There are numerous ways on how to bet on Golf. In the next section, we will show you how to bet on Golf. Below are some of the most-common types of golf betting.
This is perhaps the most popular type wherein one bet on which player will win the tournament. Normally, fields in golf tournaments are large and so many of the contenders can be backed at odds of 20/1 or greater.
PGA money list or golf money list betting market is for which golfer tops the US PGA Money List at the end of the golfing season.
Group Betting on Golf is a type of Golf Betting on which of a group of usually five players will perform best during a tournament. A useful market if you fancy an outsider to perform above his odds but not win or even place in the tournament itself.
Some bookmakers allow punters to bet on which players will make the cut or commonly called as ‘To Make the Cut’ Bet for golf betting market. ‘To Make The Cut’ Bet is usually reserved for the popular golf players and you can usually get good betting odds on the top players to miss the cut. After two rounds in a golf tournament the field is cut in half with the remaining players going on to compete over the third and fourth round. The golf betting odds are usually very restrictive for the more fancied players which sometimes makes it more of a layers market.
In Match Betting on golf, you bet on who you think will shoot the lowest score of a specific group of players on course. Most tournaments see golfers play in groups of two or three and odds are available on which player in a group will shoot the lowest score over a single round.
Three Balls Golf Bet is a type of golf betting on who will win the individual matchups on each round of play. 3-ball betting can be particularly profitable if you are predicting quick or slow starting players. For the first two days of most golf tournaments, golfers go out in groups of 3 players called 3 balls. This presents the betting opportunity called ’3 balls’. A price is offered for each player to be the lowest scorer of the three over the eighteen holes.
The range of spread betting markets is fairly limited on golf but there can be attractive opportunities to sell players in golf tournament markets. There are at least five golf spread betting markets:
The 18-holers spread betting are the most unstable because there’s ten points for winning and three further points for each stroke you win by.
Tournament Index Bet is a type of golf betting that most likely similar to outright betting but of the same spread betting equivalent. Points are assigned to the first eight finishing positions with more points assigned for a better finish. Each player is quoted with a spread of points they are expected to get.
Major Performance Bet is a type of golf betting which is somewhat similar to the tournament index except that Major Performance betting refers to bet performance in all four major tournaments. Punters here need to find a player who is versatile and consistent enough to play well in all the tournaments.
Golf is truly a global sport in every sense of the word. People from all walks of life take time to play the game on a recreational and professional level. It was only natural that the worldwide appeal of golf was picked up on in the betting world and for many bookmakers ...
Most golf tippers decide their weekly choices for European and US tournaments by using the same procedure. First, they go by the form guide of the player. Next, past form on the links. Next comes more personal items, like injuries or messy divorces.