Number of previous British Opens played at Carnoustie (Scotland) Golf Links, site of this week’s 147th Open (tee times). The winners at Carnoustie: Tommy Armour (1931), Henry Cotton (1937), Ben Hogan (1953), Gary Player (1968), Tom Watson (1975), Paul Lawrie (1999) and Padraig Harrington (2007).
Odds for American Dustin Johnson, the favorite and No. 1 player in the Official World Golf Ranking, to win this week’s British Open, according to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. England’s Justin Rose was the No. 2 pick, at 14-1, followed by American Rickie Fowler and Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy at 16-1. American Jordan Spieth, the defending champion, was among a group at 20-1. American Tiger Woods was listed at 25-1 (tee times).