The Nedbank Golf Challenge, previously known as the Million Dollar, is an annual golfing tournament held in Sun City South Africa at the Gary Player Country Club. The winner’s share of the prize money is anything between $1 million and $2 million and to date Ernie Els, is the highest earning Nedbank Golf Challenge winner.
Betting at the Nedbank Golf Challenge
This year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge runs from the 9th – 12th November 2017 and total prize money is standing at $7.5 million. The field for this year’s tournament will host a maximum of 72 players and there are various criteria for golfers to be eligible to play.
Betting on Players
Betting at the Nedbank Golf Challenge remains a popular past time and bettors are watching last year’s winner Alex Noren closely, who won the Challenge by 6 shots with an overall score of 14 under. There are a number of players who have been confirmed, some of the favourites are defending champ Alex Noren, 2016 Open Champion, Henrik Stenson and South African greats; Charl Schwartzel, Louis Oosthuizen and Brandon Stone.
The field also includes the current leader of the Race to Dubai rankings presented by Rolex, Tommy Fleetwood, as well as a further five players within the top 10 on the Race to Dubai in Tyrrell Hatton (5th), Ross Fisher (6th), Rafa Cabrera Bello (7th), Noren (8th) and Francesco Molinari (9th).
Read our preview: 5 Players to bet on at the Nedbank Golf Challenge
Nedbank Golf Challenge Final Field of 72
Alex Noren (Sweden), Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa), Brandon Stone (South Africa), Thomas Bjørn (Denmark), Tommy Fleetwood (England), Padraig Harrington (Ireland), Tyrell Hatton (England), Ross Fisher (England), Rafa Cabrera Bello (Spain), Martin Kaymer (Germany), Francesco Molinari (Italy), Charl Schwartzel (South Africa), Bernd Wiesberger (Austria), Matthew Fitzpatrick (England), Paul Dunne (Ireland), Peter Uihlein (USA), Alexander Levy (France), Dylan Frittelli (South Africa), Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand), Haotong Li (China), Jordan Smith (England), Thorbjørn Olesen (Denmark), Hideto Tanihara (Japan), Nicolas Colsaerts (Belgium), Fabrizio Zanotti (Paraguay), Richie Ramsay (Scotland), Matthew Southgate (England), Lee Westwood (England), Ryan Fox (New Zealand), Joost Luiten (Netherlands), Mike Lorenza-Vera (France), Branden Grace (South Africa), Eddie Pepperell (England), Callum Shinkwin (England), Pablo Larrazabal (Spain), Andrew Dodt (Australia), Graeme Storm (England), Scott Hend (Australia), Alexander Björk (Sweden), Chris Wood (England), David Lipsky (USA), Jeunghun Wang (Korea), George Coetzee (South Africa), David Horsey (England), Søren Kjeldsen (Denmark), Shane Lowry (Ireland), Matthieu Pavon (France), David Drysdale (Scotland), Lucas Bjerregaard (Denmark), Adrian Otaegui (Spain), Dean Burmester (South Africa), Andy Sullivan (England), Marc Warren (Scotland), Julian Suri (USA), Sam Brazel (Australia), Gregory Bourdy (France), Richard Sterne (South Africa), Paul Waring (England), Ian Poulter (England), Jorge Campillo (Spain), Haydn Porteous (South Africa), Benjamin Hebert (France), Romain Wattel (France), Matt Wallace (England), Renato Paratore (Italy), Nacho Elvira (Spain), Edoardo Molinari (Italy), Victor Dubuisson (France), Stephen Gallacher (Scotland), Scott Jamieson (Scotland), Anthony Wall (England), Andres Romero (Argentina)
Nedbank Golf Challenge Betting Odds
This year’s tournament is set to be an enthralling one to watch and bet on, as the Gary Player Country Club is a notoriously difficult course to play on and has seen many moments of history being made. As advised in our 6 top golf tournaments to bet on the Nedbank Golf Challenge will not disappoint.
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