Masters 2018: Odds, Tee Times, and Where to Watch Online and on TV for Golf's Greatest Major

With the Tiger Woods comeback bandwagon hitting full speed, the 2018 Masters is the most hotly anticipated major in recent memory.

The four-day tournament begins early on Thursday (April 5) morning, at its usual venue of Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

In the first major of the year, Woods will try and muscle his way into a competitive field that includes world number one Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth.

To make sure you don't miss any of the action, Newsweek provides all the details you need to know for television and live stream, plus the bookmakers' favorites:

What TV networks are showing The Masters?

ESPN has the two opening days of The Masters, as well as the traditional Par 3 Contest on Wednesday. Coverage of the warm-up tournament starts live from 3 p.m. and then ESPN will show live coverage of Day One and Two from 3 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (ET).

Those who make it to the weekend will be shown on CBS for live coverage of Days Three and Four. The show will begin at 3 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. on Saturday, and start at the earlier time of 2 p.m. for the final day.

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Ted Scott, caddie for Bubba Watson, at Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia, April 3. Andrew Redington/Getty

Can I watch The Masters online?

Absolutely. Masters.com is showing every minute of the tournament live, including warm-ups on the range and the Par 3 Contest.

Is Tiger Woods favorite to win?

Not quite. Spieth is the favorite with oddshark.com, followed by Northern Irishman McIlroy, world number two Justin Thomas and then Johnson. Woods come in as fifth favorite.

Who tees off first on opening day?

The first group to go off in Round One of the 2018 Masters will begin at 8.30 a.m. ET. It will be made up of an all-American trio: Austin Cook, Ted Potter Jr. and Wesley Bryan.

Woods is part of one of the earlier tee-times. He is in Group 12, due to start at 10.42 a.m., along with Marc Leishman and Tommy Fleetwood.