There's still hope for a pre-tournament favourite according to punters.
Pre-tournament odds: 30/1
Current best price: 5/1
One of the leading lights on the opening day, the three-time major winner has a share of the lead after a bogey-free 66. He’s now the tournament favourite and has had 19% of bets since the close of play.
Pre-tournament odds: 10/1
Current best price: 13/2
The former world number one is well in contention and sits just two shots off the lead. With 7% of bets, Johnson is primed to be there or thereabouts again, after three-straight top ten finishes.
Pre-tournament odds: 35/1
Current best price: 7/1
Bryson played some lovely stuff on Thursday and hit the shot of the day when he struck the flag from the fairway on 17.6% of punters are backing the American for a breakthrough major success.
Pre-tournament odds: 80/1
Current best price: 28/1
Could 2019 finally be the year that the ‘King of the Ryder Cup’ wins a major? A 68 on Thursday has slashed his odds and 6% of punters are hoping for similar scenes to two years ago when Sergio Garcia broke his duck on this very course.
Pre-tournament odds: 7/1
Current best price: 25/1
Finally, it seems that punters aren’t giving up on the mercurial Northern Irishman just yet. Although he’s T-44 on +1, the 29-year-old is seven off the lead and has had 5% of the bets overnight.