Tiger Woods is no longer considered one of the top 50 golfer’s in the world, the first time in 15 years the former number one has lost his top 50 ranking.
The loss of a top 50 spot comes after two years of losing seasons in which Tiger failed to win a tournament. Tiger fell below #50 when Louis Oosthuizen finished in a three-way tie for fifth at the Dunhill Links Championship.
The loss of ranking also means Tiger’s streak of 778 consecutive weeks on the top 50 has come to an end, a streak that began in late October of 1996.
In the meantime his slipping rank hasn’t been helped by the fact that he hasn’t played since missing the cut in the PGA Championship with his next round of competition this week at the Frys.com Open located in CordeValle in north California. Woods will play at the Frys.com Open with new caddie Joe LaCava at his side.
In recent interviews Tiger Woods says his knee is in “better shape” than it has been for years.
Do you think the world’s former #1 can regain his title as the world’s best golfer or will his ailing health and lack of focus cause him to continue his downward spiral.