Ahh, the promise of youth. Ughh, the frustration of potential.
The only thing we love more than identifying promising young golfers is predicting what their short- and long-term futures are going to look like. There's really no science to the process. We see where they are, we envision where they are going and then sit back and watch it happen for better or worse. Some predictions are nailed; others are forgotten like a bad prom date.
There are many golfers currently 25 and under that have significant skill and promise that make them players to follow five years down the road. Here are the top 10 from that group that will either rise to great expectations or struggle in falling short of them.