Tag: The Masters

Brooks Koepka is returning to action this week at the 2021 Masters, just three weeks after undergoing knee surgery. (Image: Mike Watters/USA Today Sports)

Brooks Koepka Comes to Augusta Off Knee Surgery, Plans to Win the Masters

Brooks Koepka underwent surgery on his right knee on March 16 to repair ligament damage and a kneecap dislocation. Just three weeks later, the 30-year-old says he’s not only ready to play the Masters, but to win the major. Koepka hasn’t played since his surgery, but arrived at Augusta National […]

Dustin Johnson won the 2020 Masters by five strokes, and comes into the 2021 Masters as the favorite at most sportsbooks. (Image: Patrick Smith/Getty)

Dustin Johnson Wins Masters, Favored to Defend Title in April

Dustin Johnson ran roughshod over Augusta National this past week to win the 2020 Masters. That performance makes him the odds-on favorite to do exactly the same thing at the next major on the schedule: the 2021 Masters Tournament in April. Johnson finished 20-under-par to set a new Masters record […]

Dustin Johnson has not finished worse than 10th at his last four Masters’ appearances, and at 9/1 is a great pick to win the major championship. (Image: Reuters)

One Bet, $100: Dustin Johnson Great Under Radar Masters Pick at 9/1

Pushed down the Masters headlines from Bryson DeChambeau’s muscles and Tiger Woods’ chances at repeating, is Dustin Johnson. The 36-year-old is playing like a major champion, and is flying under the radar. Johnson is 9/1 at several sportsbooks, behind 8/1 favorite DeChambeau, who many prognosticators have all but handed the […]

Bryson DeChambeau has brought a new power game to Augusta, and is the favorite to win the Masters at several sportsbooks. (Image: Getty)

Bryson DeChambeau Ready to Push Augusta National Around at Masters

Ever since Byson DeChambeau muscled his way to a US Open win nearly two months ago, there’s been speculation on whether the bulked up golfer will bully Augusta National at this week’s Masters. Oddsmakers certainly believe he will dominate the major championship: he’s the 8/1 favorite at William Hill, Ladbrokes, […]

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are down the betting board to win the Masters, but both past champions believe they can contend at Augusta National next month. (Image: Getty)

Past Champions Woods, Mickelson Fighting Long Shot Tag at Masters

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have seven Masters titles between them, but neither one is considered a good bet to win this year’s tournament at Augusta National, which begins Nov. 12. Woods, who has five green jackets, is currently 25/1 to win the Masters, while Mickelson is at 80/1. Those […]

Bryson DeChambeau overpowered Winged Foot Golf Club to win the US Open with long his long drives, but he also had more than bombs off the tee. (Image: Getty)

Power Struggle: Are Bryson DeChambeau’s Long Drives Ruining Golf?

With Bryson DeChambeau dominating the final round of the US Open, partly because of long drives, his victory came with an immediate debate. Was DeChambeau’s length off the tee an unfair advantage? Should gamblers now back bombers in every major championship? DeChambeau, who was fetching 28/1 odds to win before […]

For the first time since the tournament began in1934, there will not be patrons at the Masters. (Image: Getty)

Augusta National Officials Announce No Fans for Masters

Officials at Augusta National announced on Wednesday that no fans will be allowed at this year’s Masters. The tournament, usually played in April, was moved to Nov. 12-15 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online sportsbooks had the “yes” for fans at the Masters at -150, while the “no” was +110. […]

Bryson DeChambeau is now the favorite to win the Masters at a couple of sportsbooks after winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Sunday. (Image: Getty)

Bryson DeChambeau Muscles Up to Become Masters Favorite

Bryson DeChambeau’s victory on Sunday rocketed him up the betting boards, making him the new favorite to win the Masters. DeChambeau, who had odds as high as 30/1 at the start of the year, is now the top pick at two sportsbooks. He’s also a co-favorite with Rory McIlroy at […]

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus expressed doubts last week that The Masters will be played this year. (Image: Getty)

Jack Nicklaus Doubts The Masters Will Be Played This Year

While Masters officials and golfers are hopeful the major championship will take place this year, Jack Nicklaus has his doubts. The annual major championship, held the first week of April, was postponed on Friday because of the coronavirus outbreak. Nicklaus, a six-time winner of the green jacket, believes it will […]

The Masters has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak, and chairman Fred Ridley said they will try and reschedule. (Image: Augusta Chronicle)

Masters Postponed Because of Coronavirus, New Date Possible

Masters chairman Fred Ridley announced Friday the major championship will be postponed because of concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak. The surprise announcement came less than 12 hours after the PGA Tour canceled The Players Championship and three other tournaments. This will be the first time the Masters will not […]

Brooks Koepka is trying to find his golf game after three poor outings, but he is refusing to blame a prior knee injury. (Image: Getty)

Can Brooks Koepka Find His Form Before The Masters?

Brooks Koepka had a short, profane, and possibly costly remark when asked about the state of his golf game last Sunday. “Still s***. Still s***. Putting better,” Koepka told reporters after his final round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The obscenity might earn a fine from the PGA Tour, but […]

BetOnline has put out a prop bet on how many tournaments Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods will win in 2020. (Image: Getty)

Prop Bet Asks How Many Tournaments will Koepka, Tiger Win in 2020?

Brooks Koepka and Tiger Woods haven’t had great starts to 2020, but that hasn’t deterred one sportsbook from offering a prop bet on how many PGA Tour wins they’ll earn this year. BetOnline recently posted the wager for both players, laying odds on whether they will win anywhere from zero […]

Tiger Woods didn’t win last week’s Farmers Insurance Open, but has jumped up to become the co-favorite to win the Masters.

Tiger Woods, Rory Mcllroy, Brooks Koepa are Masters Co-Favorites

Tiger Woods might not have won the Farmers Insurance Open, but his tie for ninth at Torrey Pines on Sunday impressed oddsmakers enough to make him one of the co-favorites at April’s Masters. The 44-year-old moved from 14/1 to 10/1 at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Woods joins the top […]