The leading light of the PGA Tour’s English contingent, Luke Donald, has ended his month-long stint at the summit of the world rankings. (continue reading…)
Tag: World Rankings
Tiger Woods has dropped out of the top 50 in the world rankings for the first time in almost 15 years.
When the new rankings are published tomorrow, Tiger’s streak of 778 consecutive weeks inside the top 50 will end. It’ll be his lowest rank since October 13, 1996, when he was No. 61. Mind you, he only turned pro in late August of that year. (continue reading…)
In his quest to attain the top of the world rankings (like his girlfriend), Rory McIlroy moved to a career-best No. 3, but called it a “consolation” after finishing third at the KLM Open in Holland. (Which serves as exhibit 2,343,352 that winning is more important to most players than a number.) Via the Belfast Telegraph: (continue reading…)
Tiger Woods dropped to a new low (or high, depending on how you want to see it) on Monday. In the latest World Golf Rankings, Tiger plummeted outside of the top twenty to No. 21, the lowest position since January 1997. (continue reading…)
Rory McIlroy improved to a career-best No. 3 in the world rankings, giving the UK an unprecedented sweep of the top-three spots. McIlroy, who hails from Northern Ireland, is taking time off before the British Open, but he moved ahead of Germany’s Martin Kaymer after Kaymer’s mediocre showing at last week’s Munich Open. Here’s a list of the world’s top 20: (continue reading…)
As you’ve probably heard, Lee Westwood, who celebrated his 38th birthday with a victory at the Indonesian Masters, recaptured the number-one spot in the official world rankings after Luke Donald lost in a playoff to Brandt Snedeker on the other side of the world at The Heritage. With both Donald and Westwood in contention going into the weekend, it was clear one of them would replace Martin Kaymer, who didn’t compete last week, as No. 1 (if Donald had also won, he would have surpassed Westwood). (continue reading…)