Rahm, number one and only Spanish in the FedEx Cup

The Spaniard finished tenth in the standings, which will allow him to play the Northern Trust, the BMW Championship and the Tour Championship. Rafa Cabrera Bello brushed the pass.

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American Justin Thomas finished as the leader in the FedEx Cup classification after concluding the PGA Tour season this Sunday with the Wyndham Championship tournament in Greensboro, North Carolina, and everything was ready for the start of the playoffs.

The world number one Jon Rahm finished in tenth place, being the only Spaniard who entered the official list of the 125 classifieds.

The FedEx Cup playoff competition will last three weeks, starting this next one at the Northern Trust (Norton, Massachusetts), followed by the BMW Championship (Olympia Fields, Illinois) and the Tour Championship (Atlanta, Georgia) .

Top 125 FedEx Cup qualifiers will play first playoff tournament with Northern Trust. After that, the top 70 move on to the BMW Championship and finally, the top 30 play for the $ 15 million prize in the Tour Championship.

Alongside Thomas and Rahm will also be all the best in the world, including Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, the young revelation, American Collin Morikawa, third on the list, and the legendary Tiger Woods, who is ranked 49.

Rahm will be the only representative of Spanish golf, although Rafael Cabrera fell two short of qualifying after occupying position 127, neither could the veteran Sergio García.But there will be five representatives of Latin American golf, with the Mexicans Abraham Ancer, who occupies the thirteenth place on the list, and Carlos Ortiz who is in 47, two ahead of Woods.

The Colombian Sebastián Muñoz occupies the sixteenth place, the young Chilean Joaquín Niemann is twenty-sixth and the Argentine Emiliano Grillo, the worst classified, occupies the position 92.

Rahm retains world number one

For the second week in a row, Spanish Jon Rahm remains at the top of the world golf rankings, ahead of American Justin Thomas, who finished as FedEx Cup leader after the last tournament before the playoffs.

Rahm, the second Spanish golfer in history to reach the first place in the world rankings (after Severiano Ballesteros), dominates the list with an average of 8.83, followed by Justin Thomas (8.65) and the Irish Rory McIlroy, who completes the podium with 8.17.

American veteran Jim Herman, winner of the PGA Wyndham Champioship, rises to number 91 on the list with an average of 1.58.

On July 19, Rahm won the PGA Tour Memorial tournament and took the lead in the world rankings at the age of 25. He snatched the first place from Rory McIlroy, who had spent 106 weeks as world number 1, the third best mark in all history, only surpassed by the American Tiger Woods (683) and the Australian Greg Norman (331) .

After this last tournament, Justin Thomas finished as the leader in the FedEx Cup standings, in which Jon Rahm finished tenth and was the only Spaniard to make the official list of the 125 qualified for the playoffs.

The FedEx Cup playoff competition will last three weeks, starting this next one at the Northern Trust (Norton, Massachusetts), followed by the BMW Championship (Olympia Fields, Illinois) and the Tour Championship (Atlanta, Georgia) .

The top 125 of the FedEx Cup will play the first playoff tournament with the Northern Trust. Then the top 70 move on to the BMW Championship and finally the top 30 play for the $ 15 million prize in the Tour Championship.

Alongside Thomas and Rahm will be all the best in the world, including Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, the young revelation, the American Collin Morikawa, third on the list, and the legendary Tiger Woods, who is ranked 49.

World Golf Ranking

.1. Jon Rahm (ESP) 8.82

.2. Justin Thomas (USA) 8.6

.3. Rory McIlroy (NIR) 8.17

.4. Dustin Johnson (USA) 7.61

.5. Collin Morikawa (USA) 7.48

.6. Webb Simpson (USA) 7.05

.7. Brooks Koepka (USA) 6.32

.8. Bryson DeChambeau (USA) 6.19

.9. Patrick Reed (USA) 6.01

10. Sander Schauffele (USA) 5.55



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