Bryson DeChambeau was a force in winning the U.S. Open Sunday at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, NY. Does that make the big guy the big one in futures wagers at BetUS when it comes to the final Major of this pandemic-impacted 2020?
Not quite. DeChambeau is a three-way choice for the tourney at Augusta National to be played Nov. 12-15. He shares the honor with Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy, also tabbed at +900.
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Masters Futures Contenders
Jon Rahm + 1000
Rahm has 5 PGA Tour victories and 6 Internationally. In July, Rahm won the Memorial Tournament. At the end of August, Rahm won the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields in Illinois with a spectacular finish. Rahm shot a 64 in the final round and defeated Dustin Johnson in a playoff by making a 66-foot putt on the first playoff hole. Rahm finished at 10-over 290 in the just-completed U.S. Open. He had one round under 70, an opening 69.
Xander Schauffele +1700
Xander Schauffele was 10 shots back of DeChambeau in the U.S. Open. He had an opening 68 and wasn’t able to break 70 in the final three rounds, too. Schaufffele was 8-over in 2018 at Augusta and 12-under in second place in 2019.
Seriously, how can anyone not consider Tiger Woods a contender when the Green Jacket is at stake. The 1997, 2001, 2002, 2005, and 2019 Masters Tournament champion. Bet him at your own risk and bet against him at your own peril.
Justin Thomas +1100
The 2017 PGA Championship winner enters as one of the first 12 players, including ties, in the previous year’s Masters Tournament. The good news is Thomas has improved in each of his four Masters finishes. The bad? He has never been better than 12th.
Jordan Spieth +3300
Who would have thought Spieth at 27 would be considered a long shot? He has somehow lost his way on the course and missed the cut at the U.S. Open by eight shots after shooting an 81 in the second round. However, once a Masters champ, always a Masters champ. Maybe this will be the time he finds his game.
Bubba Watson +4500
The 2012 and ’14 Masters Tournament champion. Among the first 12 players, including ties, in the previous year’s Masters Tournament. He has been fifth and 12th in the past two Masters. He has 12 PGA Tour victories. Watson has other recent priorities. Hurricane Sally ravaged his hometown of Bagdad, Fl, last week leaving an estimated $8-10 billion in damages and economic loss in Florida and Alabama. “When I get back, we’ll assess how we can help, how we can help as the Watson family, how I can help a community that’s helped me so much,” he said.
Phil Mickelson +8000
Golf still lives through Tiger and Phil and the hope that one or the other will make a big run at the Masters championship. Now 50, does Lefty have one more run in him? He won in 2004, ’06, and 2010. Imagine the emotions if he has a chance Sunday to capture a title in another decade.
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