Golf

Aside from the following special betting rules, the common betting rules apply. The special rules will take precedence over the common rules nevertheless.

1. Outright betting: The following rules apply to outright betting:
a.) All bets on a player who fails to tee off in the first round will be void.
b.) All bets will be considered losers on players who fail to qualify for a tournament.
c.) All bets will be considered losers on any player who withdraws or is disqualified in any round.
d.) If a player is withdrawn before the start of the tournament, we will settle your bet as void and refund your stake. If the player has already teed off, they are considered to have taken part in the tournament and your bet will be settled as a loser. Bets stand once the players have teed off on their first hole. If a player does not tee off, then bets on the 2 or 3 Ball they were due to take part in are void. If a round is abandoned, bets on that round are void.
e.) For settlement purposes, if a tournament has its scheduled number of holes reduced, we will consider the player who receives the trophy (and finishes with the lowest score, including play-off, where applicable) as the winner. The only exception to this is as follows:

  • All outright bets will be made void, on tournaments which are played in their entirety on different courses to the ones they were originally scheduled to play on.
  • In tournaments affected by bad weather, bets will be settled on the official result regardless of the number of rounds played. If the tournament is abandoned, any bets placed after the last completed round will be void. Any bets placed before the final completed round, will be settled on the result published by the official governing body immediately the match/competition is finished. Any subsequent corrections or amendments to this result will not apply for settlement purposes.
f.) Outright tournament bets are settled on the player winning the trophy.

2. 18 Hole betting: The following rules apply to stroke-play events.
a.) Following the completion of 18 holes the player with the lowest score will be deemed the winner;
b.) a price for a tie will be offered for 2 Ball betting. In 3 Ball betting, if two or more players finish with the same score, dead heat rules will apply.
c.) If a player is withdrawn before the start of the tournament, we will settle your bet as void and refund your stake. If the player has already teed off, they are considered to have taken part in the tournament and your bet will be settled as a loser. Bets stand once the players have teed off on their first hole. If a player does not tee off, then bets on the 2 or 3 Ball they were due to take part in are void. If a round is abandoned, bets on that round are void.
d.) If there are any changes to the 2/3 ball pairings for that round, bets will be settled on the original pairings/groups.
e.) Play-offs will not count for any final round 18-hole match bet.

3. Round Leader markets:  Bets will be settled after the specific round has been completed and according to the each-way terms offered when they were placed. Dead heat rules apply. Bets will be settled based only on the actual first round scores recorded.

4. 72-Hole Match betting: The following rules apply to 72-hole match betting:
a.) The player who achieves the highest placing at the end of the tournament, including any play-offs will be deemed the winner. This rule still applies if the tournament is reduced from the scheduled number of holes so long as a winner is declared, and a trophy awarded at the end of the tournament;
b.) If one player misses the cut, the other will be deemed the winner. However, if both players miss the cut, the player with the lowest score will be deemed the winner.
c.) If one player is disqualified either prior to the completion of two rounds or after both players have made the cut, the other player will be considered the winner. However, if a player is disqualified during a round after the cut, when his opponent has already missed the cut, the disqualified player will be considered the winner;
d.) If a player is withdrawn before the start of the tournament, we will settle your bet as void and refund your stake. If the player has already teed off, they are considered to have taken part in the tournament and your bet will be settled as a loser. Bets stand once the players have teed off on their first hole. If a player does not tee off, then bets on the 2 or 3 Ball they were due to take part in are void. If a round is abandoned, bets on that round are void.

5. Group betting: This market offers betting opportunities on groups of players. A deduction equivalent to Tattersalls Rule 4 (c) will be applicable if one of the players fails to participate.

