The US Open takes place from June 15-18 at the Los Angeles Country Club. Jon Rahm , the 2021 winner of the tournament, is the current betting favorite. Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler are the second and third choices on the board.
The US Open is one of the main tournaments of the golf season. As the third of the four major championships — along with the Masters, PGA Championship and British Open — it’s also one of the most popular golf events for betting purposes. Here’s a look at how you can legally and safely bet on it and the latest US Open odds.
US Open golf odds 2023
See below for live US Open odds direct from legal online sportsbooks. Use the drop-down menu on the right to change to your state (if sports betting is legal there), and the search bar to quickly locate a specific golfer. If you see a bet that you like, click the odds to head to that sportsbook to place your wager.
US Open betting favorites
Odds on the winner of the next US Open are available at legal online sportsbooks soon after the current edition is in the books. The futures market stays open from there and tends to stay active all year round. The odds will adjust based on betting action and the performance of golfers as the PGA Tour season plays out. Here’s a look at the current US Open favorites and their latest odds.
- Jon Rahm was the winner of the 2021 US Open and finished in a tie for 12th place at last year’s event. He’s off to a strong start to this tour season with multiple wins.
- Rory McIlroy was the winner of the US Open back in 2011 and has finished in the top 10 each of the last four years. He tied for second at the Arnold Palmer Invitational but missed the cut at The Players Championship.
- Scottie Scheffler was the winner of last year’s Masters. He also tied for second at the last US Open. Scheffler is currently the top-ranked player in the Official World Golf Ranking.
- Justin Thomas had his best finish at the US Open in 2020, when he ended in a tie for eighth place. He was last year’s winner of the PGA Championship.
- Xander Schauffele has seven PGA Tour wins under his belt but is still searching for his first victory at a major. His best US Open finish was a tie for third place in 2019.
US Open 2023 schedule
Here are the details on the 123rd edition of the US Open.
- Dates: June 15-18, 2023
- Course: North Course at Los Angeles Country Club
- Location: Los Angeles
- Length: Par 70, 7,200 yards
- Defending champion: Matthew Fitzpatrick
- Purse: $15 million
- Where to watch: NBC, USA Network, Peacock
US Open betting line moves
Jon Rahm has been holding strong as the betting favorite. Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler are close behind and have been jockeying for second place. Max Homa is among the golfers on the rise due to a strong season to date. Last year’s champ, Matthew Fitzpatrick , is just outside of the top 10 betting favorites.
2023 golf majors schedule
The US Open is one of the four majors on the yearly golf calendar. Here are the details of the other three signature events:
- The Masters
- Dates: April 6-9, 2023
- Where: Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia
- Defending champion: Scottie Scheffler
- Where to watch: CBS, ESPN, The Masters Tournament
- PGA Championship
- Dates: May 18-21, 2023
- Where: Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York
- Defending champion: Justin Thomas
- Where to watch: CBS, ESPN
- British Open (aka The Open)
- Dates: July 20-23, 2023
- Where: Royal Liverpool Golf Club near Hoylake, Merseyside, England
- Defending champion: Cameron Smith
- Where to watch: NBC, Golf Channel
US Open golf winners
|2022||Matthew Fitzpatrick||The Country Club||274 (-6)|
|2021||Jon Rahm||Torrey Pines Golf Course||278 (-6)|
