Tag Archives: Best American Golfer

Mar
3
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Matt Kuchar shot a stellar one-under 69 under brutal conditions at PGA National on Thursday. With the first round of the Honda Classic partially complete (12 players didn’t finish due to darkness), he’s two strokes behind leader Spencer Levin, who is playing in his 8th event in a row and finished second at last week’s Mayakoba Classic. Kuchar, who led the Tour in top-tens and held the best scoring average in 2010, continues to be one of the most consistent golfers on the PGA Tour — he already has four top-tens in five starts going into the week.

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Feb
28
2011

We know the top-four ranked golfers are European, which makes the highest ranked American No. 5 — Tiger Woods. Let’s take the OWGR out of play since they make so much sense to humans and ponder over who the best American player is today? Not ever. Not last October. Not last April. Right now. In the present. I’ll reword — who’s playing the best right now?

Last night’s moderator Alan Shipnuck posed this question to the roundtable and we answered:

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