Found April 10, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
The most exciting tournament in golf is nearly upon us, and most of us are anxious to see if its a new pair of shoulders that the coveted Green Jacket is draped over on Sunday or one of the wily veterans. With The Masters set to begin on Thursday and some people still feeling the sting from their busted NCAA Tournament brackets, a Masters pool can be a great way to try to erase some of those bad memories. For those of you who dare to trust my golf intelligence, I’ve broken down some of the contenders and pretenders. The obvious choices: 1. Tiger Woods — Could anyone use a win this weekend more than Tiger? Woods has not won a major since 2007, when he won the PGA Championship. It has been almost eight years since his last victory at the Masters. Just when it appeared that Tiger was a lock to shatter Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major victories, the whole sex scandal hit and it was all downhill for a few years. Now, it’s heading back uphill. Tiger has three victories already this seas...
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