Norwegian Viktor Hovlandafter winning the Memorial Tournament, beating the American Denny McCarthy in the tiebreaker, rises to fifth place in the world golf ranking, which continues to be led by the American Scottie Scheffler, followed by the Spanish Jon Rahm and Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy.
McCarthy is the top performer for his second place finish at the Memorial, which allows you to jump twenty places, from 55 to 35.
Although if we are talking about jumps in the classificationthe winner this week is 20-year-old Northern Irishman Tom McKibbin, who won his first DP World Tour golf title by winning the European Open, held in Hamburg (Germany).
With this title, McKibbin goes from position 335 to 162, his best historical ranking, gaining 173 positions.
In the top 10, the Americans Xander Schauffele and Max Homa lose one position, now they are sixth and seventh respectively, and his compatriot Jordan Spieth is tenth to the detriment of the also American Will Zalatoris who drops to eleventh place.
After Rahm, the Ibero-American players that appear this week among the top 100 are: the Chilean Joaquín Niemann who appears in position 34 after losing 3, the Argentine Emiliano Grillo, in 43 losing one position, the Spanish Pablo Larrazábal in 50, wins 3, the Mexican Abraham Ancer in 54 losing 5, the Chilean Guillermo ‘Mito’ Pereira in 56, losing 2, the Spanish Adrián Otaegui who maintains position 81, and the also Spanish Adri Arnaus in 93 after losing a step.