The U.S. Open - 10 Vital Statistics


10. Rory McIlroy seeks a fourth major triumph at the US Open this weekend, having won two of his last three tournaments heading into Chambers Bay. The world number one is 9.00 to win the US Open.

9. McIlroy has finished in the top eight in five of his last six majors — the only blemish a tied 23rd place at the US Open last year. He is 3.25 to place in the top five.

8. America’s Jordan Spieth is 10.00 to win the tournament after claiming the Masters back in April. The 21-year-old tied 17th at the 2014 US Open.

7. Phil Mickelson has been runner up at the US Open on six separate occasions but he is yet to win it. The five-time major winner is 17.00 to clinch the tournament.

6. Only four Americans have won the US Open since Tiger Woods’ maiden triumph in 2000 (Woods x3, Jim Furyk, Lucas Glover and Webb Simpson). Simpson is 67.00 to win again.

General Views of Chambers Bay Golf Course : News Photo

5. Woods himself has only once failed to make the cut at the US Open, although he has missed two of the last four tournaments. The former world number one is 4.33 to shoot 80 or worse in the first round.

4. Ryan Palmer averages the third best score on the PGA Tour this season (69.697) behind only McIlroy (69.438) and Spieth (69.124). Palmer is 101.0 to win the tournament.

3. Matt Kuchar boasts the second best one-put percentage on the PGA Tour, at 45.21%. He has one-putted 472 times from 1,044 holes this season and is 61.00 to win the opening round.

2. 2013 champion Justin Rose has only made the top 10 three times at the US Open. The 34-year-old is nevertheless 2.25 favourite to finish as the top Englishman.

1. 2014 champion Martin Kaymer has not finished in the top 10 of a PGA event since November and missed the Masters cut at Augusta. The German is 51.00 to win.