Coral tweeted this image of a crazy bet that could come in this weekend if Rory McIlroy wins The Masters
Punter Needs McIlroy Masters Win For £108k Off £5 Bet
One lucky golf bettor could be about to land a crazy treble if Rory McIlroy wins The Masters on Sunday.
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Coral tweeted an image of the bet along with the caption "This golf punter is waiting on Rory McIlroy to win #themasters for £107,756 off a £5 e/w treble"
The punter correctly backed Haotong Li to win the Dubai Desert Classic in January for the first leg of his £5 each way treble - they were add odds of 100/1.
Interestingly, Rory McIlroy finished 2nd in that tournament, one stroke back of Li.
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They then correctly backed Jason Day to win his first tournament since May 2016 at the Farmers Insurance Open. That was at odds of 20/1.
The final leg is this week with Rory McIlroy and The Masters at odds of 9/1. They'll be £107,756.25 richer if McIlroy completes the Grand Slam by slipping on the Green Jacket on Sunday.
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McIlroy comes into The Masters looking to win the tournament for the first time, having recorded four top-10 finishes at Augusta in his last four outings.
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