No. 10 Steve Stricker

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2011 Golf Preview: The Top 20 Golfer Countdown

2011 Golf Preview: The Top 20 Golfer Countdown

2011 Golfer Countdown

BORN: Feb. 23, 1967, Edgerton, Wisc.


2010 PGA TOUR EARNINGS: $4,190,235

WORLD GOLF RANKING: 8 (as of Feb. 14, 2011)

GOLF CHANNEL’S BRANDEL CHAMBLEE GIVES HIS TAKE: Steve Stricker has averaged better than eight top 10s a year the last five seasons, but in 2009-10 Steve finally learned to drive the ball straight. For years it was a weakness he couldn’t fix, and it’s why he hasn’t had a top-5 finish in a major in over a decade. This newfound accuracy is a big part of the reason he has won five times in the last two seasons and why, even in a year in which he turns 44, he has his best chance ever of finally becoming a major champion.

CAREER PGA TOUR STATS (as of Feb. 14, 2011)

  • Events — 380
  • Cuts — 273
  • 1st  — 9           
  • 2nd — 10        
  • 3rd  — 10        
  • T10  — 83    
  • T25  — 151
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