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It’s U.S. Open week, which means we’ll get plenty of footage of professional golfers stumbling around Shinnecock Hills, the 7,400-yard behemoth playing host.
If you’re planning to bet on the carnage, we’ve compiled breakdowns on the 85 best players in the field below (listed in alphabetical order). Each link includes expert analysis, metrics to know, and the best bets to make if you’re particularly bullish on a player.
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- Rory McIlroy enters the U.S. Open struggling with his putter, which is bad news at Shinnecock.
- Tiger Woods is trending in the right direction, but Shinnecock should test the weakest part of his game: his driver.
- Dustin Johnson is coming into the U.S. Open in brilliant form. He’s the scariest fade in the entire field.
Byeong Hun An
Don’t Overlook Longshot Byeong Hun An at U.S. Open
Kiradech Aphibarnrat Is a Risky U.S. Open Bet
Stay Far, Far Away from Aaron Baddeley at Shinnecock
Many Reasons to Fade Daniel Berger at Shinnecock
Keegan Bradley a Better DFS Play Than Bet at Shinnecock
Meet Sam Burns, a U.S. Open Longshot to Watch
Rafa Cabrera-Bello Has Top-20 Upside at Shinnecock
Patrick Cantlay Figures to Be a Trendy Pick at Shinnecock
Will Paul Casey’s Surprising U.S. Open Struggles Continue?
Stay Away from Hobbled Kevin Chappell at Shinnecock
Jason Day’s Inaccurate Driver Could Prove Costly at Shinnecock
Time to Buy Bryson DeChambeau’s U.S. Open Chances?
Avoid Struggling Jason Dufner at U.S. Open
Jason Vinlove – USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Tony Finau.
Why Tony Finau Is One of the Top U.S. Open Bargains
Ross Fisher’s Short Game Will Hold Him Back at U.S. Open
Matthew Fitzpatrick’s Length Will Be an Issue at Shinnecock
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Why Shinnecock Sets Up Perfectly for Tommy Fleetwood
Expect Rickie Fowler to Again Be in the Hunt at U.S. Open
Dylan Frittelli Has Potential, But Isn’t a Safe Bet in First U.S. Open
Jim Furyk’s Steadiness Will Be an Asset at the U.S. Open
Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Sergio Garcia.
Don’t Count on Sergio Garcia at the U.S. Open
Brian Gay Misses Too Many Cuts to Be Worth a U.S. Open Bet
Lucas Glover Has Been a Cut-Making Machine Entering U.S. Open
Branden Grace a High-Floor, Low-Upside Bet at U.S. Open
Emiliano Grillo Is a Safe DFS Value Play at U.S. Open
Little Reason to Invest in Bill Haas at U.S. Open
Chesson Hadley Primed to Breakout at U.S. Open
Even at Long Odds, Adam Hadwin Has Little Appeal at U.S. Open
Brian Harman’s Accuracy Key to U.S. Open Chances
Tyrrell Hatton Is in Poor Form, But Shinnecock Will Fit His Eye
Russell Henley Worth a DFS Flier at U.S. Open
Charley Hoffman a Boom-Or-Bust Bet at U.S. Open
Charles Howell III
What to Expect from Charles Howell III in First U.S. Open Since 2012
Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Dustin Johnson
Do You Dare Fade Dustin Johnson in the U.S. Open?
Zach Johnson’s Putting Prowess Will Come in Handy at Shinnecock
Andrew Johnston Is an Intriguing Low-Priced DFS Option
Matt Jones Offers Little Upside at Shinnecock
Little Reason to Think Kaymer Can Recapture U.S. Open Magic
Si Woo Kim
Si Woo Kim Mispriced in U.S. Open Betting, DFS Markets
Ball-Striking Struggles Make Kisner a Stay-Away at U.S. Open
Russell Knox Doesn’t Have Much Room for Error at Shinnecock
Is Satoshi Kodaira’s Recent Form a U.S. Open Deal-Breaker?
Brooks Koepka’s Length Will Come in Handy at Shinnecock
Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Matt Kuchar
Looking for a Safe U.S. Open Bet? Matt Kuchar Is Your Guy
Windy Weather Would Give Marc Leishman Big U.S. Open Edge
Alexander Levy Only Worth DFS Dart Throw at U.S. Open
You Can Find Better U.S. Open Longshots Than Haotong Li
Will Luke List’s Breakout Season Continue at U.S. Open?
Shane Lowry’s Balky Putter Is Problematic at Shinnecock
Can You Trust Hideki Matsuyama at Shinnecock?
Graeme McDowell Enters U.S. Open Playing His Best Golf in Years
Rory McIlroy’s Putting Woes a Concern Entering U.S. Open
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Phil Mickelson
The Myth About Phil Mickelson’s U.S. Open History
Will Lack of Distance Hurt Molinari’s U.S. Open Chances?
Trey Mullinax Is Long, But Can He Contend at Shinnecock?
Don’t Ignore Alexander Noren at Shinnecock
Thorbjorn Olesen Peaking at Right Time Entering U.S. Open
Oosthuizen’s Majors Pedigree Gives Him Extra Appeal at U.S. Open
Why Shinnecock Doesn’t Set Up Well for Pat Perez
Is Ian Poulter’s Hot Streak Sustainable at Shinnecock?
Short Fuse Could Prove Costly for Rahm at Shinnecock
Chez Reavie’s Ball-Striking Will Be a Big Asset at Shinnecock
Will Patrick Reed Stay Hot at Shinnecock?
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Justin Rose.
No Value in Betting Justin Rose at Current U.S. Open Odds
Is Xander Schauffele a Good Bet to Repeat Last Year’s U.S. Open T-5
Stay Away from Struggling Ollie Schniederjans at U.S. Open
Tough to Count on Schwartzel’s Ball-Striking at U.S. Open
The Adam Scott U.S. Open Bet to Make
Will Webb Simpson’s Game Fit Shinnecock?
Shinnecock Should Play to Cameron Smith’s Strengths
Snedeker’s Shaky Ball-Striking a Deal-Breaker at Shinnecock
Recent Form Makes Jordan Spieth Tough to Trust at U.S. Open
Stay Away from the Inconsistent Scott Stallings at Shinnecock
Kyle Stanley Worth a Longshot Bet at U.S. Open
Why Brendan Steele Is a Good Bet to Finish Top-20 at U.S. Open
Henrik Stenson Enters U.S. Open on Ball-Striking Hot Streak
Bet on Steve Stricker’s Steadiness at Shinnecock?
Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Justin Thomas.
Justin Thomas Has One of the Highest Floors in U.S. Open Field
Is Peter Uihlein Worth the Hype Entering U.S. Open?
Inconsistent Irons Will Be Harold Varner’s U.S. Open Downfall
Will Jhonattan Vegas Bust Out of His Major Slump at U.S. Open?
Jimmy Walker Worth a Top-25 U.S. Open Bet
Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Bubba Watson.
Is Bubba Watson a Good Fit for Shinnecock?
Why Aaron Wise Has Major Sleeper Potential at Shinnecock
Don’t Fall in Love with Gary Woodland’s Distance at Shinnecock
Tiger Will Win Soon, But Don’t Bank on it at Shinnecock