Man who won $1m on Woods places another HUGE bet

Tiger Woods Masters Win 2019

The man who based the bookie to the tune of $1million when Tiger Woods won The Masters has placed another incredible bet – with the potential of a truly eye-watering return.

James Adducci, who made $1.275m when his $85,000 bet on Woods winning at Augusta National came in, has laid down $100,000 on the former world No.1 winning the next three majors and completing the calendar-year grand slam.

At odds of 100/1, he stands to make an incredible $10,000,000 – more than Woods himself would make in prize money were he to complete the job.

• YouTube Golf Day praised by Peebles pro Johnston

• Tee times now available at Scotland's newest course

According to the Action Network, Adducci placed the bet in person at the same William Hill sportsbook in Las Vegas where he placed his Masters bet.

James Adducci

• Big change to Europe's Ryder Cup qualifying announced

In Adducci’s favour is the fact that the next two major championships take place at courses where Woods has won majors previously: the US PGA Championship visits Bethpage next week, scene of his 2002 US Open win, before the US Open goes to Pebble Beach where he won in 2000. That just leaves the Open at Royal Portrush, which will be a venue new to every player in the field.

• Koepka continues war of words with Chamblee

No golfer has ever won all four majors in the same calendar year, although Woods has won four in a row once previously, when he bagged the US Open, Open and US PGA in 2000, followed by the Masters in 2001.

Golf News

Brooks Koepka hits out at Holmes over pace of play
The Open: Post-Championship Report Card
Shane-sational! Lowry wins The Open at Royal Portrush
Robert MacIntyre: This has been a dream come true
The Open: Final round tee times

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods puts new irons in the bag
New Fife golf course gets go ahead
Review: Adare Manor, Ireland's rejuvenated masterpiece
Win a spot in the ASI Scottish Open Pro-Am with Hilton
Padraig Harrington targets 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy

Quick tips with Denis Pugh and Peter Barber See all videos right arrow

play button
How to square the clubface at impact
Callaway
play button
Extend your arms through impact
Watch
play button
The right swing plane will lead to more consistency
Watch
play button
How to control your distances
Watch
See all videos right arrow