The US Open will take place this weekend. The event is the 117th in history, and it will take place in the state of Wisconsin for the first time ever. Erin Hills is the home of the 2017 US Open. 156 golfers will start on Thursday, and we will crown one champion. The winner of the US Open is expected to win over $2M. The overall prize pool for the US Open is $12,000,000. There are 12 golfers that have won the US Open in the past that will be in this years field. Dustin Johnson won the 2016 version of the US Open. Let’s look at our Free Betting Picks for the PGA US Open.
Dustin Johnson +750
Dustin Johnson is the best golfer in the United States. Dustin Johnson is also the favorite to win the 2017 US Open, and is the defending champion. Just like anything, it’s tough to win back to back. Johnson’s recent form has not been great, as he was cut at Muirfield. Johnson’s odds at +750 are not bad, but there is likely better values.
Jordan Spieth +1200
It’s never a bad idea to bet on Jordan Spieth. Jordan Spieth is widely known as the most talented golfer on the course. The 23 year old is looking to win his second US Open. He was 2nd at Dean + DeLuca, and finished 13th at the beginning of June at Muirfield. Look for Spieth to be in contention as they head to Sunday.
Jason Day +1400
Jason Day, 29 years old is not a huge guy on the golf course, but he has a huge threat every time he steps on the course. Jason Day has two Top 10 finishes out of 11 events this season. The 29 year old did well at the Byron Nelson, winning over $800,000. The next event, Day finished 15th at the Memorial.
Thomas Pieters +4000
Sure, this event is in Wisconsin, but a guy playing college golf in the Midwest; Thomas Pieters is a great choice to win the 2017 US Open. Thomas Pieters is a great golfer, that is widely unknown. Pieters has all the tools to navigate through Erin Hills. His driving will set him up for the ability to go low all four days.
Paul Casey +5000
For Paul Casey, it’s why not, right? Paul Casey is 30th on the Money List with nearly $2M in winnings. Casey finished 12th at the Wells Fargo, which came after a 6th place finish at the Masters. After those two events, the Players Championship and Dean + DeLuca Invitational saw Top 25 finishes. Paul Casey has made 14 out of 15 cuts this year.
Here we go. It’s time to make our pick for the 2017 US Open. We are going to go a little outside the box, and take Paul Casey. Casey is talented, and ready to come away with a massive win. Him and Thomas Pieters are going to battle it out, both with great betting odds. At +5000, we are taking Paul Casey to win the 2017 US Open.
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