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Who Will Be The Winner Of This Year’s Masters?

During the week of the Masters, the world seems to completely stop to focus on an area of grass that stretches 7,475 yards to see who will be able to fight through a four day battle of nail-biting and anxiety-inducing golf and come out the other end wearing the coveted green jacket to go down in the history books as one of those few who conquered Augusta. 

This year’s Masters will be the 86th time the competition has been held, and in that time there have been 54 separate winners who have managed to hold fight off some of the best players in the world to eventually spend their Sunday evening wearing a green jacket surrounded by their peers and rapturous applause for achieving what so few have done.

This year there are so many world-class golfers descending on the world-renowned golf course who have the talent, skill, and experience to create magic moments and challenge for the major that is held above every other. 

With so many golfers it’s almost impossible to predict who will win but it’s always fun to think about which players could be battling it out on the final few holes for the ultimate win. 

So here are some of the golfers that will be at the 2022 masters who you should keep your eye on.

15 of the top 100 golfers use Callaway golf clubs, and almost all of them are now using the new Rogue ST range as their go-to choice for their bags. The ST for these clubs stands for “Speed Tuned”, so expect long drives from Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffelle this weekend at Augusta. 

John Rahm: World Ranking – 2

Jon Rahm is coming into this year’s Masters with the highest odds of winning, and it isn’t hard to see while. Rahm was ranked world number one for a staggering 43 weeks, starting back on July 20, 2020, only just recently being knocked off the top spot by Scottie Scheffler.  

Someone finally coming for Rahm’s number one spot will ignite the competitive fire to create an incredible performance to secure the title in style. And with four consecutive top-10 finishes at Augusta, he definitely knows how to get the most out of his game on this course.

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 9/1

What’s in their bag? Callaway

  • Driver – Callaway Rogue ST Triple Diamond LS
  • Fairway – Rogue St LS Fairway Woods
  • Irons – Apex TCB Irons
  • Wedge – JAWS Forged 
  • Putter – White Hot OG Rossie S
  • Golf Ball – Chrome Soft X 

Xander Schauffele:  World Ranking – 10

Over the past few years, Xander Schauffele has come agonizingly close to winning his first major but has had victory snatched away on multiple occasions that surely this could be his year.

The 2019 Masters is a prime example of the brilliance of Xander’s performances that have been overshadowed by a singular historic moment with the three-way tie for second place with just one stroke behind the eventual winner, Tiger Woods.

Could this year be the year that Xander finally secures his first major? 

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 16/1

What’s in their bag? Callaway

  • Driver – Rogue ST Triple Diamond LS Driver
  • Fairway – MAVRIK Sub Zero Fairway Wood
  • Irons – Apex TCB Irons
  • Wedge – JAWS MD5 Platinum Chrome Wedge
  • Putter – Odyssey O-Works #7 CH Red
  • Golf Ball – Chrome Soft X

Represented by 9 of the top 100 golfers in the world, and with arguably some of the best irons available to golfers and the new Carbonwood Stealth Drivers and Fairways using the state of the art 60X Carbon Twist Face, will it be another win for Dustin Johnson or maybe the long-awaited win for Rory McIlroy? 

Dustin Johnson: World Ranking – 8

The winner of the 2020 Masters Dustin Johnson is definitely capable of putting on a similar performance to secure his second green jacket at Augusta. 

2020’s performance saw Johnson score a now record  268, coming in at a staggering 20-under-par. While he may not be able to create the same astounding level of play, in the run-up to this year’s tournament Johnson has rediscovered his top form and is looking ready for another dominant display. 

The key question is whether or not he will be able to create four days of dominance that is enough to hold off some of the amazingly talented golfers taking part this year. 

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 12/1

What’s in their bag? TaylorMade

  • Driver – Stealth Plus Driver
  • Fairway – Stealth Plus Fairway
  • Irons – P730 Irons
  • Wedge – Milled Grind 3 Wedge
  • Putter – TaylorMade Spider Limited Itsy Bitsy
  • Golf Ball – TP5x Golf Balls

Rory McIlroy: World Ranking – 9

If Rory McIlroy was to win at Augusta and finally claim a green jacket there would be millions of fans that would be incredibly happy for him, but also happy that the wait was finally over. 

McIlroy has been waiting years to finally complete his career grand slam, but the Masters seems to be the one place that can shake even the best golfers in the world. He has plenty of top ten finishes at Augusta but has never been able to have an unforgettable performance that has carried him to the top.

