Bettor Who Picked Sergio Garcia To Win Masters Earns Nearly $42K On $60 Bet


Sometimes it’s a good idea to pick the underdog.

Sergio Garcia won the Masters Tournament on Sunday as a +4,000 longshot, according to OddsShark, which means anyone who put money on the 37-year-old golfer received a decent return on their investment. However, one bettor picked Garcia as part of a two-team parlay and was able to cash out big time, winning $41,773 on a $60 bet.

Even if he had just chosen Rickie Fowler to win the Honda Classic, the gambler still would have taken home $960, so it’s not a bad payday either way. But opting to wait a couple of months for The Masters worked out much better for this guy.

Thumbnail photo via Rob Schumacher/USA TODAY Sports Images

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