Senior Open Championship Odds, Betting Favourites & Preview

We have Senior Open Championship odds plus a rundown of all the betting favourites in our preview of the last men’s senior major in 2023.

Senior Open Championship Info

When Is The Senior Open Championship?

The Senior Open Championship begins this Thursday, July 27th and runs until the fourth and final round on Sunday July 30th.

Where Is The Senior Open Championship 2023?

The Senior Open Championship will be held at Royal Porthcawl Golf Club. Royal Porthcawl is located in the south of Wales near Cardiff and Swansea.

This golf club previously hosted the Senior Open Championship in 2014. On that occasion Bernhard Langer won by a margin of 13 shots from Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie.

The course also hosted The Amateur Championship in 2016.

Senior Open Championship Odds

Senior Open Championship Odds 2023
Player Odds Chance
Padraig Harrington 5/2 28.6%
Steven Alker 11/2 15.4%
Bernhard Langer 8/1 11.1%
Miguel Angel Jimenez 10/1 9.1%
Alex Cejka 14/1 6.7%
Jerry Kelly 14/1 6.7%
Paul Broadhurst 25/1 3.8%
Retief Goosen 25/1 3.8%
K.J. Choi 28/1 3.4%
Darren Clarke 28/1 3.4%
Y.E. Yang 28/1 3.4%
Thomas Bjorn 33/1 2.9%
Adilson Da Silva 33/1 2.9%

Senior Open Championship Betting Favourites

Padraig Harrington – 5/2

Padraig Harrington is the favourite for the Senior Open Championship 2023 following his success last month at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open at En-Joie Golf Club. Harrington hit a closing round 63 with an eagle, five birdies and a par in his final seven holes to beat Joe Durrant by a shot.

Following that success, Harrington built on that performance as well as a T5 finish at the first Senior Major of the year “The Tradition” and a second-place finish at the Second Senior Major of the year  “The Senior PGA Championship” losing to Steve Stricker in a playoff. Harrington is expected to build on those performances this week and finally land his first Senior Major of the season.

The Irishman is the number 2 ranked player in the Senior World Golf Rankings and is also the longest driver on the Champions Tour. His performances on the PGA Tour, namely a 10th place finish at the Texas Open back in March and a 27th place finish at the US Open in June, shows Harrington can still mix it with the best on his day too.

Steven Alker – 11/2

Steven Alker is the second favourite for this week’s 2023 Senior Open. Despite having a fairly unremarkable career on the PGA Tour with just four victories from 304 starts Alker has found a new lease of life since joining the ranks of senior golf.

On the Senior Tour, he has found a new level of consistency which is shown in his 2023 record where he has 9/10 Top-25 finishes, 7 Top-10 finishes, two second-place finishes along with a victory at the Insperity Invitational back in April. On that occasion he came four shots clear of second-placed Steve Stricker.

Alker is ranked as the third best senior player in the world and is expected to mount a major challenge this week at Royal Porthcawl.

Miguel Angel Jimenez – 10/1

Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez is up next in the betting for this year’s Senior Open Championship. Jimenez is still showing his class on the Senior Tour despite being a little over five months away from turning sixty years of age and a professional career which started back in 1982 (41 years ago!).

From his five entries this season he has 6/7 Top-25 finishes, and 3 Top-10 finishes. He often keeps his best performances for the bigger competitions coming T5 at The Tradition and the Senior PGA Championship.

The world number 5 ranked senior golfer’s last success came back in January 2022 when he won the 2022 Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. In that tournament he beat Steven Alker in a playoff on the second extra hole.

Bernhard Langer – 10/1

If you think the longevity of Jimenez is impressive, look no further than Senior World Golf Ranking member number (4) Bernard Langer who will turn 66 in August and has been golfing professionally since 1972 (51 years). During his illustrious career the German has racked up 122 professional tour victories.

Langer is a regular on the Senior Tour this season playing in 14 tournaments in 2023 with 12/14 of those being Top-25 appearances, 6 Top-10 finishes and two victories. Those wins came at the Chubb Classic back in February where he beat Harrington and Stricker by three strokes as well as a US Senior Open victory in July beating Stricker by two strokes.

Langer holds the record for most senior major championships with 12 and could be one to watch out for again this week.

Jerry Kelly – 14/1

Jerry Kelly turned professional in 1989 and has 18 professional tour wins and is the current Senior World Golf Ranking number 7.

Kelly is another consistent scorer on the tour, despite not having a victory in 2023 he has a more than respectable record of 10/12 Top-25 finishes, 5 Top-10 finishes. The American’s best finish came at the US Senior Open Championship earlier in July where he finished in third place.

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Senior Open Championship Odds 2023

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