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Who is the favorite to win the 2024 US Open? Predictions, expert picks

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The Pinehurst in North Carolina is a historic course, known for its challenging layout, will once again host the best of the world’s Golfers. Among them, Scottie Scheffler stands out as the favorite, with a season that has seen him dominate the PGA Tour so far.

The last time Pinehurst hosted the U.S. Open was in 2014, when Martin Kaymer of Germany won by eight strokes. The course’s unique challenges make it a fitting venue for what promises to be a thrilling major championship.

Who are the top contenders to win the 2024 US Open?

Scottie Scheffler: He has claimed five victories on the PGA Tour in 2024 alone. His wins include titles such as the Masters, Arnold Palmer Invitational, The Players Championship, and the Memorial Tournament. Scheffler’s odds reflect his dominance, with bookmakers listing him as the clear favorite to win the U.S. Open, his numbers stay at 4/1.

Xander Schauffele: He recently broke through with a major win at the PGA Championship, is also expected to be in the mix. His solid all-around Game and recent success make him a formidable comPetitor at Pinehurst. The main betting houses have him at 14/1, making him the favorite to win it after Scheffler.

Brooks Koepka: The two-time U.S. Open champion has a solid track record at Pinehurst. Koepka’s experience and resilience make him a potential favorite. It is no wonder that bookkeepers have him at 16/1. Not bad for a player that can use this tournament to turn things around in this 2024.

Pinehurst No. 2 is known for its difficult layout, which demands precision and strategic play. The course, designed by Donald Ross, features some of the most difficult greens and challenging bunkers that golf courses can offer on the PGA Tour. With a par of 72 and stretching over 7,500 yards, Pinehurst No. 2 is set to provide a stern test for the field.

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