April 10, 2014 in Sports

The top nine contenders for The Masters

 

Adam Scott

Age/Nation: 33/Australia

Official World Golf Ranking: 2

Career wins: 17

Marquee wins: Deutsche Bank Championship (2003), The Players Championship (2004), Tour Championship (2006), WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (2011), Masters (2013) 2013-14 Top 10s: 3 Best Masters finish: 1st (2013)

Henrik Stenson

Age/Nation: 38/Sweden

Official World Golf Ranking: 3

Career wins: 11

Marquee wins: WGC-Accenture Match Play (2007), The Players Championship (2009), Deutsche Bank Championship (2013), Tour Championship (2013) 2013-14 Top 10s: 2 Best Masters finish: T17 (2007, 2008)

Jason Day

Age/Nation: 26/Australia

Official World Golf Ranking: 4

Career wins: 2

Marquee wins: WGC-Accenture Match Play (2014) 2013-14 Top 10s: 2 (won Match Play) Best Masters finish: T2 (2011)

Phil Mickelson

Age/Nation: 43/United States

Official World Golf Ranking: 5

Career wins: 45

Marquee wins: Tour Championship (2000, 2009), Masters (2004, 2006, 2010), PGA Championship (2005), Players Championship (2007), WGC-CA Championship (2009), British Open (2013) 2013-14 Top 10s: 0 Best Masters finish: 1st (2004, 2006, 2010)

Sergio Garcia

Age/Nation: 34/Spain

Official World Golf Ranking: 6

Career wins: 19

Marquee wins: Barclays (2001, 2004), The Players Championship (2008) 2013-14 Top 10s: 6 (won CB Qatar Masters) Best Masters finish: T4 (2004)

Matt Kuchar

Age/Nation: 35/United States

Official World Golf Ranking: 7

Career wins: 6

Marquee wins: Barclays (2010), The Players Championship (2012), WGC-Accenture Match Play (2013) 2013-14 Top 10s: 6 Best Masters finish: T3 (2012)

Justin Rose

Age/Nation: 33/England

Official World Golf Ranking: 8

Career wins: 9

Marquee wins: Memorial Tournament (2010), BMW Championship (2011), WGC-Cadillac Championship (2012), U.S. Open (2013) 2013-14 Top 10s: 3 Best Masters finish: T5 (2007)

Rory McIlroy

Age/Nation: 24/Northern Ireland

Official World Golf Ranking: 9

Career wins: 9

Marquee wins: U.S. Open (2011), PGA Championship (2012), Deutsche Bank Championship (2012), BMW Championship (2012) 2013-14 Top 10s: 5 Best Masters finish: T15 (2011)

Zach Johnson

Age/Nation: 38/United States

Official World Golf Ranking: 10

Career wins: 11

Marquee wins: Masters (2007), BMW Championship (2013) 2013-14 Top 10s: 4 (won Hyundai Tournament of Champions) Best Masters finish: 1st (2007)

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