Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 6/13/13
Tiger Woods and other PGA notables have packed their bags for a trip to the city of brotherly love for golf’s second major tournament of the year. The 2013 U.S. Open takes place in Merion Golf Club’s East Course, a course right outside of Philadelphia. Just like the Masters, let’s take a look at The Sports Bank’s five best bets to win the near $1.5 million prize this weekend. 5.) Tim Clark – No Major Championships Odds – 80/1 Lowdown – If you want to make bank on the U.S. Open, put it all on Clark to win. The South African finished tied for third at the 2005 Open and has made the cut in each of the last four years. The course will play to his strengths to make him one of the most popular darkhorse candidates. 4.) Tiger Woods – 14 time Major Champion (Three U.S. Open victories; 2000, 2002 and 2008) Odds – 4/1 (betting favorite) Lowdown – It would be downright easy to pick Woods to win straight up, but there comes a time when he has to stop being the  odds-on favorite. The 2008 U.S. ...
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