No. 1-ranked Dustin Johnson headlines a powerful field, with only Brooks Koepka and Scottie Scheffler missing among the top 50
48: Number of the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking who were scheduled to compete in the U.S. Open, which begins Thursday at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (tee times). Only No. 8 Brooks Koepka (injury) and No. 28 Scottie Scheffler (positive COVID-19 test) will be missing. No. 1-ranked Dustin Johnson, an 8-1 favorite to win, was named the PGA Tour’s player of the year after he closed the 2019-20 season by winning two of the three FedEx Cup playoff events. Johnson won the 2016 U.S. Open and will be one of 10 former Open champions in the field. The others: Tiger Woods (2000, 2002, 2008), Lucas Glover (2009), Graeme McDowell (2010), Rory McIlroy (2011), Webb Simpson (2012), Justin Rose (2013), Martin Kaymer (2014), Jordan Spieth (2015) and Gary Woodland (2019).
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