GolfWRX is live from the 2017 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club for the season’s first major.
Although he’s without a Green Jacket, Dustin Johnson enters this week as the favorite to win it. Johnson is coming off three victories in his last three starts, and he’s the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world. Just behind him (according to Vegas bookmakers) is Rory McIlroy, who needs a Masters victory to complete his career Grand Slam, and Jordan Spieth, who’s looking for his second green jacket. Other notable favorites in the field include Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama, Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose.
Last year, Spieth had a five-shot lead heading into the back nine on Sunday, but he dumped two shots into Rae’s Creek on hole No. 12, which proved to be his undoing. Ultimately, Danny Willett capitalized on Spieth’s slip up, and Willet returns to the Masters as the defending champion.
Check out our photos from Augusta, where we’re walking all 7,435 yards this week.
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