2024 U.S. Open Cut Line Odds: Number Closes at +5, Cashing Easily For Over Bettors

Oddsmakers will project the cut line for the 2024 U.S. Open on tournament week, as well as every golfer's odds to make the cut!

Rob Hansen - Assignment Editor at Covers.com
Rob Hansen • Assignment Editor
Jun 14, 2024 • 19:40 ET • 2 min read
Scottie Scheffler pointing after a wayward tee shot
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The cut line at golf majors always draws plenty of attention from bettors and the U.S. Open is no exception. 

Projected cut line update

The U.S. Open cut line for 2024 closed at +5. 

There were 75 golfers at +5 or better at the end of play in Friday's second round. The late-in-the-day move from +4 to +5 was a great relief for world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler, who was in the clubhouse for several hours waiting for the cut to move to his number of +5. 

The most electric highlight of cut day was provided by 2018 Champion Golfer of the Year Francesco Molinari. Sitting at +7, and teeing up for his final hole of Round 2, Molinari needed a hole-in-one on the Par 3 9th to get to +5. He did exactly that and survived to play the weekend at Pinehurst No. 2. 

Some notables to miss the cut include Max Homa (+6), Tiger Woods (+7), Rickie Fowler (+8), Dustin Johnson (+9), Justin Thomas (+11), and Phil Mickelson (+15). 

Projected cut odds

Prior to the tournament, oddsmakers set the cut line number at 3.5. The final cut line was +5, cashing for Over bettors. 

More US Open betting coverage

Covers has pre-tournament U.S. Open picks and predictions, showing our best bets before Round 1 tees off as well as updated picks for each day of the tournament.

US Open cut rules

The U.S. Open cut rule advances the top 60 players in the U.S. Open field after Round 2 (plus ties) to the final two rounds, trimming the 156-player starting field by more than half. 

Past US Open cut lines

Here's a look at recent U.S. Open cut line numbers. Note that the tournament is played on different courses every year. 

Year Cut line

2024

145 (+5)
2023 142 (+2)
2022 144 (+4)
2021 146 (+4)
2020 146 (+6)
2019 144 (+2)
2018 148 (+8)
2017 145 (+1)
2016 146 (+6)
2015 145 (+5)
2014 145 (+5)
2013 148 (+8)
2012 148 (+8)
2011 146 (+4)

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