Greenbrier Classic 2012: Disappointing Golfers Who Will Rebound at British Open
The Greenbrier Classic proved to be a nightmare for some of golf's biggest names, but they'll have an opportunity to bounce back at the 2012 Open Championship.
While the Open is often a house of horrors in itself, it's not unconquerable by any means. Look for the following golfers to rebound with strong showings in the third major of the year.
Woods missed the cut at Greenbrier, but that doesn't discount the fact that he's been playing like the best golfer in the world.
Tiger is the only player to win three PGA Tour events this season. He also leads the FedEx Cup points standings, the money list, and his average score of 69.08 is the best on tour.
Woods hasn't won a major since 2008, but he finally looks ready to pull off such a feat. With three Open Championships to his name already, he's definitely capable of taking home the trophy.
He's one of the most consistent golfers on tour, and he's already got four top-10 finishes this year, including a fourth-place finish at the U.S. Open. He's also finished fourth or tied for fourth in three different Open Championships, so he's had plenty of success there before.
I doubt Furyk will win, but look for him to make another top-10 finish at the Open.
He's also had some recent success at the Open, finishing tied for second in last year's event. Mickelson has been battling some health issues, and it seems like his head hasn't been entirely in the game.
If he makes some adjustments, though, Lefty will be as dangerous as anybody when the Open kicks off July 19.
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