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World ranking: 40.

Worldwide wins: 6.

Majors: None.

At his best in 2013: Never shot worse than 72 at Merion and tied for 10th in the U.S. Open.

At his worst in 2013: Hasn’t been in serious contention all year.

British Open moment: He is a combined 19-over par in his four Opens.

Pot bunker mentality: This would be called a long shot considering his record in the Open, but he is steady under pressure. Tied for 20th in the Masters and tied for 10th in the U.S. Open. Childhood friend of Sergio Garcia. When Garcia said at the Masters last year that he didn’t have what it takes to win a major, Gonzo replied, “If this guy doesn’t have it, how about me?” He has enough game.

JUSTIN ROSE

Age: 32.

Country: England.

World ranking: 3.

Worldwide wins: 11.

Majors: US Open (2013).

At his best in 2013: Hit 4-iron into the 18th green at Merion to wrap up the U.S. Open.

At his worst in 2013: Not much to choose from, though he did miss the cut at The Players Championship.

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