And the winners of golf's four majors in 2020 will be...

Alex Myers makes his annual way, WAY too early predictions for golf's four major championships.

Released on 1/14/2020

Transcript

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So the time has come for me
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to make my way, way too early picks
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to win all four men's majors.
00:05
Let's light some money on fire together.
00:07
[fire crackling]
00:08
We start at the Masters, where Tiger Woods will choose
00:10
the champion's dinner menu on Tuesday,
00:12
but on Sunday, he'll slip the green jacket
00:14
on a first time major champ, Jon Rahm.
00:16
Yes, I picked Rahm to win in Augusta last year,
00:19
and yes, I plan on picking him every year until he wins,
00:22
so one of these years, I could wind up looking pretty smart.
00:27
Besides, green looks good on him.
00:31
Next, the PGA Championship heads
00:32
to TPC Harding Park in San Francisco,
00:35
marking the first time this major's been played
00:36
in the western half of the country since 1998.
00:39
Glad to see the Professional Golfers' Association
00:42
of America is going back to its roots, as in America,
00:45
you know, the whole thing.
00:47
In any event, I like Rory McIlroy
00:49
because he won the World Match Play
00:51
when it was played there in 2015
00:53
then stayed in the media center
00:55
to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
00:56
with us lowly scribes.
00:59
What a guy.
01:00
I won't have to travel nearly as far
01:02
to get to the U.S. Open, which is coming back to Winged Foot
01:04
for the first time since Phil Mickelson
01:05
out-Phil Mickelsoned even Phil Mickelson
01:08
with that disastrous double bogey on the final hole in 2006.
01:12
I was standing behind the green when that happened
01:14
and I haven't seen the air
01:15
sucked out of a sporting event like that
01:17
since Reggie Miller daggered my Knicks at MSG in Game 1
01:20
of the 1995 NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals.
01:23
Speaking of that Knicks team, I recently played Winged Foot
01:26
with my idol growing up, John Starks.
01:29
Talk about worlds colliding.
01:31
But seriously, damn you, Reggie.
01:33
I was just a kid and I cried my eyes out that night,
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just like Phil cried his eyes out in 2006.
01:40
Tough to watch.
01:41
Although Phil winning this year just days after turning 50
01:44
would be one of the greatest redemption stories
01:46
in sports history.
01:48
Too bad it's not happening.
01:50
My money is on Dustin Johnson.
01:52
His knee looks like it's back to 100%.
01:55
And finally, there's The Open Championship
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at Royal St. George's, which has produced huge upset winners
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the last two times it hosted the game's oldest major
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in Ben Curtis and Darren Clarke.
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For that reason,
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I'm picking another surprise winner this time.
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Just kidding.
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I'm taking Tiger Woods.
02:12
Did you really think I'd leave
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the reigning Masters champ out?
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Shame on you.
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So there you have it, Rahm, Rory, D.J., Tiger.
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A $5 parlay on that wins nearly 200 grand.
02:26
Meaty.
02:27
Hmm, what connects those four players?
02:32
Oh, right, the onesies.
02:34
Here's hoping there was something in the water,
02:36
well, eggnog, at that Christmas party.
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[rhythmic music]
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