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Country: Australia.

World ranking: 7.

Worldwide wins: 19.

Majors: None.

Best Masters: Runner-up in 2011.

Why he can win: After a decade of not seriously contending in a major, Scott has given himself excellent chances in each of the last two years at Augusta (2011) and Royal Lytham & St. Annes (2012). A light schedule is geared around being at his best when he plays.

Why he might not: He’s Australian. This is the only major that has eluded the Aussies.


Age: 42.

Country: United States.

World ranking: 10.

Worldwide wins: 43.

Majors: Masters (2004, 2006, 2010), PGA Championship (2005).

Best Masters: Won.

Why he can win: Mickelson shows more discipline at Augusta than any other major. He manages to contend even when he’s not showing the best of form. Along with three wins, he has six other finishes in the top 3.

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