2024 U.S. Open Pick Strategy & Advice For Tiers Pools

Value picks and data-driven strategies to give you an edge in tiers-based pools for the 2024 U.S. Open at Pinehurst #2.

Scottie Scheffler is going for his first U.S. Open win (Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire)

For tiers-based Majors pools, analysis of your 2024 U.S. Open pool picks needs to start with the guy who has dominated this season, Scottie Scheffler.

Do you pick the guy who has only had nine different golfers finish ahead of him, total, in his last eight events since the start of March?

We’ll touch on the Scheffler decision below, highlight some golfers that seem to be coming at a value based on our U.S. Open pool data and projections, and review some strategies to consider in different types of tiers pools.

Majors Pool Strategy

We have written a Majors pool strategy article on how to think about tiers-based Majors pools, which require picking golfers from different groupings. If you haven’t read it, you should review that article as some of the concepts will be discussed here.

This article will also serve as a companion to our customized pick advice and data in our Golf Majors & Masters Picks product, which is based on how specific golfers are organized into tiers your pool.

Every pool could have different variations of value picks, depending on which golfers are grouped together in tiers. We cannot cover every possibility in an article, but we will highlight some themes and strategies to consider.

2024 U.S. Open Value Picks For Tiers-Based Pools

We used a few of the more popular tiers defaults for U.S. Open pools as the basis of this analysis, so depending on your pool’s tier structure, the golfers below may or may not show up as highly graded picks for your specific pool.

(For example, if a golfer has the lowest win odds within a tier, he is not likely to be graded highly, even if he’s an unpopular pick. But throw that same golfer into a different tier, and low pick popularity coupled with better odds of being the top performer in that new tier could make him a great pick.)

For the most specific advice, set up your pool at Golf Majors & Masters Picks. With that caveat, here are some intriguing potential value picks, followed by a lengthy general strategy discussion:

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