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8 months 1 week ago #1 by Brent Graham
US Masters 2018, Golf Betting Thread was created by Brent Graham
There is no tournament like the Masters and I think aside from the tradition it is the fact that we have such a long wait from the end of the PGA until this tournament

This year we have a host of the top players in good form including Tiger Woods - it should be a brilliant tournament and the cream usually rises to the top here

We are running a SuperBru comp and will confirm prizes in the week

Link: www.superbru.com/themasters/pool.php?p=11830063

Pool name: Goodforthegame

Pool code: papasham

And now my 1st bet

John Rahm win at 22/1 Sportingbet - made a promising debut last year and has improved since - I see he is shorter elsewhere so want to take the price now

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8 months 1 week ago #2 by The Vann
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Love The Masters - Earlier bets posted on the boards
Win only
Mickelson @ 28/1
Tiger @ 10/1
Added this evening
Kuchar @ 65/1
Wish the books would open the e/w and top 10 markets

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8 months 1 week ago #3 by bamiam
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Top 10 and weekend markets are open on BetXChange

I have taken a bet on Kuchar @ 65/1

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8 months 1 week ago #4 by azzman
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I see hollywood offers 1st round odds, where the fav is 16/1... im taking a bit of a chance, thinking, hoping that one of the class players will lead by round 1....

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8 months 1 week ago #5 by azzman
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8 Win-0 11. Rickie Fowler Pending
19:50
02 Apr 18 Win-0 6. Justin Rose Pending
19:50
02 Apr 18 Win-0 2. Dustin Johnson Pending
19:50
02 Apr 18 Win-0 3. Jordan Spieth Pending
19:50
02 Apr 18 Win-0 1. Rory McIlroy Pending
19:49
02 Apr 18 Win-0 9. Jon Rahm Pending
19:49
02 Apr 18 Win-0 12. Phil Mickelson Pending
19:48
02 Apr 18 Win-0 5. Tiger Woods

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8 months 1 week ago #6 by azzman
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Shortest 16/1, bigest Rahm 25/1.... al for leader after round 1

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8 months 1 week ago #7 by Brent Graham
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Looks like I should have held back on my Rahm bet - as big as 28/1 at Betx

My other fancies are Rose 14/1 (some 16/1) and Bubba Watson 18/1

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8 months 1 week ago #8 by The Vann
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A couple of items for the superstitious punter :lol:
The last two winners of the Masters also won the Dubai Desert Classic - Willet in 2016 and Garcia in 2017. This years winner was Hao-tong Li.
Henley in his three appearances has gone 31/21/11/?

The most talented player I ever saw play live ( have seen Nicklaus,Player,Trevino - unfortunately not Tiger) was Bobby Cole. He was the youngest player to ever make the cut at the Masters in 1967 at 18 years - a record which stood for around 46 years. As he was an amateur it is probably why I have always taken an interest in the amateurs and now we can bet on top amateur :cheer:

From "The Crows Nest" a Texas Longhorn who has played the course around 10 times and was taken around by a fellow Longhorn - Spieth.

Top Am Ghim @ 33/10

(or if you can still bet at WSB 7/2 )

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8 months 1 week ago #9 by Proudwolf
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Geez,yeah tough to look past the favourites.
Top picks I probably think Spieth 10/1 and Mickelson 18/1.
Others I also wouldnt scoff at are DJ 11/1,Matsuyama 35/1,Rory 10/1 and Rose 14/1.

But those odds would just cut my total stake too much,so im looking for the surprise:

Casey - 22/1
Stenson - 40/1
Cantlay - 75/1
Berger - 90/1
Finau - 90/1
C'Bello - 100/1

That Henley option doesnt seem bad either,Vann. With that history, 175/1 looks generous.

Will look for some exotics tomorrow.

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8 months 1 week ago #10 by The Vann
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Not a lot from my point of view on the groups so will probably steal some of PW's when he posts :silly:
SA Group
Grace is not course suited, first time out for Frittelli and Immelman has probably only made one cut in his last 50 outings so a straight shoot out between Louis and Charles which makes the 7/4 and 11/4 attractive on what is virtually a match bet. My choice
Charles @ 11/4
German Group
Only two contenders Kaymer and Langer. Kaymer is carrying a wrist injury and may or may not start which means either a winning bet or funds returned - just the kind I like :woohoo:
Langer @ 16/10
Top Debutant
Rather a large group this and one I would normally avoid but, for me the Masters is all about approach to the green ie getting the ball in the right place on the green. Kizzire's stats on the tour this year are GIR 10th and Proximity to the Pin 27th - exactly what is required to succeed at the Masters.
Kizzire @ 17/2

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8 months 1 week ago #11 by Proudwolf
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So not much in the exotics that caught my fancy. Most of the value seems to be with players I'm already invested in.

