Another wasted chance for Scottie Scheffler. Runner up for the second consecutive year in the Bahamas in the Hero World Challenge won again by Viktor Hovland, the American missed his opportunity to return to first place in the men’s golf world rankings.
The number 1, therefore, remains Rory McIlroy.
Scottie Scheffler, ranking
Only two variations in the Top 10. With Hovland who, thanks to his success in the unofficial tournament of the PGA Tour, passes from 12th to 9th position.
Step back for Matt Fitzpatrick, now 10/o ahead of Collin Morikawa, 11/o. Advancing Adrian Meronk. The Pole, with his exploits at the Australian Open, moved up from 56th to 52nd place. Thriston Lawrence is also smiling who, with his home feat at the South African Open, jumped from 90th to 64th position.
Among the Azzurri, Guido Migliozzi is 127/o. While Francesco Molinari is 157/o Rory McIlroy (Holywood, Northern Ireland, May 4, 1989) is a Northern Irish professional golfer. He has been number 1 in the world rankings for 95 weeks and has been in the top ten for more than 300 weeks.
This golfer has won four major tournament victories: the 2011 US Open, the 2014 British Open, and the 2012 and 2014 PGA Championship. He also came third at the 2010 and 2022 British Open and the the PGA of 2009 and 2010. Meanwhile, McIlroy won the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, the 2015 WGC Match Play, the 2015 Dubai World Championship, the 2016, 2019 and 2022 Tour Championship and the 2016, 2019 and 2022 Fed Ex Cup.
second in the 2012 WGC Match Play, third in the 2012 WGC-Cadillac Championship, and fourth in the 2009 and 2011 WGC-HSBC Champions. The Northern Irishman has 20 victories on the PGA Tour and an additional 7 on the European Tour.
He has finished first in the European circuit in 2012, 2014 and 2015, and second in 2009 and 2011, as well as first in the American circuit in 2014 and 2016, and third in 2012. On the other hand, the player has been part of the European team in the Ryder Cup since 2010, scoring eight points in twelve games.
McIlroy has been a UNICEF Ireland Ambassador since June 2011. In December 2011 he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire. He also received the Raidió Teilifís Éireann award for Sportsman of the Year 2011 and the Laureus Award for Newcomer of the Year 2012.
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