World ranking: 4
Times attended the US Open: 11 times
Champion in 2011
Similar to the Tiger Woods case, the Northern Irish golfer was once the most impressive name in early 2020 but unexpectedly declined inform when the PGA Tour returned in mid-June. Rory McIlroy would enter the US Open as a father after the baby girl Poppy Kennedy McIlroy was born on the eve of the Tour Championship, only victory did McIlroy forget the past unforgettable time and also the best gift he ever gave for her newly born daughter.
World ranking: 3;
Times attended the US Open: 9 times
Best location at US Open: tied for 9th in 2017.
Justin Thomas, although only 3 times reached the top 10 after 18 times attending tournaments in the year, all 3 times he was the winner. This week, Caddy Jimmie Johnson will return to accompany Thomas after being absent from the 3rd round of the Memorial Tournament due to health problems.
Most recently, he passed Dustin Johnson to achieve the title “Player of the Year” of the PGA of America.
23 years old
World ranking: 5
Best location at US Open: tied for 35th in 2019.
Starting to play professionally just a week before the 2019 US Open, Morikawa made a miracle when suddenly ranked joint 35. At a very young age, Collin Morikawa owned his first Major title. with the championship in the PGA Championship 2020 that is also his third PGA Tour title.
With youth, Collin Morikawa is also a very awaiting name at the US Open 2020. In addition to the above faces, the tournament also has the presence of many names in the top 20 in the world such as Webb Simpson (6th), Jon Rahm (2nd), Xander Schauffele (7th), Bryson DeChambeau (9th)…
Above are top golfers in the world that are highly expected to shine in the US Open 2020.