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2018 British Open: Why Byeong Hun An Isn’t Worth a Bet

Jul 11, 2018 6:00 PM EDT

For analysis of the top 90 golfers in the British Open field, check out this page. “Best odds value” and “Best matchup value” listed below are determined by a proprietary model built by Colin Davy. It factors in the course, plus a variety of weighted metrics and the betting odds (via Bovada). This isn’t meant to imply every player is worth a bet; we’re simply showing the most efficient way to wager on each golfer should you so choose.

Byeong Hun An’s British Open Odds

DFS Pricing: $7,100 DraftKings, $8,500 FanDuel

British Open History (2013-17): N/A, T-26, MC, T-59, MC

Odds: +20,000 to win, +1200 top-10 finish, +450 top-20 finish

Best Odds Value: +20,000 to win

Best Matchup Value: An (+105) over Ross Fisher (Sportsbook.ag)

Tee Times: 7:09 a.m. ET (Thursday); 2:08 a.m. ET (Friday)

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The Outlook

An has shown he can compete on Tour with five top-15 finishes, but he’s struggled in major championships, making just six of 16 cuts. Additionally, at the British Open, he hasn’t finished any better than T-26 while missing three of five cuts. An has also struggled over the past six weeks, hitting just 57% of GIR and 51.2% of fairways.

The Metrics

Here’s how An ranks in the British Open field in several key metrics. For many more, be sure to check out the FantasyLabs PGA Models.

  • Long-Term Adjusted Round Score: T-60th
  • Recent Adjusted Round Score: T-92nd
  • Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green: 18th
  • Long-Term Greens in Regulation: T-101st
  • Strokes Gained: Approach: 29th
  • Long-Term Putts Per Round: T-51st

Want more British Open coverage? Check out this page for tips on the 90 best golfers in the field.


Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Byeong Hun An

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