Father’s Day weekend wouldn’t be the same without the U.S. Open on the go, giving golf bettors their third major tournament of the PGA season.
If you’re wagering on this year's event in Brookline, Massachusetts, we tee up in-depth player profiles for the 2022 U.S. Open golf field, shining the spotlight on the betting favorites but also some U.S. Open sleepers to keep an eye on before you make your U.S. Open picks and props.
Ranking the 2022 US Open field
We will categorize all golfers that matter for the U.S. Open with their odds to win, recent form, and some analysis so you can make smarter U.S Open wagers.
We've broken down the field into the following six categories:
Favorites for the U.S. Open are the best in the field. They are priced at the top of the odds board with the highest expectations to win.
These golfers are popular names that are likely to be in the mix but with a little bit longer odds than the favorites.
Our 2022 U.S. Open sleeper picks are the golfers that are in great form or have the skill set to compete at the U.S. Open and will likely be off the radar for most bettors.
A long shot to win the U.S. Open carries a big risk, but also a big payout potential. These golfers aren’t the best in the field but could pull off the surprise upset.
Needs a miracle
These golfers are unlikely to be near the top of the leaderboard during the tournament, but you never know. These are the longest of odds that need to get very, very lucky to have a chance.
2022 US Open field
|Player||Nationality||Last 5 years|
|Rory McIlroy||Northern Ireland||7-8-9-MC-MC|
|Justin Thomas||United States||19-8-MC-25-9|
|Scottie Scheffler||United States||7-X-M-X-27|
|Jordan Spieth||United States||19-MC-65-MC-35|
|Dustin Johnson||United States||19-6-35-3-MC|
|Collin Morikawa||United States||4-MC-35-X-X|
|Patrick Cantlay||United States||15-43-21-45-X|
|Brooks Koepka||United States||4-X-2-1-1|
|Xander Schauffele||United States||7-5-3-6-5|
|Bryson DeChambeau||United States||26-1-35-25-MC|
|Will Zalatoris||United States||MC-6-X-MC-X|
|Sam Burns||United States||MC-X-X-41-X|
|Tony Finau||United States||MC-8-MC-5-X|
|Daniel Berger||United States||7-75-13-71-12|
|Sungjae Im||South Korea||35-22-X-MC-X|
|Max Homa||United States||MC-MC-X-X-X|
|Patrick Reed||United States||19-13-32-4-13|
|Louis Oosthuizen||South Africa||2-3-7-16-23|
|Cameron Young||United States||MC-X-MC-X-X|
|Webb Simpson||United States||MC-8-16-10-35|
|Keegan Bradley||United States||X-MC-MC-MC-60|
|Jason Kokrak||United States||MC-17-X-X-53|
|Billy Horschel||United States||MC-38-32-X-MC|
|Talor Gooch||United States||X-X-X-X-66|
|Russell Henley||United States||13-X-X-25-27|
|Davis Riley||United States||X-MC-X-X-X|
|Phil Mickelson||United States||62-MC-52-48-X|
|Si Woo Kim||South Korea||40-MC-MC-MC-13|
|Aaron Wise||South Africa||X-X-35-MC-X|
|Gary Woodland||United States||50-MC-1-36-50|
|Brian Harman||United States||19-38-X-36-2|
|Kevin Na||United States||MC-MC-MC-X-32|
|Tom Hoge||United States||46-X-43-X-X|
|K.H. Lee||South Korea||MC-X-MC-X-X|
|Luke List||United States||X-X-MC-MC-X|
|Erik van Rooyen||South Africa||MC-23-43-X-X|
|Harold Varner III||United States||X-X-X-MC-X|
|Kevin Kisner||United States||55-MC-49-MC-58|
|Lanto Griffin||United States||35-43-X-MC-X|
|Joel Dahmen||United States||
|Stewart Cink||United States||57-X-X-X-46|
|Min Woo Lee||Australia||X-X-X-X-X|
How is the US Open field made?
The U.S. Open is a unique tournament in which any professional or amateur golfer with a USGA Handicap Index below 1.4 can qualify for the field of 156 competitors. In order to qualify, those players must pass a local qualifying round and final sectional qualifying tournament. The bulk of the U.S. Open field is given to the exemptions and qualifications below:
- Top 60 in World Golf Rankings two weeks before/as of tournament date.
- Past 10 U.S. Open winners.
- Winner and runner-up from last year's U.S. Amateur tournament.
- Winners of the last U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Mid-Amateur.
- Last year’s top-ranked amateur golfer in the world.
- Last five winners of other majors (Masters, Open Championship, PGA Championship).
- Last three winners of the PLAYERS Championship.
- Winner of the BMW PGA Championship.
- Last winner of the Senior U.S. Open.
- Golfers who won multiple U.S. PGA Tour events in the past year (500 points or more).
- Top 10 finishers (including ties) from last year’s U.S. Open.
- Golfers who qualified for last year’s Tour Championship.
Where can I bet on US Open golfers?
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US Open Field FAQs
Yes, the 2022 U.S. Open field is set as of June 13.
There are 156 golfers in the starting field for the U.S. Open.
The U.S. Open field includes the Top 60 golfers in the World Golf Rankings such as Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy.