William Hill have taken a massive $85,000 bet on Tiger Woods winning the US Masters at 14/1, the bet was placed in Southern Nevada and represents the first million dollar liability in US betting history. Should the bet be successful the $1,275,000 payout will be the biggest sport related cheque that Hills have written in their 85 year history. Tiger is currently a 20/1 shot in the UK, with Paul Casey (30/1) & Tommy Fleetwood (30/1) the worst results
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William Hill can report that the gamble on Jason Day winning the USPGA shows no sign of stopping and Hills have trimmed his price further from 18/1 to 16/1. Dustin Johnson is the current 8/1 favourite, with Rory Mcllroy 11/1 and Justin Thomas 12/1.
William Hill can report a move for 18/1 shot Jason Day to win the USPGA and he is the second worst result behind the ever popular Justin Rose (also 18/1).
Despite very little competitive golf this year, Rory Mcllroy is set to start the British Masters as the 15/2 favourite, with Sergio Garcia offered at 9/1. The host Lee Westwood is a 20/1 shot, alongside the man of the moment Matthew Fitzpatrick.
With just one round to go, Jordan Spieth is the red hot 1/4 favourite to win, with Matt Kuchar offered at 9/2.
As the first ball was struck on Thursday morning, William Hill can report that Justin Rose is the bookies worst result, with Tommy Fleetwood just behind.
William Hill can report that Justin Rose (20/1) is by far the worst result for British bookmakers with liabilities of over £500,000 for Hills alone.
Adam Scott (33/1), Jon Rahm (22/1) and Thomas Pieters (33/1) are the three best backed players with William Hill to win the US Open. Whilst the favourites Dustin Johnson and Rory Mcllroy are both relatively friendless with just 24hrs to go.
Dustin Johnson is the 8/1 favourite with William Hill to win the second Major of the year, with Rory Mcllroy & Jason Day offered at 14/1.
A very strong field lines-up on Thursday for the BMW and William Hill can report that Shane Lowry (33/1) and Ian Poulter (40/1) are the two that they fear most. As it stands other crowd favourites, Justin Rose (12/1) and Lee Westwood (33/1) are both currently good results.