Current Top 100

Rank Name Ranking Points
1 Tiger Woods 8.867
2 Adam Scott 8.283
3 Henrik Stenson 8.124
4 Bubba Watson 7.302
5 Jason Day 6.861
6 Matt Kuchar 6.420
7 Sergio Garcia 6.081
8 Phil Mickelson 6.068
9 Jordan Spieth 6.016
10 Rory McIlroy 6.000
11 Justin Rose 5.929
12 Zach Johnson 5.670
13 Dustin Johnson 5.399
14 Graeme McDowell 4.563
15 Steve Stricker 4.518
16 Jason Dufner 4.367
17 Charl Schwartzel 4.336
18 Keegan Bradley 4.176
19 Jimmy Walker 4.171
20 Brandt Snedeker 4.147
21 Jim Furyk 4.137
22 Ian Poulter 4.080
23 Victor Dubuisson 4.007
24 Patrick Reed 3.905
25 Thomas Bjorn 3.859
26 Hideki Matsuyama 3.844
27 Webb Simpson 3.823
28 Jamie Donaldson 3.803
29 Luke Donald 3.799
30 Graham Delaet 3.450
31 Bill Haas 3.396
32 Miguel A Jimenez 3.266
33 Jonas Blixt 3.227
34 Hunter Mahan 3.225
35 Rickie Fowler 3.200
36 Lee Westwood 3.154
37 Ryan Moore 2.969
38 Louis Oosthuizen 2.955
39 Stephen Gallacher 2.907
40 Harris English 2.852
41 Ernie Els 2.666
42 Matt Jones 2.665
43 Russell Henley 2.638
44 Joost Luiten 2.617
45 Gonzalo Fdez Castano 2.615
46 Matt Every 2.567
47 Kevin Streelman 2.540
48 Gary Woodland 2.512
49 Nick Watney 2.511
50 Billy Horschel 2.495
51 Francesco Molinari 2.452
52 Thongchai Jaidee 2.429
53 Chris Kirk 2.428
54 John Senden 2.428
55 Kevin Stadler 2.422
56 Richard Sterne 2.348
57 Matteo Manassero 2.318
58 Ryan Palmer 2.306
59 Chesson Hadley 2.233
60 George Coetzee 2.218
61 Martin Kaymer 2.170
62 Branden Grace 2.147
63 Scott Stallings 2.130
64 Mikko Ilonen 2.112
65 Pablo Larrazabal 2.097
66 David Lynn 1.987
67 Thorbjorn Olesen 1.981
68 Boo Weekley 1.920
69 Marc Leishman 1.904
70 Kevin Na 1.901
71 Bernd Wiesberger 1.847
72 Ross Fisher 1.847
73 Peter Hanson 1.814
74 Brendon de Jonge 1.795
75 Chris Stroud 1.785
76 Brooks Koepka 1.763
77 Peter Uihlein 1.763
78 Ryo Ishikawa 1.762
79 Charles Howell III 1.760
80 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 1.743
81 Scott Piercy 1.682
82 Kim Hyung sung 1.658
83 Charley Hoffman 1.652
84 Will Mackenzie 1.637
85 Angel Cabrera 1.613
86 Thomas Aiken 1.605
87 Koumei Oda 1.584
88 Roberto Castro 1.580
89 Brett Rumford 1.565
90 D.A. Points 1.559
91 Fredrik Jacobson 1.559
92 K.J. Choi 1.545
93 Rafael Cabrera Bello 1.538
94 Alejandro Canizares 1.534
95 Jason Kokrak 1.518
96 Chris Wood 1.510
97 Darren Fichardt 1.508
98 Daniel Summerhays 1.504
99 Michael Thompson 1.490
100 Paul Casey 1.485

Most weeks at #2 without making it to #1

Name Weeks
Phil Mickelson 270
Jim Furyk 39
Adam Scott 32
Colin Montgomerie 24
Sergio Garcia 18
Mark O'Meara 15
Steve Stricker 12
Davis Love III 5
Corey Pavin 1

Most weeks at #1

Name Weeks
Tiger Woods 675
Greg Norman 93
Luke Donald 55
Rory McIlroy 39
Vijay Singh 32
Lee Westwood 22
David Duval 15
Ernie Els 9
Martin Kaymer 8
Tom Lehman 1

Most weeks in top 10

Name Weeks
Tiger Woods 840
Phil Mickelson 763
Ernie Els 705
Vijay Singh 542
Davis Love III 407
Jim Furyk 359
Lee Westwood 352
Sergio Garcia 329
Colin Montgomerie 312
Adam Scott 308
Padraig Harrington 304
Retief Goosen 274
Steve Stricker 251
David Duval 231
Luke Donald 219
Rory McIlroy 214
Nick Price 207
David Toms 179
Mark O'Meara 149
Justin Rose 139

