Jim Furyk has finished at No. 50 in the final 2011 Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). It is a substantial fall only one year removed from a career year in 2010 in which Furyk won 3 times on the PGA TOUR and claimed the FedEx Cup. Furyk began the year at No. 5 in the world. The only positive for Furyk is that he narrowly claimed a spot in the Masters, to be played April 5-8, by virtue of being...
Big Names Not Exempt for Masters
The field for the Masters took shape Monday after the final official week of golf tournaments around the world. Among the criteria for an invitation is to be among the top 50 in the world ranking at the end of the season. With that, there are several notable players who are not currently exempt into the game’s most exclusive major, including: Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, Anthony Kim, Ryo...