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2012 British Open Odds: Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood Lead Favorites

The 2012 British Open is set to get underway this week for the 141st time at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Course in Lancashire, England and Tiger Woods' stock is now back to "favorite" status heading into a major. That's good news for such a premiere event to have the iconic golfer back to his winning ways, and it's likely a boon for sports books as well as they rake in the wagers being placed this week for The Open.

Tom Watson is a 66/1 favorite to win the British Open while Chaz Reavie is a 500/1 longshot. Here's a quick look at the favorites among the field for the British Open courtesy of Bovada.

Official British Open odds:
Tiger Woods - 8/1
Lee Westwood - 14/1
Luke Donald - 14/1
Rory McIlroy - 16/1
Padraig Harrington - 18/1
Francesco Molinari - 30/1
Graeme McDowell - 30/1
Justin Rose - 30/1
Martin Kaymer - 33/1
Phil Mickelson - 33/1
Sergio Garcia - 33/1

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