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US Open: Date, course, previous winners & how to watch

The US Open is the third Major championship on golf’s calendar and in 2024 it will return to the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.

The 72-hole stroke-play tournament is one of the most prestigious in the world and the great and good of the golfing world will be aiming to get their hands on the trophy.

US Open courses are typically difficult and it is thought of as one of the stiffest tests a golfer will face.
 

What2024 US Open
WherePinehurst Resort, North Carolina
WhenThursday 13th - Sunday 16th June, 2024
How to watchFoxtel
OddsJon Rahm 9.00, Scottie Scheffler 9.00, Rory McIlroy 11.00, Brooks Koepka 15.00

When is the US Open?

The 2024 US Open took place between the 13th and 16th June.

Where is the US Open?

The US Open takes place at a variety of golf courses around the United States and in 2024 it will return to the Pinehurst Resort, No.2 course, in North Carolina.

Pinehurst is one of America’s well-known golf courses and the No.2 course is the most famous on the resort.

It has previously held three US Opens, in 1999, 2004 and 2014.

In 1999 the US Open was won by Payne Stewart, while Michael Campbell and Martin Kaymer won in 2004 and 2014 respectively.

Can I watch the US Open?

The US Open is available to watch in Australia on Fox Sports.

Who is the reigning US Open champion?

American Wyndham Clark caused a big upset when beating Rory McIlroy by just one shot in the 2023 US Open at the Los Angeles Country Club.

Clark had not finished higher than 75th in any of his previous Major attempts, but managed to come out on top on this occasion and he can be backed at 51.00 to go on and win it again in 2024.

Australia had two high finishers in LA, with Cam Smith ending in fourth place - four shots adrift of Clark - while Min Woo Lee claimed a share of fifth place, a shot further back.

How many times has the US Open taken place?

The 2024 edition of the U.S Open will be the 124th.

The first took place in 1895 with Englishman Horace Rawlins taking home the crown and the tournament has been played in its current format since 1898.

Who has won the US Open on the most occasions?

Four players have won the US Open on four occasions, a feat that was most recently achieved by Jack Nicklaus in 1962, 1967, 1972 and 1980.

The other three players to win the tournament four times are Willie Anderson, Bobby Jones and Ben Hogan.

The last Australian winner of the tournament was Geoff Ogilvy back in 2006, while David Graham triumphed in 1981.

What is the record for best performance at the US Open?

Tiger Woods won the 2000 US Open by 15 shots, an all-time record for all Majors.

Rory McIlroy shot the lowest score for 72 holes, 268, when winning the 2011 edition. His 16-under par effort was matched by Brooks Koepka at the 2017 event.

What prize money is on offer at the US Open?

The total prize money for the US Open is $12.5million, making it the biggest purse of any Major tournament.

Who is the favourite for the 2024 US Open?

Jon Rahm and Scottie Scheffler are currently the two market leaders at 9.00, with Rory McIlroy available at 11.00.

Open champion Cam Smith, who has finished in the top ten at three of the last four Majors, is 21.00 to become only the third Australian winner of the US Open.

2015 USPGA champion Jason Day is 34.00, Min Woo Lee 76.00 and 2013 Masters winner Adam Scott 81.00.

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