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Who is Leading After Round 1 of the Open Championship? 2021 Round 1 Leader, Updated Odds, Leaderboard on FanDuel

Adam Taylor McKillop
Who is leading after Round 1 of the Open Championship? Louis Oosthuizen sits atop leaderboard after Round 1 at British Open.
Who is leading after Round 1 of the Open Championship? Louis Oosthuizen sits atop leaderboard after Round 1 at British Open. / Andrew Redington/Getty Images
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The 2021 Open Championship opened in prestigious fashion on Thursday at Royal St. George's Golf Club in Kent, England. The top 10 of the leaderboard is shaping up with 18 different golfers hitting 3-under par or better.

Who is Leading After Round 1 of the Open Championship?

After an exciting first round of the 2021 British Open, Louis Oosthuizen sits atop the leaderboard and in sole possession of first place. Oosthuizen shot 6-under par for a Round 1 score of 64. This included six birdies, four of which were on the back nine.

Who is the Round 1 Leader of the 2021 Open Championship?

Oosthuizen holds a one-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth and Brian Harman, who both shot 5-under par in the opening round. Harman recorded seven birdies across his first 18 holes.

British Open Round 1 Leaderboard

Below is the official leaderboard for the 2021 British Open following the opening round.

1. Louis Oosthuizen: -6 (64)
T2. Jordan Spieth: -5 (65)
T2. Brian Harman: -5 (65)
T4. Dylan Frittelli: -4 (66)
T4. Mackenzie Hughes: -4 (66)
T4. Stewart Cink: -4 (66)
T4. Benjamin Hebert: -4 (66)
T4. Webb Simpson: -4 (66)
T9. Andy Sullivan: -4 (66)
T9. Justin Harding: -4 (66)
T9. Danny Willett: -3 (67)
T9. Jack Senior: -3 (67)
T9. Justin Rose: -3 (67)
T9. Scottie Scheffler: -3 (67)
T9. Byeong Hun An: -3 (67)
T9. Collin Morikawa: -3 (67)
T9. Marcel Siem: -3 (67)
T9. Tommy Fleetwood: -3 (67)

Updated Odds for 2021 British Open Championship

The updated odds for the 2021 British Open Championship are provided from FanDuel Sportsbook.

1. Jordan Spieth (+400)

2. Louis Oosthuizen (+480)

3. Collin Morikawa (+1600)

4. Brooks Koepka (+2000)

5. Brian Harman (+2000)

6. Tommy Fleetwood (+2000)

7. Webb Simpson (+2000)

8. Dustin Johnson (+2000)

9. Viktor Hovland (+2200)

10. Scottie Scheffler (+2700)

11. Xander Schauffele (+2900)

12. Rory McIlroy (+2900)

13. Stewart Cink (+2900)

14. Justin Rose (+3100)

15. Paul Casey (+3300)

16. Jon Rahm (+3300)

17. Sergio Garcia (+5000)


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Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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