Put your money on this guy at Augusta!

2016 03 Kevin Na
KEVIN NA | THE MASTERS

History suggests that there’s a certain favourite for this year’s Masters – and it certainly isn’t one of the people you’d expect it to be.


Step forward, Kevin Na. But how on earth have we come to that conclusion, you’re probably asking.

Well, for two simple reasons. One: The average age of all Masters winners is 32.5. Na is 32 and seven months as of Masters week. Two: The average attempts before a player’s first victory is six. Na is making his sixth start in 2016.

CONTINUES BELOW...

KevinNa

He has finished T12 twice – in 2012 and last year – and after missing cuts in his first two starts and finishing a lowly 59th in 2013, he thinks he’s now well used to the Augusta National course.

“The first few years it's a learning curve,” said Na after his best round ever around Augusta – a six-under-par 66 – on Friday last year. “You can't expect to play well out here the first years.

“You don't know how to play some of the putts to these pins. And after the first few years I was like, oh, you know, I get it, I see how to play this golf course. After that, I've played better.”

If the American, who currently has odds of around 100/1, ends up putting on that Green Jacket come Sunday, don’t say we didn’t tell you.


The Masters :: Who will win?


Who do you think will be putting on the Green Jacket come Sunday night? Leave your thoughts in the 'Comments' section below.

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
The driver that has it all? | COBRA LTDx drivers REVIEWED!
Cobra
play button
TaylorMade Stealth vs Callaway Rogue ST | 2022 DRIVER BATTLE
Drivers
play button
Is this red carbon face faster? | TaylorMade Stealth driver REVIEWED!
TaylorMade
play button
"I cannot find fault with it!" - Callaway Rogue ST driver REVIEWED!
Callaway
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Luke Donald expresses interest in Ryder Cup captaincy
"Piece of sh*t f****ng set-up" - Jon Rahm rages at low scoring
Ryder Cup: Luke Donald favourite to be next European captain
Harrington: Robert MacIntyre ‘should have played way’ into Ryder Cup team
Tributes paid to former Masters champ Bob Goalby

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Use your height to maximum effect
Callaway
play button
Denis Pugh’s tips for swinging on plane
Watch
play button
Increase the speed of your hands for more distance
Watch
play button
Denis Pugh’s advice for those with a knee injury
Watch
See all videos right arrow