Since the men’s World Ranking was officially launched in 1986, there have been only 24 world No 1 golfers, writes Brendan Barratt. Predictably, Tiger Woods heads up the list, having held top spot for 683 weeks, but who else has been top dog?
Europe captain Padraig Harrington has dropped Rory McIlroy from Saturday’s morning foursome matches after the first two-loss day of the four-time Major winner’s Ryder Cup career.
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