The 117th U.S. Open Golf Odds

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The 117th U.S. Open travels to the state of Wisconsin for the first time in the history of the event. Erin Hills will host the second major of the year, and all indications point to another wild ride to declare the champion.

The betting field consists of 156 players, which includes 13 amateurs. Most of the world’s best players are in the field. Phil Mickelson unexpectedly withdrew to be at his daughter’s graduation, but other than him, all the top players are in attendance.

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is the betting favorite, but he will be challenged by a host of players. Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day are threats, as always, but it’s no longer as simple as saying there’s a Big 3 or Big 4.

The field is deep. Tour rookie Jon Rahm, who has exploded onto the scene with a win, three top 3s and seven top 10s, has a lot of similarities to Johnson. Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Thomas both have multiple wins this year.

Rickie Fowler, after a disappointing 2016, seems to always be around the leaderboard on the weekends, and he picked up a win earlier in the year at the Honda Classic. Then, of course, there’s Sergio Garcia, who is fresh off his first major victory at Augusta, and the only player in the field that has a chance to claim the first two majors of the year.

The 2017 U.S. Open will be held at Erin Hills in Erin, Wisconsin. It will be the first time the U.S. Open will be played in the state of Wisconsin, but the fifth time the state has hosted a major championship. The layout measures close to 7,700 yards, making it the second-longest course in U.S. Open history.

Last year, Dustin Johnson overcame a controversial ruling to finally get the monkey off his back and claim his first major title. Johnson fought off the gaffe by the USGA, stayed poised and executed down the stretch to hold off Jim Furyk and Scott Piercy by three strokes. The win came after a year earlier when he three-putted the final hole to hand the trophy to Jordan Spieth. D.J. has been on a roll ever since and vaulted to the No. 1 player in the world.

TV Coverage: Thursday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET – FS1, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET – FOX. Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – ET – FOX. Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. – ET – FOX.

FOX will broadcast more than 45 hours of coverage across FOX, FS1, FOX Deportes and the FOX Sports Go app. That’s an increase from the 40 hours in 2016. Live streaming will also be available at usopen.com and on the U.S. Open app.

Current U.S. Open Golf Odds

Dustin Johnson +650
Rory McIlroy +900
Jordan Spieth +1000
Jason Day +1100
Jon Rahm +1550
Hideki Matsuyama +2000
Justin Rose +2050
Sergio Garcia +2200
Rickie Fowler +2250
Henrik Stenson +2500
Adam Scott +2800
Brooks Koepka +3000
Justin Thomas +3200
Thomas Pieters +3300
Branden Grace +4000
Alexander Noren +4500
Paul Casey +4850
Louis Oosthuizen +5000
Matt Kuchar +5250
Patrick Reed +5500
Bubba Watson +5850
Jason Dufner +6000
Kevin Chappell +6300
Kevin Kisner +6500
Martin Kaymer +6600
Tyrrell Hatton +7000
Brandt Snedeker +7150
Charl Schwartzel +7300
Daniel Berger +7450
Shane Lowry +7500
Billy Horschel +7777
Francesco Molinari +8000
J.B. Holmes +8100
Jimmy Walker +8250
Lee Westwood +8500
Matthew Fitzpatrick +8800
Russell Henley +9000
Tommy Fleetwood +9050
Zach Johnson +9550
Si Woo Kim +9900
Byeong-hun An +10000
Marc Leishman +10500
Tony Finau +10750
Webb Simpson +10750
Ross Fisher +11000
Bernd Wiesberger +12000
Bill Haas +12500
Charley Hoffman +13000
Danny Willett +13300
Emiliano Grillo +13500
Jim Furyk +14000
Lucas Glover +14400
Rafael Cabrera Bello +12500
Russell Knox +13000
Ryan Moore +12667
Adam Hadwin +14456
Brendan Steele +15000
Steve Stricker +15500
FIELD – Any Other Player +475

(Odds courtesy BookMaker.eu)

Odds Analysis

I’m looking for players that hit it straight, have great iron games and have the right temperament to succeed on a U.S. Open layout.

Alex Noren +4500 has won five times in his last 22 starts. He’s a top 10 player that doesn’t get the respect he deserves. The Swede is one of the best ball strikers in the world, but has yet to prove it in major championships. That all changes this week. Noren will be in the mix from start to finish and if he can heat the putter up at all, he may walk away with the trophy. At +4500, Noren is worth a look in all formats.

Kevin Kisner +6500 is playing solid golf with a win and a T7 in his last two starts. He’s rested and ready to go. The former Georgia Bulldog is a late bloomer, but cannot be overlooked on a venue that will test every facet of a player’s game. Kisner has the patience and the right attitude to excel on the biggest stage.

Italy’s Francesco Molinari +8000 seems to play well week after week on both sides of the pond. Not many people know that he’s the 16th-ranked player in the world. Molinari is a bulldog that never lets anything bother him. He goes about his business, plays his own game and churns out top finishes wherever he plays. At +8000, he offers gamers the best value on the board.

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