Top 20 Golfers for 2012 Majors: No. 4 Phil Mickelson
Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season
By: Rob Doster | 3/27/12, 10:12 AM EDT
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2012 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Throughout the month of March, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.
No. 4: Phil Mickelson
Born: June 16, 1970, San Diego, Calif. | Career PGA Tour Wins: 40 | 2011 Wins (Worldwide): 1 | 2011 Earnings (PGA Tour): $3,763,488 | World Ranking: 15
Brandel Chamblee's Take:
Major Championship Résumé
Masters - T27
U.S. Open - T54
British Open - T2
PGA Championship - T19
Best Career Finishes:
Masters - 1st (2004, 2006, 2010)
U.S. Open - 2nd/T2 (1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009)
British Open - T2 (2011)
PGA Championship - 1st (2005)
Top-10 Finishes: 32
Top-25 Finishes: 44
Missed Cuts: 7
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