Davis Love III

Best without a major? Westwood alone in his class

Lee Westwood already had qualified as the best player to have never won a major even before Sergio Garcia won the Masters.

Garcia only made it less of a debate.

The focus is sure to shift between now and the U.S. Open over who fits into that category. When the label first became popular in the early 1990s, it was easy to judge the candidates because of their victories, the number of majors they had played and how many times they came close to winning.

Tom Kite was the first big name to shed the label when he won the 1992 U.S. Open at age 42. Among those who followed Kite in finally winning majors were Corey Pavin (1995 U.S. Open) and Davis Love III (1997 PGA...