The field is 91 men long, but we have narrowed it down to who actually has a shot at the green jacket
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The 86th Masters is mere hours away, and the horse race toward another green jacket is as wide open as it’s been in any year in recent memory. This is partly because there are so many stars at the top of the mountain who are capable of winning any major championship but also because none of them have separated themselves from the logjam by rolling through the first quarter of the year.
It’s time to narrow down the field, though, and identify who, among the 91 golfers in this field, can actually win this tournament. This is perhaps a fool’s errand — who would have had Charl Schwartzel on a list like this in 2011 or Danny Willett in 2016? — but we do have a lot of course history as well as recent form to pull from as we cull down this elite field.
So, while there are likely about two dozen golfers in the field who theoretically have the game to emerge over 72 holes, more likely than not, the winner of this tournament on Sunday evening at Augusta National will be one of these nine golfers.
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