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Top 20 Golfers for 2012 Majors


Now that it's Masters week, it's time to decide who this year's major players will be, and we've done that for you. They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we unveiled Athlon Sports’ 20 players to follow for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee. Below, our list of the players to watch, starting on Thursday in Augusta.

No. 1: Tiger Woods

Brandel Chamblee is lead analyst for the Golf Channel. Be sure to follow him @ChambleeBrandel on Twitter.

No. 2: Rory McIlroy

No. 3: Lee WestwoodNo. 4: Phil MickelsonNo. 5: Sergio GarciaNo. 6: Adam ScottNo. 7: Charl SchwartzelNo. 8: Luke DonaldNo. 9: Steve StrickerNo. 10: Dustin JohnsonNo. 11: Jason DayNo. 12: Webb SimpsonNo. 13: Nick WatneyNo. 14: Matt KucharNo. 15: Bill HaasNo. 16: Rickie FowlerNo. 17: Fredrik JacobsonNo. 18: Keegan BradleyNo. 19: Trevor ImmelmanNo. 20: Jim Furyk