Here are our Editor’s top 20 picks for the 2018 Masters Green Jacket winner.
#1 Rory McIlroy – Trying to become the sixth golfer to win the career Grand Slam!
#2 Bubba Watson – The guy knows how to win at Augusta and is loose.
#3 Phil Mickelson – Putting his best in years. Would be older than Nicklaus when he won in ’86.
#4 Justin Rose – Trying to keep the Euro winning streak alive.
#5 Tiger Woods – Because he thinks he can win. It would be his 15th major title.
#6 Justin Thomas – If he is on he is amazing, but has struggled at Augusta.
#7 Jordan Spieth – Trying to overcome his yips this week, but hitting it great.
#8 Paul Casey – One of the best players not to win a major.
#9 Jason Day – He plays his best golf in the major championships.
#10 Bryson DeChambeau – Another golfer believing that he can win here.
#11 Dustin Johnson – Returns to Augusta after his freak back injury last year.
#12 John Rahm – This week the young Spaniard needs to keep his cool.
#13 Sergio Garcia – Hard to win while dealing with being defensing champion at any event.
#14 Jason Dufner – The guy is tough on difficult and speedy tracks like his Memorial win proved.
#15 Louis Oosthuizen – The guy has hit some legendary shots in this tournament.
#16 Hideki Matsuyama – Japanese players have contended frequently in the Masters.
#17 Patrick Reed – Fearless golfer who would love to win his first major in his collegiate town.
#18 Gary Woodland – Long bomber with tons of composure on the course.
#19 Tommy Fleetwood – Started to get on major leaderboards last season.
#20(Tie) Henrik Stenson and Ian Poulter – Two European hopefuls.