Bettor placed $85,000 Bet On Tiger Woods Winning The US Masters 2019

It’s been a turbulent few years for Tiger Woods, blighted by injury and personal issues, he’s contemplated retiring because of the injuries, but in April this year he beat all the odds to gain the Green Jacket and won the US Masters, his first major win since 2008.

Tiger Woods Fans Have Faith

Although having no major wins since 2008, people still have every faith in Tiger. Over the years, at the height of his career, you could almost guarantee a win whenever he played and punters have won a lot of money backing him.It seems that faith is still in the minds of some with one punter placing a bet of $85,000 for Tiger to win the US Masters. Unbelievably, this was the first bet the punter had ever made, and was placed at a Nevada sportsbook run by William Hill. The odds the punter received were 14-1 for Tiger Woods to win. Immediately after the punter placed his bet the sportsbook slashed the odds to 10-1.

$1.19M Win

With the surprising win from Tiger, the punter claimed $1.19M and has become the largest payout to date for William Hill in the US.Tiger was asked what he thought about the gamble the punter took on him winning and said, “ A F***ing great bet”He was also told the punter had bet a further $100,000 on him winning three major tournaments, US Open, PGA and British Open he said that was a ‘dumb decision’!The next major tournament in the Golfing calendar is the 199th US Open, played at Pebble Beach, California. Woods, 43 has confirmed he will be playing the Memorial Tournament in preparation for the US Open and was seen polishing his skills at the famous Pebble Beach last week.

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