The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is a part individual, part team, pro-am golf tournament on the European Tour. This article has everything you need to know about Alfred Dunhill Links betting, including the latest odds, popular bet types for this event, our expert predictions and more.
Unfortunately, the 2020 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was cancelled due to the global pandemic. We will provide the latest betting odds and our top tips for the 2021 competition closer to the start date.
We will add the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship odds as soon as they are announced.
We will add our Alfred Dunhill Links Championship betting tips and predictions closer to the start date of the tournament.
Alfred Dunhill Links betting has become extremely popular, even for people who are new to golf. Below, we have compiled the most popular ways to bet on this highly anticipated sporting event.
Outright Tournament Winner
With a bet such as this, all you are required to do is pick a player to win the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, and if your selection is successful, you'll get paid relevant to the odds on the player you picked.
First Round Leader Betting
With a First Round Leader bet, the idea is to simply pick the player that will be sitting at the top of the leaderboard after the first 18 holes have been played. What happens on day two is irrelevant, as with any luck, you will have been paid after day one.
Six Shooters are where, for the purposes of a bet, the bookmaker picks six golfers from the field and pits them against each other. To win, bettors must successfully select the golfer that will outperform the others in that same group of six.
Top Nationality Betting
A winning nationality bet means that punters need to pick the nation where the eventual winner of the tournament comes from. This being a British event, British players have over the years fared better than golfers from overseas.
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship has a unique format, in that it incorporates two separate competitions. There is an individual professional tournament as well as a team competition that features famous amateur golfers playing alongside the professionals, and all possible outcomes can be the subject of Alfred Dunhill Links betting. A 54-hole cut is made of the top 60 professionals and leading 20 pro-am teams.
One of the richest golf competitions in European Tour golf, the tournament takes place in September on a rotation of three different links courses in Scotland. The three-course rotation consists of The Old Course at St Andrews, Carnoustie Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links. The event is influenced heavily by the United States’ PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
The tournament dates back to 2001 and was designed to replace the Alfred Dunhill Cup. The eponymous Alfred Dunhill was an English tobacco entrepreneur and was the founder of the Alfred Dunhill luxury goods company, which also sponsors the Dunhill Links Championship played in October.
Many big names from sport and entertainment have participated in the event over the years, including Gary Lineker, Michael Phelps, Matthew Pinsent, Shane Warne, Michael Vaughan, Boris Becker, Nigel Mansell, Ian Botham, Michael Douglas, Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Grant and Justin Timberlake.
|2012||Branden Grace||South Africa|
|2011||Michael Hoey||Northern Ireland|
- Branden Grace became the youngest winner of the Alfred Dunhill Links in 2012, when he won aged 24.
- Grace is the only golfer to have won both the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa.
Upcoming Sporting Events
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship takes place on one of three Scottish courses: The Old Course at St Andrews, Carnoustie Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links.
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship takes place annually in September.
September in Scotland generally heralds the Scottish winter season, and is likely to be cold and wet.
Yes, a 54-hole cut is made of the top 60 professionals and the leading 20 pro-am teams.
Yes, you can. There are many ways you can enjoy Alfred Dunhill Links betting, the most popular of which we have listed above.
ThePuntersPage Final Say
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship has, in its relatively short life, firmly established itself as a primary event in the golfing calendar. The event is comprised of a pro-am team event as well as an individual tournament, both of which open up many golf betting opportunities, making it a popular event for golf bettors as well as golf fans.