The 2020 U.S. Open is ready to tee off Thursday on the Winged Foot West route in Mamaroneck, N.Y. The contest is in most cases scheduled for mid-June, however because of the coronavirus pandemic, america Golfing Affiliation needed to push it again to mid-September.
As of 2019, the U.S. Open awards a $12.five million handbag, which is the biggest of all 4 main championships and is tied for the biggest of all PGA Excursion occasions (The Avid gamers Championship additionally has a $12.five million handbag).
Gary Forest is the reigning U.S. Open champion, having received his first and best main identify closing 12 months at Pebble Seashore. He’s lately ranked 26th on the earth and is at 60-1 odds to reclaim his crown. International No. 1 and FedEx Cup champion Dustin Johnson enters Thursday’s play at 17-2 in the most recent 2020 U.S. Open odds.
Tiger Woods has received the development 3 times, in 2008, 2002 and 2000.
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Listed here are the closing 5 winners of the U.S. Open event.
LAST FIVE WINNERS
2019: GARY WOODLAND
Gary Forest received the 2019 U.S. Open through 3 strokes over international primary Brooks Koepka. Forest had a 72-hole successful ranking, which used to be 13-under-par 271, and it used to be the bottom ranking relative to par since 2011 and it incorporated an outstanding stretch of 34 directly holes with out a bogey.
2018: BROOKS KOEPKA
At Shinnecock Hills Golfing Membership in Shinnecock Hills, N.Y., protecting champion Brooks Koepka shot a last spherical 68 for 281 (+1) to win his 2d directly U.S. Open, one stroke forward of runner-up Tommy Fleetwood. Koepka used to be best the 3rd golfer to protect his identify since International Conflict II, following Ben Hogan in 1951 and Curtis Extraordinary in 1989.
2017: BROOKS KOEPKA
Brooks Koepka received his first main identify on the 2017 U.S. Open. He shot a 16-under-par 272, which used to be 4 strokes forward of runners-up Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama. Koepka’s ranking used to be tied for the bottom ever on the championship, which used to be set in 2011 through Rory McIlroy.
2016: DUSTIN JOHNSON
Dustin Johnson claimed his first main in 2016 on the U.S. Open on the Oakmont Nation Membership in Pennsylvania. Johnson shot a 69, which used to be 3 pictures forward of 3 runners-up.
2015: JORDAN SPIETH
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At Chambers Bay in Washington, Jordan Spieth received his first U.S. Open and consecutive main titles (he received the Masters previous that 12 months), one stroke forward of runners-up Dustin Johnson and Louis Oosthuizen. At 21 years previous, Spieth was the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bobby Jones received it in 1923.