Since the Official World Golf Rankings were founded in 1986, only three different world #1 golfers have won majors.
Here's the complete list of golfers who won majors while ranked No. 1 in the world:
1. Tiger Woods (2008 US Open, 2007 PGA, 2006 PGA, 2006 British, 2005 British, 2002 US Open, 2002 Masters, 2001 Masters, 2000 US Open, 2000 British, 2000 PGA)
2. Fred Couples (1992 Masters)
Tiger Woods is all the way down to 49th in the newest Official World Golf Rankings. This is his lowest ranking since 1996. So for the first time in a long time, a lot of unknowns and up-and-comers sit above Tiger on the world golf t... Read Post
Yes, he hasn’t won a major tournament since 2008. Yes, he’s not at the top of the Official World Golf Rankings (not yet, anyway). And yes, he’s not the player he was 2000, nor will he ever be again. But is the best golfer in the wor... Read Post