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. 

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