Entering the 2017 Hero World Challenge after a 301 day layoff, Tiger Woods was 100/1 according to Vegas to win the 2018 Masters. All things considered, that’s not much of a surprise for a guy who hasn’t won since 2013 and is ranked outside the top 1000 in the official world rankings.
However, Woods opened the Hero World Challenge with a solid 69 which garnered praise from one of his biggest critics, and after a second round front nine 31, Vegas has apparently gone all in on Tiger as a favorite at the Masters.
As Sherman pointed out, Tiger may be the favorite to win the 2018 Masters if he wins this week in the Bahamas.
If Tiger is able to climb to 5/1 odds, it would put him even with Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose, and Jon Rahm. He would be ahead of Brooks Koepka and Hideki Matsuyama.
How insane is that?