Rory McIlroy and the 25 Most Overrated Players in PGA History

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Rory McIlroy and the 25 Most Overrated Players in PGA History
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High expectations are often placed on golfers. Sometimes these expectations are reasonable, but often they border on absurd. 

Applying the "next Tiger Woods" label to anyone is completely unfair. Woods is a once in a lifetime talent, and we may never see a golfer as good as Woods ever again. 

But the media doesn't look at fairness when hyping players. They will hype and then over-hype a golfer for a variety of reasons. As a result, people develop lofty expectations of players.  

When deciding who would make the 25 most overrated golfers in PGA Tour history, I was mainly looking for two things. First, the golf fans had to expect the player to be a force in majors, either by winning or at least coming close. Second, the media had to have already hyped these players endlessly.

Here are the 25 most overrated players!

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