The United States Open Championship is the PGA Tour’s third major championship of the golf season. It traditionally takes place over Father’s Day weekend.
The 121st version of the U.S. Open heads to Torrey Pines in San Diego. The famed ocean course hosts the event for the second time and we can only hope that this year is as memorable as the 2008 Open, where Tiger Woods edged Rocco Mediate in an 18-hole playoff.
Time and place
- Date: June 17-20, 2021
- Course: Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California
- Defending champ: Bryson DeChambeau
Picks and predictions
PGA Tour majors bring in plenty of bettors and oddsmakers cook up a variety of markets to bet on. Covers has pre-tournament U.S. Open picks and predictions, showing our best bets before Round 1 teed off as well as updated picks for each day of the tournament.
US Open odds
The U.S. Open odds board is crowded at the top, with Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Rory McIlroy, and Jordan Spieth all sitting at +1,200 favorites. Defending champion Bryson DeChambeau sits at +1,400.
The U.S. Open features a maximum of 156 golfers and it can be tough to choose who to bet on. We've made things easier by breaking down all of the golfers that matter in the U.S. Open field into favorites, contenders, sleepers, long shots, and those that would need a miracle to pull off a win.
US Open props
Betting on a PGA Tour major wouldn’t be complete if you could only just pick the winner. Oddsmakers will offer all kinds of fun U.S. Open props to wager on such as head-to-head odds, scoring props, and more.
US Open cut line
The U.S. Open cut rule states that the top-60 players, including ties, advance from the first two rounds to Rounds 3 & 4. The 2020 cut was +6 and 61 players advanced. In 2008 at Torrey Pines, 80 players made it to the weekend at a cut line of +7.
Oddsmakers set the projected cut line at +3.5 (147.5) ahead of the tournament.
US Open leaderboard
IF you’re keeping an eye on U.S. Open futures or looking ahead to your next golf bet, watch the U.S. Open leaderboard in each round of the tournament.
US Open tee times
U.S. Open tee times are usually announced the day prior to the tournament, so bettors can expect to see a Round 1 schedule sometime on June 16.
TV schedule and streaming
TV viewers in the U.S. can watch the U.S. Open on NBC and the Golf Channel starting on June 17. Golf fans in Canada can watch or stream on TSN.
US Open purse
The purse for the 2021 U.S. Open hasn’t been announced yet. In 2020, the total purse was $12.5 million and Bryson DeChambeau took home $2.25 million for the winner’s share.
How to bet on golf
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US Open FAQS
Where is the U.S. Open?
The 2021 U.S. Open is being played at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California.
What channel is the U.S Open on?
The U.S. Open will air on NBC in the U.S. and on TSN in Canada.
Who won the U.S. Open?
Bryson DeChambeau won the 2020 U.S. Open at West Course at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York.
When is the U.S. Open?
The U.S. Open takes place June 17 - 20.
Is the U.S. Open a major?
Yes, the U.S. Open is the third major tournament of the PGA Tour season.