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April 8 2013

4:49 PM

Wild card: Masters

Johnson currently ranks sixth in FedExCup standings. (Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)

Each week, PGATOUR.COM's Fantasy Insider Rob Bolton offers his Power Rankings for the weekly TOUR event as well as his Sleeper picks. But what about the players who don't make the Power Rankings but who can't really be considered Sleepers? Bolton will make one "wild card" selection from the large group of players who fall into that middle range but might rise up to claim the title. This week's pick is ...

DUSTIN JOHNSON

It seems impossible that he wouldn't crack a Power Rankings that goes 20 deep, but this is the reality in a field that boasts several that have enjoyed more consistent seasons thus far on top of success at the Masters. This is DJ's fourth appearance at Augusta National. (He withdrew early last year due to a back injury.) In 12 rounds, he's broken 70 just once and hasn't finished better than T30 in his debut in 2009. After opening this year with a victory at Kapalua, he went six straight starts without a top 30, but reversed his fortune with a T12 at the WGC-Cadillac and a T4 in Houston. Ranks 33rd on the PGA TOUR in greens in regulation, 32nd in strokes gained-putting and 21st in adjusted scoring.

POWER RANKINGS: To read Bolton's top 20 for Augusta National, click here.

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