2011 Masters champion Charl Schwartzel: If I can't win then there's nobody I would more like to see joining me in the green jacket club than my good friend Louis Oosthuizen, who wouldn't be much of a dark horse given that he was runner up last year.
2 of 7Fred Vuich/Sports Illustrated
1970 Masters champion Billy Casper: You've got a whole group of them now. Brandt Snedeker has played unbelievable for some time now. If he's over that rib section, he could be a great factor.
3 of 7Robert Beck/Sports Illustrated
1991 Masters champion Ian Woosnam: Justin Rose. I have a good feeling about him this year.
4 of 7Westwood: David Walberg/SI; Scott: Darren Carroll/SI; Garcia: Carlos M. Saavedra/SI
1961, 1974, and 1978 Masters champion Gary Player: To win at the Masters, you have to know when to play aggressive and when to play the safe shot - that generally only comes from experience. Playing well from tee to green will get you into contention, but your short game is what will make the difference between making the cut, missing the cut, or being on top of the leaderboard. I think those best suited are like I said, Tiger for his fierce determination, experience and putting or Phil Mickleson who has really been wonderful at Augusta the past couple years. As far as a dark horse, I could also see Lee Westwood, Adam Scott, or Sergio Garcia rising to the occasion.
5 of 7Fred Vuich/Sports Illustrated
1985 and 1993 Masters champion Bernard Langer: Rory McIlroy.
6 of 7Kohjiro Kinno/Sports Illustrated
1976 Masters champion Raymond Floyd: Brandt Snedeker. It will be difficult for him after the injury no matter the start he had, when you get put on the bench for an injury, it's hard to come back and play as well as you did before.
7 of 7Al Tielemans/Sports Illustrated
2009 Masters champion Angel Cabrera: No dark horse, but Cabrera's favorite? "Me!!"
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