Hawk & Rude

Episode 84: Rating the world ranking

How is Webb Simpson ranked 11th in the world? Co-hosts John Hawkins and Jeff Rude unravel that mystery and a few other head-scratchers

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John Hawkins and Jeff Rude examine the Official World Golf Ranking and discuss who’s too high, who’s not high enough, and why such a system is important to pro golf. “The OWGR has come a long way since ’86, and it’s never going to be perfect,” Rude concedes. But the days of ranking Jumbo Ozaki among the world’s greatest players are in the past.

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