Top 10 Golfers – September 18, 2011

No. 10 - Adam Scott
No. 10 - Adam Scott
The 31-year old, Australian turned pro in 2000 and has moved up the World Golf Rankings this year. Scott has played in 13 tournaments this year and has four top-10 and 7 top-25 finishes. Scott placed second at this year's Masters and won the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. He has earned approximately $24.5 million since joining in 2000. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
No. 9 - Phil Mickelson
No. 9 - Phil Mickelson
Earlier in his career, Lefty was known for being the best player never to win a Major Championship. That changed in 2004 when he won the Masters Tournament. Since then he has gone on to win 3 more Majors, bringing his grand total to 4. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
No. 8 - Matt Kuchar
No. 8 - Matt Kuchar
This 32-year-old American has won 4 tournaments, but has yet to win a Major Championship. In 1998 he was the recipient of the Fred Haskins award, given annually to the nation's best collegiate golfer. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
No. 7 -  Jason Day
No. 7 - Jason Day
amThe 23 year-old Australian turned professional in 2006 and finally earned his PGA Tour card in 2008. Day won his first PGA tournament in 2010 at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, winning by 2 strokes. This season he has finished second at the Masters and U.S. Open. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
No. 6 - Dustin Johnson
No. 6 - Dustin Johnson
The 26-year-old American has been on the PGA Tour since 2008. Johnson has won 4 tournaments, including the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am twice, back in 2009 and 2010. He also finished in the top 10 of the U.S. Open and PGA Championship every year since 2009. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
No. 5 - Steve Stricker
No. 5 - Steve Stricker
World renowned for his putting skills, Stricker has 17 professional wins. His best Major Championship result came in the 1998 PGA championship where he finished 2nd. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
No. 4 - Martin Kaymer
No. 4 - Martin Kaymer
The No. 1 golfer in the world as recently as February 27th, Kaymer has 17 professional wins and one Major Championship, the PGA Championship in 2010. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
No. 3 - Rory McIlroy
No. 3 - Rory McIlroy
Hailing from Northern Ireland, Mcllroy represented Europe in the 2010 Ryder Cup. Only 22 years old, Mcllroy figures to be a golf staple for years to come. (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
No. 2 - Lee Westwood
No. 2 - Lee Westwood
Part of an exclusive club of golfers who have won a tournament on every major continent, Westwood has been named player of the year three times, in 1998, 2000 and 2009. With 35 professional wins but no Major Championships, Westwood arguably now holds the unwanted "Best To Never Win A Major" award. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
No. 1 - Luke Donald
No. 1 - Luke Donald
With over 100 weeks in the top-10, Luke Donald has earned over $17,000,000 on the PGA Tour. A member of the European team in the 2010 Ryder Cup, Donald has never won a Major Championship. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
Categories: Pro Golf

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