Dustin Johnson

Las Vegas gives Dustin Johnson 12-1 odds to win the 2018 Masters, not far behind best bet Jordan Spieth at 10-1. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

AUGUSTA – Bill McDonald thinks Wesley Bryan can do well in his first Masters.

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“Knowing Wesley he’ll probably be so jacked up at the beginning of the week my concern is with him wearing himself out,” said McDonald, Bryan’s coach at South Carolina. “But he’s probably learned to deal with that. The moment won’t be too big for Wesley; the big question will be can he pace himself energy-wise and drive the ball well.”

Bryan, 28, is a South Carolina native and Augusta resident who goes off Thursday morning at 8:30 in the first grouping of the 2018 Masters.

Odds for the five players in the Masters field with Palmetto State ties (per the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, which has Jordan Spieth as the favorite at 10-1):

Dustin Johnson (Columbia native, Coastal Carolina), 12-1

Russell Henley (Charleston resident), 100-1

Kevin Kisner (Aiken), 100-1

Kyle Stanley (Clemson), 250-1

Wesley Bryan (Irmo native, South Carolina), 500-1

Doc Redman (current Clemson golfer), 1,000-1

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