T he he US Open starts today with Brooks Koepka, seeking a hat trick after winning the tournament for the last two years.
Koepka also joins this year's event after successfully defending the USPGA title last month, and he is the only golfer in history to hold back-to-back titles in two majors simultaneously. Koepka is growing to be the world's number one who has been stratospheric, and a win at Pebble Beach this week would be his fifth major in three years. Surprisingly, Koepka is 8/1 with Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy to continue his remarkable race in the major championships, but there is still a lot of value among golf's top names.
Unlike other majors, regularly rises to the top of the US Open, with only four of the last 1
Age also seems to play an important factor, with no golfer older than 32 lifting this trophy over the last ten years. In fact, seven of the masters were still in their twenties.
So let's assess the chances of the top ten players in the bookmakers' markets.