With his 1st victory on PGA Tour, South Korean leaps 78 spots in world ranking, to a career high; Tiger Woods falls out of top 100
59: Position in the Official World Golf Ranking for South Korea’s Kyoung-Hoon Lee, a leap of 78 spots to a career high, after he won the AT&T Byron Nelson on Sunday. It was his first victory on the PGA Tour and earned Lee a spot in this week’s PGA Championship. Lee ended 2020 at No. 272 in the world order. American Dustin Johnson remained No. 1 for a 39th consecutive week. Another first-time winner also made a big move in the OWGR. England's Richard Bland, who won the Betfred British Masters for his first victory on the European Tour in 478 career starts, improved to No. 134 from No. 218. Meanwhile, Tiger Woods, who has not competed this season and is recuperating from a single-vehicle rollover crash Feb. 23, fell out of the top 100 for the first time in nearly four years. Woods was No. 1 in the world ranking for a record 683 weeks, from 1997 to 2014.
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