At the peak of his career, Tiger Woods was better than an ATM. A wager on the world’s most dominant golfer was an investment that typically produced a solid return.
Always a popular player with the betting public, Phil Mickelson is more than a sentimental favorite going into today’s final round of the U.S. Open. A lot of money is behind him, and so is every player in the field.
Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott share the favorite’s role after an odd Thursday at the U.S Open in which play was delayed twice by rain and suspended because of darkness in Ardmore, Pa.
It’s never a surprise to see Tiger Woods at the top of the odds board going into a major. If he’s on the Sunday leaderboard and finally wins another one, maybe that would be surprising.
It’s nothing new for Adam Scott to be in position to win a major tournament on the final day. But the last time Scott had a shot to be a closer, he collapsed.
Anyone who has hooked a shot from the tee into the trees can appreciate Phil Mickelson. Every round he plays has the potential to turn into a wild ride, a combination of beautiful and boneheaded shots.
LVH oddsmaker Jeff Sherman analyzes several key players in the Masters field.
Even when he was not on top, Tiger Woods was the hottest topic in golf. Of course, when his secret sex life was exposed, the X-rated details dominated the discussion.
Brian Blessing (DonBest.com) was handed a mythical bankroll of $200 to bet the Masters futures board at the LVH.