United States Open selects: Why Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson are Pebble Beach favorites – Algerie Express

United States Open selects: Why Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson are Pebble Beach favorites

The Post’s Mark Cannizzaro and George Willis make their 2019 U.S. Open picks: Mark Cannizzaro

Brooks Koepka: History looms for the hottest gamer on the planet. Do not purchase into the theory that the short course will take Koepka’s strength (driving) away because the man is great at whatever, especially putting, which wins majors.

Phil Mickelson: History also looms for the crowd favorite, who will end up runner-up for a record seventh time in U.S. Open history.

Dustin Johnson: His history at Pebble Beach is a rich one; he plays Pebble Beach beautifully (outside of a mess he made at the 2010 U.S. Open).

Tiger Woods: His form looked near great two weeks earlier at the Memorial, especially on the weekend when he had chances to go bananas low.

Matt Kuchar: The guy has actually been a top-10 maker and might sneak through and win his very first profession significant based upon the consistent form he’s on and the truth Pebble Beach doesn’t favor the long bombers.

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Dustin Johnson: The 2016 U.S. Open champion is due to win another significant and has played well prior to at Pebble, having won the AT&T National Pro-Am in 2009 and 2010. He’s likewise probably tired of good friend Brooks Koepka winning all the majors.

Rory McIlroy: The Northern Irishman carries a lot of confidence and momentum here after the 2011 U.S. Open winner captured a huge victory at Canadian Open last week.

Brooks Koepka: Pebble Beach is not a bomber’s course and his iron-game will be tested more than it was at Bethpage Black as he goes for the very first U.S. Open three-peat in 114 years.

Rickie Fowler: Mentioning “due to win,” Fowler strikes it directly enough and enough time to contend here. But this is not a course he has played a lot in competitors.

Bryson DeChambeau: Long-shot choice who can find his way on leader-board and compete for his first significant if his unique swing approach works this weekend.