Whisper Number: Two top 10s in majors in '99 (British, PGA). Solid U.S. Open record (48th, 14th, 17th).
Insider Trading: Forget flaky image. If he played in Europe full time, Monty's reign as top money winner would be over.
Recommendation: Strong buy
World Rank: 12
U.S. Wins: 5
?Seven top eight finishes in first 12 starts this season.
?Second on Tour in greens in regulation.
?Top five in four of last five Opens.
?Won '96 British Open.
52-Week High: Won Woods's preseason event and then Phoenix Open for first official title since '96, quelling talk that he couldn't close.
52-Week Low: Allowed Tom Pernice to steal Buick Open.
Whisper Number: Harmonic convergence? In '90s Lehman had five top 10s in Open and four top 10s in Pebble Beach Pro-Am.