Who is the top ranked golfer in the world?

The current #1 player in the world is Rory McIlroy. He's been the top ranked player for the past 13 weeks, starting on October 24. Overall he's held the #1 position for 119 weeks. Rory McIlroy first achieved the number 1 ranking on February 27, 2012.

Current Top 100 Golfers By World Ranking

Rank Name Ranking Points Been #1? Been Top 10?
1 Rory McIlroy 8.716
2 Scottie Scheffler 8.045
3 Jon Rahm 7.872
4 Cameron Smith 7.027
5 Patrick Cantlay 6.846
6 Xander Schauffele 5.957
7 Collin Morikawa 5.314
8 Will Zalatoris 5.177
9 Justin Thomas 5.064
10 Matt Fitzpatrick 5.022
11 Viktor Hovland 4.868
12 Tony Finau 4.778
13 Max Homa 4.741
14 Tom Kim 4.239
15 Sam Burns 4.168
16 Jordan Spieth 3.881
17 Cameron Young 3.700
18 Sungjae Im 3.670
19 Billy Horschel 3.456
20 Hideki Matsuyama 3.288
21 Keegan Bradley 3.226
22 Shane Lowry 3.212
23 Joaquin Niemann 3.149
24 Brian Harman 2.858
25 Tommy Fleetwood 2.848
26 Tyrrell Hatton 2.618
27 Sepp Straka 2.598
28 Seamus Power 2.560
29 ↑↑ Tom Hoge 2.552
30 Ryan Fox 2.535
31 Russell Henley 2.461
32 Kevin Kisner 2.428
33 Adam Scott 2.343
34 ↑↑ Sahith Theegala 2.343
35 Corey Conners 2.342
36 Aaron Wise 2.325
37 ↓↓ Abraham Ancer 2.320
38 Alex Noren 2.303
39 Kyoung Hoon Lee 2.302
40 Thomas Pieters 2.290
41 Si Woo Kim 2.193
42 Talor Gooch 2.134
43 Kurt Kitayama 2.044
44 Guillermo Mito Pereira 1.977
45 ↑↑ Chris Kirk 1.977
46 ↓↓ Dustin Johnson 1.964
47 ↑↑ JT Poston 1.937
48 Harold Varner III 1.935
49 ↑↑ Min Woo Lee 1.908
50 Mackenzie Hughes 1.864
51 ↑↑ Taylor Montgomery 1.859
52 Adrian Meronk 1.815
53 ↑↑ Lucas Herbert 1.800
54 ↓↓ Jason Kokrak 1.772
55 Scott Stallings 1.701
56 ↓↓ Kevin Na 1.689
57 ↑↑ Patrick Reed 1.688
58 Dean Burmester 1.683
59 ↑↑ Davis Thompson 1.675
60 Maverick McNealy 1.673
61 ↑↑ Victor Perez 1.665
62 ↓↓ Daniel Berger 1.659
63 ↓↓ Louis Oosthuizen 1.646
64 ↑↑ Andrew Putnam 1.644
65 ↓↓ Keith Mitchell 1.618
66 ↓↓ Brooks Koepka 1.598
67 ↑↑ J.J Spaun 1.598
68 Adam Svensson 1.577
69 Christiaan Bezuidenhout 1.541
70 ↓↓ Davis Riley 1.538
71 ↑↑ Justin Rose 1.518
72 Adam Hadwin 1.514
73 Adrian Otaegui 1.499
74 ↓↓ Thriston Lawrence 1.482
75 ↓↓ Kazuki Higa 1.477
76 ↓↓ Harris English 1.474
77 ↑↑ Matt Kuchar 1.465
78 ↓↓ Paul Casey 1.463
79 ↓↓ Cameron Tringale 1.455
80 ↓↓ Pablo Larrazabal 1.454
81 Thomas Detry 1.453
82 ↓↓ Robert MacIntyre 1.449
83 ↑↑ Callum Shinkwin 1.449
84 Denny McCarthy 1.431
85 ↓↓ Cameron Davis 1.428
86 ↓↓ Adri Arnaus 1.427
87 ↓↓ Jordan Smith 1.421
88 Richard Bland 1.406
89 Joel Dahmen 1.384
90 ↓↓ Sebastian Munoz 1.384
91 Luke List 1.377
92 ↑↑ Jason Day 1.369
93 ↓↓ Emiliano Grillo 1.361
94 ↓↓ Marc Leishman 1.361
95 Alex Smalley 1.345
96 ↓↓ Bryson DeChambeau 1.330
97 ↑↑ Benjamin Griffin(May1996) 1.321
98 Anirban Lahiri 1.319
99 Rickie Fowler 1.294
100 Trey Mullinax 1.292

Who has gained the most rating points in the last month?

Jon Rahm has gained 1.34 points since December 26, which is the most of anybody in the world rankings. His rank has increased from 5th to 3rd in the world rankings.

Who has lost the most rating points in the last month?

Will Zalatoris has lost 0.63 points since December 26, which is the steepest drop of anybody in the world rankings. His ranking has dropped from 7th to 8th in the world rankings.

Who is the highest ranked player who hasn't been #1?

The highest ranked player who hasn't reached the top spot in the world rankings is currently Cameron Smith, who is ranked 4th in the world.