Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) and Scotty Scheffler (USA) were ranked 1st and 2nd in the men’s golf world rankings, while Kim Joo-hyung (21) was ranked 13th.
In the men’s golf world rankings announced on the 23rd, Kim Joo-hyung rose to 13th, up one notch from last week’s 14th. The 13th place is Kim Joo-hyung’s personal best ranking. 안전놀이터
Kim Joo-hyung climbed the world rankings by tying for 6th at the PGA Tour American Express, which ended in La Quinta, California, the same day.
Jon Rahm (Spain), who won the American Express, moved up one notch from 4th to 3rd.
1st and 2nd place remained unchanged with Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) and Scotty Scheffler (USA).
Four Korean players were listed in the top 40, including Lim Seong-jae (25) in 19th place, Lee Kyung-hoon (32) in 36th place, and Kim Si-woo (28) in 40th place.
Victor Perez (France), who won the DP World Tour Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, jumped from 111th to 63rd.
Henrik Stenson (Sweden), who moved to the LIV series sponsored by Saudi Arabian capital, tied for 20th at the DP World Tour Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, raising his world ranking from 205th to 190th.
World ranking points are not at stake in the LIV Series competitions, which were launched last year.
Players belonging to the LIV series are prohibited from participating in PGA Tour events, and world ranking points can only be obtained through DP World Tour or Asian Tour events, which are the former European tours.