This article is part of our Majors Value Meter series.
| 1. Jordan Spieth |
Note: With Rory McIlroy out due to injury, Spieth's chance at notching the third leg of the Grand Slam are as good as ever.
| 2. Dustin Johnson |
Note: Despite Johnson's 3-putt to lose the U.S. Open, he is too good not to rebound. Four top-15s in last five Open Championships.
| 3. Rickie Fowler |
Note: Top-5s in two of his last four Opens; total game to contend as seen by his wins at The Players in May and last week's Scottish Open.
| 4. Justin Rose |
Note: Has yet to post a top-10 at the Open since his 1998 low amateur effort to pounce on the scene. In good form this season.
| 5. Adam Scott |
Note: Top-5s in his last three Opens, Scott has figured out the links courses and will be in the mix if his putting holds up.
| 6. Henrik Stenson |
Note: Strong Swede who has three top-3 efforts at the Open since 2008; primed to finally win his first major.
| 7. Louis Oosthuizen |
Note: Will defend his title at St. Andrews this week after demolishing field in 2010.
| 8. Tiger Woods |
Note: Won at St. Andrews in 2000 and 2005; starting to turn game around after three rounds in 60s a couple weeks back.
| 9. Jason Day |
Note: A high-ball hitter who has yet to post a top-30 at the Open, Day will look to overcome his recent bout with vertigo to break the skid.
| 10. Phil Mickelson |
Note: Broke through for his first Open