Five Masters favorites

04/11/2013 12:00 AM

04/10/2013 11:07 PM



Why he can win: He has won six times on the PGA Tour in his past 20 starts, and no one is playing better.

Why he might not: Golf is harder than he sometimes makes it look.



Why he can win: He shows more discipline at Augusta and contends even when he’s not showing the best form.

Why he might not: Shaky on putts inside 5 feet, and there are a lot of those at the Masters.


Why he can win: Raw power, great determination, and his next major will elevate him in status.

Why he might not: Augusta National has never had a winner using a belly putter.


Why he can win: He’s the most talented American under 30, and his draw is the perfect shape off the tee.

Why he might not: This is the only major he hasn’t had a chance to win on the back nine.



Why he can win: Even as he tries to find his swing, his putting has not left him.

Why he might not: Confidence goes a long way at Augusta. Boy Wonder is rebuilding his.

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