Bamberger: Dustin Johnson.
Van Sickle: If you keep picking him long enough, you're bound to be right eventually.
Bamberger: Dustin shows up at the weirdest times with the weirdest things going on in his life. He's already won; he played dominant golf in Hawaii. He's an unpredictable but immense talent, and he's perfect for that golf course. Why not Dustin Johnson?
Shipnuck: His putting, that's why. My winner is Phil Mickelson. He shot the third-lowest score in Tour history at Phoenix. He's got a ton of confidence in his new driver and three-wood, and he plays his best golf in Augusta. Phil should have won it last year. My dark-horse pick is Rory McIlroy. It's amazing how fast these guys can turn it on and off. It's a great course for him. He'd be quite a comeback story.
Van Sickle: Comeback story? From No. 2 in the world to Masters champ? Do you understand the meaning of the words dark horse?
Shipnuck: That's why it's such a bold choice. You wouldn't normally consider the No. 2 player a dark horse. I'm challenging our readers here.
Anonymous Pro: I like Phil. If he putts even decently, he'll be in the final group on Sunday. He lives for the Masters. Ian Poulter is my dark horse. If he putts in Augusta like he did in the Ryder Cup, he's got a chance.
Garrity: The Masters champ has to be someone with a long putter since the game's ruling bodies have, as I see it, established that anchoring makes the game so much easier. I'll take Adam Scott. I've got to believe he learned something from letting the British Open slip away.
Van Sickle: Maybe he learned he'll never win a major.
Garrity: Scott is too good not to get one somewhere along the way. For a dark horse, I'll reverse the order of the British Open finish and go with Ernie Els. He's got a great record at Augusta, he's still got enough game to win majors and, of course, he anchors.