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Club: Glen Abbey GC
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Date: July 22-28, 2013
Online Golf Betting: The RBC Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. As a national open, and especially as the most accessible non-U.S. national open for American golfers, the RBC Canadian Open event had a special status in the era before the professional tour system became dominant in golf.
In the interwar years it was considered the third most prestigious tournament in the sport after The Open Championship (British Open) and the U.S. Open.
In over one century of existence, the Canadian Open has witnessed major changes in professional golf. However, just like the immeasurable gratification of sinking a long putt or hitting a perfect drive, the enthusiastic competition has remained constant.
From legendary figures to overnight sensations, golfers ranging in all levels of talent have battled for the championship and excited golf spectators.
An incredible 17 Canadian Opens have needed playoff holes to determine the winner.
How to bet on RBC Canadian Open
The odds of a golfer to win the RBC Canadian Open will generally look something like:
- Tiger Woods + 150
- Phil Mickelson + 250
- Steve Stricker + 300
- Jeff Overton + 700
- Ernie Els + 700
- Field + 600
These betting odds will be lower when betting on a golfer to finish in the top three, as the sportsbook must pay off three different winning bets.
A player would have to bet $10 to win $150 that Tiger Woods will win the RBC Canadian Open, while the bettor wagering on Jeff Overton stands to win $70 on their $10 wager.
Another commonly placed bet in PGA golf is head-to-head finish between two players. With this bet, a player doesn't really care what place the golfer finishes in, as long as the golfer wagered on finishes higher than the other golfer.
A head-to-head betting line for the RBC Canadian Open will look something like:
- Tiger Woods - 190 Steve Stricker + 150
In this bet, players wagering on Woods to finish higher than Stricker will be asked to risk $19 to win $10, while bettors believing that Stricker will finish higher than Woods will bet $10 to win $15.
Those familiar with sports betting will have no trouble making the transition to PGA golf wagering, while those new to the world of sports betting should be able to pick up the concepts of PGA golf betting without to much trouble.
2012 RBC Canadian Open Winner - Piercy wins RBC Canadian Open
Four straight birdies put Scott Piercy into the mix early. One big par at the end made him a winner Sunday at the Canadian Open.
Piercy won for the second time in his career when he closed with a 3-under 67, and William McGirt and Robert Garrigus stumbled on the closing stretch at Hamilton Golf & Country Club to finish a stroke back.
McGirt, atop the leaderboard for much of the final round, had his first three-putt bogey of the week on the 15th hole when he ran a 45-foot putt some 15 feet by the hole. Tied for the lead playing the 18th, he put his approach into the bunker and blasted out to 18 feet, missing the par putt that would have forced a playoff. McGirt closed with a 69.
Garrigus, the 54-hole leader, missed six putts inside 8 feet. The last one was the most costly. He three-putted from long range just off the green on the 16th, missing an 8-footer for par that left him one shot behind. He missed a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th to force a playoff and had to settle for a 70.
Piercy won while sitting in the clubhouse. Moments earlier, he two-putted for par from 50 feet on the 18th to finish on 17-under 263 and tie the oldest 72-hole scoring record on the PGA Tour. Johnny Palmer had a 263 when he won the Canadian Open in 1952 at St. Charles in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
It was the second time Piercy has won on the PGA Tour in the last year. He picked up his first win at the Reno-Tahoe Open last year, which is held next week for players who don't get into the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone. Now, Piercy is headed to his first World Golf Championship, and then off to the PGA Championship. More perks arrive next year when Piercy goes to Augusta National for the first time to play in the Masters.
2011 RBC Canadian Open Winner - Unlikely Winner at Canadian Open
Last week, Sean O'Hair narrowly missed the cut at the Open Championship and yesterday, he savored victory at the RBC Canadian Open.
O'Hair was a surprise winner. The victory was his first top 15 finish of the year. He'd missed 10 of 17 cuts heading into the only Canadian stop on the PGA circuit and after Wednesday's pro-am opener, described his play as "horrific." This season, he'd fired his swing coach (Tiger Woods's new swing guru, Canadian Sean Foley) and caddy, another Canuck, Brennan Little.
But O'Hair managed to turn around his game on a challenging Shaughnessy course that saw many casualties, tapping in for bogey on the first playoff hole before watching Kris Blanks lip out on a five-foot bogey putt. For his efforts, O'Hair netted the nearly $1 million top prize and 500 points in the FedEx Cup standings to move into 43rd overall in the standings.
Carl Pettersson Wins the 2010 RBC Canadian Open
Carl Pettersson followed his Canadian Open record setting 10-under par 60 on Saturday with a 3-under par 67 Sunday to win the RBC Canadian Open at St. George’s Golf and Country Club in Toronto.
With Pettersson winning the 2010 RBC Canadian Open, Sweden becomes the ninth country to claim a champion at Canada’s national open. The other countries are Australia, Canada, England, Fiji, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa and the United States.
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