« Truth & Rumors: David Feherty to interview Phil Mickelson, Bobby Knight for talk show | Back to Main | Dustin Johnson and Wayne Gretzky's daughter seen together at Kapalua »

January 08, 2013

SI Golf Ranking: McIlroy starts year as unanimous No. 1

Each week, 13 staffers from SI Golf+, Golf Magazine and GOLF.com  SI-Golf-RANKINGvote for  their top 10, awarding 10 points to their first choice and proceeding in descending order to the 10th player, who gets one point. The points are then added and the ranking calculated. This ranking aims to be an of-the-moment measure of who’s playing the best right now. Tell us your top 10 in the comments field below.

RANK (TOTAL VOTES, FIRST PLACE VOTES, LAST WEEK'S RANK)

1. Rory McIlroy (130, 13, 1) - Last three finishes: 1, DP World Tour Championship; MC, UBS Hong Kong Open; 3, Barclays Singapore Open
-Official World Golf Ranking: 1

2. Tiger Woods (106, 0, 2) - Last three finishes: T4, World Challenge; T4, CIMB Classic; Semi-Finalist, Turkish Airlines World Golf Final
- Official World Golf Ranking: 3

3. Keegan Bradley (63, 0, 5) - Last three finishes: 2, World Challenge; 23, WGC-HSBC Championship; 3-1-0, Ryder Cup
- Official World Golf Ranking: 13

4. Jason Dufner (62, 0, 3) - Last three finishes: T15, World Challenge; T2, WGC-HSBC Champions; 2, Perth International
- Official World Golf Ranking: 9

5. Ian Poulter (58, 1, 4) - Last three finishes: 17, World Challenge; T26, DP World Tour Championship; 2, Talisker Masters
- Official World Golf Ranking: 12

6. Luke Donald (54, 0, 6) - Last three finishes: T3, DP World Tour Championship; 1, Dunlop Phoenix; T18, WGC-HSBC Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking : 2

T7. Justin Rose (32, 0, T10) - Last three finishes: 11, Nedbank Golf Challenge; 2, DP World Tour Championship; T24, WGC-HSBC Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking : 4

T7. Charl Schwartzel (32, 0, NR) - Last three finishes: 1, Alfred Dunhill Championship; 1, Thailand Golf Champions; 3, DP World Tour Championship
- Official World Golf Ranking: 14

9. Brandt Snedeker (28, 0, 8) - Last three finishes: T13, World Challenge; T11, WGC-HSBC Championship; 1-2-0, Ryder Cup
- Official World Golf Ranking: 10

10. Bubba Watson (24, 0, NR) - Last three finishes: 9, World Challenge; 33, WGC-HSBC Championship; 3, PGA Grand Slam of Golf
- Official World Golf Ranking : 8

Others receiving votes:
Phil Mickelson (23)
Graeme McDowell (21)
Dustin Johnson (20)
Lee Westwood (13)
Louis Oosthuizen (12)
Adam Scott (12)
Webb Simpson (8)
Bo Van Pelt (8)
Sergio Garcia (5)
Ernie Els (3)
Martin Kaymer (1)

Add your comment, speak your mind

You can leave a comment without logging in. Or you can share your comment on one or more social networks by clicking the Login button and logging in to one or more of the social network options. Click on Share to choose how your post will be shared to friends.






Subscribe To Blog Headlines

Press Tent Archives

To view posts from a particular day,
simply select the date below.

December 2013
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

<< Previous Months