|2020||Bryson DeChambeau||Winged Foot Golf Club||274 (-6)|
|2019||Gary Woodland||Pebble Beach Golf Links||271 (-13)|
|2018||Brooks Koepka||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||281 (+1)|
|2017||Brooks Koepka||Erin Hills||272 (−16)|
|2016||Dustin Johnson||Oakmont Country Club||276 (−4)|
|2015||Jordan Spieth||Chambers Bay||275 (−5)|
|2014||Martin Kaymer||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||271 (−9)|
|2013||Justin Rose||Merion Golf Club, East Course||281 (+1)|
|2012||Webb Simpson||Olympic Club, Lake Course||281 (+1)|
|2011||Rory McIlroy||Congressional Country Club, Blue Course||268 (−16)|
|2010||Graeme McDowell||Pebble Beach Golf Links||284 (E)|
|2009||Lucas Glover||Bethpage State Park, Black Course||276 (−4)|
|2008||Tiger Woods||Torrey Pines Golf Course, South Course||283 (−1)|
|2007||Ángel Cabrera||Oakmont Country Club||285 (+5)|
|2006||Geoff Ogilvy||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||285 (+5)|
|2005||Michael Campbell||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||280 (E)|
|2004||Retief Goosen||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||276 (−4)|
|2003||Jim Furyk||Olympia Fields Country Club, North Course||272 (−8)|
|2002||Tiger Woods||Bethpage State Park, Black Course||277 (−3)|
|2001||Retief Goosen||Southern Hills Country Club||276 (−4)|
|2000||Tiger Woods||Pebble Beach Golf Links||272 (−12)|
|1999||Payne Stewart||Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2||279 (−1)|
|1998||Lee Janzen||Olympic Club, Lake Course||280 (E)|
|1997||Ernie Els||Congressional Country Club, Blue Course||276 (−4)|
|1996||Steve Jones||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||278 (−2)|
|1995||Corey Pavin||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||280 (E)|
|1994||Ernie Els||Oakmont Country Club||279 (−5)|
|1993||Lee Janzen||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||272 (−8)|
|1992||Tom Kite||Pebble Beach Golf Links||285 (−3)|
|1991||Payne Stewart||Hazeltine National Golf Club||282 (−6)|
|1990||Hale Irwin||Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3||280 (−8)|
|1989||Curtis Strange||Oak Hill Country Club, East Course||278 (−2)|
|1988||Curtis Strange||The Country Club, Composite Course||278 (−6)|
|1987||Scott Simpson||Olympic Club, Lake Course||277 (−3)|
|1986||Raymond Floyd||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||279 (−1)|
|1985||Andy North||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||279 (−1)|
|1984||Fuzzy Zoeller||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||276 (−4)|
|1983||Larry Nelson||Oakmont Country Club||280 (−4)|
|1982||Tom Watson||Pebble Beach Golf Links||282 (−6)|
|1981||David Graham||Merion Golf Club, East Course||273 (−7)|
|1980||Jack Nicklaus||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||272 (−8)|
|1979||Hale Irwin||Inverness Club||284 (E)|
|1978||Andy North||Cherry Hills Country Club||285 (+1)|
|1977||Hubert Green||Southern Hills Country Club||278 (−2)|
|1976||Jerry Pate||Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course||277 (−3)|
|1975||Lou Graham||Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3||287 (+3)|
|1974||Hale Irwin||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||287 (+7)|
|1973||Johnny Miller||Oakmont Country Club||279 (−5)|
|1972||Jack Nicklaus||Pebble Beach Golf Links||290 (+2)|
|1971||Lee Trevino||Merion Golf Club, East Course||280 (E)|
|1970||Tony Jacklin||Hazeltine National Golf Club||281 (−7)|
|1969||Orville Moody||Champions Golf Club, Cypress Creek Course||281 (+1)|
|1968||Lee Trevino||Oak Hill Country Club, East Course||275 (−5)|
|1967||Jack Nicklaus||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||275 (−5)|
|1966||Billy Casper||Olympic Club, Lake Course||278 (−2)|
|1965||Gary Player||Bellerive Country Club||282 (+2)|
