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Originally Posted by Mrd19abhs

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At his current points per event pace, Tiger will be out of the top 10 soon enough.

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Probably, but I don't care one way or the other.  In fact, I'd prefer a constant battle between the 5 or 6 best golfers for the top spot.

Originally Posted by Radford Wooly

Tiger will be back on top soon. No worries.



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Personally I don't like how the world rankings are done and I think he should much lower than 3.  I hope it continues to be a battle at the top as there are a number of strong young players that I would like to see climb that ranking ladder.  Kaymer should be #1 right now.  If he keeps this up, he's going to be in that top spot discussions for a LONG time.  10 victories in his first 100 tournaments....not even Monty had that many.  I believe they said he only had one by then.

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More interesting than who's exactly where, I think, is a broader look at the composition of the current rankings. The top 20 now includes 10 Euros, 6 Americans and 4 South Africans. There are 17 Americans in the top 50 and 16 Europeans. The global game is pretty well-balanced.

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Absolutely.  It makes it more competitive and entertaining.

Originally Posted by max power

Probably, but I don't care one way or the other.  In fact, I'd prefer a constant battle between the 5 or 6 best golfers for the top spot.

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Originally Posted by Radford Wooly

Tiger will be back on top soon. No worries.



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I think we will see the trends of Europe rising, whilst America falls, and the ROW remaining relatively constant, continuing for the foreseeable future.I expect Europe to have the Top 5 golfers by the end of the year (Westwood; Kaymer; McDowell; McIlroy; and one from Casey; Poulter; Donald). Not sure USA will even have on in Top 10 (Furyk and Stricker are over the hill; Mickleson is completely out of form and Tiger needs to win loads just to maintain his position). Given the way the World Rankings work, I reckon Tiger will finish the year around #10 - #15 in the world.

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Originally Posted by EnergyMatt

I think we will see the trends of Europe rising, whilst America falls, and the ROW remaining relatively constant, continuing for the foreseeable future.I expect Europe to have the Top 5 golfers by the end of the year (Westwood; Kaymer; McDowell; McIlroy; and one from Casey; Poulter; Donald). Not sure USA will even have on in Top 10 (Furyk and Stricker are over the hill; Mickleson is completely out of form and Tiger needs to win loads just to maintain his position). Given the way the World Rankings work, I reckon Tiger will finish the year around #10 - #15 in the world.



is that the same Furyk who won the Fedex Cup last year?

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I think he will be in for some competition this year. I believe he will win multiple times this season, but so will Kaymer and Westwood.
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Originally Posted by mcfc_nick

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Originally Posted by EnergyMatt

I think we will see the trends of Europe rising, whilst America falls, and the ROW remaining relatively constant, continuing for the foreseeable future.I expect Europe to have the Top 5 golfers by the end of the year (Westwood; Kaymer; McDowell; McIlroy; and one from Casey; Poulter; Donald). Not sure USA will even have on in Top 10 (Furyk and Stricker are over the hill; Mickleson is completely out of form and Tiger needs to win loads just to maintain his position). Given the way the World Rankings work, I reckon Tiger will finish the year around #10 - #15 in the world.

is that the same Furyk who won the Fedex Cup last year?



Fedex Cup is a lottery. It is not a measure of the best player on the PGA tour, just ridiculous end to the seaon to maintain the short attention span of most of the US golf viewers ...a few of the European players said they were bored by it ....

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Even Latest Golf Digest magazine ranked Martin Kaymer as the World Player of the Year.   Make sense cause Tiger didn't win anything last year.

I just hope he can be back in shape this year and putting a good show on the course.   It's just excting to see Tiger plays....

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I think Tiger moving down to 3rd is great as it creates drama for this season!

We all should be jumping up and down now that Tiger has a large amount legitimate competition to go up against.  Hopefully, he will prove himself once again which for me, has me super excited for this golf season.

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I was surprised at how many of the top-ranked Euro's honed their games at American universities. It's a notable list: Tim Clark, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell and Paul Casey to name just a few in the top 20.

Originally Posted by Stretch

More interesting than who's exactly where, I think, is a broader look at the composition of the current rankings. The top 20 now includes 10 Euros, 6 Americans and 4 South Africans. There are 17 Americans in the top 50 and 16 Europeans. The global game is pretty well-balanced.



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