"All of us at Augusta National are focused on the future of golf, and this event remains one of the most meaningful endeavors in the history of our club", said Masters chairman Fred Ridley.
Here are the updated odds via Odds via BetDSI Sportsbook. It's hard to win a single major these days, never mind 14 - which is where Woods has been stuck since that memorable playoff win over Rocco Mediate in the '08 U.S. Open.
Legendary golfer and three-time victor of The Masters, Gary Player, has said of playing the course that "Every shot is within a fraction of disaster".
I'm excited to tune in to the Masters every spring and have even had the opportunity to walk the grounds a couple of times. Even just to get myself into that position, I feel like I'd handle that a lot better.
Three players have a shot at the career Grand Slam this year, and it starts with McIlroy at the Masters, who for the fourth year needs only a green jacket to compete the greatest collection in golf. For the first time in several years, the former world number one is being touted as a genuine contender for his sport's biggest prizes.
She received the trophy from a Green Jacket victor with ties to Georgia, Bubba Watson.
His ability to work the ball at will would have allowed him to be a trick shot artist if tournament golf had not worked out, and his confidence will be sky high.
Anticipation built on Sunday around Augusta National for Tiger Woods returning to the Masters, ticket scalpers already offering prized passes to the unfolding drama at the year's first major golf tournament.
Tiger Woods reacts to his birdie putt on the 13th hole during the final round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented By MasterCard at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando.
Tiger Woods is returns to Augusta Masters for the first time since 2015.
The good news for Tiger is that he has played enough rounds to qualify for the tour's official stats. "I would expect him to do fairly well, but I don't know how well, you know, because it's also been a while since he's been there and he will probably be a little bit nervous, too, which is normal". "And then I made a 10 on No. 12".
"I'm just there to win", Woods said. Ironically, when I received word that I would have the honor of providing a full week's worth of coverage from Augusta, I was attending a party held at a restaurant overlooking a golf course. All are almost unbeatable when hitting the ball well and it shows as they rank second, third and fourth in the world, respectively. You've got a handful of players that are playing exceptionally well and the star power, the guys you hope will be there on Sunday. You hate to say it, but there just isn't anyone else out there that has that impact. "I don't feel like I'm better than I was before".