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2020 US Open Golf Betting Tips & Predictions - Can Tiger Woods win his 4th US Open?

  • Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka & Jon Rahm are the favourites
  • Tiger Woods will be aiming for his 4th US Open title in New York
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2020 US Open Betting Tips, Preview & Predictions

The 2020 US Open is taking place from September 17-20 at Winged Foot Golf Club in New York. It will be the 120th edition of the US Open golf tournament. 

The best golf players in the world will compete in the US Open with $12,500,000 prize money on offer including $2,250,000 for the winner.

Let’s take a look at the main contenders and find some players flying under the radar.

Rory McIlroy (10.00)

Rory McIlroy won the 2011 US Open at Congressional Country Club. He failed to make the cut from 2016-2018 before finishing T8 in 2019.

The Northern Irishman has four top 10 finishes in 11 appearances at the US Open.

Rory McIlroy 2011 US Open
Rory McIlroy won the 2011 US Open at Congressional Country Club in Maryland (Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson (13.00)

Dustin Johnson finished T8 in his third US Open in 2010. He had a great run at the tournament starting in 2014. 

Johnson finished T4 in 2014, T2 in 2015 before winning the 2016 US Open at Oakmont Country Club in Pittsburgh. 

He failed to make the cut in 2017 before finishing 3rd in 2018 and 2nd in 2019. Dustin Johnson has six top 10 finishes in 12 appearances at the US Open.

Brooks Koepka (15.00)

Brooks Koepka failed to make the cut in his first US Open in 2012. He didn't compete in 2013 but finished T4 in 2014.

Koepka finished T18 in 2015 and T13 in 2016 before going back to back. He won the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills in Milwaukee and 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in New York.

Koepka 2018 Shinnecock
Brooks Koepka won his second straight title at the 2018 US Open (Getty Images)

Brooks Koepka went close to a historic three-peat at the 2019 US Open, finishing 2nd behind Gary Woodland at Pebble Beach in California.

He was attempting to become the first player to win three straight US Opens since 1905.

Koepka has a tremendous record in the US Open with two wins and four top 5 finishes in seven appearances.

Jon Rahm (15.00)

Jon Rahm's first appearance at the US Open was in 2016 when he finished T23. He failed to make the cut in 2017 and 2018 but went close in 2019.

Rahm finished T3 at Pebble Beach, six strokes behind the winner Gary Woodland.

Justin Thomas (19.00)

Justin Thomas failed to make the cut in the 2014 US Open and didn't compete in 2015. His best finish was T9 in 2017, his only top 10 finish in five appearances.

Tiger Woods (21.00)

Tiger Woods needs no introduction. He finished T3 in the 1999 US Open before winning in 2000 and 2002. Woods finished 2nd in 2005 and T2 in 2007.

Tiger bounced back by winning the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines in California. His next two appearances was T6 in 2009 and T4 in 2010.

Tiger Woods US Open 2000
Tiger Woods won the 2000 US Open at Pebble Beach (Getty Images)

Woods has played in five US Opens since, failing to finish in the top 20 on each occasion.

He is the only contender to have played at Winged Foot Golf Club in the 2006 US Open. On that occasion he failed to make the cut after shooting 76 and 75 in his opening two rounds.

2020 US Open Winner Odds

Rory McIlroy is the favourite to win the 2020 US Open ahead of Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and Jon Rahm. Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods are also prominent. 

Odds from bet365 and correct on 11 June 2020:

Rory McIlroy10.00
Dustin Johnson13.00
Brooks Koepka
Jon Rahm
Justin Thomas
Tiger Woods
Patrick Cantlay
Xander Schauffele
Justin Rose
Tommy Fleetwood
Adam Scott
Hideki Matsuyama
Bryson DeChambeau
Jason Day
Rickie Fowler
Patrick Reed
Tony Finau
Paul Casey
Webb Simpson
Gary Woodland
Jordan Spieth
Matt Kuchar
Sungjae Im
Marc Leishman
Francesco Molinari
Collin Morikawa
Henrik Stenson
Louis Oosthuizen
Shane Lowry
Sergio Garcia
Phil Mickelson
Tyrrell Hatton
Matthew Fitzpatrick
Brandt Snedeker
Bubba Watson
Ian Poulter
Graeme McDowell
Source: bet365


Check back closer to the start of the tournament for our 2020 US Open betting tips.

2020 US Open FAQ

When is the 2020 US Open being played?

The 2020 US Open is being played from September 17-20, 2020.

Where is the 2020 US Open being played?

The 2020 US Open is being played at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York, United States.

What is the 2020 US Open prize money?

The 2020 US Open prize money is $12,500,000 with the winner collecting $2,250,000.

Who won the 2019 US Open?

Gary Woodland won the 2019 US Open, shooting 271 (-13) at Pebble Beach, 3 strokes ahead of Brooks Koepka.

Who has won the most US Open titles?

Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus all won four US Open titles. Hale Irwin and Tiger Woods have both won three US Opens.

Who are the favourites to win the 2020 US Open?

Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods are currently the favourites to win the 2020 US Open.

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