PINEHURST, N.C. (CBSDFW.COM) — There’s only one certainty heading into Thursday’s opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 — Tiger Woods will not win it.

Tiger will miss his second consecutive major championship while recovering from back surgery in March.

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But the list of favorites is not short of star-power, as Rory McIlroy, world No.1 Adam Scott, and Phil Mickelson are among the likely champions.

McIlroy captured his first major championship at the US Open in 2011, an 8-shot victory over Jason Day at Congressional. Scott enjoyed his best finish at the 2012 U.S. Open (2nd).

And Mickelson, a five-time major championship winner, has yet to capture a U.S. Open, finishing as the runner-up a record six times.

Odds to win 2014 US Open (courtesy of Bovada)

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Rory McIlroy 10/1
Adam Scott 12/1
Phil Mickelson 14/1
Bubba Watson 18/1
Henrik Stenson 25/1
Jordan Spieth 25/1
Justin Rose 25/1
Matt Kuchar 25/1
Jason Day 28/1
Dustin Johnson 33/1
Lee Westwood 33/1
Luke Donald 33/1
Sergio Garcia 33/1
Graeme McDowell 40/1
Hideki Matsuyama 40/1
Jason Dufner 40/1
Jim Furyk 40/1
Martin Kaymer 40/1
Charl Schwartzel 50/1
Hunter Mahan 50/1
Jimmy Walker 50/1
Steve Stricker 50/1
Webb Simpson 50/1
Zach Johnson 50/1
Brandt Snedeker 66/1
Ian Poulter 66/1
Keegan Bradley 66/1
Louis Oosthuizen 66/1
Rickie Fowler 66/1
Bill Haas 80/1
Billy Horschel 80/1
Gary Woodland 80/1
Harris English 80/1
Jonas Blixt 80/1
Victor Dubuisson 80/1
Brendon Todd 100/1
Ernie Els 100/1
Francesco Molinari 100/1
Graham Delaet 100/1
John Senden 100/1
Kevin Na 100/1
Patrick Reed 100/1
Paul Casey 100/1
Retief Goosen 100/1
Ryan Moore 100/1
Angel Cabrera 125/1
J.B. Holmes 125/1
Jamie Donaldson 125/1
Joost Luiten 125/1
Matt Every 125/1
Matt Jones 125/1
Miguel Angel Jimenez 125/1
Shane Lowry 125/1
Bo Van Pelt 150/1
Brendon De Jonge 150/1
Chris Kirk 150/1
David Toms 150/1
Geoff Ogilvy 150/1
Kevin Stadler 150/1
Nick Watney 150/1
Russell Henley 150/1
Ryan Palmer 150/1
Seung-yul Noh 150/1
Stephen Gallacher 150/1
Aaron Baddeley 200/1
Boo Weekley 200/1
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 200/1
Kevin Streelman 200/1
Luke Guthrie 200/1
Nicolas Colsaerts 200/1
Stewart Cink 200/1
Thongchai Jaidee 200/1
Brian Stuard 250/1
Brooks Koepka 250/1
Erik Compton 250/1
Justin Leonard 250/1
Kevin Kisner 250/1
Alex Cejka 300/1
Danny Willett 300/1
Hudson Swafford 300/1
Jeff Maggert 300/1
Lucas Glover 300/1
Marcel Siem 300/1
Pablo Larrazabal 300/1
Robert Allenby 300/1
Roberto Castro 300/1
Scott Langley 300/1
Hyung-Sung Kim 400/1
Justin Thomas 400/1
Mark Wilson 400/1
Yong-Eun Yang 400/1
Billy Hurley III 500/1
Casey Wittenberg 500/1
Cory Whitsett 500/1
D.A. Points 500/1
Darren Clarke 500/1
Garth Mulroy 500/1
Henrik Norlander 500/1
Jim Renner 500/1
Ken Duke 500/1
Kenny Perry 500/1
Kyong-Hoon Lee 500/1
Lucas Bjerregaard 500/1
Matthew Fitzpatrick 500/1
Maximilian Kieffer 500/1
Oliver Fisher 500/1
Oliver Goss 500/1
Robby Shelton 500/1
Rod Pampling 500/1
Ryan Blaum 500/1
Shiv Kapur 500/1
Tom Lewis 500/1
Toru Taniguchi 500/1
Wen-Chong Liang 500/1
Aron Price 750/1
Bobby Gates 750/1
Brady Watt 750/1
Chris Doak 750/1
Graeme Storm 750/1
Hunter Stewart 750/1
Joe Ogilvie 750/1
Niclas Fasth 750/1
Wil Collins 750/1
Andrea Pavan 1000/1
Andres Echavarria 1000/1
Andrew Dorn 1000/1
Anthony Broussard 1000/1
Azuma Yano 1000/1
Brett Stegmaier 1000/1
Brian Campbell 1000/1
Chris Thompson 1000/1
Clayton Rask 1000/1
Cody Gribble 1000/1
David Gossett 1000/1
David Oh 1000/1
Donald Constable 1000/1
Fran Quinn 1000/1
Kevin Sutherland 1000/1
Kevin Tway 1000/1
Kiyoshi Miyazato 1000/1
Matthew Dobyns 1000/1
Maverick McNealy 1000/1
Nicholas Lindheim 1000/1
Nicholas Mason 1000/1
Rob Oppenheim 1000/1
Simon Griffiths 1000/1
Smylie Kaufman 1000/1
Steven Alker 1000/1
Will Grimmer 1000/1
Zac Blair 1000/1

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