Anthony Kim Payout Would be Astronomical

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Dan Shapiro
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Left for dead after Thursday, American golf pro Anthony Kim stormed back during Friday's US Masters play.  Kim was suddenly among the top 10 leaders.

Coming into the 2009 US Masters Golf Tournament as a favorite, oddsmakers made him a huge long shot coming into Friday's play. 

How long?

"Anybody who bet on Anthony Kim between Thursday night and Friday afternoon could have gotten him with payout odds of just over $40,000 for every $100 bet," observed Don Shapiro of Gambling911.com.

These odds were available at Sportsinteraction.com which was now offering matchup odds heading into Saturday's play.

Kim shot the best round on Friday.

"Yes I can win this," he said confidently. 

Kim, who is from Los Angeles, may have been motivated by the tragic death of Angels rookie pitcher, Nick Adenhart.  He was killed the day before in an automobile accident.

"The last line in the story was, 'You never know what can happen, even at 22,' " Kim said. " 'You have to live every moment of every day like it's your last.' I don't want to go out whining about a three-putt. I want to be happy and I want to enjoy everything that the hard work has gotten me."

With that, Kim set a Masters record by recording 11 birdies in a 7-under-par 65 that not only stood as the low round of Friday's second round, but served to put him back into contention.

"I think that's what made the 11 birdies a lot easier," said the 23-year-old, who is five shots off the lead held by Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell.

Sportingbet.com had updated odds on Kim at +2200 for a potential $2200 payout on a $100 bet.  They do not accept US customers however. Bookmaker.com had odds on Anthony Kim for US customers. 

Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com 

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