Top 20 Golfers for 2012 Majors: No. 5 Sergio Garcia
Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season
By: Rob Doster | 3/26/12, 12:51 PM 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. 5: Sergio Garcia
Born: Jan. 9, 1980, Castellon, Spain | Career PGA Tour Wins: 7 (10 on European Tour) | 2011 Wins (Worldwide): 2 | 2011 Earnings (PGA Tour): $1,524,091 | World Ranking: 21
Brandel Chamblee's Take:
Sergio is at his best on the toughest venues, and with his renewed confidence with the putter, his wait for that elusive major title could finally end in 2012.
Major Championship Résumé
Masters - T35
U.S. Open - T7
British Open - T9
PGA Championship - T12
Best Career Finishes:
Masters - T4 (2004)
U.S. Open - T3 (2005)
British Open - 2nd (2007)
PGA Championship - 2nd/T2 (1999, 2008)
Top-10 Finishes: 17
Top-25 Finishes: 24
Missed Cuts: 14
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