Sport Tiger Woods no longer a top 1,000 player in the world golf ranking

13:06  17 july  2017
13:06  17 july  2017 Source:   Golf

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In his return to golf , Tiger Woods gains nearly 250 spots in the OWGR and is now in the world top 650. Some important news: Tiger Woods has made a huge jump in the Official World Golf Ranking .

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Tiger Woods current rank of 1,005th in the OWGR is the worst of his career. © Getty Images // Warren Little Tiger Woods current rank of 1,005th in the OWGR is the worst of his career.

Tiger Woods is no longer a top 1,000 golfer in the world. The 41-year-old dropped out of the top 1,000 in the Official World Golf Ranking released Monday, and is now ranked 1,005th, by far the worst standing of his career.

Jarring as the number can be, Woods' ranking is significantly hurt due to him spending nearly all of 2016 on the sidelines. The world ranking takes into account only the most recent two years worth of tournaments and performance value gained in those events depreciates over time, so his mostly absent 2016 looms large.

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Woods has currently amassed just 3.88 world ranking points, 3.48 of which come from his 15th-place finish (out of 17) at the Hero World Challenge in December, an event run by his foundation, which he hosts. Without December’s event, his ranking would be much worse. During the various peaks in his career, Woods was ranked No. 1 in the OWGR for a total of 683 weeks, more than twice as many weeks in that spot as the next highest contender, Greg Norman.

It is unclear when Woods is expected to return to the world of competitive golf, if ever. He recently completed "a private intensive program" to manage medications he takes for back pain and a sleep disorder.

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