Brandt Snedeker looks on during a practice round before the...

Brandt Snedeker looks on during a practice round before the start of the 2013 Masters at Augusta National. (April 9, 2013) Credit: Getty

Players on the verge-of winning or becoming "the best golfer never to have won a major."

Justin Rose

Has occasionally been an early round leader at Augusta, showed big-time clutch putting form in beating Phil Mickelson in pivotal Ryder Cup match. He's 32, average age of Masters winners since 2000.

Adam Scott

Has scar tissue from squandering 2012 British Open, says he's stronger. Also 32.

Brandt Snedeker

"I would trade probably all my PGA Tour wins for this one tournament," the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup winner said. Yes, also 32.

Ian Poulter

Phenomenal at Ryder Cup, less so, so far in majors

Matt Kuchar

Won 2012 Players Championship (the so-called "Fifth major"), actually shared the lead at Masters late on Sunday last year.

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