The 2018 US Open Championship will be the 118th edition of the famous golf tournament taking place at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, New York, between 14th and 17th June this year.
It will feature some of the best golf players in the world such as Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jason Day, and Tiger Woods. Half of the players participating at the 2018 US Open are exempt from qualifying and come in the tournament thanks to being: Winners of the U.S. Open Championship during the last ten years, a Winner of the 2017 Amateur Championship, Winners of the Masters Tournament during the last five years, Winners of the PGA Championship during the last five years and so on. The remaining contestants are chosen through sectional qualifiers.
In this article we will look at the betting offer for the 2018 US Open Championship provided by five very reputable betting operators which specialize in giving punters a premiere golf betting experience.
EnergyBet is one of the most reliable betting operators in the industry. It is operated by Probe Investments Limited, a Maltese company, which by law is regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority. This is a guarantee for the safety of your deposits and eventual payouts.
For the 2018 US Open Championship, they provide their punters with some very competitive odds, as well as with some enticing bonuses and promotions. One of these promotions, is their 100% Welcome Bonus on all first deposits up to £25, a generous increase on your initial deposit.
Dustin Johnson (9) is EnergyBet’s choice for the winner of this year’s US Open. He is the only candidate in EnergyBet’s offer which is given single digit odds and this represents their belief that the 2016 US Open winner can repeat the same thing once again.
Rory McIlroy (11) and Jordan Spieth (12) are given somewhat similar odds for winning the US Open and they are EnergyBet’s second and third most likely winners.
This trio is followed by the likes of Justin Thomas (14), Jason Day (16), Rickie Fowler (18), Tiger Woods (20), and Jon Rahm (20) who represent a slightly riskier, but also much more profitable bet.
LVBet is a very secure and safe betting operator which specializes in offering a very competitive golf betting offer. It is operated by Fairload Ltd., a company which is registered under the laws of the European Union member state of Malta and the Malta Gaming Authority.
They frequently award their loyal clients with lots of bonuses and promotions, but are also careful not to leave out their new customers. For them they have a special 100% Welcome Bonus of up to €50 which they can freely use for the 2018 US Open Championship.
The main favourite according to LVBet is Dustin Johnson (9). He is followed by Rory McIlroy (11), Jordan Spieth (12) and Justin Thomas (14) all of whom have slightly higher odds than the 2016 winner, but also represent slightly riskier bets.
They are followed by other illustrious candidates such as the Northern Irish golfing phenomenon, Jason Day (16), Rickie Fowler (18), the legendary Tiger Woods (20), and Jon Rahm (20).
A good outside betting proposition for the 2018 US Open is last year’s winner Brooks Koepka who comes with pretty high odds of 28 to repeat last year’s remarkable achievement.
SportNation is a bookmaker which is operated by Argyll Entertainment and is located in Switzerland. The betting operator is regulated by the UK Gambling Commission for providing services in the United Kingdom. Their most impressive promotional offer comes in the form of the Welcome Bonus of 50% for new customers, which can go up to £100.
Dustin Johnson (8/1) is the main favourite for the US Open title according to SportNation. The 2016 US Open winner is closely followed by Jordan Spieth (11/1), who won the tournament in 2015. The Northern Irish golfer and 2011 US Open winner, Rory McIlroy (11/1), is the third favourite and the American Justin Thomas (15/1) is right behind him.
These four are followed by Australian Jason Day (15/1) and the legendary three time winner of the US Open, Tiger Woods (16/1). The list of likely winners of the tournament is rounded off by Rickie Fowler (17/1), Jon Rahm (18/1), Hideki Matsuyama (22/1), and Justin Rose (25/1).
RedZoneSports is another Argyll Entertainment operated betting operator. Like all of their sports betting platforms, RedZoneSports is also regulated by the UK Gambling Commission, which instantly provides punters with a feeling of security and trust.
In addition to security, RedZoneSports is also synonymous with generous bonuses and promotions such as their 40% Welcome Bonus for new clients up to £200.
RedZoneSports’ top candidate for winning this year’s edition of the US Open golf championship is Dustin Johnson (8/1). He won the tournament in 2016 and is the odds-on favourite to win the event. Jordan Spieth (11/1) is next in line to repeat his US Open heroics from 2015.
Rory McIlroy (11/1), who has had an impressive career, is RedZoneSports’ third favourite to add one more trophy to his cabinet, whereas Justin Thomas (15/1) can bring smiles to the faces of the home crowd by making sure that the US Open trophy stays in the USA.
Jason Day (15/1), Tiger Woods (16/1), Rickie Fowler (17/1), Jon Rahm (18/1), Hideki Matsuyama (22/1), and Justin Rose (25/1) complete the top 10 favourites with a chance of winning the US Open according to RedZoneSports.
Letou is a TGP Europe Ltd powered betting operator which is licensed and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission for provision of services to the United Kingdom. They don’t have one single welcome bonus offer, but do provide new clients with various odds boosts.
When it comes to their outright winner market for the 2018 US Open, Letou make Dustin Johnson (8/1) their biggest favourite for the US Open trophy. Jordan Spieth (11/1) comes in as the second favourite to win the event and become part of a select group of golfers who have won the US Open more than once.
Rory McIlroy (11/1) should be the main favourite for the US Open this year according to many of his fans, but the people at Letou think differently and they make him their third most likely player to win the Shinnecock Hills event. He is followed by other outside candidates for the victory such as Justin Thomas (15/1), Jason Day (15/1), Tiger Woods (16/1), Rickie Fowler (17/1), Jon Rahm (18/1), Hideki Matsuyama (22/1), and Justin Rose (25/1).