Can this be the year that McIlroy completes his career grand slam? He has had some up and down performances, but with victories at the Wells Fargo Championship and CJ Cup bringing his total to 20 PGA Tour wins he’s definitely ready for his next big win.

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 14/1

What’s in their bag? TaylorMade

  • Driver – Stealth Plus Driver
  • Fairway – Stealth Plus Fairway
  • Irons – P790 Irons / P730 Irons
  • Wedge – Milled Grind 3 Wedge
  • Putter – Spider X Hydro Blast Flow Neck
  • Golf Ball – TP5x Golf Balls

Titleist is represented by 23 of the top 100 golfers on the planet and will have a large number of them at this year’s Masters. Will the Pro V1 be the golf ball that provides the distance and control on the greens that secures the winning putt? Or will the Vokey SM9 wedges create the perfect amount of spin for a sensational chip that changes a golfer’s fortune?

Justin Thomas : World Ranking – 7 

Since 2017, the year that saw him secure five tour wins and claim the PGA Championship, everyone knows the incredible skill and talent that Justin Thomas possesses and what has led him to seven wins since. However, despite his obvious talents, he has never been able to secure a win at the Masters, with his best finish coming in 2020 when he fell to 4th. An incredible achievement, but he is capable of more.  

Be on the lookout for a classic performance this year.

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 11/1

What’s in their bag? Titleist

  • Driver – TSi3 Driver
  • Fairway – TS3 Fairway
  • Irons – T100 (4-iron) / 620MB (5-9 iron)
  • Wedge – Titleist Vokey Design SM9
  • Putter – Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 Tour Prototype
  • Golf Ball – Titliest Pro V1x

Jordan Spieth: World Ranking – 17

Similar to Thomas, Spieth’s 2015 saw him make the world stop and pay attention to him with 5 incredible wins. Out of these wins was Spieth claiming the 2015 Masters, so we know that he is more than capable of dominating the field and conquering the course. 

However, that was eight years ago and it has been a few years since his last major victory. Despite this, Spieth is back at his best right now and itching for another shot at winning a second Masters title. 

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 14/1

What’s in their bag? Titleist

  • Driver – TSi3 Driver
  • Fairway – TS2 Fairway Wood
  • Hybrid – 818 H2 Hybrid 
  • Irons – T100 irons
  • Wedge – Vokey SM9
  • Putter – Scotty Cameron Circle T 009
  • Golf Ball – Pro V1x

With 12 of the top 100 golfers on the planet using Ping golf clubs for their incredible control and speed, will we see this year’s Master winner crushing the ball off the tee using the G425 Driver?

Viktor Hovland: World Ranking – 4

Reading some of the accomplishments of Viktor Hovland and then realising that he is only 24 years old is staggering. Currently, ranked fourth in the world and currently has six professional tour wins to his name, surely securing the win at Augusta is just the logical step in his glittering young career?

Fun Fact: Hovland has actually won silverware at Augusta in recent years. Claiming the Silver Cup as the lowest scoring amateur at the 2019 Masters Hovland clearly knows how to get the best out of his skills on this course, so maybe he will be able to achieve the same success this year.

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 16/1

What’s in their bag? Ping

  • Driver – G425 LST 
  • Fairway – TaylorMade SIM
  • Hybrid – Callaway Apex UW
  • Irons – i210 Irons
  • Wedge – Glide Forged Pro Wedges 
  • Putter – PLD DS 72
  • Golf Ball – Titliest Pro V1

Tyrrell Hatton: World Ranking – 18

Is Tyrrell Hatton the best hope for an English golfer to claim another Masters victory? Well with his success in recent years at the European Tour and winning the Arnold Palmer invitational in 2020 Hatton has shown he is capable of performing at the highest level.  

While he has had a few top-ten finishes, Hatton has found it difficult to perform at the Masters. But golfers such as last year’s winner Hideki Matsuyama have also come out of nowhere to win it all, so maybe that could be the case for Hatton too. 

Odds to win the US Masters 2022 (According to Sky Bet) – 40/1

What’s in their bag? Ping

  • Driver – G425 LST Driver 
  • Fairway – G425 LST Fairway
  • Rescue – G425 Crossover
  • Irons – i210 Irons
  • Wedge – Glide 4.0 Wedges 
  • Putter – PING Vault OSLO Putter
  • Golf Ball – Titliest Pro V1X

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Betting odds taken from SkyBet as of Friday 01 April.  Golf Gear Direct is not responsible for any decisions made, financial or otherwise, based on information or links provided.

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