Rahm remains on top despite Morikawa’s siege

American Collin Morikawa, second in The Genesis Invitational tournament, came very close to snatching the number one in the world from Spanish Jon Rahmwhich climbed 39 positions on the last day to finish twenty-first.

Rahm’s lead at the top of the table has been noticeably reduced. The Basque golfer has an average of 8.86 points, compared to Morikawa’s 8.52, that if he had won he would have been removed from the top of the list, but the Chilean Joaquín Niemann prevented him with his second victory on the PGA circuit.

The American Patrick Cantlay, 33 in Pacific Palisades, closes the podium ahead of the Norwegian Viktor Hovland and the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, while fellow Americans Scottie Scheffler and Justin Thomas are sixth and seventh to the detriment of their compatriots Xander Schauffele and Dustin Johnson, now eighth and ninth, respectively.

The Mexican Abraham Ancer guards the eighteenth place, Niemann takes advantage of his victory to place himself twentieth and his friend Sergio Garcíawho celebrated the victory of the Chilean after finishing his participation thirty-ninth after a weak last lap, down to 49th place.

The Colombian Sebastián Muñoz and the Mexican Carlos Ortizalso a great friend of Niemann who celebrated his victory next to the ‘green’ of 18, they exchanged positions and are now 69 and 71, respectively.

Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas dropped to 86th place and the Spanish Adri Arnaus at 88while the Chilean Guillermo ‘Mito’ Pereira entered the ‘top 100’ and is ranked 94th.

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