11.03.2010 â Tiger Woods is no lengthier the No.1 golfer in the world? Yup, it really is genuine. Woods, who has held the No.1 golf ranking in the globe for 281 weeks, has fallen from his position to British golfer Lee Westwood on Sunday.
The Englishman Lee Westwood moved into the No.1 spot in the environment on Sunday, whilst getting to be the very first European in 16 many years to be ranked the No.one golfer in the world. Just like Tiger Woods, Westwood did not win a major tournament this year and he is only the fourth player in background to be No. 1 with out carrying out so.
“When you can sit down and say, âI’m the greatest in the environment right now,’ it’s a dream that everybody retains,” Westwood said.
Although, Westwood has only completed one tournament since the British Open simply because of a calf injury, he was statistically destined to transfer into the No.one spot, just as extended as German golfer, Martin Kaymer, the PGA champion, did not end among he best two at the Andalucia Masters in Spain, which he did not, as Kaymer finished tied for 21st.
Tiger Woods has lost his No.1 ranking 10 instances during his expert golfing occupation, and, although he had held it for 281 weeks dating back again to 2005, he appeared to be in very good spirits about all.
“As far as the world position is worried, indeed, I am not ranked No one in the environment,” Woods explained. “In buy to do that you have to win and I didn’t win this 12 months.”
Though, it can be premature to speculate how long Lee Westwood will retain the No.1 spot in the environment for, it might not lengthy prior to he relinquishes it, given that he will be enjoying this week in the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, where he will be competing against Tiger Woods, Martin Kaymer, and Phil Mickelson, who will all have a opportunity to get over the No. one golfing ranking in the globe.
Stay tuned for far more Tiger Woods information, as he battles the prime golfers in the world in hopes of regaining his No.1 position at the HSBC Champions celebration in Shanghai, China this week.