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Who are the favorites for this year’s Masters? – Golf News | Golf Magazine – World News in Spanish

The Masters, the traditional backdrop for golf majors, will return on the 4ththe April at its usual venue, Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. The world’s best professional golfers will compete in four rounds of 18 holes each, with the winner receiving a cash prize of more than $2 million and the coveted green jacket. This year’s favorites include Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, Collin Morikawa and Dustin Johnson, according to experts at odds checker, whose free bets can be used for The Masters. However, die-hard fans will remember shocking winners like Danny Willet, Charl Schwartzel and Trevor Immelman who far exceeded expectations to win the tournament, so the stakes are certainly up for grabs. With most of the other players considered wild card winners, it would be impossible to assess them all, so here’s a rundown of the favourites.

Jon Rahm

The number one golfer in 2021, Jon Rahm, is believed to be the favorite for this year’s Masters. After dominating the amateur scene, holding the number one spot for 60 consecutive weeks, he turned pro in 2016 and has been steadily on the rise ever since. He suffered numerous disappointments in 2021, such as having to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament and the postponed 2020 Summer Olympics. However, he showed impressive mental fortitude to win the US Open, which led to him winning the PGA Player of the Year award and the Byron Nelson Award.

Jordan Spieth

2015 Masters winner Jordan Spieth enjoyed a triumphant comeback in 2021 after some disappointing seasons. followed his masters victory by winning the US Open in the same year, before winning the Open Championship in 2017. Since then, he has struggled for form, with low points including missing the mid-cut at the US Open in 2018 and 2020. His performances in 2021 were much more consistent, he was runner-up at The Masters and The Open Championship, leading him to finish the year in 6the in the money rankings.

Colin Morikawa

Since making his debut in 2019, 24-year-old Collin Morikawa has looked like a golfer in a hurry to make history. He began his PGA Tour career by making 22 consecutive intermediate cuts, a record surpassed only by Tiger Woods with a total of 25. He won the PGA Championship in 2020 and followed that up with a 4the he finished at the US Open, before winning the Open Championship that same year.



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