Price of non-runner when bet placed

Decimals

R4 Deduction

1/9 or shorter

1.11 or shorter

90p

2/11 to 2/17

1.18 to 1.12

85p

1/4 to 1/5

1.25 to 1.20

80p

3/10 to 2/7

1.30 to 1.29

75p

2/5 to 1/3

1.40 to 1.33

70p

8/15 to 4/9

1.53 to 1.45

65p

8/13 to 4/7

1.62 to 1.57

60p

4/5 to 4/6

1.80 to 1.66

55p

20/21 to 5/6

1.95 to 1.83

50p

Evens to 6/5

2.00 to 2.20

45p

5/4 to 6/4

2.25 to 2.50

40p

8/5 to 7/4

2.60 to 2.75

35p

9/5 to 9/4

2.80 to 3.25

30p

12/5 to 3/1

3.40 to 4.00

25p

16/5 to 4/1

4.20 to 5.00

20p

9/2 to 11/2

5.50 to 6.50

15p

6/1 to 9/1

7.00 to 10.00

10p

10/1 to 14/1

11.00 to 15.00

5p

Over 14/1

Over 15.00

No deduction


a.) Tournament Group betting: If one of the players in a Group does not tee off in the tournament, then any bets placed on that specific player will be void. If you have placed a winning bet on other players in that Group, we may apply the equivalent to a Tattersalls Rule 4(c) to your winnings, based on the price of the player withdrawn.
b.) These will be settled on them player achieving the highest placing at the end of the tournament including play-off holes if played. This will apply, even if both (or all) players 'miss the cut'. All bets relating to an individual's specific round(s) will be settled on the number of strokes registered on the score card as signed by that competitor upon the completion of play.

6. 18/36 Hole Match bets: The following rules apply to Matchplay Events. If a player is withdrawn before the start of the tournament, we will settle your bet as void and refund your stake. If the player has already teed off, they are considered to have taken part in the tournament and your bet will be settled as a loser. Bets stand once the players have teed off on their first hole. If a player does not tee off, then bets on the 2 or 3 Ball they were due to take part in are void. If a round is abandoned, bets on that round are void.

7. Tournament Match betting: This applies to match betting for a specific tournament.
a.) If one player is disqualified or withdraws, prior to the completion of two rounds, their opponent is deemed the winner, even if they fail to make the cut.
b.) If both players make the cut and a player is disqualified or withdraws during the 3rd or 4th rounds, we treat the other player as the winner for settlement purposes. If the other player in the Match bet has already missed the cut, the player who has been disqualified or withdrawn, but makes the cut will be the winner. If both players are disqualified then the Match bet is void, regardless of when the player is disqualified.
c.) In Match betting we will always quote a price for the tie. Your bet is successful if both players finish tied for the same position. These will be settled on the player achieving the highest placing at the end of the tournament including play-off holes if played. This will apply, even if both (or all) players 'miss the cut'.
d.) All bets relating to an individual's specific round(s) will be settled on the number of strokes registered on the score card as signed by that competitor upon the completion of play.

8. Hole Winner markets:  Betting on which of the listed players will record the lowest score on the named hole:
a.) If more than one of the named players records the lowest score then dead heat rules will apply.
b.) If a player withdraws during the named hole then bets on that player will be settled as a loser.
c.) In the event that the named hole is not completed then all results will be void unless the result of the hole has been determined.

9. Score on Hole X: Where prices are for a player to achieve a certain score such as Birdie, Bogey, Albatross, Eagle etc on a particular hole (e.g. First Hole), bets will be settled on the score on the actual hole number (Hole with that flag number) and not the number of hole completed. For example, if Tiger Woods teed off on Hole 10 to start his round, the bet would not be settled on Tiger Woods first hole played, it would be when Tiger Woods finishes playing the first hole on the course (Flag number 1). If the selected player withdraws after teeing off on the stated hole the bet will be settled as a void. If the selected player withdraws before teeing off on the stated hole, then bets will settled as be void. 

10. Next 2/3 Holes Winner markets: Betting on which of the listed players will record the lowest aggregate score on the named holes (e.g. Holes 1-3).
If more than one of the named players records the lowest score, then dead heat rules will apply.
If a player withdraws during the named holes, then bets on that player will be settled as a loser.
If the named holes are not completed, then all results will be void unless the result of the holes has been determined.

11. Betting on whether a player will make a Birdie or Better on the named hole: If a player withdraws after teeing off on the stated hole, the bet will be settled as a void.

12. Player Next 2/3 Holes Birdie or Better markets: Betting on whether a player will make a birdie or better on any of the named holes (e.g. Holes 1-3).
a.) If a player withdraws after having teed off on the first of the stated holes the bet will be settled as a void unless the result is already known.
b.) If a player withdraws before teeing off on the stated hole then bets will be void.

13. Player Next Hole Bogey or Worse markets: Betting on whether a player will make a birdie or better on the named hole.
a.) If a player withdraws after teeing off on the stated hole the bet will be settled as a void.
b.) If a player withdraws before teeing off on the stated hole then bets will settled as be void.

14. Player Next 2/3 Holes Bogey or Worse market: Betting on whether a player will make a birdie or better on any of the named holes (e.g. Holes 1-3).
a.) If a player withdraws after having teed off on the first of the stated holes the bet will be settled as a void unless the result is already known.
b.) If a player withdraws before teeing off on the stated hole then bets will be void.

