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Tiger Woods continues his pre-Masters slide in world rating

Because the 2019 Masters continues to creep nearer and nearer, four-time champ Tiger Woods retains falling down the world rating.

Woods took the week off from enjoying competitively after ending T30 on the Gamers Championship two weeks in the past. However many professionals selected to play the Valspar Championship on the highly-respected Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort. In consequence, Woods dropped from No. 13 to No. 14 within the Official World Golf Rating.

The victory moved Casey up 4 spots from No. 15 to No. 11. That additionally means the gamers instantly in entrance of him all dropped a spot, together with Tiger (Tommy Fleetwood fell from No. 11 to 12, Jason Day from 12 to 13, Tony Finau from 14 to 15, and Bubba Watson from 16 to 17).

One other noticeable transfer close to the highest of the rankings was Jon Rahm. Rahm collected a T8 on the Valspar, bettering his rating to No. eight. He takes over that spot from Rickie Fowler, who dropped to No. 10.

As for Woods, he’ll have an opportunity this week to halt his downward slide on the earth rating. Tiger is teeing it up on the WGC-Dell Applied sciences Match Play at Austin Nation Membership. He’s gained the WGC-Match Play thrice up to now in his profession, in 2003, 2004 and 2008.

Whether or not or not Woods is ready to capitalize on previous efficiency and play effectively this week, everyone knows the place his subsequent begin will likely be: the 2019 Masters at Augusta Nationwide.

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