Looking ahead: Who will win the Masters?

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Phil Mickelson is a three-time Masters champion. Will he make it four in April?

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, February 22, 2013 | 11:42 a.m.


Sure, it's only February, but it isn't too soon to already be thinking about the Masters.
For many, the start of the Masters spells the start of spring. The thought of the gorgeous azaleas, dogwoods and magnolia trees just make you feel warm ad fuzzy, right?
So, since we're all thinking about the Masters, who do you think will win?
The season is off to a fantastic start with Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson having already won once. Rory McIlroy is still working through his equipment change (he had a missed cut in Abu Dhabi and was knocked out of the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play in his only two starts so far), but he's still the No. 1 ranked player in the world.
Could it be someone other than those three?
Mike Dudurich, featured columnist on BleacherReport.com, examines this very debate:
It's still nine weeks until the azaleas will be blooming, the grass will be the greenest you'll see all year and the Masters will be held at Augusta National Golf Club.
So it's a perfect time to start looking at who are the guys most likely to win the 2013 Masters.
This list could change a lot as February turns to March and March turns to April.
But hey, that’s what makes it fun, right?
Check out Dudurich's list here... it's a list that even includes a few guys who haven't yet won a major.
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