McIlroy’s Masters odds shorten with Players win

Rory McIlroy was still beaming after claiming the all-new Players Championship golden trophy when his odds to capture next month’s Masters shortened to just 7/1.

An Irish-based bookie has installed the new World No. 4 as a favourite to capture his fifth Major and become just the sixth player in history of the game to win the Grand Slam.

Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy last held a major trophy aloft at the 2014 PGA Championship (Credit: Anthony Powter)

World number one, Dustin Johnson, is second favourite at 10/1 while Justin Rose is 12/1.

In fact, William Hill share the same odds as Paddy Power by also installing McIlroy at 7/1 with DJ also at 10/1 along with Rose and Tiger Woods as their favourites heading to the year’s first Major

Top 10

  • Rory McIlroy – 7/1
  • Dustin Johnson – 10/1
  • Justin Rose – 12/1
  • Tiger Woods – 12/1
  • Justin Thomas – 14/1
  • Bryson DeChambeau – 16/1
  • Jon Rahm – 16/1
  • Jordan Spieth – 18/1
  • Rickie Fowler – 18/1
  • Brooks Koepka – 18/1