ERIN, Wis. – After storming out to an early lead, Rickie Fowler is the new favorite to win the U.S. Open.
Fowler opened with a 7-under 65 at Erin Hills, tying a tournament scoring record in relation to par and building a one-shot advantage over Paul Casey and Xander Schauffele. After starting the week at 15/1, Fowler is now listed at 3/1 at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
Casey is next at 6/1, down from his opening odds of 40/1, followed by Brooks Koepka who trails by two shots and Masters champ Sergio Garcia, who opened with a 70. Here’s a look at some of the betting favorites heading into Round 2:
3/1: Rickie Fowler
6/1: Paul Casey
12/1: Brooks Koepka
15/1: Sergio Garcia
20/1: Patrick Reed, Marc Leishman
30/1: Jordan Spieth, Adam Hadwin, Justin Rose, Adam Scott, Lee Westwood, Brian Harman
40/1: Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Charl Schwartzel, J.B. Holmes, Bernd Wiesberger, Si Woo Kim
50/1: Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Na
60/1: Matthew Fitzpatrick, Jamie Lovemark, Jim Furyk
80/1: Hideki Matsuyama, Branden Grace, Louis Oosthuizen, Charley Hoffman, Andrew Johnston, Byeong-Hun An
100/1: Henrik Stenson, Martin Kaymer, Russell Henley, Kevin Chappell, Kevin Kisner, Brendan Steele, William McGirt