

Start considering your favourites for Scottish Open betting.