For the 82nd time, the PGA Tour will hold one of Golf’s prestigious events, the Masters Tournament. From Thursday, April 5 to Sunday, April 8, prepare to witness some of the top-rank golfers claim the 2018 Masters title. The event will take place at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Setting apart the Masters is the fact that it is held in the same par-72 course every year.
Among the four majors, this tournament hosts the smallest field. The event sets particular measures for golfers to qualify. Firstly, all past Masters participants, including 2017’s winner, are eligible to play. Winners of the past five U.S. Open Championship and Open Championships also qualify, so you are sure to see the likes of Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, and Dustin Johnson take part in the tournament.
Moreover, other invitees include previous winners of The Players Championship, Jason Day, Kim Si-woo, Rickie Fowler, and promising amateurs like Harry Ellis.
2018 Masters Predictions
The Masters is an event that poses interesting storylines. However, one of the hottest topics of the tournament this year is Tiger Woods. After facing numerous scandals and injuries, he is in form and playing some of the best golf in his career. After stellar performances in the Honda Classic and the PGA National, his Bitcoin golf odds to win the masters went up from 100-1 to 16-1. This is a huge leap considering the level of competition he faces today.
The golf season is about to get into full swing when 2018’s first major commences. Once the Masters heat up, golf fans can expect the season to heat up even further until the Tour Championship.