US Open Betting Odds Explained
The US Open Golf Championship features a field of 156 golfers and bettors can wager on every player in the field.
One of four major championships, the US Open sees the best golf players in the world embark on the likes of Torrey Pines, Olympic Club, and Pebble Beach.
Bettors have a plethora of markets to choose from, including tournament winner, first round leader and countless exotic US Open options.
Past Five Winners
Jon Rahm broke a run of four consecutive American winners when he won in 2021.
The Spaniard won by one stroke over South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen, which followed a win from Bryson DeChambeau. Rahm and DeChambeau’s victories came in the same year due to Covid.
Gary Woodland caused a huge upset for those who bet on golf in 2019. He scored a three-shot victory to score his first major win, holding off Brooks Koepka.
Koepka was pushing for three consecutive US Open victories, having won in 2017 and 2018.
Top Five Ranked Golfers
The best golfers in the world played the US Open Golf Championship, including the five best golfers to walk the planet.
At the top of our list is Tiger Woods, who transformed golf to another level. His US Open wins in 2000, 2002, and 2008 were some of the best of all time, so he’s our top-ranked golfer of all time.
Jack Nicklaus has the record for most majors with 18, including four US Open Championships. The “Golden Bear” was dominant throughout the 1960’s and 70’s, and it was close between Nicklaus and Woods for the top spot.
Ben Hogan and Bobby Jones are pioneers of the game, and with four US Open victories to their name, they are next on the list. Gone but not forgotten, Hogan and Jones continue to influence the game at all levels.
Arnold Palmer won the US Open only once, but his seven major championships puts him firmly on the list.
How to Bet on US Open Golf
The most common bet type for the US Open is “tournament winner”, where bettors get excellent betting odds.
Bookmakers have over 100 markets available for the US Open, including head-to-head golf tournament, top American players and many more.
The four-day tournament has live betting from Thursday to Sunday, so bettors get a chance to jump on their favorite golfer.