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2018- Best so Far?


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Poll: #1 Player Jan 1-May 15 (56 member(s) have cast votes)

Who do you think has played best this year?

  1. Bubba (2 votes [3.57%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.57%

  2. Patrick Reed (4 votes [7.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 7.14%

  3. Jason Day (29 votes [51.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.79%

  4. Justin Thomas (8 votes [14.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

  5. Phil (1 votes [1.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.79%

  6. Dustin Johnson (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Tiger (11 votes [19.64%])

    Percentage of vote: 19.64%

  8. Other (1 votes [1.79%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.79%

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#1 SkiSchoolPro

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 11:37 AM

Lots of debate in the JT #1 thread...Who do you think the #1 Player is since from Jan 1 through the Players Championship?

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 11:55 AM

JD. T36 is his worst finish since a MC at the Travelers last year.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 11:58 AM

Day then JT. Reed hottest since the spring.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 12:04 PM

Day

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 12:05 PM

View PostSkiSchoolPro, on 17 May 2018 - 11:37 AM, said:

Lots of debate in the JT #1 thread...Who do you think the #1 Player is since from Jan 1 through the Players Championship?

been proven that "played best "   and "#1 player"  are not the same thing...  so question is confusing..

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 12:15 PM

That washed up Tiger Woods,

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 12:53 PM

Tiger and Phil shouldn't even be in the discussion at this point.  Phil just had a miserable showing at the Players.  Woods hasn't won and has only come close to winning once this season.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 12:54 PM

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 01:16 PM

Day has looked really strong, 1st in SG putting and it ain't even close.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 04:37 PM

If you want the best so far this year just go look at the FedEx points list and grab the name at the top.


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Posted 17 May 2018 - 05:12 PM

View Postbladehunter, on 17 May 2018 - 12:05 PM, said:

View PostSkiSchoolPro, on 17 May 2018 - 11:37 AM, said:

Lots of debate in the JT #1 thread...Who do you think the #1 Player is since from Jan 1 through the Players Championship?

been proven that "played best "   and "#1 player"  are not the same thing...  so question is confusing..
I think there are a lot who feel that the #1 ranked player (using the OWGR two year period) is not always the player currently playing the best. Think of this more as 2018 POY to date.

View PostConrad1953, on 17 May 2018 - 04:37 PM, said:

If you want the best so far this year just go look at the FedEx points list and grab the name at the top.
FEC started last year and doesn't included Euro Tour events (like the one Rahm won the week after the Masters)

View Postheavy_hitter, on 17 May 2018 - 12:53 PM, said:

Tiger and Phil shouldn't even be in the discussion at this point.  Phil just had a miserable showing at the Players.  Woods hasn't won and has only come close to winning once this season.
I fully agree regarding Tiger. He has had a good comeback and played nicely, but not worthy of top 10 year to date. I certainly didn't vote for him, but others have.

Phil certainly hasn't been the best either, but an argument can be made that he is top 6 this year (and top 2 the past 25 years)

I voted for Day (highest OWGR points per event in 2018), but arguments could be made for Bubba (highest total OWGR points earned in 2018) and Reed (only major winner & 2nd in total OWGR points for 2018) as well.

Edited by SkiSchoolPro, 17 May 2018 - 05:13 PM.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 05:14 PM

Another vote for Day. Strong start to the year... I’ll be surprised this year if he’s not top 5 in points going into the FedEx Cup Playoffs

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 07:28 PM

Shouldn't Patton be one of the options?!?!

Edited by WidespreadPanic, 17 May 2018 - 07:31 PM.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 10:14 PM

lol   Tiger is ahead of JT.....
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Posted 17 May 2018 - 11:29 PM

View PostWidespreadPanic, on 17 May 2018 - 07:28 PM, said:

Shouldn't Patton be one of the options?!?!

He's only counting since January 1

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 08:57 AM

View PostSkiSchoolPro, on 17 May 2018 - 05:12 PM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 17 May 2018 - 12:05 PM, said:

View PostSkiSchoolPro, on 17 May 2018 - 11:37 AM, said:

Lots of debate in the JT #1 thread...Who do you think the #1 Player is since from Jan 1 through the Players Championship?

been proven that "played best "   and "#1 player"  are not the same thing...  so question is confusing..
I think there are a lot who feel that the #1 ranked player (using the OWGR two year period) is not always the player currently playing the best. Think of this more as 2018 POY to date.

View PostConrad1953, on 17 May 2018 - 04:37 PM, said:

If you want the best so far this year just go look at the FedEx points list and grab the name at the top.
FEC started last year and doesn't included Euro Tour events (like the one Rahm won the week after the Masters)

View Postheavy_hitter, on 17 May 2018 - 12:53 PM, said:

Tiger and Phil shouldn't even be in the discussion at this point.  Phil just had a miserable showing at the Players.  Woods hasn't won and has only come close to winning once this season.
I fully agree regarding Tiger. He has had a good comeback and played nicely, but not worthy of top 10 year to date. I certainly didn't vote for him, but others have.

Phil certainly hasn't been the best either, but an argument can be made that he is top 6 this year (and top 2 the past 25 years)

I voted for Day (highest OWGR points per event in 2018), but arguments could be made for Bubba (highest total OWGR points earned in 2018) and Reed (only major winner & 2nd in total OWGR points for 2018) as well.

People voting for Tiger are just Fan Boy's.  No one can honestly say he has had the best year.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 09:22 AM

I was going to vote Mark Leishman, He seems to always be in the top ten playing for the win until I realized he has yet to in this year.
I guess J. Thomas so far.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 12:14 PM

Jimmy Walker is back, watch out.

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