Justin Thomas persevered his fall season scorching streak in Korea, and he rose within the Legitimate International Golfing Ratings in consequence.
Thomas held off Danny Lee to win the CJ Cup by way of two photographs, his 2nd win within the three-year historical past of the development. It is Thomas’ 2nd win within the remaining 3 months and caps a run of 4 instantly top-10 finishes. Thomas’ global rating fell as little as 10th in August, however he is now again as much as fourth on the earth after leaping forward of Jon Rahm.
Lee’s runner-up efficiency were given him again within the height 100 at No. 97, a transfer of 65 positions, whilst Hideki Matsuyama went from 31st to 27th after tying for 3rd. Jordan Spieth moved up one spot to 37th after a T-Eight outcome and Phil Mickelson dropped 3 spots to No. 50 after a T-31 end. Mickelson, who isn’t within the box at this week’s Zozo Championship, has now not been ranked outdoor the highest 50 on the earth since 1993.
After breaking a seven-year victory drought on the Ecu Excursion’s Open de France, Belgium’s Nicolas Colsaerts moved from No. 424 to No. 196 in the newest ratings.
Regardless of retreating as a result of an harm in Korea, Brooks Koepka stays global No. 1 for some other week, adopted by way of Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Thomas and Rahm. Patrick Cantlay remains at No. 6, with Justin Rose, Xander Schauffele, Bryson DeChambeau and Tiger Woods rounding out the newest height 10.