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2012 Masters Predictions

The start of the 2012 Masters is just hours away.  Who is going to win?  Can Rory hold on this year?  Will Tiger dominate?  Let’s take a look at 3 of the favorites.

1. Tiger Woods – The clear favorite to win.  Even if he has been in a drought, his win a couple weeks ago was an impressive performance.  The top 5 ranked players in the world (Tiger is ranked #6) have a combined 2 Majors! Tigers has always played well at Augusta, and with his game coming together, it’s hard to think he won’t shine this weekend.

2. Phil Mickelson – No matter how Phil is playing, you have to expect him to be in the mix.  One thing a lot of these younger players don’t have is the experience of handling the pressure of the big stage.  Phil and Tiger love it.

3. Rory McIlroy – The expectations have been high for Rory, but he just hasn’t lived up to them.  Last year he blew a lead in the final round.  He is a year wiser and has more experience playing in these conditions.  His skill is not in question, it’s whether or not he can hold it together.

I feel these are the 3 players that have the best chance to win, what do you think?  Make your predictions in the comments!

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