Golf betting is a type of sports betting where NZ players can make extra money off of golf tournaments. Golf is one of the oldest sports around, and has many tournaments throughout the year. While the game may be surrounded by speculation and fairness is a concern, betting on golf has never been easier. Read our quick golf betting guide for more on this sport.
Top Online Golf Betting Sites in New Zealand
Golf Betting Tips for Kiwi Players
There are many ways to bet on golf championships for Kiwi gamblers. However, it’s best to be familiar with the game before placing a bet on a sports betting bookmaker’s site. Use our step-by-step guide below to help you get started.
Step by Step Golf Betting
- Choose an event, such as the Honda Classic.
- Decide on your bet, this can be on a player or an outcome (check out the types below).
- Choose your stake in New Zealand Dollars.
- Bet on the game and wait.
Major Tournaments for Golf Betting
- The Masters – USA.
- S. Open – USA.
- Open Championship – England, Scotland.
- PGA Tour – USA.
- ISPS Handa – New Zealand.
Golf Betting System in New Zealand
18 Hole Betting (2 ball/3ball)
Bet on which player will achieve the lowest score over 18 holes.
36 Hole 3 Balls
Wagering that a player will have the lowest score over the first 36 holes of the tournament.
Betting on the player who will win the tournament.
W/O ‘Player X’ Market
Placing a bet on which player will win the tournament after a certain player’s score is removed.
Round Leader Market
Bet on which player will be top of the leader board at the end of the named round.
Betting on a selected player finishing in the top placements of the tournament.
Match Betting Handicap
Bet on which player will achieve the lowest score at the end of the tournament after a handicap is applied.
Mythical 2/3 Balls
Bet on which player will achieve the lowest score (from the stated players) over 18 holes with two or three balls.
Tie No Bet (2-ball)
Bet on which player will achieve the lowest score (from the stated players) over 18 holes.
The subsequent Hole Nearest in Regulation
Bet on which player will be nearest in Regulation on the selected hole.
Lowest 18 Hole Event Score
Bet on which player will have the lowest 18 hole score in the tournament.
Bet on what the official final finishing position will be of the selected player.
Placing a bet that one or two players will win overall.
To Make/Miss Cut
To bet on a player making or missing the ‘cut’ of a tournament.
Two Chances to Win
Splitting a bet on one of two players winning the tournament.
Tournament Match Betting
Placing a bet that a player will achieve the highest place in a tournament.
Tournament Group Betting
Betting that a player will achieve the highest place at the end of the tournament from a specific group.
Tee Shot Hits Fairway
Wagering on where the ball will land in the fairway from the opening tee.
Betting on which three players will have the lowest event total.