I think it's a nice feather in one's cap
by bizdomer09 (2019-02-11 20:14:25)

In reply to: Do golfers care about that?  posted by bluengold07

but doesn't come remotely close to winning a major. I also think for Phil his career is distinguished enough that not having been #1 has no bearing whatsoever on anything for him - how he's perceived, respect, career fulfillment, etc. It's just a fun and interesting fact, as offered by 84david.