There is undoubtedly a number of American golfers for whom a Masters win would not be a surprise: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar to name but three. However, it would be foolish to write off Europe's finest after last year.
Back in January 2010, just one of the top five golfers in the world hailed from Europe. However, fast forward to April 2011 and four of these spots are occupied by Europeans. This, coupled with an impressive Ryder Cup win in October, completed a truly remarkable year for the Brits and the Continentals.
So, will the Green Jacket find itself on a transatlantic flight come Monday the 11th?