Steve Palmer's US Open first-round leader predictions & free golf tips
Korn Ferry Tour champion Brandon Wu can set the early pace at Winged Foot
Where to watch
Sky Sports Golf, 12.30pm Thursday
Brandon Wu first-round leader
1pt each-way 150-1 Betfair, Paddy Power
US Open first-round leader predictions
US Open organisers have given local lad Brandon Wu the best possible chance of threatening hometown glory by putting him in the first group out from the first hole on Thursday morning.
Wu, who spent most of his life living ten minutes up the road from Winged Foot before moving to Dallas in February, will tee off at 6.50am New York time (11.50am UK and Ireland) and can put his name on the leaderboard immediately.
The 150-1 quotes for US Open first-round leader do not account for how much more receptive the tricky greens will be just 13 minutes after sunrise. Wu, who won the Korn Ferry Tour Championship last time out, can make merry in the morning before watching the afternoon starters struggle on the devilish, drying dancefloors.
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