Johnson, Rahm and Thomas, on the podium before the Masters

The American continues at the top ahead of the Spanish and his compatriot before the Augusta Masters dispute. Jordan Spieth, great protagonist this week.


Americans Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas and Spaniard Jon Rahm remain solid in the top three places in the world golf rankings the week of the Augusta Masters.

In a list that does not undergo changes in the Top-10, the most significant rise is starring a former world number one, the American Jordan Spieth, who conquered this Sunday the Valero Texas Open, his first PGA Tour title in four years.

With his victory, Spieth rises from 53 to 38 place on the list and overtakes Spanish Sergio García, who falls back to 40, just ahead of Englishman Justin Rose.

The Augusta Masters will be played starting Thursday, after the PGA Tour organization and the PGA of America issued statements last Saturday in response to the controversial new voting law in the state of Georgia to confirm that the tournament will be held. will play at its traditional Augusta National Golf Club venue.

At the end of March, civil rights groups launched a campaign in favor of petitioning the PGA Tour for the Masters to be played outside the state of Georgia.

The civil groups' petition came in response to the voting law recently passed by that state.

One such group, the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), called for the Masters to rule against the law: "The PGA Tour and the Masters are committed to helping diversify golf and address racial inequalities in this country, and we hope that they will not only speak out against Georgia's new racist voter suppression law, but also take action. "

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