One of the biggest golf events in the United States will take place Thursday – Sunday. Erin Hills Wisconsin will be the host of the 2017 US Open. This US Open is the 117th in history, and it’s the first time it will be played in Wisconsin. Dustin Johnson leads a field of 156 golfers, which includes 12 that have won it previously. The winner of the 2017 US Open will win over $2,000,000 of the $12,000,000 that’s in the prize pool. Let’s take a look at our Free picks, Odds, Tips for the 2017 US Open.
Dustin Johnson +750
The 33 year old from South Carolina ranks 1st on the money list, with more than $6.3M earned. Johnson was scratched from the Masters, and has finished second at the Wells Fargo in early May. If the course plays long, that’s a great advantage for Dustin Johnson. At +750, even the favorite is not a shoe-in.
Jordan Spieth +1200
Some still consider Jordan Spieth the best golfer in the world. Jordan Spieth has already won one US Open, and the 23 year old still has plenty of time for more. Spieth comes into the US Open ranking 7th on the PGA Money List, with more than $3.5M earned. Spieth is coming off a 13th place finish at Muirfield.
Rory Mcllroy +1200
Rory is a guy that many have not talked about. We have not seen much of Rory, but in the big events, this can can come to play. Look for Rory to struggle early on, but make the cut. Rory may find himself in contention by the end of the day on Sunday.
Jason Day +1400
Jason Day is ready to bounce back and show his doubters that he still is one of the best golfers in the world. He has not shown that recently, with 23rd, 22nd, 60th, and 15th place in four out of his last five events. His -12 at the Byron Nelson was his most recent success. Day has made 9 out of 11 cuts this season.
Jon Rahm +2000
Jon Rahm is a guy that many say is ready to win a major tournament. Is the 2017 US Open the place for the 22 year old from Spain. Rahm is 5th on the PGA Moneylist, and made nearly $4.5M. Rahm has made the cut in 14 out of 15 events this season. His only missed cut was his most recent at Muirfield.
Rickie Fowler +2000
Rickie Fowler was not real good in his most recent event in Memphis. In fact, Fowler did not make the cut. But, was his head in the event, as he was able to head to Erin Hills early. Fowler is 28 years old, and ranks 9th on the PGA Money list. This is a guy that when he gets hot, there is no slowing him down. He finished second recently at Muifield.
There are a few of the favorites to win the US Open in 2017. This should be a great event. When we go to make our bets for the 2017 US Open, we cannot get off Jordan Spieth +1200. The second time Jordan Spieth wins the US Open is in 2017. Best of luck with all your PGA Tour betting!