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

Jul 11, 2018 6:00 PM EDT
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Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Byeong Hun An

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. 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

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.

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