Will follow Vann in the german group,as Langer could probably beat a healthy Kaymer at Augusta.

Top German Langer - 16/10

And then I just had some fun with players who didnt make my final picks,but could have a fast start.

First round leader:

Oosthuizen - 45/1
Aphibarnrat - 66/1
Perez - 100/1

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8 months 1 week ago #12 by The Vann
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Last of my tournament bets before we dabble in rounds. I think Spieth is just so course-suited that I have to take him
Win only
Spieth @ 10/1
Top 10
Poulter @ 5/1
DeChambeau @ 6/1 ( Hope his back holds up )
Henley @ 11/1

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8 months 1 week ago #13 by The Vann
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First round leader
Hoffman @ 60/1
Henley @ 90/1

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8 months 1 week ago #14 by bamiam
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Added Poulter @75/1 for overall. Historically 15 players since 1932 have won a major coming off a win the previous weekend. That's 15 majors in 86 years, probably not great odds, but I'm doing it anyway...

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8 months 1 week ago #15 by The Missing Link
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Spieth @10/1
Rose@16/1
Rahm @28/1
Matsuyama @35/1
Finau@100/1

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8 months 1 week ago #16 by Northerner
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Been waiting for The Masters for weeks, can't wait! Here in the UK some bookies such as SkyBet have been offering bonkers E/W terms, up to 10 places! This has made it quite enticing, I've had quite a few bets for the next few days, and I'm confident of breaking even at the very least.

Spieth 1.5 unit WIN 14/1 (all funded by a free bet)
Rose 0.75 units E/W 1-8 14/1
Mickleson 0.75 units E/W 1-10 16/1
Bubba 0.75 units E/W 1-10 20/1
Noren 1 units E/W 1-10 40/1 (Probably went in a little heavy on this after getting excited watching him in the matchplay last week)
Aphibarnrat 0.75 units E/W 1-10 80/1
Stanley 0.1 units E/W 1-8 250/1

A couple of top 10s for any of the top 4 will see me fund the bets, or a single place from the final three which would put me in profit. Had a good few weeks in rugby betting so thought I'd spend a bit more on golf this week seeing as it is The Masters!

Good luck all! Some similar selections across the forum, so let's hope Spieth brings it home with Rose, Bubba and Aphibarnrat not far behind...
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8 months 1 week ago #17 by Brent Graham
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Northerner what fraction of the win price do they offer for top 10 on an each way be?

Also very excited for this one

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8 months 1 week ago #18 by Northerner
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Brent Graham wrote: Northerner what fraction of the win price do they offer for top 10 on an each way be?

Also very excited for this one


SkyBet go 1/5 the odds for 10 places which I think is generous. Others are offering 5 or 6 places with 1/4 the odds but I always prefer taking the extra places with the expense of a smaller return, especially in such a competitive field where there could be plenty of tied finishes in and around the top 10.

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8 months 1 week ago #19 by Brent Graham
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1/5 top 10 is an excellent offer

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8 months 1 week ago #20 by The Vann
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Northerner wrote:

Brent Graham wrote: Northerner what fraction of the win price do they offer for top 10 on an each way be?

Also very excited for this one


SkyBet go 1/5 the odds for 10 places which I think is generous. Others are offering 5 or 6 places with 1/4 the odds but I always prefer taking the extra places with the expense of a smaller return, especially in such a competitive field where there could be plenty of tied finishes in and around the top 10.

That is just fantastic. I would take just one bet on the Masters on that basis. Spieth 14/1 at 1/5 for top 10 ie Spieth 28/10 for a top 10 place - To quote RB - Golden :lol:
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8 months 1 week ago #21 by The Vann
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Actually - that post just made me think about our rugby punters who seem to operate around the 17/20 and 9/10 markets so here is something for you guys.
Super Rugby Punters at The Masters
Odds from BetXchange in SA
Top 10
Jordan Spieth @ 9/10 7.25 units
Top 20
Russell Henley @ 4/1 2.75 units
One of them should arrive :woohoo:
( For Hanrick/Oracle/Shaft etc etc )

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8 months 1 week ago #22 by Proudwolf
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Brent Graham wrote: 1/5 top 10 is an excellent offer


Man,I would be all over that!!!

