Made in Denmark Preview: Betting Tips, TV Times


The European Tour returns this week for the Made in Denmark. Find out how to watch the event in the UK, and who to back.

After a T3 at the US PGA and a runner-up finish at the British Masters, Matt Wallace returns to Denmark to defend this week as plenty of the Tour's top players make the same trip back over from New York. 

Last year, the now World No.25 Wallace claimed his third European Tour title after beating out Lee Westwood, Steven Brown and Johnathon Thompson in a four-man play-off at Silkeborg Ry Golfklub. 

It was the first time the event had been staged at Silkeborg - due to it being Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn's home course - but will return back to Himmerland Golf Club this year, which was the traditional host of the tournament since its debut on the circut in 2014.  

"Expectations are good," Wallace said of his hopes this week. "I try not to think about how I want to perform or how I want to win the tournament. I try to lower my expectations as much as possible. I just do what I need to do. I need to prepare as best as I can.

"This is the first time coming out to defend a tournament. It's nice to come to a tournament that you know that you've won, it brings back memories even though it's a different golf course."

Course: Himmerland GC | Par 72 | 6,952 yards
Defending Champion: Matt Wallace
Prize Fund: €3,000,000
Race to Dubai Points: 4,250

Made in Denmark: How to watch in the UK 

Thursday: Sky Sports Golf (10:30), Sky Sports Golf (14:30), Sky Sports Main Event (15:50)

Friday: Sky Sports Main Event (10:30), Sky Sports Golf (10:30), Sky Sports Main Event (14:30), Sky Sports Golf (14:30)

Saturday: Sky Sports Golf (11:30)

Sunday: Sky Sports Golf (11:30)

Made in Denmark: Betting Tips

Matt Wallace: 10/1
Wallace followed up runner-up finish at british masters with T3 at the US PGA Championship – his fourth top 10 of the year that also includes a T6 at the APInv and runner-up at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. In two appearances in this event has a victory (at Silkeborg), and a T6 before that at Himmerland. Ranks 9th for scoring and birdie average, 37th for SG: Tee to green and 30th for SG: Around the green on the European Tour this season.

Thomas Pieters: 14/1
The 2016 Made in Denmark champion has a best of T6 in Oman this year and heads back to the European Tour after two T23s in a row at the AT&T Byron Nelson and US PGA Championship. Looking for his first victory since this event three years ago, after which he went MC-T34. Ranks 12th for birdie average, 15th for scoring average, 23rd for SG: tee to green and 27th for SG: off the tee.

Lucas Bjerregaard: 16/1
Bjerregaard ended last week on a high, making a hole in one on the 71st hole to end up in a tie for 16th place at the second major of the year. He's had mixed success in his last few events, but did beat Tiger Woods to finish 4th at the WGC, and was T21 at the Masters. Was T6 last year here and T28 at Himmerland in 2017. Ranks 12th for scoring average, 31st for SG: Approach, 32nd for SG: Tee to green and 39th for birdie average. 

Jordan Smith: 18/1
One of the most consistent performers on the European Tour over the last couple of months, following up a run of T7-T14-T5 with a T6 finish at the British Masters. Was T20 here last year but teeing up at Himmerland for the first time. Ranks 8th for GIR, 22nd for scoring average and 29th for SG: Tee to green on the European Tour. 

Erik Van Rooyen: 22/1
Van Rooyen has been on a great run of form that includes three top 10s in his last three starts: A T6 at the Hero Indian Open, T2 at the Trophee Hassan II and T8 at last week's US PGA. He also finished runner up in Qatar earlier in the year. Was 5th on his debut at this event last year, but will make his first start at Himmerland. Ranks 14th for birdi average and 27th SG: putting

Jorge Campillo: 25/1
Campillo was on an exceptional run before a MC at the PGA that included a victory at the Trophee Hassan II, two runner-up finishes, two third place finishes and a T20 in his previous six starts. Making his tournament debut this week. Ranks 14th  for GIR and SG: Putting, 18th for scoring average and 19th for birdie average. 

Victor Dubuisson: 28/1
Dubuisson skipped most of last season due to injury, but has been on an exceptional spell of form, having not finished outside the top 30 (one top 10) in his last six starts - excluding his WD in Qatar. Was T31 here in 2017, and ranks 20th for driving accuracy, 21st for SG: Off the tee, 25th for SG: Tee to green, 31st for scoring average and 33rd for GIR. 

Thomas Detry: 30/1
Detry had a great chance at the British Masters but back-to-back T73s over the weekend dropped in to a tie for 15th. Was T9 at the Trophee Hassan II a few weeks ago, and is searching for his first win this week. In two appearances has finished T7 ('18) and T14 ('17) at the Made in Denmark, and ranks 16th for birdie average and 28th for SG: Putting.

Alexander Bjork: 45/1
Bjork missed the cut at last week's major but was T19-T9 in his previous two starts before his trip to New York. Was T31 here in 2017 and ranks 6th for par-3 scoring, 7th for scrambling and 20th for SG: Aprpoach on the European Tour this season. 

Ben Hebert: 45/1
Hebert struggled to a MC at the British Masters in his last start but he posted two top 10s in his previous three starts, which included a runer-up finish at the Volvo China Open. Has astrong record at the Made in Denmark: he missed last year but finished T6 in 2017, T13 in 2016 and T14 in 2015. Ranks 13th for SG: Approach. 

Sean Crocker: 45/1
Despite a T42 at the British Masters, Crocker has been a serious contender in the last few European Tour events, having followed up a T12 in Kenya with a runner up finish at the Trophee Hassan and T10 at the Volvo China Open. Making his debut this week. 

Paul Waring: 50/1
Making his first start since a T6 at the British Masters, which was his third top 10 of the year - following a T6 in Abu Dhabi and T3 in Dubai. In two starts at Himmerland has gone T31 ('17) and T22 ('14), and ranks 22nd for birdie average and 36th for scoring average. 
Ranks: 22 birdie average, 36 scoring,

Richie Ramsay: 66/1
Ramsay finished 5th at the British Masters in his last start and was T14 at the Volvo China Open, indicating the start of a strong run of form - even with a best stat of 45th in driving accuracy. In two starts at the Made in Denmark has gone T12 ('18) and T26 ('16).