Who is ready for the Masters?

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    Who is ready for the Masters?

    I love this event! I am looking forward to the Par 3 on Wednesday also.
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    I'll be officially ready after I get all of my jackpot picks figured out

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    Would be a lot more ready if I actually got to watch over the weekend. Guess I'll make up for it by watching the best players in the class of 2012 playing some hoops in Hampton, VA...

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    I've been playing it all week on my Xbox. I'm not a huge golf fan but after having played it so much over the last week I'll probably have to watch. I usually do find myself atleast watching the final round.

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    I'm ready!

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    I haven't played yet this year, but that usually changes after watching the first major...

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    Ready for the Masters...YES!
    Ready for another weekend of having to listen to Jim Nantz...NO!

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    I am very ready and hopefully to get some golf in this weekend as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime View Post
    Would be a lot more ready if I actually got to watch over the weekend. Guess I'll make up for it by watching the best players in the class of 2012 playing some hoops in Hampton, VA...
    Not a bad trade off.



    If I could call that work though I would be a happy man. I know it has its rigors such as travel, staying up late, etc. but that takes working the weekend to a whole new level.

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    I'm always ready for some major golf. The Masters especially, which may be my favorite event outside of Sawgrass, or a US Open played on Pebble Beach. They keep it tough down in Augusta and it really challenges these guys. I love watching the worlds best be challenged like that considering most are normally cruising to 10+ below par scores for events. Nice to see a change of pace in which getting par could ultimately have you in contention on Sunday.


    Although the smart moneys on the more established guys I'm calling for Rickie Fowler to get his first ever PGA win and do so by donning the Green Jacket. Doubt it happens, but over the last year there's not been too many people playing as good of golf consistently as Fowler and a win has to be close. His short game allows him to stay in many of these tournaments and short game is what you need at Augusta.

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    Some other guys who are going to play a major role on Sunday (just my opinion and prediction) are

    Martin Kaymer, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Reteif Goosen. After last weekend Phil should be poised to make a run as well, and I doubt no one wants that jacket worst than Tiger and this could be the event to end his streak. I'm going to stick with the common theme of my predictions though and say one of the young guns gut it out and win the first major of the year. I know experience goes a long way at Augusta National and thats why I think Goosen will have a good week, but for some reason I really like one of the youngsters to win it.

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    I love Masters week! After being able to visit Augusta National last year, I have a new appreciation for the whole thing.
    Here are my picks for the week:
    Nick Watney
    Hunter Mahan
    Ryan Moore
    Francesco Molinari
    and I guess Phil Mickelson. I'm not a big Phil fan but he seems to dominate Augusta.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jahearme View Post
    I love Masters week! After being able to visit Augusta National last year, I have a new appreciation for the whole thing.
    Here are my picks for the week:
    Nick Watney
    Hunter Mahan
    Ryan Moore
    Francesco Molinari
    and I guess Phil Mickelson. I'm not a big Phil fan but he seems to dominate Augusta.
    I like Mahan a lot, I think he has what it takes to make a run this weekend. I would have listed him but I had to try to keep it short, its not impressive if you call the winner but predict half the field.

    Steve Marino is another guy to maybe keep an eye on, has been playing pretty good golf this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dolamite View Post
    I like Mahan a lot, I think he has what it takes to make a run this weekend. I would have listed him but I had to try to keep it short, its not impressive if you call the winner but predict half the field.

    Steve Marino is another guy to maybe keep an eye on, has been playing pretty good golf this year.
    Marino can't finish a tournament out. Wouldn't be surprised to see him close to the top on Friday, but will be way down the leaderboard on Sunday afternoon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jahearme View Post
    Marino can't finish a tournament out. Wouldn't be surprised to see him close to the top on Friday, but will be way down the leaderboard on Sunday afternoon.
    Eventually though you got to believe he will finish one out. Don't think it will be this weekend because obviously The Masters is a whole new level of pressure, but if he can find a way to maintain his hot starts he will start winning a lot of tournaments. Or he could be the next Sergio Garcia, golfs a hard game to predict but I think he will eventually start being able to handle the charge on the weekend and get some wins.

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