This article is part of our Majors Value Meter series.
For those who play in majors pools, we present our 2013 Masters rankings. This list is geared toward winner-take-all leagues and leagues that reward the lowest aggregate score, but it can serve other leagues as well, no matter the nuances. We'll present rankings for the three other majors later in the year.
1. Tiger Woods - Back to World No. 1 with three wins already in 2013 ... can you possibly argue against him?
2. Phil Mickelson - Always a favorite at Augusta, where he has thrice won the green jacket and has four top-5 finishes the last five years.
3. Rory McIlroy - With a runner-up at last week's Valero Texas Open he again showed he has the talent to rebound quickly and will be a clear favorite at the Masters.
4. Lee Westwood - This guy just has to win a major at some point right?
5. Adam Scott - See Westwood above. Nearly won the Masters with a T2 in 2011 and top-10 in 2012.
6. Justin Rose
7. Keegan Bradley - In top form with four consecutive top-10s and has all the shots to contend at Augusta. Tied for 27th in his first appearance last year.
8. Bubba Watson - Defending champ will face myriad media obligations during Masters week but could definitely be in the mix come Sunday.
9. Charl Schwartzel
10. Ian Poulter
11. Dustin Johnson - Won the first tournament of the year in 2013 and seemingly has the game to compete at