Top 10 Golfers In The Masters Tournament 2023

The Masters Tournament is a major golf tournament held each year in Augusta, Georgia. Every April, the best players in the world compete in the greatest golf tournament in the world. Over the years, the field has grown, and the tournament has expanded. But what players are likely to make the cut this year? Who will take home the green jacket?

The Masters Tournament is a culturally significant event in the golfing world and an important milestone for many of its loyal followers. The field of players is limited to 144 men and 156 women. Each player must qualify through a selection process conducted by the PGA Tour.

With the 2023 tournament right around the corner, this article explores some of the top golfers in the Masters Tournament 2023 to watch out for during the competition. From veteran golfers to rising stars, get ready to be dazzled by these top picks.

10 Golfers in The Masters Tournament

Rory McIlroyNorthern Ireland
Scottie SchefflerUnited States
Cameron SmithAustralia
Patrick CantlayUnited States
Jon RahmSpain
Xander SchauffeleUnited States
Will ZalatorisUnited States
Justin ThomasUnited States
Matthew FitzpatrickEngland
Viktor HovlandNorway

1. Rory McIlroy

Full NameRory Daniel McIlroy
Born4 May 1989 (age 33)
Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m
Weight11.5 st (161 lb; 73 kg)
NationalityNorthern Ireland
ResidenceHolywood, County Down, Northern Ireland
SpouseErica Stoll ​(2017)
Turned Professional2007
Current TourEuropean TourPGA Tour
Professional Win35
Highest Ranking1 (4 March 2012) (116 weeks, as of 25 December 2022)
Career AchievementRyder Cup (2018), British Open (2014), PGA Championship (2014), Ryder Cup (2014), Ryder Cup (2012), PGA Championship (2012), U.S. Open (2011), Ryder Cup (2010), FedEx Cup (2019), FedEx Cup (2016)

Rory is a professional golfer who has enjoyed success in his career as well as in the field of sports. He was born on March 20, 1989, in Northern Ireland. He began playing golf at age five and has enjoyed great success as a teenager and young adult.

When he was sixteen years old, he won the Irish Amateur Open Championship. As a result of winning this championship, he became the youngest player ever to win a major golf championship. By the age of seventeen, he won the British Open Championship and became the event’s youngest winner.

He continued to play professional golf tournaments during his teen years. He won the U.S. Open Championship at nineteen, making him the youngest player to win a major championship. After winning several tournaments and championships, Rory became the youngest player to win the PGA Championship.

2. Scottie Scheffler

Full NameScott Alexander Scheffler
BornJune 21, 1996 (age 26)
Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
NationalityUnited States
ResidenceDallas, Texas, U.S
SpouseMeredith Scudder
Turned Professional2018
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win6
Highest Ranking1 (March 27, 2022) (30 weeks)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 4
European Tour 2 

Scottie is a top golfer with a simple approach when playing golf. He takes little time and complex swings like most of the top players do. He relies on quick shots, and he uses them to hit his golf ball far. His clubs also help him to hit the ball farther. They have long and wide grooves that make them easier to control.

He hits the ball with a high percentage. He hit a little over 74% of his tee shots in this tournament. He was also very accurate. In order to improve his skills, he is going to work on his short game. He is planning to have a full practice session in a couple of days. He will practice with a chipping practice stick.

3. Cameron Smith

Full NameCameron Smith
Born18 August 1993 (age 29)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight172 lb (78 kg)
ResidenceJacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Turned Professional2013
Current TourPGA Tour Australia
Professional Win10
Highest Ranking2 (17 July 2022)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 6
European Tour 4 

Smith is a famous golfer. He is a professional and one of the top golfers in the world. He has had several good performances at the Masters Tournament. He won the 2017 Masters Tournament. His score in the tournament was 68-69=137. It was a fantastic achievement because he entered the event with a low score. He was ranked 12th out of the 15 players competing in the event.

He has been ranked among the world’s top ten golfers for several years. He is currently ranked number 4. His skills include a great swing, a good putting ability, and a short distance shot. His greatest strength is his power. However, he tends to struggle with accuracy.

This is because he sometimes makes mistakes when making his shots. He also tends to overhit his drives, which affects his scoring. Cameron Smith uses the three-wood, putter, driver, and iron as his primary clubs.

4. Patrick Cantlay

Full NamePatrick Cantlay
BornMarch 17, 1992 (age 30)
Long Beach, California
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)
NationalityUnited States
ResidenceJupiter, Florida
Turned Professional2012
Current TourPGA Tour 
Professional Win9
Highest Ranking3 (January 23, 2022)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 8
European Tour 1

Patrick is one of the players who were considered to be the top competitors in the Masters Tournament 2023. He finished third with a score of 4 under-par 278. His previous career best was a T-24 finish at the 2019 PGA Championship. He earned $15.45 million during the 2019-20 season.

Cantlay had a higher score than he did in the first round. Despite that, he was able to stay at the same pace as in the first round. This indicates that he didn’t suffer any major injuries during his practice sessions. During the third round, he managed to lower his score by 0.35 points.

He did this by using a hybrid rather than a putter, which allowed him to use more club speed. During the last round, Cantlay shot low again. It seems like he can be one of the top players in the Masters Tournament.

5. Jon Rahm

Full NameJon Rahm Rodríguez
Born10 November 1994 (age 28)
Barrika, Biscay, Spain
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight220 lb (100 kg; 16 st)
ResidenceScottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
SpouseKelley Cahill
Turned Professional2016
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win16
Highest Ranking1 (19 July 2020)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 7
European Tour 9 

Jon is a top golfer in the World Golf Championships and the PGA Tour. He has already won the event three times. He also won the last two events for the tour held in 2017 and 2018. Jon was born in 1981 and is a native of Mexico. He started playing golf at the age of five.

