Publish date:

Mighty in the Majors

Tiger Woods's closing charge left him two strokes short at Baltusrol, but it reaffirmed his splendor in the Tour's premier events. Here, calculated by each competitor's average finish, were the best performers in the 2005 majors. --Sal Johnson

[originallink:10814396:722859]

PLAYER

MASTERS

U.S.

BRITISH

PGA

AVG.

Tiger Woods

W

2nd

W

T4th

2nd

Retief Goosen

T3rd

T11th

T5th

T6th

6th

Vijay Singh

T6th

T5th

T5th

T10th

6th

Tim Clark

T39th

T3rd

T23rd

T17th

20th

Mark Hensby

T5th

T3rd

T15th

T59th

20th

Kenny Perry

T29th

T23rd

T11th

T22nd

21st

Bernhard Langer

T20th

T33rd

T5th

T47th

26th

Phil Mickelson

10th

T33rd

T60th

W

26th

K.J. Choi

T33rd

T15th

T41st

T40th

32nd

Fred Couples

T39th

T15th

T3rd

T70th

32nd

COLOR PHOTO

ROBERT BECK

HATITUDE

Caddie Steve Williams was giddy when Woods made the cut.