The Masters is nearly here and we're back to a traditional Masters from Augusta, after last year's Autumn tournament. We're looking forward to the biggest event of the year and have got you covered by answering all of the biggest questions ahead of this 2021 Masters.
When Is The Masters?
The 85th Masters tournament takes place this week, starting on Thursday April 8th and ending on Sunday. The tournament has historically been played in the first full week of April, although that obviously changed last year when the event was moved due to the pandemic.
Where Is The Masters?
The Masters is always played at Augusta National Golf Club, Georgia. The course is one of the very best in the world and without doubt the most famous due to the event.
How Do You Get To Play In The Masters?
This can change but as of this year there were 19 ways for golders to qualfy. Once you have won a Masters Tournament you get a lifetime qualification. Anybody who has won either the US Open, British Open, PGA Championship or Players Championship, in the past five years qualifies, as does the current Olympic gold medalist. The rest of the qualifiers get in down to their finishes in the four most recent majors, including last year's Masters. Anybody in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking for 2020, as well as those on the list last week. The final qualifiers are five amateurs who get in via being Champions within certain regions.
Who Won Last Year's Masters?
The 2020 Masters was won by Dustin Johnson who won with a record 20 under par. It was his first green jacket although he'll be looking for another win this week.
Who Has Won The Most Masters?
Tiger Woods is the most famous golfer ever but he has only won five times, one behind Jack Nicklaus who has won 6, the last of which was in 1986.
Is Tiger Woods Playing In This Year's Masters?
Sadly he isn't. We won't be seeing Tiger this year after his car crash in February. Thankfully Tiger is on the road to recovery now following serious injuries. We hope to see him again soon.
How To Bet On The Masters
If you're looking to bet on the Masters then there is only one place you need to start, and that's OddsChecker. If you visit our Masters grid then you can see the latest odds from every legal bookmaker in your state.
With a sport like golf it's absolutely key to use OddsChecker to compare odds and get the best odds. We all have our favorite sportsbooks but by shopping around you can often get far better odds from different bookmakers. That's something really worth taking advantage of when it comes to golf.
As an example, if you wanted to back Rory McIlroy, you can get worst odds of +1400 and best odds of +1900 for the Northern Irishman. That's a huge difference and with a $50 stake that would give you a difference of $250 in your winnings.
So before you place a bet, just make sure you check OddsChecker first and make sure you're getting the best value possible for your selection.
Where Can I Watch The Masters?
The Masters will be split between CBS and ESPN. ESPN will be covering the first two rounds on Thursday and Friday and offering live coverage. CBS will take over at the weekend and give you live coverage of rounds three and four on Saturday and Sunday.
You can either watch live on your TV or stream via their websites by logging into your account there.
There will also be coverage on ESPN+ and the Masters app.
Thursday, April 8: 3-7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, April 9: 3-7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday, April 10: 3-7 p.m. (CBS)
Sunday, April 11: 2-7 p.m. (CBS)
Who Will Win The Masters?
I wish we knew that but unforunately we don't know. Our golf handicapper Geoff Fienberg has created a brilliant preview of this week's tournament and you can watch it here. In that preview he explains his pick to win the Masters 2021.
Who Is Favorite To Win The Masters?
The current favorite is Dustin Johnson at +900, just ahead of Jordan Spieth, Bryson DeChambeau and Justin Thomas.
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Dustin Johnson +900
Jordan Spieth +1100
Bryson DeChambeau +1100
Justin Thomas +1200
Jon Rahm +1300
Rory McIlroy +1900
Patrick Cantlay +2200
Xander Schauffele +2500
Brooks Koepka +2800
Collin Morikawa +3000
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