Will McIlroy keep world No. 1 vs. will Schaeffler and Rahm recapture it?
The battle for first place between Rory McIlroy (34, Northern Ireland), Scotty Scheffler (27, USA), and John Rahm (29, Spain), ranked 1st and 먹튀검증3rd in the world, is expected to heat up this week am.
The US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour WM Phoenix Open (total prize money of 20 million dollars) to be held at Scottsdale TPC (par 71) in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA for four days from the 10th (Korean time), the world ranking 1 for the first time this year All top 3 players are expected to participate.
Moreover, in this event, Schaeffler and Lahm have a chance to rise to the top of the world rankings. Currently, McIlroy ranks first in the world with an average score of 8.76, followed by Schaeffler with an average of 8.05 and Lahm with an average score of 7.91.
Nosferatu, a statistical social media site that specializes in predicting men’s golf world rankings, has either Schaeffler winning and McIlroy finishing worse than a sole 3rd place, or Schaeffler coming alone 2nd place and McIlroy alone below 36th and Rahm not winning. If not, Schaeffler rises to No. 1 in the world rankings.
In the case of Rahm, if he wins and McIlroy finishes in a tie for second or lower with three others, or if Rahm sits alone in second place and McIlroy is single or lower than 47th, and Schaeffler does not win, then Rahm can rise to world No. 1.
Gamblers are predicting that McIlroy and Rahm have the best odds of winning.
Rahm already has two victories on the PGA Tour this year, and McIlroy climbed to the top with his first tournament of 2023 on the DP World Tour in Dubai last week. Schaeffler is the defending Phoenix Open champion. He won his first career title at the Phoenix Open.