The Masters 2016 - 10 Vital Statistics


10. Rory McIlroy needs a Masters title to complete a career Grand Slam of all the majors. However, he failed to win a major tournament last year and 9.50 third favourite to win this weekend at Augusta.

9. Masters favourite Jason Day heads into this tournament having won the US PGA Championship back in August and has won his last two Tour outings. The Australian is 7.50 to win the Masters.

8. Defending Masters champions Jordan Spieth won this tournament and the US Open last year. He also came tied-fourth at the Open and second at the US PGA. The 22-year-old is 8.00 to win.

7. Bubba Watson has won two tournaments since November and came second at the WGC Cadillac last month. Watson won the Masters in 2012 and 2014 and is 13.00 to clinch the Green Jacket in 2016.

6. Patrick Reed boasts more top-10 finishes (7 from 11 tournaments) than any other player on the PGA Tour this season. The American’s best majors result was tied-14th at the 2015 US Open. He is 4.50 to make the top 10.

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5. Leftie Phil Mickelson, however, has the best round average heading into this tournament (69.170). Mickelson’s last of three Masters titles came in 2010 and he is 19.00 to win.

4. Sweden’s Henrik Stenson is yet to win a tournament this season but did finish second at the Houston Open last week. He is 2.38 favourite to finish as the top continental European player.

3. Justin Rose, meanwhile, has endured a tough season on the PGA Tour. The Englishman has placed in the top 10 just three times in eight tournaments since October and is 1.62 to finish in the top 20.

2. Australia’s Adam Scott boasts 78 birdies from 251 holes in 2016. That 31.08% birdie rate is the best on the Tour and the 2013 Masters champion is 13.00 to win this title.

1. Four-time major winner Ernie Els, 46, has made the cut in 16 of his 21 Masters tournaments. The South African’s best result, however, remains second-place in 2000 and 2004. He is 1.65 to make the cut.