PGA Tour Masters Golf Tournament Odds 2009: With Tiger Woods being the center of attention in this year’s Masters Golf Tournament Odds 2009, people can expect huge galleries around August National beginning Thursday morning, as well as solid television ratings through the entire weekend and giving the PGA Tour a big boost.
On Tuesday, the man everyone came to see arrived at Augusta National, late. Even though Tiger Woods will be playing his first major since his knee operation, it hasn’t affected his chances to win at the Masters Golf Tournament Odds 2009.
According to expert oddsmakers at SBGglobal.com, Tiger Woods [+150 M.L.] has remained as the Sports Odds favorite to win the Masters Golf Tournament Odds 2009.
The Masters Golf Tournament was started by golfing legend Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts, who designed Augusta National with golf course architect Alister MacKenzie. The 2009 Masters Golf Tournament has a total purse of $7,500,000 and is an official money event on the PGA Tour, the PGA European Tour, and the Japan Golf Tour. The field of players consists of a small group of select golfers because it is an invitation only event, with the invites being extended by the Augusta National Golf Club.
Unlike the other major championships, the Masters is held each year at the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, a private golf club in the city of Augusta, Georgia just outside of Atlanta. The Masters Golf Tournament organizers regularly extend the length and layout of the course to meet developments in new golf equipment technology and player skill making it one of the hardest courses in the world to play at golf tournament on.
So, with all the high expectations, is Tiger thinking about another Grand Slam? “Well, I know I can do it,” he said. “I’ve done it. It’s hard for me to sit here and tell you that it can’t be done because I’ve done it before… You enter a tournament to win,” Woods said. Phil Mickelson [+700] currently has the second best Sports Odds to win The Masters Golf Tournament Odds 2009.
Here’s a little taste of Tiger’s PGA Tour press conference and some of yesterday's "Q and A":
Do you expect to win?
“Always,” he said.
Any concerns about the knee holding up at hilly Augusta?
“We won’t have a problem here,” he said.
Considering your injury, rust and the rise of some other challengers, what’s your biggest concern coming here?
“How the golf course is going to be playing,” he said.
Would you define your rivalry with Phil Mickelson?
“He and I have certainly competed head-to-head quite a few times … the person I’ve gone head-to-head against the most has been Ernie (Els).”
Did you watch Padraig Harrington win the two majors you missed on rehab?
“I watched the tail end of both,” he said, unconcerned.
Considering Harrington is half way to a Grand Slam, what’s his chances of getting it done (possible challenger to history)?
“Well, it’s not going to be easy,” he said.