He is a very young player and has won several major tournaments. You can learn from him because he has been very successful. He has the most money earned in the history of the tournament. It was reported that he had made over $20 million as a professional golfer. He also has a great record in terms of how many career victories he has accumulated. His total number is currently at 13 wins, including 10 of them in PGA tournaments.

Here are some tips to help you in playing golf like Jon Rahm. The first tip is to practice consistently. You must practice each day, whether it is in the morning, noon, or night.

6. Xander Schauffele

Full NameAlexander Victor Schauffele
BornOctober 25, 1993 (age 29)
San Diego, California
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
NationalityUnited States
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
SpouseMaya Schauffele
Turned Professional2015
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win10
Highest Ranking4 (January 10, 2021)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 7
European Tour2

Xander became the first American man to win the U.S. Open since 1999 and the youngest to capture the championship since Nick Faldo in 1985. He had the lowest score in the first round at 70.

In the third round, Schauffele carded a score of 66 and became the first golfer in over 10 years to shoot a score of 65 or better in a single round. He did this after a six-hole stretch during which he bogeyed two holes and had a birdie on two.

Schauffele carded two triple-bogeys in the final round of the tournament. After that, he made two birdies on Nos. 16 and 17, and that was the final score of the tournament.

7. Will Zalatoris

Full NameWilliam Patrick Zalatoris
BornAugust 16, 1996 (age 26)
San Francisco, California
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
NationalityUnited States
ResidencePlano, Texas
SpouseCaitlin Sellers
Turned Professional2018
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win2
Highest Ranking7 (September 25, 2022)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 1
European Tour 1

Zalatoris was determined to be the most outstanding player of the Masters Tournament. He beat out all other competitors and earned the title of champion golfer in the event. He finished the tournament with a total score of 10-under par, which is the lowest score ever achieved in the history of the event. It was also his first victory in the Masters Tournament.

In order to achieve great things, you need to have discipline and practice. There are many people who think that being good at the game of golf comes naturally. This is not true. To achieve greatness, you must make a consistent effort.

You must try hard to achieve what you want to get there. The more time you spend practicing the golf swing and perfecting your techniques, the greater the chance of reaching your goals. Spending the right amount of time on the practice range will increase your chances of winning your next tournament.

8. Justin Thomas

Full NameJustin Louis Thomas
BornApril 29, 1993 (age 29)
Louisville, Kentucky, San Francisco, California
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)
NationalityUnited States
ResidenceJupiter, Florida
SpouseJillian Wisniewski
Turned Professional2013
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win17
Highest Ranking1 (May 13, 2018)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 15
European Tour 4

Justin Thomas is one of the top golfers in the world, and he is looking to dominate the Masters in 2023. He has the tools to be the best golfer in the world and the drive to win. He is a fierce competitor and wants to win everything he enters. The Masters is the one tournament that has eluded him so far, and he is determined to win it in 2023. He has the talent and the attitude to win, and he will be the one to watch in 2023.

Justin Thomas is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. He is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking and has won thirteen PGA Tour events, including the 2017 PGA Championship.

9. Matthew Fitzpatrick

Full NameMatthew Thomas Fitzpatrick
Born1 September 1994 (age 28)
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
ResidenceJupiter, Florida
SpouseJillian Wisniewski
Turned Professional2014
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win8
Highest Ranking9 (6 November 2022)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 1
European Tour 8

Matthew Fitzpatrick is one of the top golfers in the world and is currently ranked number one in the world for master 2023. He has won numerous championships and is considered one of the best players in the world. He is one of the few golfers to have won a major championship and is considered one of his generation’s best players. Fitzpatrick is originally from England and currently resides in the United States.

He is known to be a high-profile golfer who has won many golf tournaments. In 2018, he was named the winner of the FedEx Cup and The Tour Championship. Golf has changed a lot since its beginnings. For one, golf courses have been made more challenging in recent years. In addition, golf clubs and courses have been remodeled and improved.

10. Viktor Hovland

Full NameViktor Hovland
Born18 September 1997 (age 25)
Oslo, Norway
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight165 lb (75 kg)
ResidenceStillwater, Oklahoma, U.S.
SpouseJillian Wisniewski
Turned Professional2019
Current TourEuropean Tour
PGA Tour
Professional Win7
Highest Ranking3 (30 January 2022)
Career AchievementPGA Tour 3
European Tour 2

Viktor Hovland is currently the top-ranked golfer for the Master’s Tournament in 2023. The 22-year-old Norwegian has had an incredible run in professional golf, winning several tournaments and finishing in the top 10 on many others. His performance has earned him a spot on the Ryder Cup team, and he is considered one of the top up-and-coming golfers in the world.

Hovland is a gifted athlete with a great swing and a tremendous work ethic. He is sure to be a force to reckon with at the Master’s and could potentially take home the title. With his unique style and skills, Hovland is sure to be a key player on tour. His success this year has shown that he’s not a one-time deal and can still perform great.


In conclusion, of the field of 10 golfers who will compete in the Masters Tournament in 2023, seven are professional golfers, and three are amateurs. While all of these golfers have their individual strengths and weaknesses, they each hold the potential to bring home a trophy in this prestigious event. With such an excellent field of competitors, it is sure that anyone can make a successful run at the title.

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