|1964||Ken Venturi||Congressional Country Club, Blue Course||278 (−2)|
|1963||Julius Boros||The Country Club, Composite Course||293 (+9)|
|1962||Jack Nicklaus||Oakmont Country Club||283 (−1)|
|1961||Gene Littler||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||281 (+1)|
|1960||Arnold Palmer||Cherry Hills Country Club||280 (−4)|
|1959||Billy Casper||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||282 (+2)|
|1958||Tommy Bolt||Southern Hills Country Club||283 (+3)|
|1957||Dick Mayer||Inverness Club||282 (+2)|
|1956||Cary Middlecoff||Oak Hill Country Club, East Course||281 (+1)|
|1955||Jack Fleck||Olympic Club, Lake Course||287 (+7)|
|1954||Ed Furgol||Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course||284 (+4)|
|1953||Ben Hogan||Oakmont Country Club||283 (−5)|
|1952||Julius Boros||Northwood Club||281 (+1)|
|1951||Ben Hogan||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||287 (+7)|
|1950||Ben Hogan||Merion Golf Club, East Course||287 (+7)|
|1949||Cary Middlecoff||Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3||286 (+2)|
|1948||Ben Hogan||Riviera Country Club||276 (−8)|
|1947||Lew Worsham||St. Louis Country Club||282 (−2)|
|1946||Lloyd Mangrum||Canterbury Golf Club||284 (−4)|
|1941||Craig Wood||Colonial Country Club||284 (+4)|
|1940||Lawson Little||Canterbury Golf Club||287 (−1)|
|1939||Byron Nelson||Philadelphia Country Club, Spring Mill Course||284 (−4)|
|1938||Ralph Guldahl||Cherry Hills Country Club||284 (E)|
|1937||Ralph Guldahl||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||281 (+1)|
|1936||Tony Manero||Baltusrol Golf Club, Upper Course||282 (−2)|
|1935||Sam Parks, Jr.||Oakmont Country Club||299 (+11)|
|1934||Olin Dutra||Merion Golf Club, East Course||293 (+13)|
|1933||Johnny Goodman (a)||North Shore Country Club||287 (−1)|
|1932||Gene Sarazen||Fresh Meadow Country Club||286 (+2)|
|1931||Billy Burke||Inverness Club||292 (+4)|
|1930||Bobby Jones (a)||Interlachen Country Club||287 (−1)|
|1929||Bobby Jones (a)||Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course||294|
|1928||Johnny Farrell||Olympia Fields Country Club, North Course||294|
|1927||Tommy Armour||Oakmont Country Club||301|
|1926||Bobby Jones (a)||Scioto Country Club||293|
|1925||Willie Macfarlane||Worcester Country Club||291|
|1924||Cyril Walker||Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course||297|
|1923||Bobby Jones||Inwood Country Club||296|
|1922||Gene Sarazen||Skokie Country Club||288|
|1921||Jim Barnes||Columbia Country Club||289|
|1920||Ted Ray||Inverness Club||295|
|1919||Walter Hagen||Brae Burn Country Club, Main Course||301|
|1916||Chick Evans (a)||The Minikahda Club||286|
|1915||Jerome Travers (a)||Baltusrol Golf Club, Revised Course||297|
|1914||Walter Hagen||Midlothian Country Club||290|
|1913||Francis Ouimet (a)||The Country Club||304|
|1912||John McDermott||Country Club of Buffalo||294|
|1911||John McDermott||Chicago Golf Club||307|
|1910||Alex Smith||Philadelphia Cricket Club, St. Martin’s Course||298|
|1909||George Sargent||Englewood Golf Club||290|
|1908||Fred McLeod||Myopia Hunt Club||322|
|1907||Alec Ross||Philadelphia Cricket Club, St. Martin’s Course||302|
|1906||Alex Smith||Onwentsia Club||295|
|1905||Willie Anderson||Myopia Hunt Club||314|
|1904||Willie Anderson||Glen View Club||303|
|1903||Willie Anderson||Baltusrol Golf Club, Original Course||307|
|1902||Laurie Auchterlonie||Garden City Golf Club||307|
|1901||Willie Anderson||Myopia Hunt Club||331|
|1900||Harry Vardon||Chicago Golf Club||313|
|1899||Willie Smith||Baltimore Country Club, Roland Park Course||315|
|1898||Fred Herd||Myopia Hunt Club||328|
|1897||Joe Lloyd||Chicago Golf Club||162|
|1896||James Foulis||Shinnecock Hills Golf Club||152|
|1895||Horace Rawlins||Newport Country Club||173|
How do golfers qualify for the US Open?
