With the 2020 PGA Tour season underway, there has been exactly one event before the first major. The 2020 US Open is the second event of the season, which is sure to bring all the best golfers in the world to New York to compete for the US Open title. From a sports betting perspective, the timing of the US Open is perfect. Not only can bettors wager on the US Open, but NFL, NBA Playoffs, NHL Playoffs, college football and more are underway as well. Fitting a golf major into a busy schedule of sports betting means there will be plenty of promotions to capitalize on. Let’s take a look at this week’s US Open odds, betting picks, and more.
U.S. Open Date and Time Info 2020
The next step on the 2020 PGA Tour schedule is the first major of the season with the 2020 US Open. The 2020 event takes place at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York at one of the nicest courses in the northeast. Here are the details for the 2020 US Open for your convenience.
Where: Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, New York
When: Thursday, September 17th to Sunday, September 20th, 2020
Watch: NBC, Golf Channel, PGA Tour, Peacock
Radio: PGA Tour Radio
Course Preview – Winged Foot Golf Club 2020 U.S. Open
Winged Foot Golf Club is a historic golf course that has been home to some of the biggest and best tournaments in golf’s history. The 18-hole course was designed by the famous Albert W. Tillinghast, and has hosted US Opens, PGA Championships, and more. There are two courses at the golf club, but the 2020 US Open will be played at the west course. Here are some notable features:
- Host of the 2004 US Amateur
- Two Courses: East and West
- Constructed in 1921
- Over 7,400 yards
- Par 72
When it comes to green speed, faster does *not* always mean better, even at the best courses in the world like Winged Foot.
— USGA (@USGA) September 11, 2020
Opening Odds to Win the 2020 U.S. Open
The odds to win the 2020 US Open have been released. Below is a list of the opening odds to win the 2020 US Open, with a terrific field set to play in the major. For more odds, check out our golf odds page.
|Golfer||Winner||Top 5||Top 10|
|Si Woo Kim||+15000||+2200||+1100|
|Byeong Hun An||+16000||+3300||+1200|
|Charles Howell III||+16000||+3300||+1400|
|Erik van Rooyen||+16000||+3300||+1200|
For a full list of odds, check out DraftKings Sportsbook!
Bet Legally on the U.S. Open
There are a handful of events each PGA season that are heavily wagered on, and the US Open is certainly one of those tournaments. With the number of legal sportsbooks available in the US across various states, it is important to use the best in terms of PGA betting offerings. Some sportsbooks have better prices, some have more betting markets, but here are the top overall sportsbooks to wager on the 2020 US Open:
FOX Bet Sportsbook
US Open Golf Betting Picks
Each week, we give some popular PGA betting picks based on the odds supplied at legal sportsbooks in the US. Here is a look at some sleepers, outright winners, props, picks for the top 10, and more for the US Open. As odds have been available for the US Open for months, the “to win” betting market has been available for value to be had before the odds move again during the week and new markets are available. For more golf betting action, check out the 2020 Masters Odds.
Here is a look at our 2020 U.S. Open betting picks for this week.
- Dustin Johnson (+650)
- Collin Morikawa (+2000)
- Daniel Berger (+3300)
Top 5 Picks
- Rory McIlroy (+400)
- Collin Morikawa (+450)
Top 10 Picks
- Dustin Johnson (+100)
- Rory McIlroy (+200)
- Tony Finau (+350)
Who is the public betting on for the 2020 US Open?
|The U.S Open Outright Winner Splits|
|Golfer||current odds||% Handle||% Bets|
|Provided by DraftKings Sportsbook|
The US Open starts this week and a Nevada bettor has a chance to net $3.375 million!
“Getting a bet like that excites me for sure… it’ll make this week a little more interesting when they tee it up." – Nick Bogdanovich
— William Hill US (@WilliamHillUS) September 16, 2020
Will Tiger Woods play in the US Open?
Tiger Woods believes his week at Olympia Fields was useful preparation for next month's US Open as his PGA Tour season ended one week earlier than planned.
— Sky Sports Golf (@SkySportsGolf) August 30, 2020
Tiger Woods will participate in the 2020 US Open, which brings another level of excitement and fans to the event. Check out the US Open Tiger Woods odds and betting markets for the tournament.
Tiger Woods US Open Odds
Tiger Woods is playing this week’s US Open, so he will have plenty of betting markets surrounding his finish, props, and more. Here is a full list of Tiger Woods odds and betting markets here.
Tiger Woods US Open Betting Markets
- To Win US Open (+2800)
- To Place Top 5 (+750)
- To Place Top 10 (+400)
- There are other odds as well, including Top 20, Top 30 and more!
2020 US Open Field of Players
The field is officially announced for the 2020 US Open, and here is the full list of golfers participating here. For more golf action, check out our PGA odds page.
|Byeong Hun An|
|Rafa Bello Cabrera|
|Charles Howell III|
|Si Woo Kim|
|Eric Van Rooyen|
US Open Betting History
The 2020 US Open will certainly be one for the record books, but as a tournament it has been around for quite a long time. Here is a look at the top 5 golfers in terms of odds to win last year’s event:
- Brooks Koepka (+600)
- Dustin Johnson (+800)
- Tiger Woods (+1200)
- Rory McIlroy (+1400)
- Justin Rose (+1600)
Last year’s winner was Gary Woodland, who had odds of 80:1, or +8000. This means for every dollar wagered on him to win, a winning bettor would have won $80. A $10 bet returns $800, and a $100 bet returns $8000 as the payout. Who will win this year’s tournament?
US Open Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bet on golf legally?
Yes. In the US, there are a number of states that permit legal sports betting. In these states, golf is a sport that is allowed to be wagered on.
Can I bet on the US Open?
Yes. With golf being legal in terms of sports to bet on in some US states, bettors in these states can wager on the US Open in 2020.
When is the 2020 US Open?
The 2020 US Open will take place on September 17th and continue through September 20th, 2020.
Where is the US Open this year?
The US Open will be played in Mamaroneck, New York at the Winged Foot Golf Club in 2020.
What course is the US Open played at?
The 2020 US Open will be played at the Winged Foot Golf Club’s west course.
Who is the betting favorite to win the 2020 US Open?
The betting favorite to win the 2020 US Open is Dustin Johnson with +650 odds at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Is Tiger Woods playing this week?
Tiger Woods is expected to play this week at the US Open.
Who won the 2019 US Open?
The winner of the 2019 US Open was Gary Woodland, as he shot 13 under par and winning by three strokes over Brooks Koepka.
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