Official World Golf Rankings
|1||D. Johnson Dustin Johnson||506.80|
|2||J. Rahm Jon Rahm||469.15|
|3||J. Thomas Justin Thomas||421.99|
|4||R. McIlroy Rory McIlroy||321.47|
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Simply put, a golfer’s World Ranking is obtained by dividing their points total by the number of events they have played, which gives their average. Players are then ranked according to their average, highest first.
Female golfers with the highest career earnings on LPGA tour 2020. Annika Sorenstam of Sweden tops the all-time list for prize money earners on the LPGA tour. Having achieved 207 career top tens and 72 career victories, the Swede took home over 22.57 million U.S. dollars across her career.
The USGA guidelines are such that any hole 691 yards and longer from the back tees or 591 and longer from the ladies’ tees can be considered a par 6 . “You have to design it so it’s not something golfers dread,” said Bill Ward Jr., designer of Meadow Farm’s longest hole, as well as a couple of other par 6 holes.
36 years (June 22, 1984)
Northern Ireland has one point in the Official World Golf Rankings for every 5,254 people who live there – by far the best ratio of any with at least three players in the top 200. That’s quite a feat when you consider McIlroy lost more ranking points than any player in the world this year.
50 years (June 16, 1970)
No man has ever achieved a modern era Grand Slam. Tiger Woods won all four major events consecutively within a 365-day period, but his victories were spread over two calendar years ( winning three events in 2000 and the Masters in 2001). Keeler dubbed it the “Grand Slam,” borrowing a bridge term.
As reported in a 2019 Yahoo Finance post, Spieth’s net worth comes in at approximately $100 million .