Found July 17, 2013 on NESN.com:
Tiger Woods’ quest for his 15th major title will continue this week as he takes the tee for the 2013 Open Championship. The last time the PGA superstar won a tournament of this significance was the US Open back in 2008. He hasn’t come out on top at the British Open since 2006 — so why, then, is he continually among the favorites on the golf moneyline? Betting on golf, like betting on any sport, boils down to a combination of reputation and recent history. While Woods’ reputation as a PGA legend is undisputed, what’s easily overlooked is just how close he’s come to winning tournaments over the course of the past two years. Simply put, Woods has 8/1" target="_blank">8-1 odds of winning the British Open because in seven of the past eight Masters tournaments he’s participated in, he’s finished in the top six. Say what you want about Justin Rose’s US Open win from earlier in 2013, or Adam Scott’s Masters championship back in April — Woods has proven time and time again ...
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