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Tiger Woods opens as slight favorite in Vegas to win 2013 Masters

Jonathan Wall
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The four majors are over and done with for 2012, but if you're anything like us, you probably have a clock laying around that's counting down the days until the 2013 Masters. It's hard to believe we only have 237 days until the Azaleas grace our television screen and we get to hear the sweetest song in golf.

We know, it sounds crazy to talk about the first major of next year when the Ryder Cup and FedEx Cup playoffs are still on the table, but when Rory McIlroy's birdie putt dropped on the 18th hole at the PGA Championship, the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino got to work on setting the opening odds for the Masters.

As you'd probably expect -- or not, given his struggles on the weekend at the PGA -- Tiger Woods is the favorite at 11-to-2 to win his fifth green jacket. He'll obviously need to shoot an under-par round on the weekend, something he failed to do in all four majors this year, to break the four-plus year major championship drought.

Coming off another decisive major win, it should come as no surprise that Rory McIlroy came in a close second at 13-to-2. Three-time Masters winner Phil Mickelson is currently third at 15-to-1, with the majorless duo of Luke Donald and Lee Westwood sitting at 20-to-1.

The odds will change between now and when the first tee shot is struck on the morning of April 11th, so there's always a chance we could have a new favorite going into Masters week. However, considering Woods is always is usually the chalk pick in Vegas, it's difficult to see the top two or three names on the list changing in the next eight months.

Here's a rundown of Las Vegas Hotel and Casino's top 10 to win the 2013 Masters (the rest of the odds are after the jump):

TIGER WOODS 11/2
RORY McILROY 13/2
PHIL MICKELSON 15/1
LUKE DONALD 20/1
LEE WESTWOOD 20/1
ADAM SCOTT 25/1
JUSTIN ROSE 25/1
BUBBA WATSON 25/1
DUSTIN JOHNSON 30/1
JASON DUFNER 30/1

RICKIE FOWLER 30/1
HUNTER MAHAN 40/1
MATT KUCHAR 40/1
KEEGAN BRADLEY 40/1
LOUIS OOSTHUIZEN 40/1
CHARL SCHWARTZEL 50/1
JASON DAY 50/1
WEBB SIMPSON 50/1
NICK WATNEY 50/1
STEVE STRICKER 50/1
GRAEME McDOWELL 50/1
ERNIE ELS 50/1
PADRAIG HARRINGTON 60/1
SERGIO GARCIA 60/1
IAN POULTER 60/1
BO VAN PELT 60/1
PETER HANSON 60/1
ZACH JOHNSON 60/1
GEOFF OGILVY 60/1
JIM FURYK 80/1
MARTIN KAYMER 80/1
BRANDT SNEDEKER 80/1
BILL HAAS 80/1
FRANCESCO MOLINARI 80/1
NICOLAS COLSAERTS 80/1
K.J. CHOI 80/1
RETIEF GOOSEN 100/1
MARTIN LAIRD 100/1
CARL PETTERSSON 100/1
HENRIK STENSON 100/1
MATTEO MANASSERO 100/1
KYLE STANLEY 100/1
FRED COUPLES 100/1
JOHN SENDEN 125/1
FREDRIK JACOBSON 125/1
AARON BADDELEY 125/1
GARY WOODLAND 125/1
DAVID TOMS 125/1
BEN CURTIS 125/1
PAUL CASEY 125/1
SEUNG-YUL NOH 125/1
BEN CRANE 125/1
SEAN O'HAIR 125/1
PAUL LAWRIE 125/1
THOMAS BJORN 125/1
ROBERT GARRIGUS 125/1
SCOTT PIERCY 125/1
RYAN PALMER 125/1
VIJAY SINGH 125/1
ANGEL CABRERA 125/1
ANTHONY KIM 150/1
ROBERT KARLSSON 150/1
JONATHAN BYRD 150/1
TREVOR IMMELMAN 150/1
TIM CLARK 150/1
RYO ISHIKAWA 150/1
CHARLES HOWELL III 150/1
ALVARO QUIROS 150/1
ALEXANDER NOREN 150/1
THORBJORN OLESEN 150/1
BUD CAULEY 150/1
RYAN MOORE 150/1
Y.E. YANG 150/1
KEVIN NA 150/1
MIGUEL ANGEL JIMENEZ 150/1
RORY SABBATINI 150/1
BRANDEN GRACE 150/1
ANDERS HANSEN 200/1
SIMON DYSON 200/1
STEWART CINK 200/1
KYUNG-TAE KIM 200/1
SANG-MOON BAE 200/1
ROBERT ROCK 200/1
MARK WILSON 200/1
MARC LEISHMAN 200/1
CAMILO VILLEGAS 200/1
PATRICK CANTLAY 250/1
LUKE GUTHRIE 250/1
LUCAS GLOVER 250/1
TED POTTER, JR 250/1
DARREN CLARKE 300/1
MICHAEL THOMPSON 300/1
JOHN PETERSON 300/1
DAVID LYNN 300/1
JOSE MARIA OLAZABAL 500/1
BERNHARD LANGER 500/1
ALAN DUNBAR 500/1
MIKE WEIR 1000/1
TOM WATSON 1000/1
FIELD (all others) 15/1

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