On the whole, the Masters Tournament sets itself apart as the most prestigious Golf betting event held annually. At the beginning of its mystique is the immaculate Augusta National Golf Club. No place on earth is a more iconic venue for its sport than Augusta. And the coveted Green Jacket that goes to the winner is prized possession unrivaled. Everything about the Masters is iconic and bigger than life. No other golf event drives more television viewers and gambling activity. Heading into the New Year there is a surprise favorite to win the Green Jack this April.
2020 Masters Tournament Betting
On April 20, 2020, the Masters Tournament will begin and run through April 12, 2020. ESPN and CBS will provide coverage. Last year Tiger Woods won a championship for the ages in a remarkable comeback. Woods won his fifth green jacket. Most important of all he won a lot of fans back after his stunning fall from grace. Woods has been in decline physically and mentally. But for one glorious weekend, he summoned all of his powers to win an unforgettable championship.
2020 Masters Tournament Odds
At the beginning of the Masters’ sportsbook futures action, Jon Rahm opened as the 9/2 favorite to win the Green Jacket. Justin Thomas was the next choice at 13/2 with Patrick Cantalay at 9/1. Following at 10/1 are Tiger Woods and Xander Schauffele. Webb Simpson is a 12/1 choice with Rickie Fowler and Justin Rose at 14/1. Next at 18/1 are Bryson DeChambeau, Gary Woodland, and Patrick Reed. Tony Finau is at 20/1 with Jordan Spieth at 25/1. Namely, Matt Kuchar is 30/1 with Bubba Watson at 40/1.
Emerging from the shadows become a Golf Betting favorite is Jon Rahm. Fashion that Rahm cracked the top ten of the Official World Golf Ranking on July 7, 2019. The 25-year-old from Spain now resides in Phoenix, Arizona and is still seeking his first major. Gamblers see a lot of upside for Rahm and are in essence betting the come here. Encompassing Rahm’s reputation is the Ben Hogan Award for both 2015 and 2016. Rahm has a total of three PGA wins for his career.
Justin Thomas is a far better-known player with a more proven long-term track record. Concurrently Thomas ranks fifth on the Official World Golf Ranking. Thomas has one major tournament win for his career with the 2017 PGA Championship. Last year at the Masters Thomas finished 12th for his best finish at Augusta. Thomas is best known for winning the 2017 FedEx Cup Championship. He is also the PGA Tour leading money winner from 2017 and 2018. Subsequently, Thomas won the 2017 PGA Tour Player of the Year.
In the same way as Serena Williams in tennis is Woods an iconic marquee brand name whose best days are behind him. Based purely on ability and recent results Woods should not be a 10/1 choice. Yet his name remains the most powerful in the sport for both casual viewers and gamblers. Due to his winning the Green Jacket last year is Woods again drawing plenty of betting action.
Specifically, there are plenty of ways to bet the Masters Tournament. Among them are futures odds, matchups, props, and of course live betting!