Tiger Woods is the 2014 Masters favorite

Can Tiger Woods end his major drought in 2014? (USATSI)
Can Tiger Woods end his major drought in 2014? (USATSI)

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The 2013 major golf championship season is in the books which means we have 241 days (gosh, that's a long time) until the 2014 Masters gets underway.

As you well know it's never too early to start thinking about next year.

Here are the 2014 Masters odds:


Tiger Woods : 6-1

Other favorites

Rory McIlroy : 12-1
Phil Mickleson: 12-1
Adam Scott : 16-1 

Fringe favorites

Justin Rose : 25-1
Brandt Snedeker : 28-1
Jason Day : 28-1
Charl Schwartzel : 33-1
Lee Westwood : 33-1
Luke Donald : 33-1
Dustin Johnson: 33-1

The rest

Keegan Bradley : 40-1
Louis Oosthuizen : 40-1
Matt Kuchar : 40-1
Bubba Watson : 40-1
Sergio Garcia : 40-1
Angel Cabrera : 50-1

Jason Day at 28-1 is insane to me. He should at least be 25-1 given that he has two top-three finishes at Augusta in the last three years.

On the other hand, Tiger at 6-1 seems a little much. I know that lines are more conservative the further out from the tournament that they're posted, and I know he was a flagstick on No. 15 from probably winning this season, but it feels like he should be more like 8-1.

I like that McIlroy seems like he has a little swagger back -- I think 12-1 for him and Mickelson is fair.

I'll also take a flyer on Kuchar at 40-1. He usually plays this tournament well.

Oh, by the way, anybody have a time machine that is capable of processing 241 days in say, a week? 

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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