Just because Adam Scott is closing in on the World No. 1 ranking doesn't mean the Aussie will get there. We look back at the seven players who got to No. 2, but never quite reached golf's top spot since the Official World Golf Ranking was created in 1986.
In 1980 the PGA Tour greatly expanded its statistical database. Thirty-four years later we've sifted through the information to determine which golfers have shined brightest since then—our exclusive ranking of the best players' best golf.
For the first time, Golf Digest has produced The Second 100 Greatest, a ranking of courses from 101 to 200, using the same seven criteria and minimum 45 ballots required for eligibility among America's 100 Greatest.