Odds To Win The 2019 US Open

Odds To Win The 2019 US Open
Odds To Win The 2019 US Open

Odds To Win The 2019 US Open

I suppose that it should come as no surprise that Brooks Koepka is the odds-on favorite at Bovada to win the 2019 US Open. Koepka has won four of the last eight Majors. That’s a feat matched or exceeded only by Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

The question is: why hasn’t Koepka won more on the regular tour? What is it about his skill set that rises to the top under the extreme pressure of a major? Why doesn’t that translate to regular tour events.

The explanation, according to Koepka, is that in a major, half the field has no chance to win, and half of those psych themselves out. So, he claims is is effectively only playing against half a dozen guys.

Koepka’s frenemy, Dustin Johnson, is in second at 15/2. Dustin offers the opposite sort of question. With twenty wins on the regular TOUR, why does he have only a single major to his name?

Rory McIlory is in third in the odds to win the 2019 US Open at 9/1. He’s an intriguing case right now because of his seven shot win at this past weekend’s Canadian Open. Is he in peak form right now? Will that carry over to the US Open?

And then there’s Tiger. With his win at Augusta earlier this year, I thought he would be the favorite at Pebble Beach, where in 2000, he practically lapped the field. Woods is a “horses for courses” type of player. Half of his wins have come on six courses: Torrey Pines, Doral, Bay HIll, Firestone, Muirfield Village and Augusta. He likes Pebble Beach, so he should play well there.

Rounding out the top ten in the odds to win the 2019 US Open are Jordan Spieth, Patrick Cantlay, Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler, and Justin Thomas.

I don’t get the love affair with Spieth. His game fell off the rails, and he hasn’t really gotten back on track.

Cantlay is interesting. He’s recently won the Memorial, and also was in at T3 at the PGA Championship. Cantlay currently is sixth in the FedEx Cup standings and eighth in the official world golf rankings. Statistically, he’s second in shots gained tee-to-green, thirteenth in shots gained around the green and 29th in shots gained putting. This just might be his year.

I’m a huge fan of Rickie Fowler as a person, but I think I’m off the bandwagon for his chances to win a major.

The complete odds to win the 2019 US Open follow:

Player Odds
Brooks Koepka 13/1
Dustin Johnson 15/2
Rory Mcilroy 9/1
Tiger Woods 11/1
Jordan Spieth 16/1
Patrick Cantlay 18/1
Justin Rose 20/1
Rickie Fowler 22/1
Justin Thomas 22/1
Jason Day 25/1
John Rahm 25/1
Xander Schauffele 25/1
Adam Scott 28/1
Francesco Molinari 28/1
Bryson Dechambeau 33/1
Tony Finau 33/1
Tommy Fleetwood 33/1
Hideki Matsuyama 33/1
Phil Mickelson 40/1
Matt Kuchar 45/1
Brandt Snedeker 45/1
Henrik Stenson 50/1
Paul Casey 50/1
Webb Simpson 50/1
Sergio Garcia 66/1
Martin Kaymer 66/1
Marc Leishman 66/1
Shane Lowry 66/1
Louis Oosthuizen 66/1
Patrick Reed 66/1
Graeme McDowell 80/1
Bubba Watson 80/1
Tyrrell Hatton 100/1
Zach Johnson 100/1
Kevin Kisner 100/1
Ian Poulter 100/1
Rafael Cabrera Bello 125/1
Keegan Bradley 125/1
Matthew Fitzpatrick 125/1
Charley Hoffman 125/1
Billy Horschel 125/1
Kevin Na 125/1
Alexander Noren 125/1
Byeonghun AN 150/1
Kiradech Aphibarnrat 150/1
Daniel Berger 150/1
Jason Dufner 150/1
Branden Grace 150/1
Emiliano Grillo 150/1
Chesson Hadley 150/1
Adam Hadwin 150/1
Brian Harman 150/1
Russell Henley 150/1
Si Woo Kim 150/1
Luke List 150/1
Eddie Pepperell 150/1
Chez Reavie 150/1
Charl Schwartzel 150/1
Cameron Smith 150/1
Jimmy Walker 150/1
Aaron Wise 150/1
Daniel Willett 175/1
Cameron Champ 200/1
Kevin Chappell 200/1
Ryan Fox 200/1
Kyle Stanley 200/1
Steve Stricker 200/1
Brendan Steele 200/1
Peter Uihlein 200/1
Bernd Wiesberger 200/1
Ross Fisher 250/1
Dylan Frittelli 250/1
Andrew Johnston 250/1
Alexander Levy 250/1
Aaron Rai 250/1
Andrew Landry 300/1
Jhonattan Vegas 300/1
Nicolaj Hojgaard 500/1

The Odds To Win The 2019 US Open was first published on GolfBlogger on June 10, 2019.

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