Online Golf Betting 2009
Golf is one of the most popular sports across the world and is enjoyed by players and spectators alike. With such a widespread level of acceptance and a massive, international fan base, it’s no surprise that punters have embraced golf betting as a great choice for their gambling time and money.
Golf is uniquely suited to sports betting for a number of reasons, not least of which being that big tournaments are almost always taking place at various courses around the world and throughout the entire year. Although the most important events (such as the US Masters — taking place within the spring and summer months) occur at set times throughout the year, golf tournaments are always occurring and can be bet on throughout their entire duration.
Part of the excitement of golf betting stems from the fairly unpredictable nature of the game as well. Unlike many other sports, golf is always played outside. This is an important factor because there are so many famous links across the world for punters to consider, each with its distinct characteristics or variables. Combine this with weather forecasts and always-changing environments and it’s easy to see why gamblers have long flocked to the thrill and unpredictability of golf game betting.
Understanding the best tactics for successful golf betting can take some time. As with any form of sports betting, the more interested and passionate you are about the game in question, the better your chances for winning become. With so much golfing taking place across the world, there’s never a bad time to get involved with the sport and its betting system.
Latest Golf News
Ryder Cup player Tyrrell Hatton wins the Turkish Open in dramatic fashion at the fourth extra hole following a six-man play-off.
Posted on 10 November 2019 | 5:10 pm
England's Eddie Pepperell is disqualified from the Turkish Open after running out of balls on the 13th hole of his third round.
Posted on 9 November 2019 | 10:42 pm
Justin Rose remains two off the lead at the halfway stage of the Turkish Open, as he goes for a third straight win.
Posted on 8 November 2019 | 4:24 pm
Captain Tiger Woods names himself as one of four wildcard selections for the US team at the Presidents Cup.
Posted on 8 November 2019 | 9:18 am
Former world top-20 golfer Chris Kirk will make his return to the PGA Tour after addressing his struggles with alcohol and anxiety.
Posted on 7 November 2019 | 9:13 pm
Tom Lewis holds a share of the lead at the Turkish Open, with defending champion Justin Rose two shots back.
Posted on 7 November 2019 | 3:49 pm
International team captain Ernie Els names Australian Jason Day as one of his four wildcard picks for next month's Presidents Cup in Melbourne.
Posted on 7 November 2019 | 7:35 am
For the first time since John Major was prime minister and Meat Loaf was number one, Phil Mickelson has dropped out of the world top 50.
Posted on 5 November 2019 | 7:53 am
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy wins the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai after beating defending champion Xander Schauffele a play-off.
Posted on 3 November 2019 | 3:10 pm
Hampshire golfer Jack Singh Brar hopes to build on his debut European Tour season after a strong finish to his first year.
Posted on 31 October 2019 | 8:57 am
England's Josh Hill says he is "speechless" after winning the Al Ain Open to become the youngest male player to win an Official World Golf Ranking event.
Posted on 24 October 2019 | 10:26 am
BBC Sport's Sarah Mulkerrins asks what needs to change on the Ladies European Tour to capitalise on Europe's Solheim Cup victory in September.
Posted on 15 October 2019 | 6:31 am
Premier League referee, Mike Dean celebrates a hole in one by Australian golfer Whitney Hillier while working as her caddy on the European Ladies Tour.
Posted on 27 September 2019 | 7:49 pm
Europe's Ryder Cup captain, Padraig Harrington, says he would be "very happy" if Scotland's Robert MacIntyre played his way into the team at next year's tournament.
Posted on 24 September 2019 | 2:48 pm
Watch the drama unfold on the final two holes at the Solheim Cup as Europe beat USA by one point with the final putt.
Posted on 15 September 2019 | 7:31 pm
Watch wildcard Suzann Pettersen sink an eight-foot putt on the last hole to clinch the Solheim Cup as Europe beat USA 14½-13½.
Posted on 15 September 2019 | 5:25 pm
Ireland's Shane Lowry says he grew up "holing putts to win The Open" after winning his first major at Royal Portrush.
Posted on 21 July 2019 | 7:39 pm
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Posted on 16 June 2019 | 3:51 pm