World Golf Rankings: Breaking down this week’s top 15

Scottie Scheffler
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Every week, the Official World Golf Rankings unveils its list of the top golfers on the planet.

Some of the golf tours that accepts world rankings points, include the PGA Tour, the DP World Tour, the Korn Ferry Tour, and the Asian Tour. One of the notable tours that is not eligible to accrue World Golf Rankings points is LIV Golf. The players to do play for LIV Golf can only accumulate World Golf Rankings points through the major tournaments that they are eligible for.

Here is a look at the top 15 players in the World Golf Rankings.

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15. Hideki Matsuyama (3.5426 points)

Hideki Matsuyama
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14. Keegan Bradley (3.5626)

Keegan Bradley
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13. Sahith Theegala (3.8934)

Sahith Theegala
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12. Tommy Fleetwood (3.9455)

Tommy Fleetwood
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11. Brian Harman (3.9988)

Brian Harman
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10. Max Homa (4.0385)

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9. Patrick Cantlay (4.5027)

Patrick Cantlay
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8. Collin Morikawa (4.6088)

 Collin Morikawa
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7. Jon Rahm (5.2905)

Jon Rahm
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6. Ludvig Aberg (5.5044)

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5. Viktor Hovland (5.8238)

Viktor Hovland
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4. Wyndham Clark (6.0534)

Wyndham Clark
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3. Rory McIlroy (8.1622)

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2. Xander Schauffele (8.6358)

Xander Schauffele
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1. Scottie Scheffler (15.2952) — World Golf Rankings leader

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