As summer rolls on toward August, it is hard to take a look at the PGA Tour this year and determine who exactly is the player of the year.
Ernie Els leads the FedEx Cup Standings, as he has most of the year. But he has been far from overwhelming, especially since his two wins earlier in the year. He has stayed on top more out of default than anything else.
Steve Stricker has been Mr. Consistent. Justin Rose has had a breakout year. Phil Mickelson won the first major at Augusta, but hasn't done a whole lot since.
With the PGA Championship still on the horizon and likely to decide the player of the year, here is a quick look at the 10 top players so far this year on the PGA Tour.