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McIlroy 11-2 to complete career grand slam with Masters win

| 07.04.2015

Rory McIlroy has been well backed with leading bookmaker Coral to complete the career grand slam this week at Augusta where he is the 11-2 favourite to win his first Green Jacket in the Masters. The Northern Irishman tops the outright betting ahead of defending champion Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth, who are joint-second favourites at 10-1.

Coral is offering its online and mobile customers a £10 free bet to use in-play if they place £10 or more on the outright market pre-tournament.

“A Rory victory this week would be a very bad result for the bookmakers. He is by far the biggest liability in our outright book and we expect him to be popular in-play if he gets off to a fast start,” said Coral’s John Hill.

“Of the Americans, we’ve seen a good spread of money for Phil Mickelson who showed signs of coming back to form in Houston, while Rickie Fowler has been popular each-way to win his first major,” added Hill.

**Coral’s pre-tournament offer

Bet £10 or more on the US Masters pre-tournament and get a £10 free bet to use in-play

**The Masters

11-2 Rory McIlroy, 10 Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, 12 Jason Day, 18 Dustin Johnson, 20 Adam Scott, 22 Henrik Stenson, Jimmy Walker, 25 Phil Mickelson, 28 Patrick Reed, 33 Rickie Fowler, 40 Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Matt Kuchar, Sergio Garcia, Brandt Sneder, 50 Bar.

**Tiger Woods to make the cut

4-6 Yes, 11-10 No

**Will there be a hole in one?

4-6 Yes, 11-10 No


Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520



John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.