2017 U.S. Open prop bets: Final margin of victory, will Phil Mickelson play?

Most causal golf fans looking to make their own expert picks for the 2017 U.S. Open will be selecting winners, assembling some sort of fantasy team or participating in a pool with friends. There are a few diehards, however, who like to take the wagering game to the next level with betting props. 

For that matter, Bookmaker.eu has assembled the prop bets list for this week's action at Erin Hills, and the list leads with the question everyone has been asking this week: Will Phil Mickelson play? 

You also can pick the winning score, whether or not Wisconsin native Steve Stricker will make the cut, the final margin of victory and even some great details about the U.S. Open winner on the 18th green like "is he wearing a hat?" and "who gets hugged first?"

Right now, the oddsmakers have a 66 pegged as the over/under for the lowest single round of the tournament, and they're not only projecting no wire-to-wire winner (+500 if it happens), but even favor the eventual champion chasing down the 54-hole leader in the fourth round (-200). 

Check out the list below, courtesy of Bookmaker.eu:   

Winning Score

Under par -220
Even par +550
+1 to +2 +450
+3 or higher +650

Will Phil Mickelson play in the 2017 U.S. Open?

Yes +1000
No -3500

Will the winner come from behind to win during the fourth round?

Yes -200
No +160

Will there be a wire-to-wire winner?

Yes +500
No -900

Will there be a playoff?

Yes +300
No -400

Final margin of victory, not including playoff

Tie (Playoff) +275    
1 stroke +280
2 strokes +380    
3 strokes +600
4 strokes +800
5 strokes +1000
6 strokes or more +600

What type of putter will the winner be using on the final green?

Blade -220
Mallet +170

Winner headwear

Hat -1300
Visor +700
No headwear +4500 

Who will the winner hug first? (excluding caddie)

Child +220
Parent +600
Wife/Girlfriend +155 
Wife holding child +300
No hug +900

Age of winner

Over 28.5 (-130)
Under 28.5 (+100)

Nationality of winner

United States -160
Any other country +130

Will amateur Walker Lee make the cut?

Yes +550
No -1300

Will amateur Stewart Hagestad make the cut?

Yes +450
No -700

Will Steve Stricker make the cut?

Yes +200
No -250

Will there be an eagle on No. 18 during fourth round?

Yes -150
No +120

Number of birdies on No. 18 during fourth round?

Over 15.5 (-115)
Under 15.5 (-115)

Most strokes recorded on any hole (not including playoff)

Over 8.5 (-115)
Under 8.5 (-115)

Lowest 18-hole score (not including playoff)

Over 66 (-110)
Under 66 (-120)

Highest 18-hole score (not including playoff)

Over 85.5 (-115)
Under 85.5 (-115)

Lowest 18-hole score in fourth round

Over 67.5 (-115)
Under 67.5 (-115)

Will anyone break the U.S. Open 18-hole scoring record of 63?

Yes +550
No -1300

Will there be a hole-in-one?

Yes -140
No +110

How many amateurs will make the cut?

Over 2.5 (-115)
Under 2.5 (-115)

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