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
60/1: Matthew Fitzpatrick, Jamie Lovemark, Jim Furyk