US Masters 2012 Betting

Published March 26, 2012 by OCR Editor

US Masters 2012 Betting

Legendary golfer heads to Augusta with momentum after breaking PGA Tour drought.

Tiger Woods heads to the US Masters golf tournament as odds favorite and with momentum behind him, after spectacularly capturing his first US PGA Tour following 2.5 years of scandals, injuries and commercial setbacks.

Woods Breaks Drought

Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for a record seventh time over the weekend, marking his first title on the tour since the BMW Championship in September 2009. Two of his four previous Masters titles followed successes at the same tournament at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Florida.

This victory broke the longstanding drought and put him on 72 career PGA Tour wins, one behind Jack Nicklaus and 10 behind all-time leader Sam Snead. But more importantly, it gave Tiger the momentum he needs leading into what appears to be a very competitive US Masters, where he will come up against some pretty tough competition.

Englishman Luke Donald reclaimed the world number one ranking from Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy after a big victory in the US PGA Transitions Championship last week, and he will be hoping to follow it up with his first major Golf win at the 2012 US Masters. American Phil Mickelson, Englishman Lee Westwood and Aussie Adam Scott are also contenders.

William Hill US Masters Betting

Leading online sportsbook William Hill is offering odds on the US Masters and variety of possibilities in the upcoming majors schedule. Hills is quoting online betting customers 16/1 right now on Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy fighting it out as the final pair on day four at Augusta.

In Masters 2012 Tournament Winner betting, Hill is quoting: Woods, 4/1, McIlroy, 9/2, Mickelson, 9/1, Donald, 14/1, Westwood, 16/1, Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel, Justin Rose, Jason Day, Keegan Bradley, all 33/1, Sergio Garcia, hunter Mahan, Martin Kaymer, Nick Watner, Dustin Johnson, Steve Stricker, Webb Simpson, 40/1, Bubba Watson, 45/1, all others 50/1 and above.

For those who think the US Masters will be won by a first time major winner (including Donald, William Hill will pay out at 11/8 odds. Rory McIlroy is the subject of special wagers, with 2/1 odds he will win one major, 9/1 odds he will win two, and 66/1 odds he will complete the grand slam of all four major gold tournaments in 2012.

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