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Who are your picks for 2018 major winners?


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#1 jonsnow

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 08:35 PM

It's a couple of months until the Masters & wonder who fellow WRXers like for the 2018 majors. Here are my picks:

Masters/Augusta National--Jordan Spieth.

U.S. Open/Shinnecock Hills--Dustin Johnson

British Open/Carnoustie--Jon Rahm

PGA/Bellerive--Tiger Woods

Spieth plays Augusta consistently better than anyone currently, at least to my view. DJ seems to play U.S. Open setups very well. Jon Rahm is going to win several majors & Carnoustie seems like a good opportunity to get his first. Don't know anything about Bellerive, but assuming he stays healthy Tiger will have most of a season to get his game back in competitive shape. What about you?

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 09:36 PM

You heard it here first...

Masters- Westwood. Following in Garcia's footsteps, he finally breaks though

US Open- LeftyLuck as a local qualifier...
                 Kevin Chappell. Like his swing. Made a bold prediction in earlier thread.
Frostfield has a pretty touchy bet with me if this happens. :)

British- DJ. Just looks real solid. Either him or Stenson again.

PGA- Kevin Chappell. Again, I know. I said 2 majors, i am sticking to it.

Bonus: I say Tiger plays well in 3 of the majors, and is seriously in contention in 1 of them.

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 09:43 PM

Masters-Dustin Johnson
US Open- Phil Mickelson
British Open- Rory Mcllroy
PGA- Jon Rahm

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:20 PM

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:26 PM

masters/spieth, followed by bubba and leishman
us open/rose, with molinari as a 2nd
the open/garcia or rahm
pga/dj

DJ is the ivan lendl of golf ... will not win at augusta, imo ... spieth at augusta every year till he retires, though since bubba's gone back to a real golf ball and gained some weight back, i'll pick him ... shinnecock will set up as a traditionally difficult us open course, so bombers will be frustrated ... sergio will rekindle some of the magic he had at carnoustie, coupled with the knowledge he can win the big one ...


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:27 PM

Masters - Rahm
U.S. Open - JS
British Open - Phil
PGA - JT

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:58 PM

masters: tiger
us open: tigER
THE open: tIGER
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Posted 08 February 2018 - 11:20 PM

Masters-Tiger
US Open- Dustin Johnson
British Open- Rory Mcllroy
PGA- Reed

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 01:15 AM

Rory
Dj
JT
Hideki

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 01:23 AM

Stenson
Justin T
Rory
Justin R

Leishman, Chappell, Kaymer and Sullivan to be prominent for an upset in all 4 majors.


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Posted 09 February 2018 - 01:40 AM

Matt Kuchar  - MASTERS
Dustin Johnson - U.S. Open
Lee Westwood - British
Spieth - PGA

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 04:45 AM

Masters - Speith
US Open - Rory
The Open - Garcia (lost to Harrington in a play off there in 2007)
PGA - Justin Thomas


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Posted 09 February 2018 - 04:48 AM

Masters - Rory
US Open - Phil
Open - Tiger
PGA - Jordan

I think that would make one hell of a year!

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 06:46 AM

Spieth
JT
Kuchar
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 06:48 AM

Masters - Justin Rose
US Open - DJ or Rahm
Open - Sergio
PGA - Random, Li Haotong?

At least this is what I would like to see ;)

Edited by imakaveli, 09 February 2018 - 06:50 AM.


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Posted 09 February 2018 - 07:18 AM

Masters
Dustin Johnson.
Sleeper pick - Matt Fitzpatrick

US Open
Rory McIlroy
Sleeper pick - Branden Grace

The Open
Rickie Fowler
Sleeper pick - Tommy Fleetwood

PGA Championship
Jon Rahm
Sleeper pick - Tony Finau

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 07:21 AM

Masters - Westwood, I have been rooting for him for years and he seems to do well there.

US Open- Fowler

British- Phil

PGA- Kuchar
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:06 AM

Masters - Rory McIlroy
US Open - Tommy Fleetwood
British Open - Jon Rahm
PGA - Alex Norén

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:10 AM

Masters/Augusta National--Rahm

U.S. Open/Shinnecock Hills--Ricky

British Open/Carnoustie--Rose

PGA/Bellerive--DJ
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:10 AM

same as always

Lee Westwood, Paul Casey, Justin Rose, Luke Donald. :-)

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:15 AM

Masters - Rory gets it done

US Open - DJ grabs his second major

Open - Garcia exercises the demons from 2007, get his second major also.

PGA - Kuchar gets his first
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:16 AM

masters-  Spieth
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:46 AM

Rory, Jordan, Jordan, Rory
Players - Rickie

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:52 AM

Masters: Dustin Johnson as long as he doesn't fall down the stairs
US Open: Rory Mcilroy
British Open:  Jordan Spieth
PGA Championship:  Phil Mickelson
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:07 PM

Masters-Justin Rose
US Open-Justin Thomas
Open-Rory McIlroy
PGA-Rickie Fowler


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Posted 09 February 2018 - 08:24 PM

Im surprised not more votes for Hideki and Fowler.
Tiger and Phil are definitely wild cards and will make the majors fun
I dont think Spieth wins any majors
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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:06 AM

It's golf and I didn't see any rules, so I'm picking two!

Masters - Rory or Tiger
U.S. Open - Day or Rory
Open Championship - Sergio or Rahm
PGA - Tiger or Spieth

If neither wins, their better ball takes it.

Can't believe I'm bullish on Tiger, but if he is in the hunt at the Masters it would be pretty exciting and I love the PGA, but it needs him in the hunt.

And my preference would be for Stenson to grab the Masters but he never really plays all that well there, so heck with him.

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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:21 AM

Masters - Rickie Fowler
US Open - Tony Finau
British - Justin Rose
PGA - Robert Streb
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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:45 AM

Masters: Spieth
US Open: Fowler
Open: Phil, this time his best round ever pays off.
PGA: Rahm By late charge after being warned for cursing a cameraman and having to play without his driver, which he snapped in two somewhere on the front nine. (Rumor has it both halves will go on the block in a coming soon Heritage Live online auction. Special handwritten note of authenticity signed by Jon himself)


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Posted 10 February 2018 - 09:56 AM

Masters: Rose, So close last season
US Open: Rahm, Fowler throws away 54 hole lead
The Open: Fleetwood, Carnoustie course record holder
PGA: Who cares! (Ok be someone like DJ/JT/Spieth)


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