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2022 U.S. Open Betting Tips: Make Smarter Golf Bets

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The 122nd U.S. Open, golf’s third major of the season, heads to The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts where Jon Rahm looks to defend his title.

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2022 10:24 PM ET Read Time: 3 min
Jon Rahm celebrates with the trophy after winning he U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course.
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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.

Time and place

  • Date: June 16-19, 2022
  • Course: The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Defending champ: Jon Rahm

Picks and predictions

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, including U.S. Open sleeper picks

US Open odds

The U.S. Open odds board has RBC Canadian Open winner Rory McIlroy at the top ahead of the tournament this weekend.

The field

The U.S. Open features a maximum of 156 golfers and it can be tough to choose who to bet on. We'll make 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 2021 cut was +4. Oddsmakers will also set a projected cut line for bettors to wager the Over or the Under on before 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 16. Golf fans in Canada can watch or stream on TSN. 

How to bet on golf

Major tournaments like the U.S. Open bring out plenty of new bettors looking to wager on golf for the first time. Let us teach you how to bet on golf with some betting basics and tips for tackling the PGA’s toughest tournaments.

Where to bet on golf

Golf betting is booming, with the popularity of the sport spawning fun and unique ways to wagers and the PGA Tour schedule providing year-round action. Where you bet on golf is just as important as what you bet, and we review the best golf betting sites available to you.


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