Defending champion tops Golfodds.com’s list at 8-1 to win another green jacket, followed by Bryson DeChambeau at 10-1
Johnson, 36, won the 2020 Masters, which was delayed from its usual spot in the second week of April until November because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Johnson, the No. 1-ranked player in the world and the reigning FedEx Cup champion, was listed at 8-1 odds to win a second green jacket.
Fellow American Bryson DeChambeau, the reigning U.S. Open champion, was the second choice, at 10-1. DeChambeau won the Arnold Palmer Invitational two weeks ago and tied for third Sunday at the PGA Tour's Players Championship.
Countryman Justin Thomas, who rallied from a three-stroke deficit to win the Players title, moved into oddsmakers’ co-No. 3 spot to win the Masters, at 14-1, the same rating as Spain’s Jon Rahm.
Americans Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth and Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, all multiple major champions, were listed as 16-1 picks, followed by Americans Xander Schauffele (20-1) and Patrick Cantlay (25-1) and Norway’s Viktor Hovland (25-1).
The Masters is scheduled for April 8-11 at Augusta National Golf Club.
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