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Punter places £1,000 bet on McIlroy after seeing golfer’s face on pastry

A punter has placed £1,000 on Rory McIlroy to win the 2014 Masters after he found what appeared to be the Northern Irishman’s face burnt into the top of his Danish Pastry.

Rob Price, a college lecturer living in Andover, sent out a tweet with a picture of his McIlroy Danish followed by another tweet containing a screen grab of his betting slip showing his £1,000 outlay on Rory McIlroy at 11/1.

“I couldn’t believe it when I picked up my Danish from the local bakery in Andover only to see what looked like Rory McIlroy’s face burnt into the top of it,” said Mark Price, 27.

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