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8 months 1 week ago #23 by Snail
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Top tier: Thomas 10-1 & Rose 16-1 & Mcilroy 11-1 (Like that no-ones talking him up this week.)
Mid tier: Casey 28-1/Fowler (25-1 win plus 1st day leader)/ Noren 40-1 / Harman 55-1
Roughies: Woodland 66-1/ Aphibarnrat 80-1/ Weisberger 125-1

Top Debutant: Schaufelle 4/1

Top 20: Weisberger 6-1 & Harman 2.5-1

Good luck.

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8 months 1 week ago #24 by Northerner
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Yeah seemingly quite lucky in the UK... but Vann/PW/Brent stop it haha you're enticing me to place more! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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8 months 1 week ago #25 by southpaw
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Day 22/1
Fowler 28/1
Harman 130/1
Moore 130/1
Fisher 330/1
Cabrerra Bello 160/1
Noren 60/1

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8 months 1 week ago #26 by Brent Graham
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Have just sent out a special US Masters newsletter and my main bet is Rose Top 10 12/10 at Sportingbet who pay ties in full

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8 months 1 week ago #27 by Proudwolf
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Finau,my man,what the hell did you do?!! :sick:
Actually dislocated his ankle and just popped it back... I wouldve been cripple for a month.
X-rays came back clean,but he'll have an MRI this morning. If that looks fine and the swelling is under control,he will play.
Ugh,how mad he must be at himself.

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8 months 6 days ago #28 by coil
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My two match bets over the 72 holes so far .Matsuyama over Garcia at evens and Rose over Woods at 10/11 , DNB.

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8 months 6 days ago #29 by The Missing Link
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Spieth top 10 @9/10 is great value. 2,1,2,T11 is a great record in Masters and should go close again.

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8 months 6 days ago #30 by Brent Graham
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Have taken Spieth top 10 even money at Sporting - ties paid in full

Also Noren win 55/1 and Top 10 8/1

So my interests in order of stake on

Rose win only 16/, Top 10 12/10
Watson win only 20/1
Rahm win only 23/1
Noren win 55/1, Top 10 8/1

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8 months 6 days ago #31 by The Vann
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Northerner wrote: Yeah seemingly quite lucky in the UK... but Vann/PW/Brent stop it haha you're enticing me to place more! :lol: :lol: :lol:


Should never have read this :lol:
Just added up my Masters bets across six books :blink: 23.4 units :ohmy:

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8 months 6 days ago #32 by The Vann
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coil wrote: My two match bets over the 72 holes so far .Matsuyama over Garcia at evens


Give the man his money (B)

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8 months 6 days ago #33 by Brent Graham
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Geez a 13 on 15 for Garcia - wow

Guys I am calling this early - Spieth to win and have bombed the 9/2 at Sunbet

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8 months 5 days ago #34 by The Vann
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They say the cream rises to the top at The Masters - looks distinctly curdled to me.
Win only
DJ @ 14/1 in play

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8 months 4 days ago #35 by The Vann
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53 of the worlds best - 4 par 3's - pin on 16 in position easy. A few beers on
4th round Hole in One - yes @ 15/10

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8 months 3 days ago #36 by The Vann
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The Vann wrote: 53 of the worlds best - 4 par 3's - pin on 16 in position easy. A few beers on
4th round Hole in One - yes @ 15/10


Charley H You Beaut (B)

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8 months 3 days ago #37 by Brent Graham
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Vann you beauty - Hoffman obliges

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8 months 3 days ago #38 by Taylor
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The Vann wrote: 53 of the worlds best - 4 par 3's - pin on 16 in position easy. A few beers on
4th round Hole in One - yes @ 15/10


Nice Vann! (B) (B) On 16th as well, great stuff
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8 months 3 days ago #39 by Brent Graham
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Rose misses top 10, Spieth Top 10 arrives (Thanks TML) but despite everyone but Noren finishing in the top 12 no joy for me and big Spieth in-running play loses -no idea what happened in that 2nd round

I also had some nervous moments as emptied my WSB account on Reed at 1/7 with 2 to play and very nearly regretted it

A great tournament to watch

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8 months 3 days ago #40 by Northerner
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Unbelievable from Spieth and got me thinking a bet I had written off yesterday had an outside chance, but not to be! Bubba top 10 a welcome return, shame about Rose who was stroke from top 10 as well. Down from my pre event selections but think I came out around even after going for a two ball treble at the start of play today with Spieth Matsuyama and Casey.

Such a great tournament to watch, fair play to Reed, holed so many clutch putts in that round. Thought he’d gone into the water half way through the back 9 which would have made it an even more thrilling finale!

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8 months 3 days ago #41 by southpaw
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Unbelievably have now backed Fowler every time he’s finished runner up in a major or top 5. :sick:

Place money covers my investment in others but another frustrating near miss.

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