Matthew Fitzpatrick (29, England), who won the RBC Heritage (total prize money of 20 million dollars), a ‘special tournament’ on the PGA Tour, re-entered the world’s top 10.
Fitzpatrick rose to 8th place in the men’s golf world rankings announced on the 17th, up 8 places from the previous week’s 16th place.
He overcame Spieth and won the championship after a close match with Jordan Spieth (USA) that went to the third round of overtime at the RBC Heritage, which ended in South Carolina. It is the second victory in his tour career that he added in 10 months after winning his first PGA Tour victory at the major tournament US Open in June of last year.
Fitzpatrick sealed the win with an accurate second shot that almost turned into a shot eagle in the third overtime on the 18th hole (par 4). He caught a tap-in birdie and beat Spieth, who stopped at par, to rise to the top.
John Rahm (Spain), who won the first Masters title in his life and recaptured the world No. 1, maintained the No. 1 spot, while Scotty Scheffler (USA), Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), and Patrick Cantley (USA) took second place. Maintained the ranking up to 4th place.
As Xander Chopley (USA) rose to 5th place, Cameron Smith (Australia), who moved to LIV Golf, fell to 6th place, and Max Horma (USA) finished 7th.토토사이트
Jordan Spieth (USA), who lost to Fitzpatrick in overtime, rose from 15th to 9th, and Will Jaratoris (USA) fell to 10th.
Lim Seong-jae (25), who tied for 7th place in the RBC Heritage, maintained the 17th place in the world rankings, and Kim Joo-hyung (21) also kept the 19th place. Kim Si-woo (28) also ranked 40th, and Lee Kyung-hoon (32) fell one notch to 43rd.