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Podcast: US Open Golf Betting Preview

The year’s third Major takes the golfing world to Los Angeles Country Club for the US Open.

The year’s third Major takes the golfing world to Los Angeles Country Club for the US Open. It’s going to be a stern test with fast fairways and thick rough as England’s Matt Fitzpatrick defends his title. He will have to beat Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy who lead the odds. In this preview, we break down the course, the favourites and share our best bets

The US Open is one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in the world, known for its challenging courses and tough conditions. This podcast covers the betting preview for the US Open based on the factors below.

Course And Conditions

The course setup and conditions play a significant role in the US Open. Look for players who have a history of performing well on challenging courses and in tough conditions. Consider factors like narrow fairways, thick rough, fast greens, and potential weather challenges.

Recent Form

Assessing a player’s recent form is crucial in golf betting. Look for players who have been performing well in recent tournaments, have made cuts consistently, or have recorded high finishes. Pay attention to their performance in the weeks leading up to the US Open.

Major Championship Experience

Major championships require a different level of mental toughness and experience. Players who have a track record of performing well in major tournaments, particularly the US Open, can be worth considering. They have proven their ability to handle pressure and navigate tough courses.


Analyze statistical data to identify players with strong driving accuracy, good scrambling ability, and solid putting. These aspects are often crucial in US Open conditions, where accuracy and precision play a significant role.

Historical Trends

Consider historical trends and past winners of the US Open. Certain players tend to excel in this tournament, and studying their performances and playing styles can provide valuable insights.

Key Contenders

Some players to watch out for in the US Open include past champions like Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, and Rory McIlroy, who have demonstrated their ability to perform under US Open conditions. Young talents like Collin Morikawa and Viktor Hovland are also worth considering, as they have shown promise and have performed well in recent years.

Siphamandla Lindwa is a sports writer and a publisher for Bet Central at He obtained a B-Tech in Sports Management from Tshwane University of Technology. When not writing sports content, Sipha scouts talent and networks for his future Sports Management agency.

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