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First three majors of '09 prove a point

Originally Published: August 12, 2009
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

CHASKA, Minn. -- The idea of trying to pick the winner heading into a major championship is ridiculous, with this year's prior results offering plenty of proof. Sure, it's easy to go with Tiger Woods -- check out the end of this column to see just how easy it is -- but even the game's No. 1 player is no lock.

Woods went into the previous three major championships coming off a victory and was the prohibitive favorite. He ended up tied for sixth and four strokes back at both the Masters ...

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