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From Koepka to Tiger at the 2019 US Open

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    Dustin Johnson has the best odds to win the 2019 US Open. DJ did win it in 2016 and usually plays really well in this tournament. But Brooks Koepka is right behind him. And he should be #1 really. Koepka just won the PGA Championship, and he won the US Open in 2018 and 2017. So why he is not the far and away favorite is kind of confusing.

    3rd on the list is Tiger Woods. He won the Masters, then failed to make the day 2 cut at the PGA Champ. So its all a question of which Tiger we will see this time around..

    Rory McIIroy and Jordan Spieth are 4th and 5th as odds favorites to win. Rory won this tournament back in 2011. And Jordan won in 2015. Both have had good runs the last few years but couldn't quite put together a solid 4 rounds.

    Seems the odds makers aren't expecting parity for this year. I can't find a reason not to bet on Koepka as the favorite, especially if he gets off to a good start.

    See any golfers you think could win that aren't high on the list? Any lower ranked surprises?

    Going to post how these guys are doing as the tournament goes on. Feel free to share recaps, highlights, awesome shots, etc from these guys or anyone else from this tournament here.

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    Some familiar names at the top after round 1. Justin Rose at -6 and Rickie Fowler at -5. Rose won it here in 2013 so no stranger. Fowler never has; he only has 1 major under his belt, the 2015 Players. Both only having one major win, it would be big for them to get another.

    Still have lots of golf left though. Rory is -3. Koepka -2. Tiger -1. Spieth is +1 and the only one that feels out of it already from the guys you listed. Same for Mickelson at +1. Oh, and Dustin Johnson is at even par.

    Seems like the course was easier during the early goings. Scores settled down later in the day. Still anyone's tournament. 5 strokes is nothing of lead with 54 to go. I'm rooting for Koepka as well. And as always Tiger. But doesn't feel like that will happen. Day 2 will be telling..

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    For awesome shots, Rory Sabbatini aced it on 12. 202 yards. Bounced right in. Very Happy

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    Koepka is still very much alive for the title. -8 through one of the final day, down by only 3 strokes. Gary Woodland has been playing really well but he has never won a major so I'm not sure he will hold up to the pressure of a tight finish. Justin Rose can though and he is -10. Louis Oosthizen being the other -8 on the board right now, he has won a major before... I still like Rose or Koepka, Brooks being my call.
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    At the end of the day Woodland had what it took. I was kinda expecting a small collapse from him as well. But that was impressive. Justin Rose fell apart. Brooks played very well and Woodland just never wavered. He deserved the win. Good for him. Can watch him win:

    Gary Woodland US Open Win | 2019 Tournament Highlights