Hideki Matsuyama wins the Masters to become first male Japanese major champion.
The Japanese golfer closed as a 60-1 long shot in pretournament odds at the Westgate but didn’t get many takers there or at William Hill. He’s the -120 favorite in updated odds.
Only one of the previous 23 outright leaders after the first round of the Masters has gone on to win the green jacket since 1985. Justin Rose has a four-shot lead.
Australian Cameron Smith is a popular long shot pick to win the Masters after he became the first golfer in tournament history to shoot four rounds in the 60s in November.
The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship finals at Augusta (Georgia) National on Sunday had a Southern Nevada feel to them.
Fresh off his first PGA Tour win in four years, Jordan Spieth is the Masters ticket leader at William Hill, where he’s the 9-1 co-favorite with Dustin Johnson.
In a span of 11 days that began Thursday, fans and bettors can feast their eyes on a smorgasbord of baseball, the Final Four and NCAA championship and the Masters.
The Los Angeles County sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern California but would not release details Wednesday, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star.
There are more than 20 notable players in the Valero Texas Open field who haven’t qualified for the Masters, and Wes Reynolds lists several as his best bets.
Tiger Woods and Brooks Koepka are on crutches and won’t be part of the tournament, and the other top players never made the weekend at last week’s WGC Match Play Championship.
Bryson DeChambeau, Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm are the 12-1 co-favorites at the Westgate sportsbook to win the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play tournament in Austin, Texas.
The format guarantees everybody gets at least three matches. It also means viewers — and sometimes the players — are often lost about what is happening the first three days.
The colors pop like fireworks at the Rockstar Bar, one of first new clubs to open in Las Vegas since the pandemic.
Daniel Berger, ranked No. 15 in the world, is the 12-1 favorite at the Westgate sportsbook, followed by Sungjae Im (14-1), Joaquin Niemann (18-1) and Lee Westwood (20-1).
It was after the first round of The Players Championship last year that golf was shut down for three months because of COVID. Players returned to TPC Sawgrass last week.