Odds To Win: 2017 Blue Bay LPGA

The LPGA Tour visits China this week for the 4th annual Blue Bay LPGA, the final event of its five-tournament Asian Swing.

The 80-player field is headlined by three of the world’s top-five ranked players – all of whom are major champions: World No. 1 Sung Hyun Park (2017 U.S. Women’s Open), No. 3 Shanshan Feng (2012 LPGA Championship), and No. 5 Anna Nordqvist (2017 Evian Championship).

Feng, who won last week in Japan, after a T3 and T2 in her two previous starts, is the (very) slight favorite to win her third title of 2017. The 28-year old Chinese star is listed with 3-1 odds.

Rookie of the Year Sung Hyun Park is essentially a co-favorite, alongside Feng as the 24-year old South Korean is listed with 4-1 odds. After Feng and Park, the payouts improve somewhat.

Anna Nordqvist, the long-hitting Swede, rounds out the top-three favorites at 10-1.

Australia’s Minjee Lee, the defending champion, is listed with 12-1 odds, as is American Lizette Salas and Thai Moriya Jutanugarn.

A couple of players who finished in the top 5 last week, and offer good payouts: South Korean Mi Hyang Lee (28-1, T5) and Aussie Sarah Jane Smith (80-1, T5).


THE SKINNY

Name: Blue Bay LPGA
Course: Jian Lake Blue Bay GC
Where: Hainan Island, China
Distance: 6,680 Yards, Par 72
Field: 80 players
Format: 72-hole stroke play/no cut
Total Purse: $1,500,000
Winner’s Share: $225,000
2016 Winner: Minjee Lee (Australia)


ODDS TO WIN: 2017 BLUE BAY LPGA

NameODDS
Shanshan Feng3-1
Sung Hyun Park4-1
Anna Nordqvist10-1
Lizette Salas12-1
Min Jee Lee12-1
Moriya Jutanugarn12-1
In-Kyung Kim20-1
Mi Hyang Lee28-1
Hyo Joo Kim35-1
Nelly Korda40-1
Caroline Masson40-1
Chella Choi40-1
Ariya Jutanugarn50-1
Azahara Munoz50-1
Jessica Korda50-1
Jenny Shin66-1
Megan Khang66-1
Michelle Wie66-1
Nicole Broch Larsen66-1
Yu Liu66-1
Mel Reid66-1
Candie Kung80-1
Haru Nomura80-1
Lee-Anne Pace80-1
Pornanong Phatlum80-1
Sarah Jane Smith80-1
Xiyu Lin80-1
Beatriz Recari100-1
Brittany Lang100-1
Karine Icher100-1
Mi Jung Hur100-1
Pernilla Lindberg100-1
Alena Sharp125-1
Austin Ernst125-1
Morgan Pressel125-1
Ryann OToole125-1
Sandra Gal125-1
Su Oh125-1
Wei-Ling Hsu125-1
Alison Lee150-1
Ashleigh Buhai150-1
Jeong Eun Lee150-1
Na Yeon Choi150-1
Sun Young Yoo150-1
Ayako Uehara175-1
Bronte Law175-1
Christina Kim175-1
Emily K Pedersen175-1
Gaby Lopez175-1
Yani Tseng175-1
Jaye Marie Green200-1
Jing Yan200-1
Joanna Klatten200-1
Mariajo Uribe200-1
Lindy Duncan225-1
Katie Burnett250-1
Kelly Shon250-1
Laura G. Escallon250-1
Olafia Kristinsdottir250-1
Pei-Yun Chien250-1
Yan Liu250-1
Amy Olson300-1
Sandra Changkija300-1
Tiffany Joh350-1
Cydney Clanton400-1
Ruixin Liu400-1
Simin Feng400-1
Wei Wei Zhang400-1
Yeying Song400-1
Yunjie Zhang400-1
Jiayun Li500-1
Tao Li Yang500-1
Xiang Sui500-1
Yanhong Pan500-1
Lei Ye750-1
Yan Jiao Jiang750-1
Li Ying Ye1000-1
Mengzhu Wang1000-1
Ying Luo1000-1
Zixuan Zhou1000-1

Credit: Bovado Sportsbook, Getty Images


Jordan Thomas

Jordan Thomas is a Pro Golf Weekly producer and contributor. He is mostly a degenerate gambler, making his way through college. But when not losing money at Draft Kings and Brovado, Jordan performs research, crunches numbers, compiles content, and writes quick-hit posts.



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