The second major women’s golf tournament of the year, the US Women’s Open is held this week between the 3rd and 6th of June at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, California. A-Lim Kim won the event last year but her victory this year would be a small miracle in the super strong field. Which includes 12 other previous US Open winners and young rising stars, like the Korda sisters. Who are all mentioned in the favorites by the 2021 US Women’s Open odds.
The oldest major golf tournament, the US Women’s Open will return to California after 2016. It will be held at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. At the resort which hosted the men’s US Open five times before. 156 players will take part in the prestigious event with the highest purse in women’s golf. This year the prize fund is $5,5 million. Two American players, Betsy Rawls and Mickey Wright got the most, 4 wins back in the 1950s and 60s. From still active golfers South Korean Inbee Park got two victories, but we can find 12 more previous winners in this year’s field. Including 2014 winner Michelle Wie West, who returned to the sport this March following a two-year break. And world No1 Jin Young Ko, 16-time LPGA winner Lydia Ko and several top US players.
2021 US Women’s Open odds predict another victory for world No2
Inbee Park is the youngest winner of the US Women’s Open history. She was only 19 when she got her first victory here in 2008. The South Korean player also won in 2013 and is favored to win again by online sportsbooks in the US. She has the odds of +1100 to get her 8th major title, the first since 2015. But Park has also won other tournaments in the last few years. Her most recent victory is from the 2021 Kia Classic. The world No2 usually performs well in this tournament finishing in the top 10 nine times in her 13 appearances.
Korean born New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko can also go for the victory after producing a great comeback this year. Ko is the youngest person to win an LPGA event after getting her first victory at the age of only 15, in 2012. She is also the youngest golfer to win a major tournament with her win at the 2015 Evian Championship. Ko hasn’t won any tournament since 2018 until her latest victory in the Lotte Championship this April. The world No8 also got two second-place finishes this season from Gainbridge and the 2021 Ana Inspiration. Her odds to win here is +1400 according to the 2021 US Women’s Open odds.
The Jutanugarn and the Korda sisters are also in the favorites
Ariya Jutanugarn won the Honda LPGA Thailand tournament in the beginning of May which was her 11th victory. The Thai player also won two majors before, the 2016 British Open and the 2018 US Open. Now she can try to get her third one with the odds of +1400 to get it. Her sister, Moriya Jutanugarn is also a good player even though she hasn’t won any major yet. She has a second-place finish from last week’s 2021 Pure Silk Championship. While her last result from the US Open is a 6th-place finish from 2020.
The American Korda sisters can also achieve great results as predicted by online gambling sites in the US. Jessica Korda has the slightly better odds with +1600. Her younger sister, Nelly’s odds are +1800. Both of them have won one event this season in the beginning of the year. Jessica also finished 2nd in the LA Open and third in the Pure Silk Championship. While Nelly was third in the first major of the season in the 2021 ANA Inspiration. The last American winner of this tournament was Brittany Lang in 2016, now Danielle Kang can also try to win here. The world No6 hasn’t got any win this season but she finished 4th in the 2018 US Open. Her odds to win now are also +1800 on BetOnline.