Nedbank Golf Challenge
Bookies back Lee to defend
Cape Town - Bookmakers are backing England's Lee Westwood to successfully defend his Nedbank Golf Challenge
title at Sun City.GALLERY: Field for the 31st Nedbank Golf Challenge
have installed the world No 3
at 3/1 to hold off the star-studded field assembled for the 31st playing of Africa's 'Major' at the Gary Player
Country Club, starting on Thursday.
To date, only five golfers
- Seve Ballesteros, David Frost
, Nick Price, Ernie Els
and Jim Furyk - have managed to defend their title.World No 1
, England's Luke Donald can be backed at 4/1, with Germany's Martin Kaymer on offer at 5/1.
South Africa's sole representative, Charl Schwartzel
, looks to be an attractive proposition at 6/1 to finish his Masters-winning year on a high.
Latest odds (subject to change):
Lee Westwood 3/1
Luke Donald 4/1
Martin Kaymer 5/1Charl Schwartzel
Graeme McDowell 14/1
Anders Hansen 14/1
Robert Karlsson 18/1
Francesco Molinari 18/1
Simon Dyson 20/1
Jason Dufner 28/1
Kim Kyung-Tae 28/1
Darren Clarke 33/1
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