Top 10 Golfers of 2016
The glory is not in winning once, but in winning again and again and again until you become the only one. Below are the men who have won over and over again and made their place in the top 10 of the golf rankings.
Justin Peter Rose is an English professional golfer who plays most of his golf on the PGA Tour, still keeping his membership for the European Tour. He won his first major championship at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club and became the first English player to win a major since Nick Faldo in 1996 and the first to win the U.S. Open since Tony Jacklin in 1970.
Daniel John Willett is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. In April 2016, he became the first European in 17 years to win at Augusta National.
Dustin Johnson, an American professional golfer is one of the longest drivers on the PGA Tour, having been third in the driving distance stats for three consecutive years from 2009 to 2011 and has ranked inside the top five in each of his five years on the PGA Tour.
World Number 7 - Adam Scott, an Australian professional golfer won the Australian Boys' Amateur in 1997 and 1998. He was a member of the Golf Australia National Squad. Today he is a professional and ranks among the top 10 of the World.
Henrik Stenson, a Swedish professional golfer his career high ranking of second is the best by any Swedish golfer. In March 2009 he created a storm in the media when he stripped to his underwear and golf glove in order to play a recovery shot from a muddy water hazard at the first round of the WGC-CA Championship.
Another American Professional Golfer among the top 5 ranks on the Official World Golf Ranking right now is Rickie Fowler. The 27 year old is an almost self-taught golfer.
American Professional Golfer Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson Jr. holds rank 4 on the Official World Golf Ranking right now. Watson can hit a ball over 350 yards and is amongst the longest drivers on the PGA circuit.
Northern Irish Professional Golfer Rory McIlroy currently holds the rank 3 of Official World Golf Ranking. In 2012, he became the youngest player to reach $10 million in career earnings on the PGA Tour. He just turned 27 on May 4th.
Jordan Spieth from the USA is currently rank 2 on the Official World Golf Ranking. The Time Magazine added him to their list of 100 most influential people and commented that he "exemplifies everything that's great about sports."
According to Official World Golf Ranking, Jason Day currently sits at top of the ranks. He is a golfer from Australia. He has been consistently performing well since he first won the WGC title in Feb. 2014.