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Editor's Picks: The Masters
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April 10, 2019
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Arguably, choosing a potential winner for The Masters should be the easiest feat in major professional golf. With just 87 players in the field, there are fewer to choose from, for starters.

But, in some sense, it is the hardest pick in golf. The favored front-runner rarely comes through and it's been almost 3/4 of a year since the last men's major championship.

That said, without a ton of logic behind it, here are five players I will be watching to win this week at Augusta National Golf Club, along with their pre-championship press conferences.

Rickie Fowler

Is Rickie ready? I think so. In fact, I named him as my favourite on this week's TeeTalk Podcast. (Episode 9)

Last year Fowler had four rounds of par or better on his way to his best finish, a 2nd place to Patrick Reed by just a stroke.

He has won already this year (at Phoenix) and a player with a great putting stroke can always contend at Augusta.

Rory McIlroy

I mean, how can you not given his recent performance during a win at The Players Championship and his skill set alone?

He's seeking to complete a career Grand Slam so he has motivation,…

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