First Round Leader Bets – The Masters Betting Tips 2022

The Masters is here and all eyes will be on Augusta for a magical week of golf capped by the return of Tiger Woods to tournament golf.

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1st Round Leader

Billy Horschel ($56)

Leads the field in strokes gained in opening rounds this year on the back of some outstanding first round putting. Over the last three years he ranks Top 20. A genuine contender, he is big value to lead after the opening round.

1st Round Leader

Justin Rose ($51)

Few players have the first round record of Justin Rose when it comes to playing on long tracks. He ranks 3rd in strokes gained when a course is 7200 yards or more and 6th at 7400-plus yards. He leads the field in strokes gained in the first round at Augusta averaging 3.6 per round.

1st Round Leader

Cameron Smith ($23)

Smith ranks 3rd in first round scoring at Augusta and sits Top 11 in first round scoring this year. Augusta is a leader’s track so you want to be on genuine contenders to lead early.