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Tiger Woods won his fifth green jacket at the Masters on Sunday, his first major win since 2008, and the 15th major win of his career.
Woods is now favored to win the PGA Championship in May, and also already the leading contender for the Masters in 2020 according to oddsmakers.
While golf is a notoriously difficult sport to predict, history suggests that Woods would be a contender at both events.
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Fresh off his win at the Masters, Tiger Woods looked set to keep on rolling.

Woods won the Masters for the fifth time in his career on Sunday with the help of a spectacular final round, and served as a storybook ending to one of the greatest comeback stories in sports.

According to the oddsmakers in Las Vegas, Woods is the favorite to win the next major on the schedule, the PGA Championship in May. Woods had not won a major since 2008 before the weekend, but he’s now the 8/1 favorite to take the first two majors of the 2019 season, according to Jeff Sherman at SuperBookUSA.

Sherman also has Woods as the favorite to win at Augusta National next year in the 2020 Masters, once again listing him at 8/1 to win.

Read more: The most iconic Masters moment from every hole at Augusta National

Making Woods the betting favorite at 43 years old might seem like a bold move, but there’s reason to think he does have a great shot to win again at the PGA Championship and repeat at Augusta National next year.

The PGA Championship will be held at Bethpage Black this year, a course that Woods has had success at in the past. When the course hosted the U.S. Open in …read more

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