US Open Golf Odds
Who wins the US Open 2019?
The United State Open , famous as The US Open is one of top 4 golf tournaments in the world. Other 3 are; The Masters, The Open and The PGA Championship. The US open is organized by United State Golf Association; USGA in mid of June every year. 3rd Sunday of June is final day of this tournament which is also celebrated as Father’s Day in United States. This tournament is top of the list with prize money 12 millions US dollars; The highest in any golf championship. Winner’s take home is 2.16 millions.
The US Open was first time played in 1895 among 10 golfers with prize money of 335 US Dollars. Where the winner - Horace Rawlins - got $150 cash, a medal and a trophy presented by United State Golf Association. It was played at Newport Country Club, at that time it was a nine hole course. First tournament was a one day 36 holes match.
The US Open 2019 edition is scheduled to be played on 13 to 16 June in Pebble Beach Golf Club California. A 71 par score golf club with length of 6440 meters. Front 9 holes are 35 par having only 1 par five which is hole number 6 having length of 523 yard. Back 9s come with 2 lengthy par 5 (hole 14 580 yards and hole 18 543 yards) with aggregate of 36 par score.
Jack Nicklaus like The Masters open and The PGA Championship leads again having most victories (4 times : 1962, 1967, 1972,1980) in The US Open. He shares this record with 3 other players; all lifting trophy 4 times. Phil Mickelson has a unique record of 6 times runner up finishes (1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2013) with zero win. Tiger woods holds a record of the biggest margin victory in his debut win- 2000 edition- with 15 strokes lead and this is all time record of all four major golf tournaments. Rory Mcllroy and Brooks Koepka share the record of the lowest score which is 16 under par. Brooks Koepka is current champion who successfully defended his 2017 title of same event and he is going for a hat-trick. He is also title holder of 2018 The PGA Championship when he battered Tiger Woods with 2 stroke lead in Bellerive Country Club, Missouri. Keopka won The US Open Championship with +1 aggregate score - One of the highest of the tournament - while he won The PGA Championship with -16 aggregate of 4 days - One of the top lowest scores in the tournament -.
Brooks Koepka has a fair chance to defend his title while Rory Mcllroy and Jason Day are other notable players in the list of top dogs. Tiger woods showed that he has not fully past his prime with his performance in The PGA Championship where he was fighting toe to toe with young Koepka. Phil Mickelson has some physiological issues with The US Open. Mostly he stays neck to neck with leaders and finishes runner up, always. He might come with an upset in 2019 edition. Jordan Spieth cant be counted off. Currently He is top runner in any golf championship.