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Updated Masters Weather: Will Rain Impact Thursday’s First Round?

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Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images. Pictured: Ricky Fowler putts in the rain at August National

  • The first round of the 2023 Masters tees off early on Thursday, April 6.
  • Unfortunately for golf fans, the Masters weather forecast has been a popular topic of conversation as heavy rain is expected at August National this week.
  • With this in mind, let's examine the latest Masters weather forecast for Thursday's first round, including the chances that rain forces a delay today.

Not only is the Masters the year’s biggest and most prestigious golf tournament, but there are also plenty of interesting headlines ahead of this week’s event at August National.

First, we have Tiger Woods’ return to major tournament golf, which is always a key storyline whenever he is in the field.

We also have the PGA Tour vs. LIV Golf as the world’s best players are competing against each other for the first time in months.

And finally, the Masters weather forecast is also a popular topic among golf fans, bettors and DFS players as rain looks inevitable at August National throughout the week.

With this in mind, here’s the updated Masters weather forecast for Thursday’s first round.

Master Weather Forecast for Thursday

According to the National Weather Service, the weather for Thursday’s first round at the Masters looks very clear.

Temperatures should reach the mid-80s on Thursday with the chances of rain no higher than 24% at any point throughout the day.

So, as of the time of writing, the first round at the Masters has a good chance of getting completed unscathed.

However, the Masters weather forecast does take a turn for the worse as the week progresses, so be sure to check back daily for the last impact of potential rain and wind at August National.

Based on the latest Masters odds from FanDuel Sportsbook, Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy and the co-favorites at 7-1, followed by Jon Rahm (+950), Jordan Spieth (17-1) and Patrick Cantlay (18-1).

And for those wondering, Woods is currently priced at 70-1 to win the 2023 Masters.

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