Henrik Stenson Widely Favoured To Win Nedbank Golf Challenge

Published on November 7th, 2016 9:05 pm EST
The Nedbank Golf Challenge, which is hosted by Gary Player, is set to get underway later this week in Sun City, South Africa. The event will run from November 10th until November 13th.

The Nedbank Golf Challenge will be broadcast in many different countries across the world and includes some of the world's top professionals, including Henrik Stenson.

Stenson, who is currently the #9 ranked player in the world, is favoured to win the tournament by a wide margin. Stenson will be entering this tournament in fine form, as he finished in second place in the recently completed World Golf Championships, collecting a total of $787,000 in the process.

The 2016 season was a great one for Stenson, as he finished with nearly $3.4 million in total prize money, including a victory (The Open Championship) and a second place finish (Shell Houston Open).


As mentioned, it is Henrik Stenson and then everybody else in this event.

Don't believe me? Here are the current betting odds:

Henrik Stenson, 7/2
Alex Noren, 18/1
Charl Schwartzel, 22/1
Ross Fisher, 16/1
Martin Kaymer, 18/1
Rafael Cabrera Bello, 25/1
Thomas Pieters, 20/1
Branden Grace, 25/1
Andy Sullivan, 28/1
Louis Oosthuizen, 28/1
Tyrrell Hatton, 28/1
Chris Wood, 33/1
Danny Willett, 45/1
Tommy Fleetwood, 40/1
Alexander Levy, 40/1
Matthew Fitzpatrick, 50/1
Joost Luiten, 45/1
David Horsey, 45/1
Richard Bland, 55/1
Thongchai Jaidee, 50/1
George Coetzee, 60/1
Soren Kjeldsen, 60/1
Thorbjorn Olesen, 66/1
Andrew Johnston, 66/1
Joakim Lagergren, 60/1
Mikko Ilonen, 66/1

The King is out golfing.  What a nice swing!

Will Stenson win this tournament, as many people expect, or will one of the unheralded players come out on top?

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