15. Player Next Hole Eagle or Better markets: Betting on whether a player will make an eagle or better on the named hole.
a.) If a player withdraws after teeing off on the stated hole the bet will be settled as a void.
b.) If a player withdraws before teeing off on the stated hole then bets will settled as be void.

16. Tied/Dead Heat result: If a price for a tie is not available, dead heat rules will apply e.g. if you placed an each way bet and the terms quoted for the tournament are for the first five places, we will treat three players tying for fourth place as having dead heated for fourth, fifth and sixth place. We will then settle with 1/3 stake lost and 2/3 stake settled at full place odds for each-way bets on those players.

17. Tournament Handicap betting: If a player misses the cut, is disqualified, or withdraws during the tournament, then bets on that player will be settled as losers. Only the scheduled 72 holes count. Play-off holes do not count. If the tournament is shortened to less than 72 holes, then all bets on the Handicap betting market are void. Only the players listed on the Handicap list count for betting purposes. Dead heat rules apply.

18. 2 & 3 Ball betting: In 2-ball betting a price will be offered for a tie. In 3-ball betting if players have an identical score in the round, the result will be a tie and dead heat rules will apply.
In the event of a 2 or 3 ball being rearranged, all bets on the original groupings will stand.

19. Race to Dubai / US Money List: Bets placed on the Race to Dubai / US Money List, are bets to predict which golfer tops the official money list at the end of the season, all in compete or not. In Europe it is called the 'Race to Dubai', and in the United States it is called the 'US Money List'. Bets will be determined by the overall winner following the last relevant tournament and will not be affected by any subsequent enquiries or alterations.

20. Top 5/Top 10/Top 20 finish: A bet on a player to finish within the Top 5, Top 10 or Top 20 places of a specific tournament. In tournaments where these markets are offered, dead heat rules apply. 

21. Player Bogey/Par/Birdie/Eagle markets: Where a price is quoted for a player to score a specified number of events during a round (for example "to score 3 birdies") this refers to that event needing to occur the specified number of times. For example: Where the market is "Player to score 3 birdies" and the player scores 2 birdies, 1 eagle and 15 pars in the round, this bet would be a loser unless the selection specifically states: "to score 3 birdies or better".

22. Bogey Free round: Bets will be losers if the player scores a bogey or worse on any hole. 

Definitions:

Albatross – A score of 3 under par on a hole 
Eagle – A score of 2 under par on a hole
Birdie – A score of 1 under par on a hole
Par – A score match par on a hole
Bogey – A score of 1 over par on a hole
Double Bogey – A score of 2 over par on a hole

23. Bet Settlement: All winning bets will be settled at the prices shown at the time the bet was accepted. This excludes any obvious palpable errors. Bets will be settled at the place terms on offer when the bet was placed.

24. To be selected to play in a team/tournament (e.g. The Ryder Cup): Winning bets must predict whether a player will be selected to play in a specific team or tournament. Players must be announced as part of the playing team at the opening ceremony for bets to count.

25. Team based events, for example the Ryder Cup: If there is a change to the length, format or playing order of the tournament, the following rules may apply to the Ryder Cup or any other form of team-based golf:
a.) If a tournament is played over a shorter format than previously scheduled, bets on the tournament outright winner or outright player markets will be settled on the officially declared result except where no more play takes place after the bet has been struck. However, the following bets will be declared void:

  • correct scores
  • handicaps
  • individual player points
  • winning margins.
b.) Irrespective of any changes to the order of play or format and so long as a result can be determined all bets on correct scores, winning margins, top players, and other markets, based on the conclusion of the tournament, will stand. However, there are the following exceptions to this rule where the bet will be voided:
  • No more play takes place after the bet has been struck.
  • Bets on total player points.
  • Bets on a specified session of play, for example Day 1 winner or Saturday fourballs winner will be settled as those ties are played regardless of change in the day, time or order in which play takes place.

26. To hit the fairway: This market is settled on the finishing position of the golf ball after the tee shot. Official sources will be used for settlement. If no official result can be determined via these sources or TV pictures, bets will be void.

27. To finish last: Winning bets will predict who will finish last in the tournament. Any bets placed on players who withdraw before 72 holes are completed will be settled as losing bets. If there is a tie for last place, dead heat rules will apply.

28. Top Nationality markets: Only the players listed within these markets count. Bets on non-runners will be void. A rule 4 deduction may be applied on bets placed prior to any quoted players within the market withdrawing.