Past PGA Championship Champions

Year Name Course World Rank Before World Rank After World Rank Today
2012 Rory McIlroy Kiawah Island, Ocean Course 1 1 10
2011 Keegan Bradley Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course 108 29 18
2010 Martin Kaymer Whistling Straits, Straits Course 13 5 61
2009 Y.E. Yang Hazeltine National Golf Club 110 34 >300
2008 Padraig Harrington Oakland Hills Country Club, South Course 3 3 178
2007 Tiger Woods Southern Hills Country Club 1 1 1
2006 Tiger Woods Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3 1 1 1
2005 Phil Mickelson Baltusrol Golf Club, Lower Course 4 3 8
2004 Vijay Singh Whistling Straits, Straits Course 3 2 155
2003 Shaun Micheel Oak Hill Country Club, East Course 169 46 >300
2002 Rich Beem Hazeltine National Golf Club 73 26 >300
2001 David Toms Atlanta Athletic Club, Highlands Course 19 8 149
2000 Tiger Woods Valhalla Golf Club 1 1 1
1999 Tiger Woods Medinah Country Club, Course No. 3 2 1 1
1998 Vijay Singh Sahalee Country Club 18 12 155
1997 Davis Love III Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course 17 9 >300
Average world rank for champion before event: 33.9
Median world rank for champion before event: 8.5
Champions ranked outside the top 50 before event: 4
Champions ranked outside the top 100 before event: 3

Past Masters Champions

Year Name Course World Rank Before World Rank After World Rank Today
2013 Adam Scott Augusta National Golf Club 7 3 2
2012 Bubba Watson Augusta National Golf Club 16 4 4
2011 Charl Schwartzel Augusta National Golf Club 29 11 17
2010 Phil Mickelson Augusta National Golf Club 3 2 8
2009 Angel Cabrera Augusta National Golf Club 69 18 85
2008 Trevor Immelman Augusta National Golf Club 29 15 227
2007 Zach Johnson Augusta National Golf Club 56 15 12
2006 Phil Mickelson Augusta National Golf Club 2 2 8
2005 Tiger Woods Augusta National Golf Club 2 1 1
2004 Phil Mickelson Augusta National Golf Club 8 6 8
2003 Mike Weir Augusta National Golf Club 10 5 >300
2002 Tiger Woods Augusta National Golf Club 1 1 1
2001 Tiger Woods Augusta National Golf Club 1 1 1
2000 Vijay Singh Augusta National Golf Club 8 5 155
1999 Jose M Olazabal Augusta National Golf Club 34 19 >300
1998 Mark O'Meara Augusta National Golf Club 14 10 >300
1997 Tiger Woods Augusta National Golf Club 13 3 1
Average world rank for champion before event: 17.8
Median world rank for champion before event: 10.0
Champions ranked outside the top 50 before event: 2
Champions ranked outside the top 100 before event: 0

Past US Open Champions

Year Name Course World Rank Before World Rank After World Rank Today
2013 Justin Rose Merion Golf Club, East Course 5 3 11
2012 Webb Simpson Olympic Club, Lake Course 14 5 27
2011 Rory McIlroy Congressional Country Club, Blue Course 8 4 10
2010 Graeme McDowell Pebble Beach Golf Links 37 13 14
2009 Lucas Glover Bethpage State Park, Black Course 71 18 294
2008 Tiger Woods Torrey Pines Golf Course, South Course 1 1 1
2007 Angel Cabrera Oakmont Country Club 41 17 85
2006 Geoff Ogilvy Winged Foot Golf Club, West Course 17 8 157
2005 Michael Campbell Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2 80 23 >300
2004 Retief Goosen Shinnecock Hills Golf Club 9 7 225
2003 Jim Furyk Olympia Fields Country Club, North Course 10 6 21
2002 Tiger Woods Bethpage State Park, Black Course 1 1 1
2001 Retief Goosen Southern Hills Country Club 44 26 225
2000 Tiger Woods Pebble Beach Golf Links 1 1 1
1999 Payne Stewart Pinehurst Resort, Course No. 2 13 11 >300
1998 Lee Janzen Olympic Club, Lake Course 42 22 >300
1997 Ernie Els Congressional Country Club, Blue Course 4 1 41
Average world rank for champion before event: 23.4
Median world rank for champion before event: 13.0
Champions ranked outside the top 50 before event: 2
Champions ranked outside the top 100 before event: 0

Past British Open Champions

Year Name Course World Rank Before World Rank After World Rank Today
2012 Ernie Els Royal Lytham & St Annes 40 15 41
2011 Darren Clarke Royal St George's 111 30 292
2010 Louis Oosthuizen St Andrews 54 15 38
2009 Stewart Cink Turnberry 33 9 148
2008 Padraig Harrington Royal Birkdale 14 3 178
2007 Padraig Harrington Carnoustie 10 6 178
2006 Tiger Woods Royal Liverpool 1 1 1
2005 Tiger Woods St Andrews 1 1 1
2004 Todd Hamilton Royal Troon 56 16 >300
2003 Ben Curtis Royal St George's >300 35 >300
2002 Ernie Els Muirfield 3 3 41
2001 David Duval Royal Lytham & St Annes 7 3 >300
2000 Tiger Woods St Andrews 1 1 1
1999 Paul Lawrie Carnoustie 159 48 158
1998 Mark O'Meara Royal Birkdale 12 4 >300
1997 Justin Leonard Royal Troon 19 13 160
Average world rank for champion before event: 51.3
Median world rank for champion before event: 16.5
Champions ranked outside the top 50 before event: 5
Champions ranked outside the top 100 before event: 3