2011 Golf Preview: The Top 20 Golfer Countdown
2011 Golfer Countdown
BORN: Feb. 23, 1967, Edgerton, Wisc.
FEDEX FINISH: 7
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