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Masters 2023: The 12 players with the best odds to win at Augusta National, including Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy

Masters 2023: The 12 players with the best odds to win at Augusta National, including Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy walk during a practice round before the Masters.AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
  • The best players in golf head to Augusta National this week to compete in the Masters.
  • Scottie Scheffler is the favorite to repeat as champion according to oddsmakers.

Scottie Scheffler (+650)

Scottie Scheffler (+650)
Scottie Scheffler dons the green jacket after winning the Masters.      AP Photo/David J. Phillip

World ranking: No. 1

Best Masters finish: Win — 2022

One thing to know: The reigning Masters champion is this year's rightful favorite to repeat. While we haven't had a back-to-back green jacket winner since Tiger Woods at the turn of the millennium, Scheffler has kept his foot on the gas for a calendar year. Scheffler already defended his title at the Phoenix Open earlier this year, and took down the biggest tournament of the year thus far at the Players Championship in March. He's the best player in the world right now.

Rory McIlroy (+750)

Rory McIlroy (+750)
Rory McIlroy plays a shot during a practice round at the Masters.      AP Photo/Matt Slocum

World ranking: No. 2

Best Masters finish: 2nd — 2022

One thing to know: Rory McIlroy is a perennial favorite at the Masters, as he needs just a green jacket join Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, and Gene Sarazen as the sixth man to even win the career grand slam. He's finished in the top 10 in seven of his past nine Masters, including a solo second finish last year.

Jon Rahm (+850)

Jon Rahm (+850)
Jon Rahm plays out of the bunker during a practice round before the Masters.      AP Photo/Mark Baker

World ranking: No. 3

Best Masters finish: 4th — 2018

One thing to know: Jon Rahm has been one of the most dominant golfers on the planet over the past three seasons, but still has just one major win to his name. He's played well over the years at the Masters, finishing in the top 10 in four of his past five outings.

Tony Finau (18/1)

Tony Finau (18/1)
Tony Finau plays a shot at the Dell Match Play.      AP Photo/Eric Gay

World ranking: No. 13

Best Masters finish: T5 — 2019

One thing to know: Tony Finau's game fits Augusta National extremely well. While he was a contender that struggled to break through for years, in 2022 he secured three wins on the PGA Tour. He's played the Masters five times in his career and never missed the cut.

Jordan Spieth (18/1)

Jordan Spieth (18/1)
Jordan Spieth tees off on the second hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship.      AP Photo/Mike Carlson

World ranking: No. 16

Best Masters finish: Win — 2015

One thing to know: Jordan Spieth has taken the green jacket just once in his career, but it feels like it's been more. In addition to his win in 2015, Spieth has finished in the top three on four other occasions at Augusta National, most recently in 2021. His missed cut last year was the only time Spieth's failed to play the weekend in his nine career Masters starts.

Patrick Cantlay (20/1)

Patrick Cantlay (20/1)
Patrick Cantlay hits from the 12th tee during a practice round at the Masters.      AP Photo/Mark Baker

World ranking: No. 4

Best Masters finish: T9 — 2019

One thing to know: Patrick Cantlay may be the best golfer currently playing who has yet to break through at a major. Cantlay has proven he can take down big events, as he won the Tour Championship in 2021, but has just one top-10 finish at a major in the past three years. His best Masters outing came in 2019, just before Tiger Woods' shocking victory.

Justin Thomas (22/1)

Justin Thomas (22/1)
Justin Thomas works on the range during ahead of the Masters.      AP Photo/Matt Slocum

World ranking: No. 10

Best Masters finish: 4th — 2020

One thing to know: Justin Thomas has never missed the cut at the Masters and has finished in the top 25 every year since 2017. If you don't like his odds to win the Masters, he's still a solid play for a top-10 finish or in daily fantasy lineups.

Jason Day (22/1)

Jason Day (22/1)
Jason Day plays a practice round ahead of the Masters.      AP Photo/Matt Slocum

World ranking: No. 35

Best Masters finish: T2 — 2011

One thing to know: Jason Day has finished in the top 10 at the Masters four times in his career. While he's missed the cut on his past two trips to Augusta National, Day has been on an absolute tear recently, finishing in the top 20 in all six events he's played so far this calendar year.

Dustin Johnson (22/1)

Dustin Johnson (22/1)
Dustin Johnson takes a shot during a practice round ahead of the Masters.      AP Photo/Matt Slocum

World ranking: No. 69

Best Masters finish: Win — 2020

One thing to know: Dustin Johnson has the lowest odds of any LIV player in the Masters field. His win in 2020 came at the November Masters that were rescheduled due to COVID-19, and with wet conditions expected this weekend, it could be another opportunity for Johnson to overpower the course.

Xander Schauffele (25/1)

Xander Schauffele (25/1)
Xander Schauffele works out on the range ahead of the Masters.      AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

World ranking: No. 7

Best Masters finish: T2 — 2019

One thing to know: Xander Schauffele is another contender for the title of Best Player Without a Major. In 22 major starts in his career, Schauffele has cracked the top 10 nine times, while missing just three cuts. He's another player that is worth considering in daily fantasy games even if you're not betting him to win outright. He'll be playing his first two rounds alongside Tiger Woods.

Max Homa (28/1)

Max Homa (28/1)
Max Homa waits at a tee during a practice round ahead of the Masters.      AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

World ranking: No. 5

Best Masters finish: T48 — 2022

One thing to know: Max Homa is one of the hottest golfers on the planet right now, with five wins since the start of 2021. But for all of the success he's had on the course, he's yet to break through at a major, having missed the cut in eight of his 13 career major starts. He's been locked in recently, finishing in the top 20 in five of his six starts so far this season.

Collin Morikawa (28/1)

Collin Morikawa (28/1)
Collin Morikawa reacts after making a birdie at the Genesis Invitational.      AP Photo/Ryan Kang

World ranking: No. 12

Best Masters finish: 5th — 2022

One thing to know: Collin Morikawa already is halfway to a career grand slam at 26 years old. He's still missing a green jacket, but a fifth-place finish at last year's Masters shows that he's the type of player that can tame Augusta National if he's playing his best.




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