Early January is a time for optimism for all professional golfers. But the year won't work out the same for everyone.
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Once a week, the aim is to gauge who is feeling the most heat to perform going into a tournament or major championship.
After winning the Thailand Golf Championship Sunday, Lee Westwood will end 2011 as the second-ranked player in the world.
Although there is still plenty of time remaining in 2011, and an official event on the Tour de Las Americas, the final World Golf Ranking was published on Sunday and the top 50 players secured invi