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When is the 2021 US Open taking place?

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The 2021 US Open will take place at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California, from June 17-20.

The 121st US Open will be the third of the year’s majors as it reverts back to its traditional Father’s Day weekend slot having been moved in 2020 following the coronavirus outbreak.

Bryson DeChambeau is the defending champion after winning his first major with victory in the 2020 US Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in September.

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Where is the 2021 US Open taking place?

The 2021 US Open heads back to the west coast as Torrey Pines stages the event on the South Course.

It will be the second time the US Open has been held at Torrey Pines after also being staged at the San Diego venue in California in 2008.

Tiger Woods won the 14th major of his career – and his third US Open title – after winning a play-off with Rocco Mediate. The pair had been the only players under-par for the week on one-under.

That was the first-ever major staged at Torrey Pines, which has also staged the Farmers Insurance Open on the PGA Tour since 1968. That event is played on both the North Course and South Course.

Who is the reigning US Open Championship champion?

Bryson DeChambeau won the rescheduled 2020 US Open at Winged Foot to become a major winner for the first time.

The American dominated at the New York venue, posting the only sub-par 72-hole score to lift the title on six-under pair.

DeChambeau’s aggressive tactics saw him finish six shots clear of runner-up Matthew Wolff, who led heading into final round. DeChambeau’s final round of three-under par sealed his victory after Wolff shot five-over.

Who is the favourite for the US Open?

Bryson DeChambeau is equal fifth favourite to retain the US Open in the early betting markets.

World number one and reigning US Masters champion Dustin Johnson, the 2016 US Open winner, heads the betting ahead of Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy, who won the major in 2011.

Brooks Koepka, who won back-to-back US Opens in 2017 and 2018, rounds out the top six in the betting.