Top 3 Golf Players of 2019

As with any other sport, golf has been graced by a maestro who not only stroke admiration from golfing fans worldwide but also conquered multiple tournaments, adding more accolades to their profiles.

However, each year comes with strive from various players aiming to prove themselves; thus, new names sprout in the golfing chart each year. To give you a glimpse of the top three golf players of 2019, we compared the performance of the athletes in various tournaments, thus bringing forth this guide.

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  1. Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy is a Northern Ireland member of both the European and PGA tours. He is the current leader on the official world golf ranking chart with 9.1870 average points and total points of 440.98.

Additionally, Rory McIlory has spent a total of 96 weeks at the helm of the rankings, thus proving the player to watch in 2020. A testament to his prowess, McIlory has bagged the championship four times, and bagged the 2011 U.S Open and setting a tournament record score of 16. Among the notable feats of Rory McIlory include the 2012 and 2014 PGA Championships, and the 2014 Open Championship.

Overall, McIlroy has represented Europe, Great Britain, and Ireland as both an amateur and a professional. Overall, McIlory has bagged 18 PGA tour victories, nine international victories and achieved seven second and third-place finishes.

Among the significant milestones of his career, however, is the 18th PGA tour title at the world golf championships-HSBC champions, defeating Xander Schauffele in a playoff with a birdie on the first extra hole.

He also represented his second win in a three-start stretch on TOUR and fourth in 15 starts. Rory marked his third career WGC victory. On the PGA tour, Rory Improved to 2-2 in playoffs and 8-for-13 in converting the 54-hole lead/co-lead to success.

  1. Tiger Woods

Tiger woods is not only a player that has cemented his name in the golf honoraries but also among the players that shaped the sport into its current state. Among the hallmarks of his career include his 18th PGA tour title at the World Golf Championship- HSBC champions, winning over the defending champion Xander Schauffele in a playoff with a birdie on the first extra hole.

Woods represented his second win in a three-start stretch on TOUR and fourth in 15 starts. Woods is also tied for first in PGA tour wins and ranks second in men’s major championships.

Although woods faced setbacks midway through his career, he bounced back to the helm of golf ranking in 2013.

On his return to regular competition, Woods progressed to the top of the game, winning his first tournament in the tour championship in September 2018 and won his first major in 11 years at the 2019 masters.

However, Woods ranks eighth on the current official world golf ranking with an average of 6.0524 and total of 242.10

  1. Brooks Koepka

Brooks Koepka is second in rankings with average points of 9.1555 and total points of 384.53. Having become the world number one in the official world golf ranking after bagging the 2018 CJ cup, Brooks has proven a force to reckon with challenging the top players in major competitions.

With a double victory in the U.S open in 2017 and 2018, and PGA championships in 2018 and 2019, Koepka became the first golfer in history to retain two titles in two significant competitions continuously.

Among the worthy titles, Brooks has earned seven PGA tour victories, seven international victories, nine times as the 2nd Place Finishes, and four 3rd Place Finishes.