McIlroy took first place with 8.7165 ranking points in the men’s golf world rankings announced on the 31st. He reached the top with 19 under par 269 strokes at the DP World Tour Hero Dubai Desert Classic (total prize money of 9 million dollars), which ended at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) the previous day. He won 1.53 million dollars (approximately 1.88 billion won) in prize money. 안전놀이터
Patrick Reed (USA), who finished runner-up by one stroke in this event, raised his world ranking from 90th to 57th last week. The top rankings such as Scotty Scheffler (USA) in 2nd place, John Rahm (Spain) in 3rd place, Cameron Smith (Australia) and Patrick Cantley (USA) in 3rd place remained unchanged.
Among Korean players, Kim Joo-hyung ranked the highest at 14th. Im Seong-jae, who entered the top 10 with a tie for 4th at the Men’s Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Farmers Insurance Open, which ended on the 29th, moved up the world rankings to 18th. In addition, Lee Kyung-hoon and Kim Si-woo fell 3 places and 1 place, respectively, to rank 39th and 41st.