Five of the current best golfers in the world
As underrated golf is as a sport, only the enthusiasts would know the popularity of the players. From winning some of the renowned tournaments to the kind of success they have achieved over the years, the rankings are relatively recent and feature the best players in 2020.
1. Rory McIlroy
Even though McIlroy hasn’t won a major championship since 2014, his pass success and consistency has proven his caliber in this sport. He has secured four popular golf tournament wins in 3.5 years, which in itself was massive.
During the 2018-19 phase, Rory managed to make it to the top 10 a total of 28 times out of the 35 events he played. It includes the six tournaments in the 2019-20 season as well.
2. Jin-Young Ko
Women golfers are often under-appreciated, but Ko has proven the world wrong time and time. She is the only golfer in the world to have won 2 Majors in 2019. She was ranked #1 by the Golf Association following her win at the Evian Championship for her 2-stroke.
She also closed in second on the world’s average at 69.062, the first being of McIlroy at 69.057. Ko has proven herself to be one of the best golfers across all the golfers at several significant tours.
3. Brooks Koepka
If you keep up with golf and know about Koepka, you know that his only aim is to win the majors because that is what he practices for. His hard work has time, and time paid off as he is the proud winner of four majors. He has also won three times in PGA tours in six seasons.
In 2019, Koepka also managed to secure nine top-10s out of the 21 PGA tours conducted in the year.
4. Justin Thomas
Thomas is another popular international golfer who has secured his name in the list of the world’s top players. Even though he is quite popular among all the other golfers around the globe, he hasn’t bagged a lot of wins in the championships except the PGA Championship in 2017.
Thomas won another one in 2018-19. He also managed to perform exceptionally well in the 2019-20 championships, bagging two wins in the first eight events and finished in the Top 10.
5. Tiger Woods
People have been anxious about his health and wondering how long he’s going to play in the professional course, but it seems like the last day is quite far away.
So, this is the list of the top 5 international golfers in the world that have time and time proven their worth and dominance with their masterstrokes and their eclectic gameplay. Each player is ranked based on their prominence on the course and their popularity even after so many years.
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