U.S. Open Odds: Three-Way Tie at the Top

See what golfers have the best odds at winning the 2022 U.S. Open at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass.

Last Updated: May 22, 2022 8:34 PM ET Read Time: 4 min
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We're officially through two majors on the season, with Justin Thomas capturing the PGA Championship with a playoff victory over Will Zalatoris. The next major on the calendar is none other than the U.S. Open, taking place on June 16-19.

Oddsmakers have decided on a three-way tie between Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, and Scottie Sheffler for tops on the board. Check out the full U.S. Open golf odds below.

U.S. Open odds

This odds widget represents the best odds available for each betting market from regulated sportsbooks in your region. 

U.S Open lookahead favorites

Rory McIlroy (+1,400)

Running in a three-way tie at +1,400 is Rory McIlroy.

Rory's first of four major championship victories came at the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional as a 21-year-old. He lapped the field, winning by eight shots.

McIlroy was also in contention for the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines but faded away during his final-round back-nine, finishing T7.

Is this the year McIlroy gets back into the major championship Winner's Circle? He'll look to use his PGA Championship result as motivation after squandering a Round 1 lead.

Jon Rahm (+1,400)

Last year's U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm is back atop the odds board for 2022 with odds of +1,400.

Rahm's dramatic U.S. Open victory at Torrey Pines was his first (long overdue) major title. In 2021, he was a major championship killer with no finish worse than T8 at the PGA Championship at Kiawah.

After winning the Mexico Open back in April, Rahm couldn't capture that magic at this weekend's major, finishing +6 and T48. All eyes will be on Rahm to see if he can complete the repeat U.S. Open victory.

Scottie Scheffler (+1,400)

The third guy at +1,400 is none other than the No. 1 golfer in the world, Scottie Scheffler

Scheffler went on a run for the ages earlier this year, capping it off with a dawn of the coveted green jacket. Unfortunately, he was off on the weekend and missed the cut, but that may spell bounceback for the 25-year-old. Look for Scottie to bring his best stuff to Brookline in June.

Justin Thomas (+1,400)

Coming in at +1,600 is PGA CHampionship winner, Justin Thomas.

In an epic battle on Sunday evening, J.T. claimed victory in a playoff win over Will Zalatoris. capping off his second victory at the event.

We know how good Thomas can be when he's on, and it's a very good shot he'll carry his stellar play on Sunday over to June's major. It may be worth keeping an eye on the former No. 1 golfer as we inch closer to the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open lookahead longshots

Will Zalatoris (+3,500)

Mr. Will Zalatoris deserves some shine in a spot like this.

While his odds of +3,500 aren't that long, we can see the PGA Championship runner up making some noise come June.

Although he's never captured a major championship, it feels like he's right there, knocking at the door just waiting to be let in. At 35/1 odds, Zalatoris should be on the top of everybody's mind.

Abraham Ancer (+7,000)

Abraham Ancer at +7,000 may be someone who deserves some eyes on him heading into the third major of the golf calendar. Although he hasn't picked up a win, Ancer finished T9 over the weekend at the PGA Championship, so that may have provided some much-needed confidence heading into this course. He finished T56 in this tournament last year, but expect him to provide a better result this year.

U.S. Open Golf betting history

Jon Rahm was the 2021 winner, cashing in for his backers at a +1,000. 

Let's take a look at some recent U.S. Open champions and their closing odds to win according to SportsOddsHistory.com:

Year U.S. Open Champion Closing Odds
2021 Jon Rahm +1,000
2020 Bryson DeChambeau +2,200
2019 Gary Woodland +8,000
2018 Brooks Koepka +2,000
2017 Brooks Koepka +3,000
2016 Dustin Johnson +1,500
2015 Jordan Spieth +800
2014 Martin Kaymer +4,000
2013 Justin Rose +2,500
2012 Webb Simpson +5,000
2011 Rory McIlroy +2,000
2010 Graeme McDowell +6,600

How to bet on golf

The most popular way to bet on golf is by simply picking the winner, which is also referred to as an outright. There are plenty of other ways to wager, however. Some of the more popular markets including U.S. Open props and head-to-head betting, where sportsbooks pair up two golfers and you simply choose who you think will have the lower score over the course of the weekend or for one round only. Learn about more golf betting types and get expert tips and strategies in our how to bet on golf guide.

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Odds courtesy of Bet365 as of May 22, 2022

Which states have legal U.S. Open betting?

The 30 states below have legalized single-event wagering to some degree, whether that be at retail locations or online mobile betting on betting sites. In addition, nine other states are in the process of considering legal sports betting.

If you're in a state that allows mobile, online betting, make sure you know which sites are the best golf betting sites. The best betting sites offer sharp odds, quick payouts and are safe and secure when it comes to depositing and withdrawing your money. 

Legal State Retail Mobile
Arizona Yes Yes
Arkansas Yes No
Colorado Yes Yes
Connecticut Yes Yes
Delaware Yes No
DC Yes Yes
Illinois Yes Yes
Indiana Yes Yes
Iowa Yes Yes
Louisiana  Yes Yes
Maryland Yes No
Michigan Yes Yes
Mississippi Yes No
Montana Yes No
Nevada Yes Yes
New Hampshire Yes Yes
New Jersey Yes Yes
New Mexico Yes No
New York Yes Yes
North Carolina Yes No
Oregon Yes Yes
Pennsylvania Yes Yes
Rhode Island Yes Yes
South Dakota Yes No
Tennessee No Yes
Virginia No Yes
Washington Yes Yes
West Virginia Yes Yes
Wisconsin Yes No
Wyoming No Yes

Legal states as of Feb. 15, 2022.

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