To play in the US Open, a golfer must qualify first. A vast majority of the field is exempt from further qualification because of past performances, while a handful of participants can play their way in by winning qualifier tournaments. Here is a list of all the ways that this year’s field has become eligible for the tournament.
- A past winner of the US Open in the last 10 years.
- Winner of the 2022 US Amateur.
- Winners of the US Junior Amateur, US Mid-Amateur Championships and US Amateur runner-up.
- Winner of the 2022 Amateur Championship.
- Winner of the Mark H. McCormack Medal.
- Winners of the Masters in the last five years.
- Winners of the British Open in the last five years.
- Winners of the PGA Championship in the last five years.
- Winners of The Players Championship in the previous three years.
- Winner of the 2022 US Senior Open Championship.
- The 10 lowest scorers and anyone who ties for 10th place from the 2022 US Open.
- The winner of the 2022 BMW PGA Championship.
- Golfers who have qualified for the season-ending tour championship.
- Winners of multiple PGA Tour events from the 2022 US Open through the start of the 2023 tournament.
- Top five players in the FedEx Cup standings as of May 22 who have yet to receive an exemption.
- Top player on the 2022 Korn Ferry Tour season-long points list.
- Top two players in the 2022 European Tour rankings who are not yet exempt.
- Top player on the 2023 European Tour rankings through May 22 who isn’t yet exempt.
- Top two point earners from European Tour’s US Open qualifying series who are not otherwise exempt.
- Individual winner of the 2023 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship.
- The winner of the 2023 Latin American Amateur Championship.
- The top 60 players as of May 22 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
- The top 60 point leaders as of June 12 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
- USGA special exemptions.
- Winners of designated qualifier tournaments.
History of the US Open
This year’s tournament will be the 123rd US Open, with the first having taken place in 1895. Horace Rawlins won that first edition, which took place at the Newport Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. Matthew Fitzpatrick is the defending champion. He carded a -6 to take home the $3.15 million top prize, outpacing Scottie Scheffler and Will Zalatoris by a single stroke. The 2023 US Open will take place at the Los Angeles Country Club in California. This is the first time that the venue has hosted a major golf tournament. Here are some notable facts about the US Open:
- Most wins: Four: Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan and Jack Nicklaus.
- Youngest winner: Jack McDermott won in 1911 at the age of 19 years and 315 days.
- Oldest winner: Hale Irwin in 1990 at 45 years and 15 days.
- Amateur winners: Francis Ouimet, Jerome Travers, Charles Evans Jr., Bobby Jones and John Goodman have all won with amateur status. Jones was the most recent, in 1939.
- Oldest player to make the cut: Sam Snead was 61 years old when he made the weekend cut in 1973.
- Most consecutive wins: Anderson won the US Open three consecutive times from 1903-05.
- Most consecutive top 10 finishes: Ben Hogan finished in the top 10 for 16 straight years from 1940-56.
US Open FAQ
Who qualifies for golf’s US Open?
Any golfer who has qualified for one of the exemptions or plays his way through local and sectional tournaments qualifies for the tourney.
What are the four majors in golf?
The four majors of the golf season are the Masters, PGA Championship, US Open and British Open.
Who is the favorite to win the 2023 US Open?
The current favorite to win the 2023 US Open is Jon Rahm . Rory McIlroy and Scottie Scheffler are next up in betting odds.
What is the total purse for the 2023 US Open?
The total purse is $15 million. Last year, the winner’s share was $3.15 million.
How can I watch the US Open?
NBC is the main broadcast home for the 2023 US Open. Additional coverage of the four-day event will be available on the USA Network and Peacock.