Best bets for Augusta National

Dustin Johnson is the top-ranked golfer in the world, but can he win at Augusta? Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The highly anticipated first major of the year is upon us. The Masters Tournament kicks off on Thursday at Augusta National, and bettors will have plenty of options to pick from.

Tiger Woods (12-1) returns to the tournament for the first time since a T17 finish in 2015. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are 10-1, followed by Woods, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose at 12-1.

Here are some of the best bets, along with some betting nuggets to keep in mind when attempting to pick the winner.

Note: All odds as of April 3, via Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

Best bets

Dustin Johnson (12-1)