Lately there has been much talk about the young superstars that are emerging from golf.
With Rory McIlroy's solid second-place finish at Abu Dhabi last week to Brandt Snedeker's win at Torrey Pines, the buzz for the young players has never been greater. Names like Rory McIlroy and Keegan Bradley are slathered across the front page of newspapers, as the next generation continues to impress.
What about the old guns?
Can the veterans outdo the younger competition, and still have a successful 2012? You sure can bet the veteran tour players like Phil Mickelson and Steve Stricker are going to give the McIlroys and the Webb Simpsons a run for their money before they exit the stage.
With the 2012 season underway, here are five veteran players who can steal the spotlight from the younger generation.