PGA Tour: 5 Players with the Best Shot at Winning First Major in 2012

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PGA Tour: 5 Players with the Best Shot at Winning First Major in 2012
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Every year in golf there are four major championships played, the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship.

And the mandatory question every time is, who has the best shot at winning his first major championship? Most of the time, that question comes hand-in-hand with the one about who is the best player in the world without having won a major.

And after every major, we keep updating those lists. Some will actually win it, others will surprise us, while the rest will disappoint us. It's an ever-changing list, and one that will always bring different opinions and contrasting views.

No matter what, it's always good to keep analyzing and predicting who will finally do it in the next major.

The following list is based on players that have been around for at least 10 years on tour. They can also be on that list of the best players without a major, and as time passes by, their window for winning it shrinks and the pressure grows.

Let's take a look at the five players who I believe are the best candidates to get that first major that has been eluding them throughout their careers.

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