Wyndham Clark (USA), who reached the top of the PGA Tour for the first time in his life, rose to 31st in the men’s golf world rankings.
Clark rose to 31st in the men’s golf world rankings announced on the 8th (Korean time), up 49 places from last week’s 80th.
With this, Clark achieved his highest ranking. Clark entered the top 100 (90th) in the world rankings for the first time by jumping 90 steps by marking 5th place at the Valspar Championship in March. Since then, he has steadily moved up the rankings, landing at number 80 last week.
Clark credited his rise in rankings with winning the Wells Fargo Championship, which ended today. Clark recorded a final total of 19 under par 265 strokes in this tournament, beating Zander Shopley (USA) by 4 strokes to reach the top.
Clark, who started playing on the PGA Tour in earnest from the 2018-19 season, enjoyed the joy of achieving his first win in his 134th appearance. He had previously finished runner-up at the Bermuda Championships in November 2020, his best result.바카라사이트
Among Korean players, Lim Seong-jae (25‧ CJ Logistics) ranked the highest at 18th. Im Seong-jae tied for 8th at the Wells Fargo Championship, but his ranking fell one notch from last week.
Kim Joo-hyung (21‧ Nike Golf) followed in 19th place. Kim Si-woo (28) and Lee Gyeong-hoon (32‧ CJ Logistics) were ranked 42nd and 44th, respectively.
The world number one was still held by Jon Lam (Spain). Scotty Scheffler (USA), Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), Patrick Cantlay (USA), and Shopley kept the 2nd to 5th places unchanged.