World Golf Ranking: Are Tiger Woods & the Top 10 Players on the Way Up or Down?

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World Golf Ranking: Are Tiger Woods & the Top 10 Players on the Way Up or Down?
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There's been a lot of discussion recently about the Official World Golf Ranking and the "changing of the guard"—if you will—at the top. Ever since Tiger Woods dominated the OWGR conversation for an extraordinary 281 straight weeks, it's really been a matter of "Does So-and-So Deserve to be No. 1?"

Woods clearly was the best golfer in the world. Now it's not so obvious who's No. 1. In fact, it's downright mysterious.

The system is what it is. I won't get into a discussion on how it works. You can read that here.

But if Lee Westwood has been calculated to be the world's best golfer, per se, than I guess Lee Westwood is the world's best golfer.

In a Twitter Q&A with his fans last week, when asked what he thought of the ranking, Woods said: "It's been revised three times since I've been on tour. I know they are always looking to improve it."

However the governing body is figuring out who's No. 1, the list is loaded with great talent. Let's take a look at the top 10 players and see if they're on their way up or down.

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