Early odds for favorite Brooks Koepka to win the 2020 Masters, according to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Tiger Woods, the defending champion, was listed with Dustin Johnson as the co-No. 2 choices at 12-1. Rory McIlroy, who lacks only a green jacket for the career Grand Slam, joined Jordan Spieth as 14-1 choices. The Masters is scheduled for April 9-12 at Augusta (Ga.) National Golf Club.
Position in the Official World Golf Ranking for Ireland’s Shane Lowry, who jumped 16 spots, from 33rd, after he won the British Open on Sunday. Lowry, 32, a five-time winner worldwide, has attained a career high in the OWGR. After ending last year at No. 75, Lowry won in Abu Dhabi to start his year before posting three consecutive top-10 results in the U.S.