Lee Westwood and Luke Donald have been established as co-favorites to win the U.S. Open golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Westwood and Donald are 12-1 choices, according to Bodog.com. The second of golf’s four majors tees off Thursday morning.
Donald is the No. ranked player in the world right now and Westwood is No. 2.
Phil Mickelson is the third choice at 14-1. Rory McIlroy, who led The Masters after three rounds earlier this year only to implode in the final round, is a 16-1 choice.
For complete U.S. Open round-one pairings and tee times click here.
Television coverage begins Thursday at 10 a.m. The TV schedule is as follows for the first round:
- ESPN coverage, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- NBC coverage, 3 – 5 p.m.
- ESPN coverage, 5 – 7 p.m.