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US Open Golf Betting

US Open Golf Betting

The US Open is regarded as possibly the toughest major to win and, because of this, it gives us plenty of brilliant US Open Golf betting to take advantage of.

With long, narrow fairways and thick rough, it takes a brilliant performance to  finish the weekend on the top of the leaderboard.

In 2011, it was Rory McIlroy who provided the drama with a convincing win and he looks set to be amongst the favourites for many years to come…

Backing Rory McIlroy in the US Open Golf betting is well worth considering

One of the most memorable US Open performances of recent years came in 2000 when Tiger Woods swept aside the competition at Pebble Beach to win the title by an incredible 15 shots.

He has won the tournament a further two times since then but, following the problems in his personal life and a series of injuries, he has yet to really compete at the event since 2008.

Since then, Lucas Glover won in 2009 before two Northern Irishmen claimed the titles in 2010 and 2011.

Graeme McDowell was brilliant at Pebble Beach in 2010, winning his first and, so far, only major.

However, it’s Rory McIlroy’s triumph in 2011 that really made people sit up and take notice.

McIlroy was just 22-years-old when he won the title by posting the lowest 72 hole total in the history of the tournament.

With McIlroy continuing to climb the world rankings and putting himself in contention to win regularly, there is every indication he could continue to be well worth a punt in the US Open Golf betting for many years to come.

The tide is turning in the US Open golf betting

Prior to the 2000s, the US Open had been dominated by players from the USA but, during the first decade of the new millennium, only three different Americans were able to win the competition.

With two Europeans winning in 2010 and 2011, it could pay dividends to look beyond the Americans in the US Open golf betting.

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