Jon Rahm was a heavy betting favourite to win the 2021 U.S. Open held at Torrey Pines after which proved the consultants proper by hoisting the trophy for his first main championship.
Rahm will look to go back-to-back at Royal St. George’s.
On Wednesday afternoon, BetOnline.ag listed Rahm because the clear favourite to win the Open Championship at +900. Brooks Koepka adopted the 26-year-old among the many favorites however was again at +1600. Each Xander Schauffele and Jordan Spieth got here in at +1800, whereas Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas had been +2200. (Betting strains correct as of Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. ET.)
American heavy hitter Bryson Dechambeau was good worth at +3500.
2015 Open Championship winner Zach Johnson made unlucky headlines earlier this week when he confirmed he will not play on this yr’s version of the match after he examined optimistic for COVID-19 following the top of the John Deere Basic on Sunday.
Bubba Watson was deemed a high-risk shut contact and is not collaborating within the Open both. Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama examined optimistic for the coronavirus earlier this month and withdrew as effectively.
In response to David Purdum of ESPN, forecasts say temperatures at Royal St. George’s can be within the low 70s with wind speeds round 10-15 mph for the primary couple of rounds earlier than they dissipate Sunday.