Golf Rankings

  • Australian Adam Scott overtakes Tiger Woods as world No. 1 May 19, 2014

    Australia's Adam Scott has surpassed Tiger Woods as the number one player on the official world golf rankings, seizing the top spot despite not playing this past week. Scott, who spent the past 38 weeks as the second ranked player, has had chances to overtake Woods through high tournament finishes but...
  • Anirban Lahiri climbs to career-best 101 in world rankings January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Rising star Anirban Lahiri's tied third finish at the King's Cup has lifted him to a career-best 101 in the official world golf rankings, making him the highest-placed Indian in the list. The 26-year-old, who was placed 109 in the world rankings till last week, is now knocking on...
  • Gaganjeet Bhullar closing in on European Tour card September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Currently India's highest ranked player in the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) at No.150, Gaganjeet Bhullar is closing in to earn full European Tour playing rights for 2014. The European Tour, which covers around 45 tournaments with approximately 133 million euros as prize money and visits 25 countries, is...
  • Phil Mickelson climbs rankings after British Open victory July 22, 2013

    Gullane: Phil Mickelson suddenly has the world No.1 ranking in his sight after what he said was the best round of his career took him to a superb British Open victory at Muirfield on Sunday. The American, who burst from the pack to win by three shots after a sizzling last...
  • Inbee Park jumps to No. 1 in women's golf ranking April 16, 2013

    Florida: Inbee Park took over the top spot in the women's golf ranking on Monday, ending Stacy Lewis' four-week run at No. 1. Park moved ahead of Lewis eight days after winning the Kraft Nabisco Championship for her second major title and second victory of the year. The 24-year-old South...
  • It will take time to climb back to No. 1, says Woods November 2, 2012

    Singapore: On the two-year anniversary of losing his No. 1 ranking, Tiger Woods said on Thursday that winning was the best way for him to get back to the top. And that could take some time. Four players have been No. 1 over the last two years. The current top ranking...
  • Woods falls out of top 50 in world rankings October 4, 2011

    London: Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in nearly 15 years. Woods, who hasn't won in nearly two years, was assured of dropping from the top 50 when Louis Oosthuizen finished in a three-way tie for fifth in the Dunhill Links...