Henrik Stenson is out as Ryder Cup captain of the 2023 European team after joining the LIV Tour, Ryder Cup Europe announced today.
So, who will step in to fill the shoes of the Swedish major champion? There is a hefty favorite, according to the oddsmakers.
SportsBetting made Thomas Bjorn the odds-on favorite at 2-5 (or -250). Luke Donald is second on the list, and he is the only other candidate with better than 10-1 odds.
Rory McIlroy has the longest odds at 70-1.
2023 Ryder Cup Captain – Team Europe
Thomas Bjorn 2-5
Luke Donald 5-1
Eduardo Molinari 12-1
Robert Karlsson 14-1
Francesco Molinari 25-1
Justin Rose 25-1
Bernhard Langer 30-1
Colin Montgomerie 30-1
Paul McGinley 40-1
Darren Clarke 50-1
Padraig Harrington 50-1
Miguel Angel Jimenez 70-1
Rory McIlroy 70-1
Additionally, the sportsbook has posted a couple of interesting LIV-related prop bets, which you can see here:
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