Woods in Thick of Things After Day 1 of Masters

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Mary Montgomery
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Following Day 1 of the Masters 2022, it looked very much like Tiger Woods had a legitimate shot of paying out on numerous props including whether he could finish among the Top 20.


Woods’ greatest comeback yet got off to an electrifying start Thursday when he shot a 1-under 71 in the opening round of the Masters.

“To end up in the red,” he said confidently, “I’m right where I need to be.”

As Woods walked briskly toward the clubhouse after a grueling day that stretched to nearly 5 1/2 hours, he heard shouts of “Way to go, Tiger!” from the spectators.

He was just three strokes off the lead - with roughly half the field still on the course - after making three birdies, a pair of bogeys and a whole lot of solid pars — many of them salvaged by his deft touch around the greens.

The payout on Woods to win the Masters was around 45-1 or $4500 for every $100 bet.

Sitting atop the leaderboard after Day 1 is one Im Sung-jae, who pays close to 3-1 to top the Asian field and $5000 on a $100 bet to win the Masters outright.

Cameron Smith sat in second on the leaderboard and promises a payout of $1600 on a $100 bet.  He had the 4th shortest odds to win this year's Masters.

- Mary Montgomery, Gambling911.com

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