As the 2012 Masters Tournament gets underway today at Augusta National Golf Club, four-time winner Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy remain the favorites to don the green jacket on Sunday, according to Bovada Sportsbook.
Woods (9-2) last won the Masters in 2005, but has finished in the top 10 in each of the last six tournaments, tying for fourth place in each of the last two years. McIlroy (6-1) has never won the Masters, but posted his best finish (15th) during the 2011 tournament.
Three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson remains third behind Woods and McIlroy, holding steady at 12-1 the last few days.
Englishmen Luke Donald (14-1) and Lee Westwood (16-1) round out the top five favorites to win this year's tournament. Neither has won a major championship, but both have posted top-five finishes. Donald's best finish at Augusta came in 2005, when he finished tied for third, seven shots behind Woods, who defeated Chris DiMarco in a playoff. Westwood finished second to Mickelson in the 2010 Masters.
Hunter Mahan, who won the 2012 Shell Houston Open on Sunday, is going off at 25-1 to win. The 29-year-old Mahan's top Masters finish was a tie for eighth place in 2010, nine shots behind Mickelson. Keegan Bradley (22-1), Justin Rose and Adam Scott (28-1), and a trio of golfers at 40-1, including defending champion Charl Schwartzel, Jason Day and Bubba Watson, round out the oddsmakers' top 10.
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